UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Information Technology and Systems (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

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Faculty

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5, 6

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Choose one of the following:7

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems3, 4

BA 1320 Business in a Global World3, 4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

Choose two of the following:7

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems3, 4

BA 1320 Business in a Global World3, 4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 75-78 semester credit hours

Major Preparatory Courses: 21-24 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum7

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting3

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting3

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law3

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5, 6

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

or OPRE 3340 Advanced Business Quantitative Methods3

OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis3

or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application3, 8

OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

ITSS 3311 Introduction to Programming9

ITSS 3312 Object-Oriented Programming10, 11

or ITSS 4381 Object Oriented Programming with Python10, 11

Choose two of the following:7

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems3, 4

BA 1320 Business in a Global World3, 4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

Major Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours

BCOM 1300 Introduction to Professionalism and Communication in Business12

or BCOM 3300 Professionalism and Communication in Business12

BCOM 4300 Managing Communications in Business

IMS 3310 International Business

FIN 3320 Business Finance

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

or OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

A community engagement experience is required:

BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum13

Major Related Courses: 18 semester credit hours

ITSS 4300 Database Fundamentals

ITSS 4330 Systems Analysis and Design

ITSS 4360 Network and Information Security

ITSS 4351 Foundations of Business Intelligence

ITSS 4370 Information Technology Infrastructure

ITSS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Information Systems

or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business

A practicum experience of at least 160 working hours is required:

ITSS 4090 Information Technology and Systems Internship14

BA 4090 Management Internship14

Guided Electives: 12 semester credit hours

The BS ITS degree program gives students the opportunity to focus in a specific track to obtain in-depth knowledge in a specific business area.

Students will choose one of the following tracks:

A. Business Intelligence and Analytics Track

ITSS 4352 Introduction to Web Analytics

ITSS 4353 Business Analytics

ITSS 4354 Advanced Big Data Analytics

ITSS 4355 Data Visualization

B. Enterprise Systems Track

ITSS 4340 Enterprise Resource Planning

ITSS 4343 Integrated SCM Information Systems

ITSS 4344 CRM using Salesforce

ACCT 4342 Analysis and Design of Accounting Systems

or ACCT 3322 Integrated Accounting Information Systems

C. IT Sales Engineering Track

ITSS 4340 Enterprise Resource Planning

MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Selling

MKT 4331 Digital Prospecting

or MKT 4332 Advanced Professional Sales

Any ITSS upper-division course, excluding ITSS 4301 Database Systems, that is not part of the BS INTS major preparatory, major core, or major related courses.

D. IT Product Development Track

ENTP 3301 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ENTP 3320 Start-up Launch I

Any 2 ITSS upper-division courses, excluding ITSS 4301 Database Systems, that are not part of the BS INTS major preparatory, major core, or major related courses.

E. Cybersecurity Management Track

ITSS 4356 Data Governance

ITSS 4361 Information Technology Cybersecurity

ITSS 4362 Cybersecurity Governance

Any ITSS upper-division course, excluding ITSS 4301 Database Systems15, that is not part of the BS INTS major preparatory, major core, or major related courses.

F. General Track

Any 12 SCH of ITSS upper-division courses, excluding ITSS 4301 Database Systems, that are not part of the BS INTS major preparatory, major core, or major related courses may be used to satisfy the 12 semester credit hours of guided elective credit.

All prerequisites must be met.

III. Elective Requirements: 0-3 semester credit hours

Free Electives: 0-3 semester credit hours

Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

4. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

5. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 or MATH 2417 for MATH 1325. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2414 or MATH 2419 for MATH 1326.

6. In order to make timely degree progress, students should complete MATH 1325 or its equivalent by the end of their first semester at UT Dallas. Students who will not meet this requirement should contact their academic advisor to discuss their degree timeline.

7. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.

8. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.

9. Students who have completed CS 1336 with a C or better may replace ITSS 3311 with an additional ITSS upper-division course (excluding ITSS 4301).

10. Students who have completed CS 1337 with a C or better may replace ITSS 3312 with an additional ITSS upper-division course (excluding ITSS 4301).

11. ITSS 4381 can satisfy the ITSS 3312 major preparatory requirement in prior BS INTS catalogs as long as the course is not used elsewhere on the degree plan.

12. JSOM first-time-in-college freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300 in their first semester. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300 in their first semester.

13. Students may fulfill the community engagement requirement with BA 4095, IMS 4335, ENTP 4340, or MKT 4360. The zero semester credit hour course BA 4095 is recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy this requirement.

14. Students may fulfill the internship requirement with ITSS 4090, BA 4090, or ITSS 4v90 (1-3 semester credit hours). The zero semester credit hour courses ITSS 4090 or BA 4090 are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy this requirement.

15. ACCT 4301 or ITSS 4301 may not be used to satisfy BS INTS degree requirements.

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