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Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN NETWORKING AND SYSTEMS SECURITY (BEITNSS)

The Value of a CALUNIVERSITY Online Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology Degree

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Networking and Systems Security (BEIT NSS) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in networking and systems security. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and information systems.

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT (BEITPM)

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Project Management (BEIT PM) program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to apply business principles and management practices with specialization in project management. Students pursuing this specialization will learn about information technology, knowledge management, information security, and project management.

Credits required for degree completion: 120
Maximum transfer credits accepted: 90
Program length: 2 years
Cost per credit: $345
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Degree Plan Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology – Networking and System Security (BEIT-NSS)
Course Number Course Name Credits Foundation / Core GE Elective / Specialization
Semester 1          
ACE 100 Accelerate, Connect, Equip 3 3
GEN 101 English Composition I 3 3
Social Science Elective (100/200) 3 3
Semester 2          
GEN 201 English Composition II 3 3
Elective (100/200) 3 3
GEN 102 United States History 3 3
Semester 3          
GEN 103 United States Government 3 3
GEN 104 Mathematics 3 3
 MKT 226 Principles of Marketing 3 3
Semester 4          
BUS 215 Business Communications 3 3
ECO 215 Survey of Economics 3 3
GEN 105 Algebra 3 3
Semester 5          
BUS 201 Business and Society 3 3
ECO 220 Macroeconomics 3 3
IST 228 Data Communication and Distributed Networks 3 3
Semester 6          
IST 234 Fundamentals of Database Management 3 3
IST 227 Information Technology in Business 3 3
IST 235 Legal Issues in Information Technology 3 3
Semester 7          
IST 221 Fundamentals of Computing 3 3
MGT 251 Organizational Behavior 3 3
ACC 222 Financial Accounting 3 3
Semester 8          
BUS 314 Business Law 3 3
ACC 421 Managerial Accounting 3 3
FIN 224 Principles of Financial Management 3 3
Semester 9          
BUS 214 Business Statistics 3 3
IST 225 Computer Systems Architecture 3 3
BUS 425 Business Ethics 3 3
Semester 10          
IST 426 Advanced Systems Administration 3 3
MGT 228 Introduction to the Process of Management 3 3
IST 346 Computer Security Fundamentals 3 3
Semester 11          
IST 445 Network Infrastructure and Services 3 3
GEN 106 Calculus 3 3
MGT 440 Operations Management 3 3
Semester 12          
IST 450 Directory Services and Infrastructure 3 3
IST 423 Information System Analysis Design and Implementation 3 3
MGT 460 Leadership in Organizations 3 3
Semester 13          
IST 452 Messaging Infrastructure Management 3 3
IST 430 Information Systems Management and Practice 3 3
IST 458 Routing and Switching System 3 3
Semester 14          
IST 447 Software Engineering 3 3
  Total Credits: 120 66 36 18

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Select and apply appropriate knowledge, skills, and tools associated with engineering technology activities including practical internet skills in organizational settings
  • Demonstrate the ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to exercise and improve managerial decision making.
  • Identify theories, models, and appropriate concepts for analyzing and solving information technology problems.
  • Show sensitivity to professional and ethical responsibilities and a respect for diversity.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of engineering technology solutions in both domestic and global contexts.
Degree Plan Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology – Project Management (BEIT-PM)
Course Number Course Name Credits Foundation / Core GE Elective / Specialization
Semester 1  
ACE 100 Accelerate, Connect, Equip 3 3
GEN 101 English Composition I 3 3
Social Science Elective (100/200) 3 3
Semester 2  
GEN 201 English Composition II 3 3
MKT 226 Principles of Marketing 3 3
GEN 102 United States History 3 3
Semester 3  
GEN 103 United States Government 3 3
GEN 104 Mathematics 3 3
Elective (100/200) 3 3
Semester 4  
BUS 215 Business Communications 3 3
Elective (100/200) 3 3
GEN 105 Algebra 3 3
Semester 5  
BUS 201 Business and Society 3 3
ECO 215 Survey of Economics 3 3
IST 228 Data Communications and Distributed Networks 3 3
Semester 6  
IST 234 Fundamentals of Database Management 3 3
ECO 220 Macroeconomics 3 3
IST 235 Legal Issues in Information Technology 3 3
Semester 7  
IST 221 Fundamentals of Computing 3 3
MGT 251 Organizational Behavior 3 3
ACC 222 Financial Accounting 3 3
Semester 8  
BUS 314 Business Law 3 3
ACC 421 Managerial Accounting 3  3
FIN 224 Principles of Financial Management 3 3
Semester 9  
BUS 214 Business Statistics 3 3
BUS 425 Business Ethics 3 3
IST 433 Advanced Database Management 3 3
Semester 10  
MGT 228 Introduction to the Process of Management 3 3
IST 346 Computer Security Fundamentals 3 3
IST 435 Information Systems Project Management 3 3
Semester 11  
GEN 106 Calculus 3 3
MGT 440 Operations Management 3 3
IST 439 Enterprise Resource Management 3 3
Semester 12  
IST 423 Information System Analysis Design and Implementation 3 3
MGT 460 Leadership in Organizations 3 3
IST 446 Advanced Internet Security and Threats 3 3
Semester 13  
Elective 3 3
IST 430 Information Systems Management and Practice 3 3
MGT 450 Project Management 3 3
Semester 14  
IST 447 Software Engineering 3 3
Total Credits: 120 66 30 24

