BS in Information Technology

(123 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time: 41 months)

IT Advances Will Dominate the Future:
Prepare for Your Career in this Technology Revolution

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. The program includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

Atlantis University offers a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Degree program that can be obtained by: transferring credits earned in a Computer Information Technology Associate’s Degree (60 credit hours) or equivalent and completing the remaining prescribed major courses (additional 63 credit hours) for a total of 123 semester credit hours

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Program Objective

  • To plan, construct, troubleshoot, and maintain enterprise network infrastructures.
  • To design, configure, and maintain a cloud infrastructure.
  • To equip students with the skills in protection and application of network security, compliance/operational intelligence, threats, access control, and cryptography.
  • To use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
  • Through a conceptual understanding, apply technological skills in hardware, networking, security, cloud computing, database, web development, IT project management and research to analyze and solve problems.

Program Outline

To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, students must earn 123.0 credit hours. Program requirements are indicated below. Credit hours in parentheses indicate the required number of credit hours in each discipline:

B.S. in IT: Breakdown of Courses

(123 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time: 41 months) (Select from the following courses, or from course equivalent offerings)

General Education Courses (15.0 Credits Required)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
Oral Communications (3.0 Credit hours)
ENGL 100Language and Speech Communications3
Humanities (3.0 Credit hours)
PHIL 102Legal and Ethical Issues3
Mathematics (3.0 Credit hours)
MATH 102College Algebra3
English (3.0 Credit hours)
ENGL 200English Composition I3
Behavioral Science / Social Environment (3.0 Credit hours)
PSY 201Psychology3
SOC 210Sociology3

Upper Division General Education Courses (15.0 Credits Required)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
English (3.0 Credit hours)
ENGL 302English Composition II3
Foreign Language (3.0 Credit hours)
SPN 310Conversational Spanish3
Natural Science (3.0 Credit hours)
BSC 310General Biology3
English (3.0 Credit hours)
ENGL 200English Composition I3
Economics (6.0 Credit hours)
ECON 302Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)3
ECON 303Macroeconomics3

Information Technology Core Courses (93.0 Credits Required)

Lower Division Major Courses (45 credits required)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
CIT 100Introduction to Computers3
CIT 107Introduction to Computer Forensics3
CIT 122Mobile Forensics3
CIT 225Management Information Systems3
CIT 251Org. and Technology of Information Systems3
CIT 280Network Design
(Prep for Network+ Certification)
CIT 281Network Administration and Technical Support
(Prep for Cisco ICDN1 Certification)
CIT 282Advanced Network Administration
(Prep for Cisco ICDN2 Certification)
CIT 283Advanced Network Analysis3
CIT 302Introduction to Modern Web Development3
CIT 381Linux Technology
(Prep for Linux+ Certification)
CIT 382Cloud Technology Developer
(Prep for AWS Solutions Associate Certification)
CIT 383Advanced Cloud Technology Architect
(Prep for AWS Solutions Professional Certification)
CIT 384Manage Cloud Technology Identities
(Prep for Managing Office 365 Identities & Requirements Certification)
CIT 385Enabling Cloud Services
(Prep for Enabling Office 365 Services Certification)

Upper Division Major Courses (30 Credits Required)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
CIT 303Database & Security Administration3
CIT 109Oracle Database Administration
(Prep for Oracle Database Certified Associate Certification)
CIT 452IT Project Management3
CIT 453Expert Systems3
CIT 454Cyber law3
CIT 480Security Technology
(Prep for Security+ Certification)
CIT 481Security Ethical
(Prep for EC Council CEH Certification)
CIT 482Security Analyst
(Prep for EC Council ECSA Certification)
CIT 483Information Systems Security
(Prep for ISC2 CISSP Certification)
CIT 484Advanced Information Systems Security3

(Prep for ISC2 CISSP Certification)
Elective courses (18 CREDIT HOURS)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
CIT    108Advanced Computer Forensics3
EMPL 101Employment Skills3
BUS   101Introduction to Business3
CIT    405Routing Protocols and Concepts3
CIT    250Introduction to Linear Systems3
CIT    270C++ Programming3


  • Attend class when it’s convenient for you – days, evenings or online.


  • Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation.

Transfer your Credits

  • Transfer up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree.

Learn from experience

  • Get real-world insight from faculty averaging 24 years of professional experience.

Get Prepared for IT Certifications:
AWS Solutions Assoc.
As part of your AU IT Program

AU prepares IT students for important certifications for specific areas of focus as part of their degree or diploma program, but the student
must apply for and complete the certifications on his or her own.


Taking this class:

CIT-382 Cloud Tech Developer

Prepares You For This Certification:

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Associate Certification

What’s my investment?

We pride ourselves in delivery quality education at a lower cost. Atlantis University is half the cost of other traditional universities.

Academic InstitutionsAverage Cost/Semester Per Semester
(Graduate program = 4 months)
University of Miami$16,700.00
Barry University$14,080.00
Nova Southeastern University$12,200.00
Florida International University$9,200.00
Miami Dade$7,100.00
Atlantis University$5,400.00 *Without scholarship