Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences & Technology Information Technology (ISSCC)

Penn State New Kensington

Semester 1

IST 110 (GS) - Introduction to Information, People and TechnolgoyNotes for: IST 110 (GS)

IST 110 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 140 - Introduction to Application DevelopmentNotes for: IST 140

IST 140

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
World Language 001

World Language 001

4
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 17

Semester 2

IST 210 - Organization of DataNotes for: IST 210

IST 210

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 220 - Networking and Telecommunications Notes for: IST 220 - Networking and Telecommunications

IST 220 - Networking and Telecommunications

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
World Language 002

World Language 002

4
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

IST 230 - Language, Logic and Discrete MathematicsNotes for: IST 230

IST 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Humanities (GH)

GH

3
World Language 003

World Language 003

4
General Natural Sciences (GN)

General Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

IST 242 - Intermediate and Object-Oriented Application DevelopmentNotes for: IST 242

IST 242

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
4
General Sociology (GS)

GS

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 5

IST 301 - Information and Organizations Notes for: IST 301

IST 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 302 - IT Project Management (option requirement)Notes for: IST 302

IST 302

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Support of Option Course
3
Elective

Elective

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

GHA

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

IST 331 - Organization and Design of Information Systems: User and System PrinciplesNotes for: IST 331

IST 331

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 420 - Fundamentals of Systems and Enterprize Intergration (option requirement)Notes for: IST 420

IST 420

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Support of Option Course

3
3
Foreign Cultures Requirement (See adviser for list)

Foreign Cultures Requirement

3
Total credits 15

Summer Semesters

IST 495 - InternshipNotes for: IST 495

IST 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Total credits 1

Semester 7

IST 421 - Adv. Enterprise Integration: Technologies and Applications (option requirement)Notes for: IST 421

IST 421

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 4XX -Emerging Issues and TechnologyNotes for: IST

IST

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Support of Option Course

3
General Arts (GA)

GA

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Foreign CultureNotes for: Foreign Culture

Foreign Culture

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Support of Option Course

3
General Natural Sciences

GN

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • “W” is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
     

Program Notes:  The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through the curriculum. 

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

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