Information Technology

Information Science Major at Pitt-Greensburg

48 credits
Bachelor of Science

Information Technology is concerned with the problem of managing, using, and communicating information to support decision making and with the task of finding the proper combination of people, procedures, and technology for the design of effective information systems.

Admission Requirement

Information Technology students must apply for admission to the Information Science program once they have successfully earned 55 credits and a GPA of at least a 2.75. See an Advisor for details.

Information Technology students must complete all major courses, related area courses, and skill and general education courses with a grade of a C or better.

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General Degree Requirements


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Required Criteria:

  • A bachelor's degree from a Pitt campus earned in a STEM Field.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Complete at least one undergraduate programming course
  • For more information about the School of Information Sciences, go to www.ischool.pitt.edu

Required Courses 7 courses - 21 credits
Courses Title Credits
INFSCI 0010 Introduction to Information Systems and Society 3
CS 0421 Programming Using Java 3
CS 0422 Advanced Programming Using Java 3
INFSCI 1022 Database Management Systems 3
INFSCI 1024 Information Systems and Analysis 3
INFSCI 1044 Human Factors in System Design 3
INFSCI 1070 Introduction to Telecommunications and Networks 3
Elective Courses 4 courses - 12 credits  
Any INFSCI courses not used to fulfill another requirement may be taken as an elective.
Related Area 4 courses - 12 credits
Take four courses from a single department such as Management, Psychology, Communication, or Mathematics. Other departments in the Natural Sciences, Behavioral Sciences and Humanities may also be used as a related area.
Additional Requirements 1 course - 3 credits
Courses Title Credit
INFSCI 1080 Independent Study OR 3
INFSCI 1085 Internship 3