BS in Computer Science and Information Technology

Trine University, United States Ranked #60 in North America

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 51,029

Course Accredited By

THLC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

Work with the technology that drives our lives.
From posting on social media to accessing a bank account online — even reading a web page like you’re doing right now — computers, data and the Internet are an integral part of our lives.

The Bachelor of Science in computer science and information technology degree at Trine University will prepare you for a successful career in this essential, continually growing field.

The degree: Be prepared for multiple fields within CSIT

The Bachelor of Science in computer science and information technology degree is designed to prepare you for a wide range of endeavors in information fields. The CSIT program offers three concentrations:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Health informatics
  • Web development

The mission of the program is to provide a broad-based, sophisticated understanding of information and its technology, preparing you to enter the workforce ready to add immediate benefit to your chosen organization.

The experience: Hands-on learning with real-world problems

With courses in network security, digital forensics and data mining, you will benefit from hands-on learning experiences. Students have participated in cyberdefense competitions and a capstone experience that includes working with a local business to create a solution for a real-world problem. The department is a member of the Microsoft Academic Alliance and a CompTIA Academic Partner.

The result: Be prepared for a career or graduate school

Graduates of our computer science and information technology program are ready for jobs in the information and technology industry, business, public service and other professions. Possible job titles include security and performance analyst, web developer, information management specialist, network administrator, business analyst, usability engineer and database administrator.

CSIT graduates are also prepared for prestigious graduate schools and can pursue a variety of programs, including information and management science, information science, biomedical informatics, information security, information technology, and technical law.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • August 2022

Admission requirements for transfer students:

  • Transfer students applying to the Allen School of Engineering and Computing must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in Calculus I, Chemistry I, and College Composition.
  • Transfer students applying to the Franks School of Education must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Ketner School of Business and the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.  

High School Transcripts:

  • Request your high school to send a copy of your current transcript to Trine.
  • Transcripts can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, and e-mail.
  • Trine University is Test Optional for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. "Test-optional" means that standardized tests are not required from high school students when they are considered for admission to Trine University.  Of course, students can still choose to submit their test scores, however, those scores will be considered to be only part of the student’s overall academic record.  
  • High school students can take the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that scores be sent to Trine.
  • The University's code numbers are 1250 for the ACT and 1811 for the SAT.  
  • Test scores can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, or e-mail and may be sent FREE from College Board to your counselor at any time.

Total Credit Hours -  120

General Education Requirements – 42 credit hours

• ENG 103 English Composition I

• ENG 133 Technical Communications

• MA 113 College Algebra

• MA 173 Essential Calculus

• MA 253 Statistics

• PHL 313 Ethics

• PHL 343 Logic

• PSY 113 Principles of Psychology

• SP 203 Effective Speaking

• General Ed Electives (9 credits)

• Science Elective (3 credits)

Program Requirements – 46 credit hours

• BA 123  Business Concepts

• CSIT 101 Introduction to Computer Science and Information Technology

• CSIT 103 Introduction to Information Systems

• CSIT 123 IT Infrastructure Basics

• CSIT 153 Introduction to Operating Systems

• CSIT 163 Using Programming Languages to Solve Problems

• CSIT 223 Network Management

• CSIT 253 Artificial Intelligence and Information

• CSIT 273 Enterprise Architecture

• INF 263 Data Management

• INF 343 Information Security

• INF 403 Advanced Data Management

• MA 203 Discrete Mathematics for Information Science

• MA 323 Operations Research

• MGT 303 Risk Management

• MGT 383 Principles of Project Management

Concentration Requirements – 24 credit hours

Option A - Cybersecurity

• CS 1113 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

• CS 1123 C++and Object-Oriented Design

• CSIT 403 Applications of Cybersecurity

• CSIT 443 Advanced Cybersecurity Concepts

• CSIT 483 Senior Capstone I

• CSIT 493 Senior Capstone II

• LE 273 Criminal Procedures and Evidence

• SE 383 Computer Security

Option B - Health Informatics

• BIO XXX Introduction to Health and Disease

• CSIT 483 Senior Capstone I

• CSIT 493 Senior Capstone II

• INF 383 Principles of Health Informatics

• INF 393 Data Visualization

• INF 433 Data Mining and Advanced Data Visualization

• LDR 403 Creativity, Innovation, and Influence

• MGT 363 Organizational Behavior

Option C - Web Development

• COM 343 Web Content Management

• CS 1113 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

• CSIT 203 Web Site Design

• CSIT 233 Designing Data Links to Web Applications

• CSIT 243 Mobile Application Development

• CSIT 333 Introduction to E-Commerce Site Development

• CSIT 483 Senior Capstone I

• CSIT 493 Senior Capstone II

Additional Requirements – 8 credit hours

• Directed Electives: 8 hours

• CSIT 311X Internship Experience (1-3 hours)

Engineering Majors
• ONE-TIME Intl Enrolment Fee $500
• ONE-TIME Housing deposit $150
• Tuition $36,700
• Engineering /Science fee $330
• Intl Health Insurance $1,499
• Housing & Meal Plan $11,700
• Student Fee* $530
• Parking Permit Fee** $120
• Total Annual Estimate *** $51,029

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