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Information systems and technologies facilitate the functions of organizations and interpersonal
interactions in modern societies. The goal of the Informatics program is to educate students to apply
information technologies and to design, maintain, and adapt information systems that solve problems
with an understanding of human needs and context. The basic curriculum for the program is as

Curriculum Component Hours
General education 43
Core courses 35
Concentration core 30
Concentration electives 9
Capstone 3







Practical information technology (IT) training can be delivered by a variety of programs, from for-profit
training institutes to community colleges. A university graduate in an IT field can distinguish
himself or herself by the ability to analyze a problem with a broader perspective, covering the
professional, ethical, legal, security, and social responsibilities. More importantly, he or she has the
knowledge and ability to adapt to emerging technologies and stay current with newer tools as they are
developed in his or her career. The Informatics core and capstone courses are designed and chosen to prepare our students to develop the aforementioned abilities by educating them in these bodies of knowledge:

Body of Knowledge  Credit  Course
Informatics Fundamentals  3 INFX 101
Programming Fundamentals 3 CMPS 150
Human Computer Interaction 3 INFX 210
Information Technology Infrastructure 3 INFX 240
Computational Thinking 3 INFX 301
Computers in Society 3 CMPS 310
Information Assurance and Security 3 INFX 320
Information Management 3 INFX 330
Technical Writing 3 ENGL 365
Systems Integration and Architecture 3 INFX 380
System Administration and Maintenance 3 INFX 450
Web Systems and Technologies 3 INFX 470
Informatics Capstone 3 INFX 490

Upper Division Requirements.