Jul 18, 2018  
2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Informatics, B.S.


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CIP Code: S300
Total Credit Hours: 120
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Business Informatics - Mobil apps, BI architect, systems analyst, database, help desk, networking.
Health Informatics - Clinical systems analyst, IT project manager, application developer, DBA, network administrator.
Digital Media Technology - Content developer/manager, social media development professional, digital editorial/blogging specialist.
Systems Administration - Cloud/network/security systems administrator, cyber intelligence analyst, web administrator.
Web Design - Webmaster, web design, front/backend web/database developer, mobile web developer/engineer.
Individualized - Specialized plan of study.

Freshman Year


Electives


SCI (3 Credits)


Must be selected from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS) sciences, with two courses within the same science. If student chooses to take only one biological science, ENVS 150  may be used.

Concentration Core (3 Credits)


Graduation requirements for Informatics Majors: To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all INFX, CMPS, MATH, STAT, and Concentration core/elective courses.

Concentrations: Business Informatics (S300-01), Health Informatics (S300-02), Media Technology (S300-03), Systems Administration (S300-04), Web Design (S300-05), Individualized (S300-06). Each concentration area has 30 core hours and 9 elective hours. A list of courses that satisfy concentration core/electives is available through the Informatics Program. As soon as feasible upon entry to the INFX program, but no later than the end of the first semester after completing INFX 101  with a grade of "C" or better, a student in an Individualized Concentration must submit a Plan of Study to his/her INFX advisor for approval.

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


ARTS (3 Credits)


Must be selected from MUS, VIAR, DANC, THEA or DSGN 121 .

SCI (3 Credits)


Must be selected from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS) sciences, with two courses within the same science. If student chooses to take only one biological science, ENVS 150  may be used.

Concentration Core (12 Credits)


Graduation requirements for Informatics Majors: To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all INFX, CMPS, MATH, STAT, and Concentration core/elective courses.

Concentrations: Business Informatics (S300-01), Health Informatics (S300-02), Media Technology (S300-03), Systems Administration (S300-04), Web Design (S300-05), Individualized (S300-06). Each concentration area has 30 core hours and 9 elective hours. A list of courses that satisfy concentration core/electives is available through the Informatics Program. As soon as feasible upon entry to the INFX program, but no later than the end of the first semester after completing INFX 101  with a grade of "C" or better, a student in an Individualized Concentration must submit a Plan of Study to his/her INFX advisor for approval.

Total: 29 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


BHSC (3 Credits)


Must be selected from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, or CJUS with at least one 3-hour course at the 200-level or above. See advisor for a list of acceptable courses.

HIST (3 Credits)


Must be from HIST except 490.

Concentration Core (12 Credits)


Graduation requirements for Informatics Majors: To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all INFX, CMPS, MATH, STAT, and Concentration core/elective courses.

Concentrations: Business Informatics (S300-01), Health Informatics (S300-02), Media Technology (S300-03), Systems Administration (S300-04), Web Design (S300-05), Individualized (S300-06). Each concentration area has 30 core hours and 9 elective hours. A list of courses that satisfy concentration core/electives is available through the Informatics Program. As soon as feasible upon entry to the INFX program, but no later than the end of the first semester after completing INFX 101  with a grade of "C" or better, a student in an Individualized Concentration must submit a Plan of Study to his/her INFX advisor for approval.

Total: 30 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


BHSC (3 Credits)


Must be selected from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, or CJUS with at least one 3-hour course at the 200-level or above. See advisor for a list of acceptable courses.

LIT (3 Credits)


SCI (3 Credits)


Must be selected from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS) sciences, with two courses within the same science. If student chooses to take only one biological science, ENVS 150  may be used.

Concentration Core (12 Credits)


Graduation requirements for Informatics Majors: To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all INFX, CMPS, MATH, STAT, and Concentration core/elective courses.

Concentrations: Business Informatics (S300-01), Health Informatics (S300-02), Media Technology (S300-03), Systems Administration (S300-04), Web Design (S300-05), Individualized (S300-06). Each concentration area has 30 core hours and 9 elective hours. A list of courses that satisfy concentration core/electives is available through the Informatics Program. As soon as feasible upon entry to the INFX program, but no later than the end of the first semester after completing INFX 101  with a grade of "C" or better, a student in an Individualized Concentration must submit a Plan of Study to his/her INFX advisor for approval.

Total: 30 Credits


Note:


* Graduation requirements for Informatics Majors: To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all INFX, CMPS, MATH, STAT, and Concentration core/elective courses.

† Students who meet criteria set by the Department of Mathematics may register for MATH 143  upon entry. Those who do not meet these qualifications must take both MATH 109  and MATH 110 , in order to satisfy the MATH 143  requirement.

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