Information Technology

Bachelor of Science Degrees: Information Technology

The B.S. degree at UNVA is intended to prepare graduates for responsible managerial roles within a variety of organizational settings. While many students will apply the knowledge and skills they acquire in their undergraduate studies directly to their current or future occupations, the curriculum is designed to afford breadth and depth in the complexities of governmental, industrial, educational, financial, commercial, and voluntary organizations.

There are no specific concentrations in the Bachelor's of Science degrees in Information Technology.

All bachelor's degrees are offered by the University of Northern Virginia online or in the traditional educational format, as available.

General Studies Courses: 36 credit hours


ENGL 111 College English I
ENGL 112 College English II
ENGL 113 Speech
EVSC 105 Environmental Science I
GOVT 120 Introduction to Political Science
GOVT 241 International Relations I
GOVT 242 International Relations II
HIST 111 History of World Civilization I
HIST 112 History of World Civilization II
MATH 103 College Algebra
PSCH 246 Psychology of Management or PSCH 101 Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 101 Introductory Sociology


IT Competencies: 24 credit hours (Take eight courses)


IMSC 101 Introduction to Business Information Processing
IMSC 110 Microcomputer Software Applications
IMSC 112 Computer Systems Analysis
IMSC 205 Computer Information Systems Design
IMSC 210 Database Management
IMSC 215 Management Information Systems
IMSC 220 Information Systems and Decision Making
IMSC 230 Local Area Network or IMSC 235
IMSC 235 Understanding Telecommunications or IMSC 230


Major Requirements: 30 credit hours (Take ten courses)


IMSC 300 Modern Telecommunications
IMSC 338 Programming Visual Basic
IMSC 341 Network and Operating Systems Essentials
IMSC 342 Operating Systems for Administrators
IMSC 363 Introduction to Computer Statistical Packages or IMSC 483
IMSC 422 Data Communication and Networks
IMSC 462 Information Security Principles
IMSC 483 Business System Analysis and Design or IMSC 363
IMSC 487 Information Technology Planning and Management
IMSC 490 Topics in Computer Information Systems
MATH 231 Calculus I
STAT 300 Introductory Statistics I


Electives: 30 credit hours (Take ten courses)

Choose ten undergraduate courses in consultation with the faculty advisor.