A.S. Computer Information Technology

62 Credit Hours Beginning Fall 2020, Catalog Year 2021

View curriculum information at Miami University's undergraduate General Bulletin website.

First Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
ENG 111 English Composition 3
CIT 167 IT People and Practices 2
CIT 168 IT Tools & Techniques for Orgs 4
MTH 125 Pre-Calculus* 5
STC 135 Principles of Public Speaking 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 17

First Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
CIT 214 Database Design & Development 3
CIT 268 Intro to Human-Computer Interaction 3
CSE 163 Intro to Computer Concepts and Programming 3
MAJOR Concentration 3
MPF IIA or IV Miami Plan Elective 3-4

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15-16

MPFIIA Creative Arts or MPFIV Natural Science

Recommended course options

  • ART 187 or ART 188 History of Western Art
    Historical survey of Western art, including development of concepts necessary for analysis and appreciation of great works of art.
  • BIO 161 Principles of Human Physiology
    Examines physiological systems of the human body. Lecture provides basic information regarding function of these systems from an integrative perspective. In laboratory, use hands-on approach and work in small groups to conduct experiments and/or carry out projects to illustrate the Not open to Biology, Botany, or Zoology majors.
Second Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
CIT 262 Tech, Ethics and Global Society 3
CIT 273 Web Application Development 3
CIT 276 IT Systems Design and Lifecycle Management 3
ENG 215 Workplace Writing 3
MAJOR Concentration 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

Second Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Concentration 3
STA 261 Statistics 4
MPF III Miami Plan Elective 3
MAJOR Technical Elective** 3
ELECTIVE Elective 2

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

MPFIII Global Perspective

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Students must earn a minimum 2.0 GPA for all program requirements. Please note this is a guideline only; your degree audit is the official program record.

* Depending on math placement scores.

** See your Faculty Advisor for a list of approved Technical Electives.

Abbreviation Key

MP-EL = Experiential Learning

MPF I = English Composition

MPF IIC = Social Science

MPF V = Mathematics, Formal Reasoning, Technology

MPT = Thematic Sequence

MP-AW = Advanced Writing

MPF = Global Miami Plan Foundation

MPF IIB = Humanities

MPF IV = Natural Science

MP-IP = Intercultural Perspectives

MPF IIA = Creative Arts

MPF III = Global Perspectives