May 17, 2021  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Systems Analysis and Design, BS


About the Program

The Systems Analysis and Design major is part of the Computer and Information Technology program. The Computer and Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Study how organizations use computer systems and procedures and then design information systems solutions to help them operate more efficiently and effectively. You will combine business practices with programming, applications and databases. In the workforce, systems professionals work in a variety of industries and with people from a variety of professions. You will be encouraged to further specialize with a minor in a specific field, such as healthcare, finance, agriculture or manufacturing.

Systems Analysis and Design Website

Computer and Information Technology Department Major Change (CODO) Requirements   

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Departmental/Program Major Courses (51 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (69 credits)


Additional Degree Requirements


Click here for Systems Analysis and Design Supplemental Information .

University Core Requirements


For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
  • Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
  • Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
  • Information Literacy (IL)
  • Oral Communication (OC)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • Science #1 (SCI)
  • Science #2 (SCI)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Written Communication (WC)

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


15 Credits


Notes


  • Students must earn a C- or better in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to another CNIT course
  • 120 semester credits listed above are required for the Bachelor of Science degree
  • 2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 2.0 Graduation GPA in all CNIT courses required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • ANY COURSE TAKEN AT PURDUE CAN BE ATTEMPTED NO MORE THAN THREE TIMES (INCLUSIVE OF W, WF, WN, I, and IF)
  • Credit cannot be earned for both AGEC 21700 and ECON 21000 to fulfill degree requirements
  • A single course may not fulfill multiple requirements within the CIT BS degree
  • Courses with the ♦ are essential for the CIT degree critical path to graduation
  • Co-Curricular Requirements include the following:
    •  Professional IT Experience
    •  Globalization requirement

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical.

In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.  Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful.  These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”. 

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