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Degree Programs


The department offers nationally competitive undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Applied Computing as well as a graduate program in Software Engineering. The Computer Science program is accredited by ABET/CAC.

The following are the recommended plans of study/curriculum for the programs offered by the Department of Computing Sciences at The University of Scranton. The plan of study for the graduate program in Software Engineering (SE) encompasses all of the SE courses which can be found here.



INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MAJOR

This program provides students with knowledge and abilities that prepare them for versatile careers as IT Professionals and for continued professional development. The IT professional understands, evaluates, applies, and manages the information technology resources of individuals and organizations to assist them in achieving their goals and objectives. In addition to providing such preparation in an ever changing technical landscape, this program prepares students to be effective communicators and contributing collaborators in multiple domains.


FIRST YEAR
Dept. and No. Course Title Credits
Fall Spring
MAJOR CMPS 134 / 134L Computer Science I 4
MAJOR CMPS 144 / 144L Computer Science II 4
MAJOR IT 120 Human Computer Inter 3
GE QUAN MATH 142 Discrete Structures 4
GE EP I IT 112 (FYDT,FYOC) Intro Computing & IT 3
GE EP I WRTG 107 (FYW) Composition 3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT Humanities Elective 6
GE PHIL PHIL 120 Introduction to Philosophy 3
GE T/RS T/RS 121 Theology I 3
GE EP I First Year Seminars1 (FYS) Freshman Seminar
17 16
1 The selection of a First Year Seminar is likely to fulfill requirements for both the First Year Seminar and a General Education Requirement. Thus, the First Year Seminar will not add to the total credits for the semester. Talk with your advisor if you have any questions

SECOND YEAR
Dept. and No. Course Title Credits
Fall Spring
MAJOR IT 241 Funds of Info Mgmt 3
MAJOR IT 210 System Administration 3
MAJOR IT 244 Integrative Programming 3
COGNATE ELECTIVE1 Cognate Electives 3 3
COGNATE MATH 204 Statistics 3
GE S/BH S/BH ELECT2 Social/Behavioral 3 3
GE PHIL PHIL 210 Ethics 3
GE T/RS T/RS 122 Theology II 3
15 15
1 At least two courses from one of the areas below, and at least one course from one of the other areas. Alternatives must be approved by the student’s Departmental Academic Advisor.
  • Accounting (ACC 253 - Financial Accounting, ACC 254 – Managerial Accounting)
  • Art (ART 112 – Color and Design)
  • Communication (COMM 214 – Small Group Communication, COMM 312 – Organizational Communication)
2 Recommendations include ECON 153, ECON 154, PSYC 110, S/CJ 210

THIRD YEAR
Dept. and No. Course Title Credits
Fall Spring
MAJOR IT 354 Computer Networks 3
MAJOR IT 310 Sys Integration & Arch 3
MAJOR IT 356 Web Programming 3
MAJOR IT 358 Info Assure & Security 3
COGNATE ELECTIVE1 Cognate Electives 3 3
GE NSCI NSCI ELECT2 Natural Science 3-4 3-4
GE PHIL PHIL 214 Computers and Ethics 3
GE ELECT ELECT Free Elective 3
15-16 15-16
1 At least two courses from one of the areas below, and at least one course from one of the other areas. Alternatives must be approved by the student’s Departmental Academic Advisor.
  • Accounting (ACC 253 - Financial Accounting, ACC 254 – Managerial Accounting)
  • Art (ART 112 – Color and Design)
  • Communication (COMM 214 – Small Group Communication, COMM 312 – Organizational Communication)
2 Recommendations include BIOL 110-111, CHEM 110-111, PHYS 120-121

FOURTH YEAR
Dept. and No. Course Title Credits
Fall Spring
MAJOR IT 490 Senior Projects 3
MAJOR IT ELECT Elective/Intern/Pract 6
COGNATE ELECTIVE1 Cognate Electives 3 6
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT Humanities 3 3
GE ELECT ELECT Free Electives 6 3
15 15
1 At least two courses from one of the areas below, and at least one course from one of the other areas. Alternatives must be approved by the student’s Departmental Academic Advisor.
  • Accounting (ACC 253 - Financial Accounting, ACC 254 – Managerial Accounting)
  • Art (ART 112 – Color and Design)
  • Communication (COMM 214 – Small Group Communication, COMM 312 – Organizational Communication)

Total: 123-125 Credits

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Degree Programs

The department offers nationally competitive undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Applied Computing as well as a graduate program in Software Engineering. The Computer Science program is accredited by ABET/CAC.

The entire University of Scranton Course Catalog is available on the University of Scranton website





B.S. Information Technology (IT)

This program provides students with knowledge and abilities that prepare them for versatile careers as IT Professionals and for continued professional development. The IT professional understands, evaluates, applies, and manages the information technology resources of individuals and organizations to assist them in achieving their goals and objectives. In addition to providing such preparation in an ever changing technical landscape, this program prepares students to be effective communicators and contributing collaborators in multiple domains.

Total Credits: 123-125


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