Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Computer Science

Si Tanka University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in Computer Science degree empowers students to expertly design and implement computational solutions that tackle the world’s most challenging social, political, environmental, scientific, medical, economic, and business problems in a socially just manner. This program focuses on the concepts and techniques used in the design and development of advanced software systems. Students in this program explore the conceptual underpinnings of Computer Science -- its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, and software engineering techniques. In addition, students choose from a rich set of electives that includes: data science, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, database systems, computer architecture, and computer networks, among other topics.


Course Requirements:          120 credit hours


General Studies Courses:  60 credit hours

(Courses marked with “*” are required.)


English:  minimum 9 credit hours

COM 303        Intercultural Communications

COM 305        Writing for the Internet

ENG 111*       College English I

ENG 112*       College English II

ENG 113*       Introduction to Speech

Analytical Reasoning:  minimum 9 credit hours

MAT 103*      College Algebra

MAT 114        Mathematics for Computer Science

MAT 231*      Calculus

STA 201*        Introduction to Statistics

Cultural Studies:  minimum 6 credit hours

ANT 122         Introductory Anthropology

ANT 214         Human Evolution

ANT 219         Environmental Anthropology

HST 111          Early American History

HST 112          Islam and the Middle East

HST 213          History of Traditional East Asia

Arts & Humanities:  minimum 6 credit hours

ART 115         Modern Art History

PHI 201          Introduction to Western Philosophy

PHI 301          Logic

PHI 302          Ethics

Natural Sciences:  minimum 6 credit hours

SCI 124           Introduction to Chemistry

SCI 134           Introduction to Biology

SCI 144           Introduction to Physics

SCI 154           Introduction to Geology

SCI 164           Introduction to Environmental Science

Social & Behavioral Sciences:  minimum 6 credits

POL 120         American Political Thoughts

POL 130         Climate Changes and International Politics

SOC 300         Social Psychology

SOC 313         Law and Society

Major Requirements:                60 credit hours

Concentration:          45 credit hours

CSC 121         Computer Science I

CSC 122         Computer Science II

CSC 210         Database Management

CSC 211         Introduction to Digital Logic Design

CSC 224         Principles of Programming Languages

CSC 261         Introduction to Algorithm

CSC 325         Operating Systems

CSC 327         Data Structure

CSC 331         Computer Architecture

CSC 332         Data Communication

CSC 345         Computer Graphics

IFS 427           The Laws in Cyber Space

IFS 435           Cyber Intelligence

IFS 442           Software Engineering

MKT 377        E-Commerce

Major/Concentration Electives (choose 5)**:         15 credit hours

CSC 365         Programming Hand Held Devices

CSC 368         Web Programming

CSC 417         Object-Oriented Programming

CSC 420         Image Processing

CSC 433         Information Retrieval

IFS 337           Principles of Decision Making

IFS 377           Data Mining

IFS 411           Cyber Security

**  In selecting concentration courses, students are advised to consult with the Chair of the IT Department.


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