Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Information Technology, B.S.


The B.S. degree in information technology is designed to prepare individuals to develop, manage, and maintain computer and network systems in organizations. Areas of study include: organizational issues and information systems, application technologies, software methods and technologies, systems infrastructure, and computer hardware and architecture.

The degree is specifically designed to accommodate students with associate degrees in information technology; however, a four-year curriculum is available for traditional students with no transfer credit.

Program Requirements


Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (for traditional students)


Minimum number of credits required for the degree: 120

University Core Curriculum Requirements


COS or CYB or ITT Electives (18 credits)


General Electives (7 credits)


Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (for transfer students)


Minimum number of credits required for the degree: 120

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Departmental Requirements: Foundational Courses


Departmental Requirements: Technical Courses


Technical courses within the major differ depending on the community college curriculum but are fulfilled by courses taken as part of an associate degree in information technology plus selected courses at USM. Competency standards identified by the Association for Computing Machinery and articulation agreements between the schools are used to determine course equivalencies.

General Electives (variable credits)


USM Core Requirements


The USM Core Curriculum is a coherent, integrative, and rigorous liberal education that enables our graduates to be world-minded, intentional, life-long learners and captures your general education degree requirements. 

Please Note: Core requirements may be part of your major and/or minor, and Core may have been fulfilled with transfer credit. Please consult your MaineStreet Degree Progress Report (DPR) and review your degree progress with your Advisor.  For additional information, access the USM Core webpage.