Program Competencies and Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Select and apply appropriate knowledge, skills, and tools associated withproject management activities in organizational settings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a project team.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to exercise and improve managerial decision making within project management.
  • Identify theories, models, and appropriate concepts for analyzing and solving project management problems.
  • Show sensitivity to professional and ethical responsibilities and a respect for diversity.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of project management solutions in both domestic and global contexts.

Emphasis in IT Project Management

  • IST 433 Advanced Database Management System
  • IST 435 Information Systems Project Management
  • IST 439 Enterprise Resource Management
  • IST 446 Advanced Internet Security and Threats
  • MGT 450 Project Management
  • Three Electives 200/300/400

Emphasis in Networking and Systems Security

  • IST 426 Advanced Systems Administration
  • IST 445 Network Infrastructure and Services
  • IST 450 Directory Services and Infrastructure
  • IST 452 Messaging Infrastructure Management
  • IST 458 Routing and Switching Systems

Course Schedule

The Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology program requires the completion of 120 units of coursework that include:

General Education Courses BEIT-PM:  33 Units / 11 Courses
General Education Courses BEIT-NSS:  33 Units / 11 Courses
California Intercontinental University uses elements of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) to determine the breadth of requirements for general education courses. In making this determination, courses that are recognized by IGETC that are not offered by California Intercontinental University may be considered for waiver of certain General Education courses.

General Electives:
In alignment with the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) program, students can demonstrate multidisciplinary knowledge through transfer of courses or students may also elect to fulfill the unit mandate by taking the General Elective Courses or any other undergraduate course offered by CALUNIVERSITY.

Information Technology Core Courses BEIT-PM:  63 Units / 21 Courses
Information Technology Core Courses BEIT-NSS:  72 Units / 24 Courses
Specialization Courses BEIT-PM:  24 Units / 8 Courses including 3 electives 200/300/400
Specialization Courses BEIT-NSS:  15 Units / 5 Courses

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the preliminary admissions requirements, an applicant for the Bachelor’s degree program must submit and meet the following admission prerequisites:

  1. Official transcript showing the completion of a high school diploma or GED, (with no college-level work). DD 214 documents showing High School completion may be accepted as proof for military students.
  2. If the applicant has completed some approved postsecondary college work, a sealed copy of his/her official transcripts will be required (no verification of HS completion will be needed in this case)
  3. The applicant’s college academic record must show a minimal grade point average (GPA) of C (2.0 on a scale of 4.0) or higher
Graduation Requirements

The Bachelor’s Degree is conferred upon those who have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Successfully complete the GE, Required, and Emphasis courses of the appropriate curriculum (or their equivalent) and have fulfilled the minimal required Learning Time for each course and program
  2. Met the study time residency requirement for degree completion and award
  3. Achieve at least 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for all courses taken at California Intercontinental University
  4. Be cleared of all indebtedness and other obligations to California Intercontinental University prior to degree award
  5. Be recommended for graduation by the Faculty and Academic Department

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