Information Technology and Systems Major
The Computer and Information Sciences Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology and systems (ITS). The ITS major provides students with skills and hands-on experience in systems analysis, database management, web programming, cybersecurity, network administration, and software development. This major emphasizes the needs of capable new technology users across virtually every field of employment. The structure of the information technology systems major allows students to tailor their programs to current workplace demands and long-term career objectives.
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CIP Code11.0101 - Computer and Information Sciences, General.
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Information technology and systems majors must complete 10 courses in computer science:
|Structures of Computer Science
|3 to 4
|or CISC 1400
& CISC 1610
|Computer Science I
and Computer Science I Lab 1
& CISC 2010
|Computer Science II
and Computer Science II Lab
|or CISC 3400
|Information and Web Programming
|Cybersecurity and Applications
|or CISC 3600
|Secure Cyber Networks
|Data Communications and Networks
|or CISC 4700
|Network and Client Server
|Select two elective computer science courses 2
The major in information technology and systems is available to students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Lincoln Center and Rose Hill.
Professional and Continuing Studies students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the PCS Core Curriculum and any additional electives that may be required to earn a minimum of 124 credits.