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2017-2018 USC Lancaster Bulletin
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2017-2018 USC Lancaster Bulletin 
  
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 USC Lancaster Bulletin

Integrated Information Technology, B.S.


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Integrated Information Technology (iIT)
College of Engineering and Computing

Accreditation

The Integrated Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal. (d)   
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. (f)   
  • Students will use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.  (j)  
  • Students will recognize the need for and be able to engage in continuing professional development. (h) 
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.  (b)  
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.   (e)  
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.   (c)  
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to identify / analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems.   (k)  
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.   (l)   
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.  (g)  
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.   (n)  
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.   (i)  
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.   (a)  
  • Students are able to identify IT best practices and standards and their application,   (m)  

Degree Requirements (120 Credit Hours)

See College of Engineering and Computing for entrance requirements, progression requirements, and special academic opportunities.

  1. Carolina Core Courses (31-43 Hours)
  2. Related Coursework (18 Hours)
  3. Lower Division Integrated Information Technology (18 Hours)
  4. Integrated Information Technology Major (39 Hours)
  5. Free Electives (2-14 Hours)

1. Carolina Core Courses (31-43 Hours)


Integrated Information Technology majors must fulfill all Carolina Core general education requirements. The Carolina Core consists of 31 to 43 credit hours of required coursework in ten different areas of study. Students select one or more courses for each learning outcome to satisfy the minimum number or credit hours required. (for additional information and lists of approved courses, please refer to the Carolina Core  section of the Bulletin.)

CMW: Effective, Engaged, and Persuasive Communication: Writing (6 Hours)


ARP: Analytical Reasoning and Problem Solving (6 Hours)


Two courses, one from category A, one from category B

SCI: Scientific Literacy (7 Hours)


  • Two approved Carolina Core courses from the natural sciences including one laboratory selected from Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science or Physics

GFL: Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Foreign Language (0-6 Hours)


  • Score two or better on foreign language placement test; or complete the 109 and 110 courses in one foreign language; or complete the 121 course in another foreign language. See list of approved GFL courses.

GHS: Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Historical Thinking (3 Hours)


  • Any approved Carolina Core course for Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding: Historical Thinking

GSS: Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding/Social Sciences (3 Hours)


  • Any approved Carolina Core course for Global Citizenship and Multicultural Understanding/Social Sciences

AIU: Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding (3 Hours)


  • Any approved Carolina Core course for Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding

CMS: Effective, Engaged and Persuasive Communication (3 Hours)


INF: Information Literacy (0-3 hours)


  • Any approved overlay or stand-alone Carolina Core INF course.

VSR: Values, Ethics and Social Responsibility (0-3 hours)


  • Any approved overlay or stand-alone Carolina Core VSR course.

4. Integrated Information Technology Major (39 Hours)


Required Major Courses (36 Hours)

    Integrated Information Technology Elective (3 hours)


    Choose one:

      5. Free Electives (2-14 hours)


      The IIT curriculum includes 2-14 hours of electives depending on how students fulfill the Carolina Core requirements. Any course in the university can be used to satisfy the elective requirement (including additional electives in the major).

      Academic Standards


      Minimum Course Grades

      The Integrated Information Technology B.S.  program requires that a grade of “C” or better be earned in  MATH 174 and all ITEC courses applied to the degree. All required IIT courses and courses taken as major electives are major courses and may not be counted toward a minor. All other required courses and electives may be used for a minor or application area as appropriate. CSCE 101 and 102 are not major courses and may not be counted for major credit.

      Major GPA

      Major GPA requirement policies are described in the College of Engineering and Computing section of this bulletin. For the purpose of these policies, the following courses are used to determine the Major GPA for the Integrated Information Technology B.S.  program: all Lower Division Integrated Information Technology courses and all Integrated Information Technology Major courses.

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