BS in Information Technology

Shorelight-University of Central Florida, United States

bs-in-information-technology

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,000

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
An information technology degree from UCF prepares you to drive efficiency and productivity throughout businesses — providing them with better service and value.
  • You’ll gain an understanding about maintaining computer equipment and software, as well as the skills to help improve business processes and innovative ways to use information resources to serve customers. Courses cover how to create, manage and support information in a variety of forms, arming you with the skills necessary in today’s technically-focused workplace.
  • Take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to real-world experiences through internships at leading tech companies, from Central Florida Research Park to downtown Orlando. This hands-on work is a great way to build your technical skills and demonstrate your communication, teamwork and leadership abilities.
  • Information technology graduates are employed nearly everywhere, at companies of all sizes — from large companies such as L3Harris Technologies, Siemens and HD Supply, to smaller companies. They also work in government agencies, academic institutions and more. Throughout your career, there will be a number of opportunities for lifelong learning, including training and development, and involvement in professional organizations to build strong connections.

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms C or 7 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Uganda General Certificate of Education Level
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms E/5 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCSE criteria
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

 

Plan of Study

Freshman Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 1101 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • SPC 1603C - Fundamentals of Technical Presentations Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3223C - Introduction to Programming with C Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • MAC 1105C - College Algebra Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAC 1140C - Pre-Calculus Algebra Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 1102 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAC 1114C - College Trigonometry Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3502C - Computer Science I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ECO 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PSY 2012 - General Psychology Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)

  • MAD 2104 - Foundations of Discrete Math Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3330 - Object Oriented Programming Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 2053C - College Physics I (or PHY2053 and PHY2053L) Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • CGS 2545C - Database Concepts Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)

  • CGS 3269 - Computer Architecture Concepts Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • STA 2023 - Statistical Methods I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 3003 - Fundamentals of Information Technology Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 3921 - Careers in IT Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • CIS 3990 - IT Career and Academic Advising I Credit Hours: 0 hrs

Junior Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)

  • CAP 3104 - Foundations of HCI Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 2054C - College Physics II (or PHY2054 and PHY2054L) Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • CNT 3004 - Computer Network Concepts Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 3360 - Security in Computing Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 3241 - Writing for the Technical Professional Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 3250 - Professional Writing Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • CIS 4524 - Managing IT Integration Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHI 3626 - Advanced Ethics in Science and Technology Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CGS 3763 - Operating System Concepts Credit Hours: 3hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 4265 - Writing for the Computer Industry Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4293 - Documentation and Project Management Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4414 - Writing and Hypertext Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4415 - Digital Rhetorics and The Modern Dialectic Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4298 - Technical Communication for the Virtual Workplace Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4416 - Writing in Digital Environments Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4262 - International Technical Communication Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 4215 - Document Design and Publication Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • CNT 4703C - Design and Implementation of Computer Communication Networks Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 4004 - Web-Based Information Technology Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 4603 - System Administration and Maintenance Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 4991 - IT Career and Academic Advising II Credit Hours: 0 hrs

Senior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4910 - Frontiers in Information Technology Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 4714 - Enterprise Computing Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Typical cost for two semesters $30,000 
  • Tuition $17,000 
  • Housing $7,000 
  • Dining $4,000 
  • Other $2,000

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