Bachelor of Science in Informatics

Core Curriculum – 66/72 hours

Christian Literacy – 18/24 hours

Lower Level Courses

  • Life of Christ (BI 1211/1311) – 2/3 hours
  • Book of Acts (BI 1214/1314) – 2/3 hours
  • Pentateuch (BI 2202/2302) -2/3 hours
  • Bible Elective – 2/3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy – (12 hours)

  • Western Cultural Heritage I (HU 1310) – 3 hours
  • Western Cultural Heritage II (HU 1320) – 3 hours
  • Western Cultural Heritage III (HU 2310) – 3 hours
  • American Cultural Heritage (HU 2320) –  3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – (12 hours)

  • Mathematics Requirement – MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher   – 3 hours
  • Physical Science Requirement – one course from Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Natural Science Requirement – a course from Biology
  • Scientific Laboratory Requirement – one scientific laboratory companion course for either the course taken for the Physical Science requirement or the Natural Science requirement

Information and Communication Literacy – (15 hours)

Composition and Literature

  • English Composition I & II (EH 1301 & 1302) – 6 hours
  • Literature (1 from EH 2301, 2303, 2304)  – 3 hours

Communication

Speech Communication (EH 1303) – 3 hours

Technology

Computer Programming I (CS 1305) – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – (10 hours)

  • Lifetime Fitness (PE 1300) – 3 hours
  • PE Activity (Two activity courses) – 2 hours
  • Freshman Experience (FE 1111) – 1 hour
  • Service-learning Course I (FASL 1090) – 0 hours
  • Service-learning Course II (FASL 2090) – 0 hours
  • Service-learning Course III (FASL 3090) –                0 hours
  • Service-learning Course IV (FASL 4190) –                1 hour
  • Social Science    – 3 hours
    • PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology
    • CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice
    • COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling
    • SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology
    • PS 2308 Introduction to American Constitutional
    • BA 2303 Macroeconomics

Major Field Requirements – 61-63 hours

INF Requirements – 30 hours

  • INF 1320 Information Design – 3 hours
  • INF 1325 Information Design & Evaluation – 3 hours
  • INF 2315 Informatics, Ethics and Society – 3 hours
  • INF 3350 Database Systems for Informatics – 3 hours
  • INF 4310 Evaluation of Information Systems – 3 hours
  • INF 3360 User Interface Design  – 3 hours
  • INF 4365 Project Management for Informatics – 3 hours
  • INF 4380 Internship/Project in Informatics – 3 hours
  • INF 4390 Seminar in Informatics – 3 hours

Computer Science Department Requirements – 15 hours

  • CSIS 1301 Intro to Comp & Science Info  – 3 hours
  • CSIS 1305 Computer Programming I – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2306 Computer Programming II – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2315 Computer, Ethics and Society – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2376 Intro to Visual Programming – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2310 Fundamental Mathematical Structures – 3 hours
  • MH 2340 Statistics

Department Requirements

EH 3315 Technical Writing – 3 hours

Area of Specialization Requirements – 16-18 hours

As determined by the Specialization area coordinator (and approved by Academic Advisor and Department Head)

Total Semester Hours for B.S. in Informatics – 127-129/135 hours

46-48 hours of upper level credits are required for graduation. This number decreases by one hour for each upper level BI course taken for 2-hours credit.