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2016-2017 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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Program Description:
The Information Technology curriculum provides students with a broad foundation of technical skills and understanding. The curriculum is highly flexible, which allows students to personalize their curriculum to obtain the necessary skills and knowledge needed for their desired career path.

Career Opportunities:
The AIST curriculum’s flexibility allows students to obtain the necessary skills requested by IT employers. Students can remain current with emerging technology and pursue careers as application developers, information security analysts, website designer/developers, database analysts, network analysts, systems analysts, data analysts, etc. Graduates are employed in the corporate, non-profit, and governmental organizations, along with small businesses and entrepreneurial start-up organizations.

Over $100,000 is awarded in scholarships annually and AIST students are eligible to apply for all Hull College of Business scholarships. Interested applicants should visit the Hull College of Business website for more information.

Core Curriculum Areas A‑E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Major Emphasis: 21 Hours

Major Elective courses can be any upper-level (3000-4000) course from AIST, CSCI, MINF, or QUAN.

AIST 4840 (industry certification) carries variable credit (1 to 12) to allow external certifications to be applied towards Major Electives for a maximum of 12 hours. Each certification must be assessed by IT faculty to determine eligibility and credit hours equivalency.

Senior Requirements: 6 Hours

Electives: 9 Hours

 No more than 6 hours can be taken within the Hull College of Business.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124

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