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University of Pittsburgh Bradford    
2016-2017 Bradford Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2018
 
2016-2017 Bradford Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computer Information Systems and Technology, BS


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Contact: Professor Don Lewicki, Program Director

The Computer Information Systems and Technology (CIS&T) major consists of a 120-credit curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. CIS&T majors gain hands-on experience as well as conceptual knowledge in a broad range of information technologies and systems. Foundation courses focus on specific technologies while upper level courses concentrate on application and integration of technologies in the business environment. Students are also encouraged to take the minor in business management or entrepreneurship to gain a deeper understanding of business fundamentals.

Degree Requirements


Total credits required for the major: 61


General Education Program Requirements and Electives-Variable


(See General Education Program  and General Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree  under Academic Policies and Guidelines for further details.).

Please be advised


Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Suggested Course of Study


Application Software Development Concentration


Concentration Requirements


For the Application Software Development concentration, CIS&T majors must complete a minimum of 12 credits from the following selection of courses in addition to completing the core curriculum:

Total Credits: 12


Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Concentration


Concentration Requirements


For the Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics concentration, CIS&T majors must complete a minimum of 12 credits from the following selection of courses in addition to completing the core curriculum:

Total Credits: 12


Systems and Network Administration Concentration


Concentration Requirements


For the Systems and Network Administration concentration, CIS&T majors must complete a minimum12 credits from the following selection of courses in addition to completing the core curriculum:

Total Credits: 12


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