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Information Science and Technology

Dr. Robert Aiken, Chair

Dr. Gary Baram, Advisor
Wachman Hall, Room 304
215-204-6847
gary.baram@temple.edu

B.A. Major Requirements

Math 1031, Math 2031, Math 2032; CIS 1055, CIS 1073, CIS 2109, CIS 2173, CIS 3209, CIS 3229, CIS 4296, CIS 4309, CIS 4329, CIS 4342, CIS 4396; Science A.

B.A. YEAR 1 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 1031 Differential & Integral Calculus 4 QB
Core   [Any Science A] 4 SA
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 1 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 1055 Computers and Applications [Science B] 4 SB
CIS 1073 Computer Programming & Higher Level Languages 4 QB
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 2 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 2031 Probability and Statistics 3  
CIS 2109 Database & File Management Systems 4  
CIS 2173 Object-Oriented Programming 4  
Subtotal     11  

 

B.A. YEAR 2– SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 2032 Sophomore Problem Solving 3  
CIS 3209 Component-Based Software Development 4  
CIS 3229 Operating Systems & Networking 4  
Subtotal     11  

 

B.A. YEAR 3 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 4296 Information Systems Analysis & Design 4 WI
CIS 4309 Client/Server & Net-Centric Computing 4  
CIS 4329 Network Architectures 4  
Subtotal     12  

 

B.A. YEAR 3 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 4396 Information Systems Implementation 3 WI
Subtotal     3  

 

B.A. YEAR 4 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 4342 Networked Application Systems 4  
Subtotal     4  

 

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

 

Credits in Coursework for B.A. in IS&T 57
Core / Elective Credits 66
Total Credits for B.A. Degree 123

 

B.S. Major Requirements

Math 1031, Math 2031, Math 2032; CIS 1055, CIS 1073, CIS 2109, CIS 2173, CIS 3209, CIS 3229, CIS 4296, CIS 4309, CIS 4329, CIS 4342, CIS 4396; Science A; and four IS&T related electives*. 

B.A. YEAR 1 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 1031 Differential & Integral Calculus 4 QB
Core   [Any Science A] 4 SA
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 1 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 1055 Computers and Applications [Science B] 4 SB
CIS 1073 Computer Programming & Higher Level Languages 4 QB
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 2 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 2031 Probability and Statistics 3  
CIS 2109 Database & File Management Systems 4  
CIS 2173 Object-Oriented Programming 4  
Subtotal     11  

 

B.A. YEAR 2– SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math 2032 Sophomore Problem Solving 3  
CIS 3209 Component-Based Software Development 4  
CIS 3229 Operating Systems & Networking 4  
Subtotal     11  

 

B.A. YEAR 3 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 4296 Information Systems Analysis & Design 4 WI
CIS 4309 Client/Server & Net-Centric Computing 4  
CIS 4329 Network Architectures 4  
Subtotal     12  

 

B.A. YEAR 3 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 4396 Information Systems Implementation 3 WI
CIS elective CIS elective* 4  
Subtotal     7  

 

B.A. YEAR 4 – FALL      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS 4342 Networked Application Systems 4  
CIS elective CIS elective* 4  
Subtotal     8  

 

B.A. YEAR 4 – SPRING      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CIS elective CIS elective* 4  
CIS elective CIS elective* 4  
Subtotal     8  

 

Credits in Coursework for B.S. in IS&T  73
Core / Elective Credits 50
Total Credits for B.S. Degree 123

*IS&T related elective courses are:  CIS 3281^, CIS 4282^, CIS 4308, CIS 4340, CIS 4344, CIS 4350, CIS 4362, CIS 4372, CIS 4376, CIS 4378, CIS 4382^.  Other courses may be selected from any Department at Temple University at the 2000-level or above that are IS&T related and have been approved by an advisor.

^Note: A maximum of two courses may be taken from CIS 3281, CIS 4282, CIS 4382. CIS 3281 may be taken twice within this two-course maximum.

Minor Requirements

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

  • CIS 1073 (Computer Programming & Higher Level Languages)
  • CIS 2109 (Database & File Management Systems)
  • CIS 2173 (Object-Oriented Programming)
  • CIS 3209 (Component-Based Software Development)
  • CIS 3229 (Operating Systems & Networking)
  • CIS 4296 (Information Systems Analysis & Design)
  • CIS 4396 (Information Systems Implementation)

 

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