Apr 23, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, BA

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A Bachelor of Arts with a major in information technology provides you with computer science skills while offering more flexibility, fewer math and science requirements, and the opportunity to study a supporting area that can be outside of computer science.

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in information technology is designed to provide a broad education so that the student can take advantage of a variety of professional opportunities in the information technology field.

Educational Objectives

Graduates will:

  1. Pursue graduate studies in information technology, computer science or related disciplines, and/or a career in a technology field utilizing skills from the information technology areas studied during the undergraduate program.
  2. Act responsibly and ethically in their professional conduct and successfully engage in lifelong learning.
  3. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams and exhibit the ability to communicate effectively.
  4. Complete professional work assignments that exhibit the ability to design, develop, manage, maintain and implement information systems while applying IT and computing principles and practices to the solution of real problems.

Degree requirements

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 121 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog, and “Engineering Requirements ” as specified in the College of Engineering section of this catalog. A minimum of 31 semester hours must be completed at UNT.

Concentration area, 9 hours

An additional 9 hours are required in concentration area courses within the department.

Supporting area, 21 hours

21 hours are required to support the information technology major and can be chosen from courses in many UNT departments. Check with CSE faculty advisor concerning eligible courses.




See CSE faculty advisor.

Other requirements

A GPA of at least 2.75 on all advanced computer science and engineering courses.

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