Information Technology (B.S.) - Gaming Design - Online

Information Technology (B.S.) - Gaming Design - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. 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 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

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


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) 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
ARTS 222Graphic Design Foundations3
ARTS 342Digital Imaging3
ARTS 473Introduction to 3D Graphics3
ARTS 474Interactive Game Development3
CSIS 209C# Programming3
or CSIS 499 Internship
Total Hours15
Free Electives
Choose 6-15 credit hours of Free Electives 16-15
Total Hours6-15

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
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Social Sciences Elective (BUSI 240) 1 3
CSIS 100 Introduction to Information Systems and Information Technology 3
Second Semester
BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Applications 3
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
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
CSIS 212 Object-Oriented Programming 3
CSIS 320 IS Hardware and Software 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
Natural Science Elective 1 3
CSIS 310 Web Programming 3
CSIS 312 Advanced Object- Oriented Programming 3
CSIS 330 Business Data Communication Systems 3
Third Year
First Semester
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
ARTS 222 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
CSIS 325 Database Management Systems 3
CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security 3
CSIS 352 System Administration 3
Second Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
ARTS 342 Digital Imaging 3
CSIS 354 Integrative Programming and Technologies 3
CSIS 375 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
ARTS 473 Introduction to 3D Graphics 3
ARTS 474 Interactive Game Development 3
CSIS 474 Enterprise Systems and Integration 3
ECON 214 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
BUSI 390 Business Common Professional Components 3
CSIS 209
C# Programming
or Internship
CSIS 484 Information Technology Capstone 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

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

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