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Information Technology (BS from AS in Information Technology)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BS degree in Information Technology with the AS in Information Technology while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BS in Information Technology, please contact the School of Business Administration at soba@marymount.edu or 703-284-5910.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here.
Fall Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG 111 College Composition 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication (WR)
Social Science Elective (recommend PSY or SOC) 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
MTH 163 Precalculus I 3 MA 900 Mathematics Elective  
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications 3 IT 900 Information Technology Elective  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 (no credit awarded)  
Total Credits 16    
 
Spring Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 Composition II Written Communication (WR)
ITE 170 Multimedia Software 3 IT 900 Information Technology Elective  
MTH 271 Applied Calculus I 3 MA 901 Mathematics Elective Mathematics (MT)
ITN 100 Introduction to Telecommunications 3 IT 305 Computer Networking Major
ITP 100 Software Design 3 IT 320 Structure of Programming Languages Major (this course can be applied to specialty requirements)
Total Credits 15    
 
Fall Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 CMD 900 Communication and Media Design Elective  
ITN 260 Network Security Basics (recommended) 3 IT 120 Cybersecurity Principles Major
ITP 120 Java Programming I 4 IT 130 Java Programming Major
Physical or Life Sciences with Lab 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
Fine Arts/Humanities Elective (recommend PH 101) 3 PH 100 Introduction to Philosophy Introductory Philosophy (PH-1)
Total Credits 17    
 
Spring Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
Humanities or Fine Arts Elective (recommend 200-level English course) 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Literature (LT-1)
ITD 256 Advanced Database Management 3 IT 310 Database Technology Major
ITE 221 PC Hardware and O/S Structure 3 IT 205 Computer Technology Major
Physical or Life Sciences with Lab 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
Social Science Elective (recommend PSY or SOC) 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Total Credits 16    

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