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Degree Requirements

Applied Information Technology Degree Requirements

  • These requirements apply to students entering this program in fall 2014 and thereafter. Students who enrolled earlier should consult the catalog in effect at the time they enrolled.
  • You can also reference the graduation requirements for the year in which you enrolled on the portal; view graduation requirements by year (PDF) in the right-hand column of your MyResources page.
  • Read the course descriptions.

General Education Requirements
(43 credits)

General-education requirements for:

  • all students who entered UB prior to fall 2013
  • any student who entered UB with 24 or more credits before fall 2014

General-education requirements for:

  • all new freshmen (fewer than 24 college credits) who entered UB in fall 2013 and after
  • all new students entering UB in fall 2014 and after

Applied Information Technology Program Requirements (39 credits)

Information Technology Core (30 credits)

Networking Module (9 credits)

  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks (COSC 310)
    formerly COSC 305: Networking: Theory and Application
  • Administering and Supporting a Network Operating System (COSC 312)
    formerly COSC 307
  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite (COSC 401)

Applications Module (9 credits)

  • Computer Programming II (COSC 251)
    formerly COSC 310
  • Object-Oriented Programming (COSC 351)
    formerly COSC 403
  • Database Systems (COSC 356)
    formerly COSC 425: Database Design and Implementation

Web Development and Security (9 credits)

  • Advanced Web Development (COSC 453)
    formerly COSC 416: Advanced Web Site Development
  • Information Assurance (COSC 432)
  • Network Security (COSC 433)

Capstone (3 credits)

  • Practicum in Information Technology (COSC 490)

Other Requirements (6 credits)

  • Mathematical Structure for Information Technology (MATH 321)
  • Designing for Humans (COSC 324)

Major Elective (3 credits)

Complete one course from among COSC, CMAT or INSS courses.

General Electives

Complete as many courses as necessary from any discipline to fulfill your 120-credit requirement to graduate.

Information Literacy Requirement

Meet the UB Information Literacy graduation requirement by successfully completing one of the following:

  • Introduction to Information Literacy (INFO 110)
  • Designing for Humans (COSC 324)
as of fall 2014