Information Technology Four-Year Degree Plan: Cybersecurity option

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Physical Science w/lab or Life Science w/lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
ITC 235 Computer Hardware and Operating Systems 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ITC 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
ITC 260 Introduction to Java Programming 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ITC 295 Database Management Systems Concepts and Design 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Cultural Competence - Take ANT 100/GRY 100/IDS 297/REL 210 to also count on globalization list 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
ITC 388 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
ITC 330 Introduction to Networking 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 430 Advanced Networking 3
IT Cybersecurity track course - ITC 560 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
Physical Science (no lab) or Life Science (no lab) - General Education 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
IT Cybersecurity track course 3
IT Cybersecurity track course 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
General Electives to bring total to 120 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
IT Cybersecurity track course 3
General Electives to bring total to 120 2
Total hours14

IT Cybersecurity track courses

Select four of the following courses.

Degree plan last reviewed 07-22-2021.