Information Technology (B.S.) - Application & Database Development - Resident

Information Technology (B.S.) - Application & Database Development - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours40-43

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 and EVAN 101 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 and THEO 202 waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BUSI 201Intermediate Business Computer Applications 13
BUSI 230Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
BUSI 240Organizational Behavior & Management 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
BUSI 390Business Common Professional Components3
CSIS 100Introduction to Information Sciences and Systems3
CSIS 110Introduction to Computer Science3
CSIS 212Object-Oriented Programming3
CSIS 310Web Programming3
CSIS 312Advanced Object- Oriented Programming3
CSIS 320IS Hardware and Software3
CSIS 325Database Management Systems3
CSIS 330Business Data Communication Systems3
CSIS 340Studies in Information Security3
CSIS 352System Administration3
CSIS 354Integrative Programming and Technologies3
CSIS 375Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction3
CSIS 474Enterprise Systems and Integration3
CSIS 484Information Technology Capstone3
ECON 214Principles of Macroeconomics3
Total Hours48
CSIS 209C# Programming3
CSIS 327Introduction to Oracle3
CSIS 328Advanced Oracle3
CSIS 410Web Enterprise Technologies3
or CSIS 499 Internship
Total Hours12
Free Electives
Choose 4-13 credit hours of Free Electives 14-13
Total Hours4-13

Internship (maximum 6 hours) is strongly recommended

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and cognate taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
Social Science Elective (BUSI 240) 1 3
Technology Competency 2 0-3
CSIS 100 Introduction to Information Systems and Information Technology 3
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
Communications Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Math Elective (BUSI 230) 1 3
CSIS 110 Introduction to Computer Science 3
Second Year
First Semester
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Applications 3
ECON 214 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Second Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
RSCH 201 Research 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
CSIS 212 Object-Oriented Programming 3
CSIS 330 Business Data Communication Systems 3
Third Year
First Semester
CSIS 209 C# Programming 3
CSIS 310 Web Programming 3
CSIS 312 Advanced Object- Oriented Programming 3
CSIS 320 IS Hardware and Software 3
CSIS 325 Database Management Systems 3
Second Semester
CSIS 327 Introduction to Oracle 3
CSIS 328 Advanced Oracle 3
CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security 3
CSIS 352 System Administration 3
CSIS 354 Integrative Programming and Technologies 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
Natural Science Elective 1 3
BUSI 390 Business Common Professional Components 3
CSIS 375 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 3
CSIS 474 Enterprise Systems and Integration 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
Second Semester
CSIS 410
Web Enterprise Technologies
or Internship
CSIS 484 Information Technology Capstone 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling in foundational skills requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to for more information 

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