Pathway Plan of Study (with Summer Term)

This pathway is intended to be a matriculate plan for students seeking two specific degrees: AAS in Information Technology, followed by a BS majoring in MIS. It does not apply to other associate or bachelor's degrees. This plan will require a minimum of 9 full semesters (with option of 8 full semesters and 2 summer semesters) and careful scheduling of courses is required. COB strictly enforces all course prerequisites and program requirements, including the overall GPA of 2.0 in all the "Primary Lower Core" courses.

* Primary lower core courses for BS. These seven courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C- with an overall 2.0 GPA in the seven courses as an admission requirement into the COB upper-divison.

** Primary lower core courses for BS and required or electives for the AAS but can be counted toward COB requirements

Credit Count

Non-Business Credits:     76
Business Credits:              54
Total Credits:                   130
Upper-Division Credits:   39

Year 1

Fall Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Fall Semester semester, Year 1 year.
CourseCredits
M 115** Probability and Linear Math(3)
Or M 121** College Algebra(3)
Or M 151** Precalculus(3)
Or M 162** Applied Calculus(4)
ITS 150 CCNA 1: Exploration3
CSCI 105 Computer Fluency3
ITS 165 OS Commands and Scripts3
WRIT 101** College Writing3
Total Credits15-16 credits

Spring Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Spring Semester semester, Year 1 year.
CourseCredits
ITS 210 Network OS - Desktop3
ITS 280 Computer Repair and Maintenance3
CSCI 172* Intro to Computer Modeling3
ITS 289 Professional Certification A+1
BGEN 105S Introduction to Business3
CSCI 135* Fundamentals of Computer Science3
Total Credits16 credits

Year 2

Fall Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Fall Semester semester, Year 2 year.
CourseCredits
MART 232 Interactive Web Publishing II3
CSCI 240 Database and SQL3
COMX 111A* Introduction to Public Speaking3
CSCI 215E Ethics in Computer Science3
CSCI 136 Fundamentals of Computer Science II3
Total Credits15 Credits

Spring Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Spring Semester semester, Year 2 year.
CourseCredits
CSCI 221 Systems Analysis and Design3
CSCI 113 Programming with C++3
ITS 298 Internship3
ACTG 201** Principles of Financial Accounting3
BMIS 270** MIS Foundation for Business3
Total Credits15 Credits

Apply for AAS graduation by October.

Year 3 (AAS complete, courses taken at mountain campus)

Fall Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Fall Semester semester, Year 3 (AAS complete, courses taken at mountain campus) year.
CourseCredits
STAT 216* Introduction to Statistics(4)
Or SOCI 202 Social Statistics(3)
Or PSYX 222 Psychological Statistics(3)
Or FORS 201 Forest Biometrics(3)
ECNS 201S* Principles of Microeconomics3
ACTG 202* Principles of Manageria Accounting3
BGEN 220E Business Ethics & Social Responsibility3
Literary and Artistic Studies (L) Course3
Total Credits15-16 credits

Spring Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Spring Semester semester, Year 3 (AAS complete, courses taken at mountain campus) year.
CourseCredits
ECNS 202S Principles of Macroeconomics3
BFIN 322 Business Finance3
BGEN 361 Business Law3
BMIS 365 Business Application Development3
BMIS 373 Systems Analysis & Design3
Total Credits15 Credits

Summer Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Summer Semester semester, Year 3 (AAS complete, courses taken at mountain campus) year.
CourseCredits
BMGT 322 Operations MGMT3
BMGT 340 MGMT & Org. Behavior3
Total Credits6 Credits

Year 4

Fall Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Fall Semester semester, Year 4 year.
CourseCredits
BMKT 325 Marketing Principles3
BMIS 326 Intro to Data Analytics3
BMIS 372 Information Infrastructures3
Natural Science (N) Course3
Historical Studies (H) Course(3)
Or Democracy & Citzenship (Y) Course(3)
Total Credits15 Credits

Spring Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Spring Semester semester, Year 4 year.
CourseCredits
BMGT 499 Business Capstone3
BMIS 476 Integrated Project MGMT3
BMIS Elective Upper-Division 3
Historical Studies (H) Course(3)
Or Cultural & International Diversity (X) Course(3)
Natural Science w/Lab (N) Course3
Total Credits12 Credits

Summer Semester

This table gives the recommended course load for Summer Semester semester, Year 4 year.
CourseCredits
BMIS 498 MIS Internship3
Total Credits3 Credits