Information Technology Major Plan of Study

Freshman Year – 30 Credits

CGS 1920 – Introduction to Computing (1 credit)
MAC 1147 – Pre-calculus (4 credits)
CGS 2060 – Introduction to Computers (3 credits)
PSY 2012 – Introductory Psychology (3 credits)
UCC courses (12 credits)
General Electives (7 credits)


Sophomore Year – 30 credits

MAD 1100 – Math Concepts for IT (3 credits)
COP 2250 – Programming in Java (3 credits)
UCC courses (16 credits)
General Electives (8 credits)


Junior Year – 30 credits

CEN 3721 – Human Computer Interaction (3 credits)
COP 3804 – Intermediate Java (3 credits)
CDA 3003 – Microcomputer Organization (3 credits)
CGS 3767 – Computer Operating Systems (3 credits)
ENC 3249 – Professional and Technical Writing for CS (3 credits)
CGS 4285 – Applied Computer Networking (3 credits)
COP 4703 – Information Storage and Retrieval (3 credits)
CGS 4854 – Website Construction and Management (3 credits)
CGS 3095 – Technology in the Global Arena (3 credits)
IT Electives (6 credits)


Senior Year – 30 credits

COP 4814 – Component-Based Software Development (3 credits)
CNT 4403 – Computing and Network Security (3 credits)
IT Electives (9 credits)
Interdisciplinary Courses (9 credits)
Minor Courses (15 credits)
General Electives (6 credits)

For students who are deficient in a foreign language, the general electives should include a two-semester sequence in one foreign language.

Students are required to earn at least nine credit hours prior to graduation by attending one or more summer semesters at FIU or any other University in the Florida State system.