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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Visit the information technology and systems program webpage.

Information technology and systems majors must complete 10 courses in computer science:

CourseTitleCredits
Required Courses
CISC 1100STRUCTURES OF COMPUTER SCIENCE3-4
or CISC 1400 DISCRETE STRUCTURES
CISC 1600COMPUTER SCIENCE I3
CISC 2000COMPUTER SCIENCE II3-4
or CISC 3400 JAVA PROGRAMMING
CISC 2201SYSTEMS ANALYSIS4
CISC 2350INFORMATION AND WEB PROGRAMMING4
CISC 3500DATABASE SYSTEMS4
CISC 3580CYBERSECURITY AND APPLICATIONS4
or CISC 3600 SECURE CYBER NETWORKS
CISC 4615DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS4
or CISC 4700 NETWORK AND CLIENT SERVER
Electives
Select two elective computer science courses 18
1

These electives are chosen with approval of the academic advisor and selected from CISC 2000 COMPUTER SCIENCE II - CISC 4999 TUTORIAL.

Availability 

The major in information technology and systems is available through Fordham 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.