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Individualized Option

This option enables students to work closely with an advisor to develop a plan of study that meets the dual objectives of allowing a flexible academic program and providing breadth of technical specialization. An example would be a program where a student would take some of the courses listed in the Web Administration Option and the remainder in the Software Option.


GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(9-12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 2-6 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 45-47 credits
(This includes 9-12 credits of General Education courses, i.e., ALL options: 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses. The Baccalaureate Option also includes 3 credits of GS courses to equal a total of 12 credits that double count; the General Business Option also includes 0-3 credits of GS courses to equal 9-12 credits that double count.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 30 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (26 credits)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-2)
IST 110(4), IST 111S(1), IST 210(3), IST 220(3), IST 250(3), ENGL 015 GWS(3), SPCOM 100B GWS(3) (Sem: 1-2)
IST 260W(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (4 credits)
ENGL 202C GWS(3) or ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
IST 295A(1) or IST 295B(1) (Sem: 3-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (15 credits)
Select 15 credits in consultation with an adviser that follow a coherent theme in information sciences and technology. (Sem: 1-4)


Possible Schedule:

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
IST 110
(4 credits)
IST 210
(3 credits)
IST 260W
(3 credits)
Elective
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
IST 220
(3 credits)
IST Focus
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
English 15
(3 credits)
CAS 100
(3 credits)
IST Focus
(3 credits)
IST Focus
(3 credits)
IST 111S
(1 credits)
Math 110
(4 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
IST Focus
(3 credits)
IST 250
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
Gen Ed
(3 credits)
English 202C
(3 credits)
CmpSc 101
(3 credits)
  IST 295 A/B
(1 credit)
 
Total Credits: 17 Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 15

* Gen Ed classes must satisfy the required GN/GA/GH/GS/GHA requirements for this major.