Information Technology Transfer Option

Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
College Writing I ENG111 3 ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
College Writing II ENG112 3 ENG111
Individual/Society From Area 2 3
World View From Area 3 3
Quantitative Thought From Area 4 satisfied by program
Science and Technology From Area 5 4
Humanities From Area 6 3
Applications/Concepts or IT Problem Solving CIT110 or CIT113 satisfies LCS requirement 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement; ESL098 and ESL099 or RDG095 and ENG090 or placement
Visual Basic CIT216 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
Intermediate Visual Basic CIT218 3 CIT216 or Instructor permission or Chair approval
HTML/Dreamweaver CMT111 3
Introduction to Networking CIT162 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
SQL Programming CIT236 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
Windows Operating Systems or Linux Administration/Lab CIT268 or CIT270 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval; CIT162
Statistics I MAT181 3 MAT097 or placement
College Algebra for STEM MAT194-see note* 4 MAT099 or placement
Calculus for Management Sciences or Elective MAT231-see note** 4 MAT194
Elective see note*** 3-4
Elective see note*** 3-4
Elective see note*** 3-4
Elective see note*** 3-4
Total Credits 63-67

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* Note: Students testing out of College Algebra for STEM (MAT194) will be required to take an additional elective.
** Note: Students entering UMB through the College of Management may choose to complete the Calculus for Management Sciences course at UMB and therefore should take an elective at BHCC.
***Note: Recommended electives: CIT118, 121, 219, 221, 223, 240, 264, 282; any programming course; CRJ103, 145, 202.

The Computer Information Technology Department (CIT) has a clear, well-articulated, three-pronged mission, which includes supporting the IT components of the college’s General Education offerings (across divisions, departments, and campuses, as well as through interdepartmental collaboration), preparing an IT workforce through certificate and associate degree offerings, and providing IT students with seamless transfer opportunities to related Baccalaureate Degree programs.

The Computer Technology Program offers many courses that apply to other options to afford students the opportunity to explore the many career tracks in Information Technology before selecting a career in Computer Support, Data Base or Networking. The Department’s goals are in concert with the College’s goals. Using input from its Industry Advisory Committees and internship course, the department is continually updating and fine tuning its programs of study.

Option Overview

This program is designed to meet the needs of our Information Technology students who wish to pursue a Baccalaureate Degree. This program will allow our students to move seamlessly to colleges offering Baccalaureate Degrees in Information Technology. This program provides a core foundation in the major pillars of information technology and will allow a student to concentrate in one of the areas before transferring.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program can transfer to bachelor’s programs at four-year colleges.

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major pillars of Information Technology.
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve technical programs and to apply critical thinking principles to Information Technology issues.
  • Demonstrate an upper level understanding of networking, programming, database, or other technology fields.