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Systems Analysis and Design, BS


About the Program

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

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for System Analysis and Design  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.

TCIT-BS SAAD
120 CREDITS FOR GRADUATION
“C-” or better in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to CNIT course

Departmental/Program Major Courses (120 credits)


Information Systems Selectives


Any CNIT or CGT 30000 level or higher courses, EPCS (3 credits) approved by CIT faculty

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (68 credits)


Accounting Selective (3 credits)


Professional Writing Selective (3 credits)


Humanities Selective (3 credits)


(satisfies Human Cultures Humanities for core). See approved list at: http://www.purdue.edu/provost/initiatives/curriculum/course.html

Behavioral/Social Science Foundational Selective


(satisfies Human Culture Behavioral/Social Science for core). See approval list at: http://www.purdue.edu/provost/initiatives/curriculum/course.html

University Core Requirements


Program Requirements


15 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


Third Semester

15 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


Fourth Semester

15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


Fifth Semester

16 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


Sixth Semester

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


Seventh Semester

  • Interdisciplinary Selective 10 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Interdisciplinary Selective 10 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • SAAD Selective 8 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Information Systems Selective 11 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities Foundational Selective 13 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *

15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


Eighth Semester

  • Information Systems Selective 11 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Interdisciplinary Selective 10 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Interdisciplinary Selective 10 - Credit Hours: 2.00
  • Behavioral/Social Sciences Foundational Selective 14 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *

14 Credits


120 Total Credits


Note


*Fulfills University core

  1. Students must earn a C- or better in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to CNIT courses.
  2. 120 semester credits listed above are required for the CIT Bachelor of Science degree with a SA&D concentration.
  3. 2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
  4. 2.0 Graduation GPA in all CNIT courses required for Bachelor of Science degree.
  5. CNIT COURSES MAY BE TAKEN NO MORE THAN THREE TIMES (INCLUSIVE OF W, WF, OR WN, AND I GRADES): STUDENTS NOT FULFILLING THIS POLICY MUST WITHDRAW FROM THE PROGRAM.
  6. ANY COURSE TAKEN AT PURDUE CAN BE ATTEMPTED NO MORE THAN THREE TIMES (INCLUSIVE OF W, WF, WN, I, AND IF).
  7. Courses with ** are essential for the CIT degree critical path to graduation.

Degree Requirements


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

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Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.