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Division of Continuing Studies

Information Technology

The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in information technology.

Required prerequisites:
CIST 1100 Introduction to Computer OR 3 hours
CIST 1300 Introduction to Web Development 3 hours
CIST 1400 (CIST 1100 or CIST 1300 and MATH 1310) Introduction to Computer Programming 3 hours
MATH 1930 (MATH 1320) Calculus for Mgr, Life & Science OR 3 hours
MATH 1950 (MATH 1330 or MATH 1340) Calculus I 5 hrs
 
Required
CSCI 1620 (CIST 1400 & MATH 1930 or MATH 1950) Introduction to Computer Science II 3 hours
CSCI 2850 (CSCI 1620) Programming on the Internet 3 hours
CSCI 3320 (CSCI 1620 & MATH 2030 or CSCI 2030) Data Structures OR 3 hours
ISQA 3300 (CSCI 1620) File Structures 3 hours
CSCI 3550 (CSCI 3320) Communications Networks OR 3 hours
ISQA 3400 (CIST 2100) Business Data Communications 3 hours
CIST 2500 (MATH 2040 or MATH 2030 or CSCI 2030) Introduction to Applied Statistics OR 3 hours
BSAD 3160 (MATH 1320) Managerial Statistics for Business OR 4 hours
STATS 3800 (MATH 1970) Applied Engineering Probability and Statistics 3 hours
CIST 2100 Organizations, Applications and Technology 3 hours
ISQA 3910 (CIST 2500 & CIST 2100) Project Management 3 hours
MATH 2030 (MATH 1930 or 1950) Discrete Math OR 3 hours
CSCI 2030 (CIST 1400 & MATH 1930 or MATH 1950) Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science 3 hours

Another six hours of elective of student's choice with at least 3 hours being upper division.

Career Information:

An area of concentration in information technology (IT) develops skills in programming, data management, and networking. Students acquire basic technology and computing skills desired by a wide variety of employers. The program will also provide the necessary knowledge to pursue an advanced degree, if desired. Information technology students may find careers in programming, software design, systems development, technical writing, web design, consulting, education, sales, network management, database administration, information centers, and business data processing.

For more career information, check out UNO IT Career Links or UNO Career Center.

Revised 11/11