2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Computer and Information Technology (CIT), BS
About the Program
Tackle society’s grand challenges with a degree in information technology. For example, helping make solar energy economical requires skills in programming, big data analytics and networking. Engineering better medicines requires skills in bioinformatics, big data analytics and artificial intelligence. And keeping cyberspace safe requires skills in networking, cyber security and cyber forensics.
You will learn to harness the power of computers, software, and computer networks to create systems that help solve business problems and create a competitive advantage. Information technology professionals are responsible for information systems that provide timely and correct information, support efficient business processes, and promote effective communication. The flexible curriculum allows you to focus on specific topics throughout your time at Purdue.
This program is also offered at the Purdue College of Technology locations in Anderson, Columbus and Kokomo.
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Summary of Program Requirements
The Summary of Program Requirements for Computer and Information Technology is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.
Detailed Program Requirements
Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.
120 CREDITS FOR GRADUATION
“C-” or better required in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to CNIT course