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Information Science and Technology

Dr. Robert Aiken, Chair

Dr. Gary Baram, Advisor
305 Wachman Hall
215-204-6847
gary.baram@temple.edu

B.A. Major Requirements

Math C077, Math 0133, Math 0163; CIS C055, CIS C081, CIS 0083, CIS 0109, CIS 0209, CIS 0230, CIS 0309, CIS 0330, CIS 0342, CIS W281, CIS W381; Science A.

B.A. YEAR 1 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math C077 Basic Concepts of Calculus 4 QB
Core   [Science A] 4 SA
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 1 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS C055 Computers and Applications [Science B] 4 SB
CIS C081 Computer Programming and Higher Level Languages 4 QB
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 2 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 0133 Probability and Statistics 3  
CIS 0083 Object Oriented Programming 4  
CIS 0109 Database & File Management Systems 4  
Subtotal     11  

 

B.A. YEAR 2– SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 0163 Sophomore Problem Solving 3  
CIS 0209 Component-Based Software Development 4  
CIS 0230 Operating Systems and Networking 4  
Subtotal     11  

 

B.A. YEAR 3 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS W281 Information Systems Analysis and Design 4 WI
CIS 0309 Client/Server and Net-Centric Computing 4  
CIS 0330 Network Architectures 4  
Subtotal     12  

 

B.A. YEAR 3 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS W381 Information Systems Implementation 3 WI^
Subtotal     3  

 

B.A. YEAR 4 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 0342 Networked Application Systems 4  
Subtotal     4  

 

B.A. YEAR 4 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
    General Non-major Elective Credits    

 

Total Credits for B.A.: 123
Coursework for B.A. IS&T degree: 57
Core / Electives: 66

^ Indicates writing capstone for the major.

B.S. Major Requirements

Bachelor of Science Major requirements for Information Science and Technology are the same as the B.A. Major requirements with the addition of four IS&T related electives.**  (two each in the junior and senior year). **IS&T related elective courses:  CIS 0288*, CIS 0308, CIS 0344, CIS 0345, CIS 0350, CIS 0362, CIS 0372, CIS 0382, CIS 0386, CIS 0397*, CIS 0398*.   Other courses can be selected from any Department at Temple University; 0100-level or above; IS&T related; approved by the IS&T Advisor.

*Note: A maximum of two courses can be taken from CIS 0288, CIS 0397, CIS 0398. CIS 0288 can be taken twice within this two-course maximum.

Total Credits for B.S.: 123
Coursework for B.S. IS&T degree:  69-73
Core / Electives: 50-54

 

Minor Requirements

Students desiring a minor in Information Science and Technology are required to satisfy the following:

  • CIS C081 (Higher Level Languages)
  • CIS 0083 (Object-Oriented Programming)
  • CIS 0109 (Database & File Management)
  • CIS 0209 (Principles of Component-Based Software Development)
  • CIS 0230 (Operating Systems & Networking)
  • CIS W281 (Information Systems Analysis and Design)
  • CIS W381 (Information System Implementation)

 

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