BSIS Degree Requirements Worksheet (Updated June 2015)

 
 I. SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
 Category Course # and Title
   Writing
   Writing II
   Math
   Ling 1000 or Phil 500
   Foreign Language
   Statistics

 

 II. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
 Category Course # and Title
   Literature
   Music & Art
   Communication
     
   Social Science (Two courses from two different fields chosen from the following four fields)
     Africana Studies:
     Economics:
     Political Science:
     Sociology:
   
   History / Culture
   Psychology
   Science Sequence
   Natural Science 3rd

 

 III. RELATED AREA : 
Five courses from any area in which a degree program is offered at the Pitt or an approved certificate program. The total number of credits must be at least 15.
  Course # and Title   Course # and Title
1. 4.
2. 5.
3.

 

 IV. INFORMATION SCIENCE COURSE REQUIREMENTS
 
Core Courses (All six courses required)
0010 Introduction to Information, Systems and Society
0017 Fundamentals of Object-Orntd Pgm
1022 Database Management Systems
1024 Analysis of Information Systems
1044 Human Factors in System Design
1070 Introduction to Telecom and Networks
 
Concentrations (Three courses from one concentration)
Information Systems:
1017 Impl of Info Systems (JAVA 2)
1025 Dsgn of Info Systems

User Centered Design:
1052 User Centered Design
1014 Graphics 
1059 Web Programming
1068 Geospat Info Sys (GIS)

Networks and Security:
1071 Applications of Networks
1072 Introduction to Wireless Networks 
1073 Application Development for Mobile Devices
1074 Computer Security
1075 Network Security
1076 Phys Layer of Comm 1
1079 Cmp Network Lab

Self design:
Any three special topics courses can be used to satisfy concentrations:

IS 1090 (Sp Topics-Prog)
IS 1091 (Sp Topics-Beh)
IS 1092 (Sp Topics-Sys)
 
Capstone Experience (One course)
1085 Internship
1080 Independent Study
1059 Web Programming
 

NOTE:  New classes are offered/updated  every term at Pitt. If you have taken a class not on the ‘Degree Requirements Worksheet’, please contact the IS undergraduate advisor to see if it will count – Mary Koller – koller@pitt.edu.

 
Please check course description for prerequisite information. more detail >>