BS in Information Sciences and Technology (ISTBS) Integration & Application (ITINT) Option Recommended Academic Plan — Penn State World Campus

Information Technology: Integration & Application (ITINT) Option

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at https://advising.psu.edu/entrance-major-requirements

Semester 1

IST 110/110S: Information, People and TechnologyNotes for: IST 110/110S

IST 110/110S

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
3
MATH 110: Techniques of Calculus I

MATH 110

or MATH 140: Calculus With Analytic Geometry I

MATH 140

4
IST 297D: Intro to Application Programming

IST 297D

or CMPSC 101: Intro to C++ Programming

CMPSC 101

or IST 140: Introduction to Application Development

IST 140

3
World (Foreign) Language 001
4
Total credits 14

Semester 2

IST 210: Organization of DataNotes for: IST 210

IST 210

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
ECON 102: Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

GS
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104: Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

GS
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 014: Principles of Economics (GS)Notes for: ECON 014

ECON 014

GS
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
World (Foreign) Language 002
4
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

GWS
or ENGL 030Notes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

GWS
3
Total credits 16

Summer: IST 495 Internship

One internship for credit is required to complete degree requirements, a maximum of three internships for credit are allowed.
1
Total credits 1

Semester 3

IST 220: Networking and TelecommunicationsNotes for: IST 220

IST 220

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
3
IST 230: Language, Logic and Discrete Math

IST 230

3
World (Foreign) Language 003
4
Humanities (GH)
3
Arts (GA)
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

IST 240: Introduction to Computer Languages

IST 240

3
STAT 200 (GQ): Elementary Statistics

STAT 200

4
CAS 100: Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

GWS
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Total credits 16

Summer: IST 495 Internship

One internship for credit is required to complete degree requirements, a maximum of three internships for credit are allowed.
1
Total credits 1

Semester 5

IST 301 I: Information and Organizations

IST 301 I

3
IST 302: IT Project Management

IST 302

3
Support of Option
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

IST 331: Organization and Design of Information Systems

IST 331

3
IST 420: Fundamentals of Systems and Enterprise

IST 420

3
Support of Option
3
Foreign Culture
3
ENGL 202C: Effective Writing: Technical Writing

ENGL 202C

or ENGL 202D: Effective Writing: Business Writing

ENGL 202D

3
Total credits 15

Summer: IST 495 Internship

One internship for credit is required to complete degree requirements, a maximum of three internships for credit are allowed.
1
Total credits 1

Semester 7

IST 402: Emerging Issues & Technologies

IST 402

or IST 451: Network Security

IST 451

or IST 454: Computer & Cyber Forensics

IST 454

3
IST 421: Advanced Enterprise Integration: Technologies and Applications

IST 421

3
Support of Option
3
Foreign Culture
3
Arts (GA)
3
Elective
1
Total credits 16

Semester 8

IST 440W: IST Integration and Problem Solving

IST 440W

3
Support of Option
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Elective
4
US Cultures (US)
or Elective
3
Total credits 16

Additional Notes

One internship for credit is required to complete degree requirements, a maximum of three internships for credit are allowed. 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ECON 102
GS
ECON 104
GS
ECON 014
GS
ENGL 015
GWS
ENGL 030
GWS
CAS 100
GWS