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Columbus State University

Bachelor of Science
Information Technology (online)

Turner College of Business

TSYS School of Computer Science

Program Description

The WebBSIT program is designed for people seeking a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, but whose lifestyles make it difficult to attend traditional classes on campus. People like you who: have family commitments, travel frequently, serve in the military, or simply prefer online learning NOW have the opportunity to earn your degree from one of 5 institutions accredited through the State of Georgia Board of Regents. Are YOU one of these people? If so, the WebBSIT program may be a PERFECT fit for you.

The B.S. Information Technology (BSIT) program provides students with a combination of knowledge, hands–on experience, and application of theory to support their employment in the field of Information Technology. The curriculum emphasizes quantitative and communication skills as well as providing a basic foundation in understanding the business process and the role of Information Technology in supporting that process.  Graduates will be able to design and implement solutions that support the computing and information technology needs of small/medium/large businesses.

Career Opportunities

Business/Systems Analysts, Database Administrators, Network Manager, Network & Security Specialists

Admission Requirements

There are no program specific admission requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates in the BS in Information Technology (BSIT) program will:

  • be able to apply fundamental systems analysis, project management, and end user support concepts to address real–world business problems
  • be able to apply analytical and critical thinking skills to develop creative solutions to these problems
  • be able apply professional and interpersonal skills to communicate these solutions to both coworkers and management
  • understand how the software solution functions as a part of the overall business solution to the problem at hand
  • participate in the development and testing of the software designed as a part of this business solution

Additional Program Requirements

Students must earn a C or better in all WBIT, CPSC and MISM courses in Areas F, G, and H.

Program Of Study

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1111

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:

Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
Select two lab science courses from below:

Take the following:
MATH 1113

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18

Area G Required Core Courses Required
Hours: 42

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 9
WBIT 4601 Customer Relationship Management
WBIT 4602 IT Seminar
WBIT 4610 IT Policy and Law

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 9

Total Hours Required: 123

4 Year Course Schedule

Suggested four year course schedule