Department of Computing and Technology

The Department of Computing and Technology provides Associate in Applied Science degrees in Information Technology and Multimedia Design.  Bachelor of Science Degrees are offered with studies in Computer  Science, Information Technology, Multimedia Design, and Technology.  
                           
Students who have completed an Associate in Applied Science Degree from any regionally accredited college or university may use the technical specialty portion of that degree toward the MAJOR-MINOR requirements for the B.S. degree in Technology at Cameron.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Baccalaureate degree programs are designed to provide students with advanced theoretical and/or technical expertise, prepare students for supervisory or managerial positions, and prepare students to be successful in graduate school. Program requirements are flexible to allow students to select courses to meet individual goals or respond to employment trends in emerging technology areas.


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
MAJOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (415)

Computer Science is the study of computer technology, including hardware and software. It includes the systematic study of computing systems and computation. The body of knowledge resulting from this discipline contains theories for understanding computing systems and methods; design methodology, algorithms, and tools; methods for the testing of concepts; methods of analysis and verification; and knowledge representation and implementation. A student graduating with this degree can easily move into industry or pursue graduate studies.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Required Courses (57 hours)

CS 1113, CS 1313, CS 1513, CS 1523, CS 1733, CS 2333, CS 2413, CS 3013, CS 3183, CS 3203, CS 3513, CS 3713, CS 40013, CS 4203, CS 4233, IAS 2233, IT 1063, IT 1213, IT 2063

B. Additional Requirements (13 hours)

All computer science majors must complete three of the following courses: MATH 2215, MATH 2235, MATH 4433 OR STAT 2013

Some students may also need to take some or all of the following courses as prerequisites: MATH 0013, MATH 0103, MATH 0213, MATH 1513, MATH 1613, or MATH 1715.

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IV. ELECTIVES TO COMPLETE 124 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION.


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
MAJOR IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (414)

The Information Technology Bachelor Degree program builds upon knowledge gained in the Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology and provides new areas of study. Options are available in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, and Cyber Security and Information Assurance. Important student outcomes for this program include significant communication and business skills required for success in industry careers.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

The Information Technology program requires specific courses for meeting General Education requirements in mathematics as follows:

Mathematics - MATH 2215 or 2713

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II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. MAJOR-MINOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Core Courses (42 hours) 

CIS 1013, CIS 2033, CIS 3083, IAS 2233, IT 1063, IT 1213, IT 1413, IT 2063, IT 2413, IT 3603, IT 4342, IT 4444, STAT 2013, and TECH 3013 

B. Option (15-16 hours)

Choose one of the following options:

Computer Information Systems Option (16 hours)

CIS 2043, CIS 2083, CIS 3064, CIS 3183, CIS 4063

Management Information Systems Option (15 hours)

MIS 2113, MIS 3033, MIS 3083, MIS 4033, MIS 4533

Cyber Security and Information Assurance Option (15 hours)

IAS 2333, IAS 3063, IAS 3233, IAS 3263, IAS 4063

C. Guided Electives (6 hours)

Choose 6 hours from the following: TECH 3000-3, TECH 4001-6, TECH 4033, TECH 4143, MGMT 4443, TECH 4491-3

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IV. ELECTIVES TO COMPLETE 124 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
MAJOR IN MULTIMEDIA DESIGN (420)

The purpose of this program is to prepare individuals with technical multimedia development and management skills. Graduates will be prepared to maximize the opportunities presented by the media explosion through the development of technical multimedia skills and through management training.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Technical-Occupational Specialty Courses From A.A.S. (27 hours)

MM 1013, MM 1133, MM 1143, MM 1154, MM 2023, MM 2033, MM 2123, MM 2132, MM 2803

B. Technical-Occupational Support Courses (10 hours)

CIS 1013 or MIS 2113, ENGL 2333, RTV 2104 

C. Advanced Specialty Courses (23 hours)

MM 3013, MM 3113, MM 3203, MM 4003, MM 4023, MM 4414, MM 4804

D. Concentration (15-21 hours)

Choose one of the following concentrations:

Instructional Design Project Leader (21 hours)

MIS 4433, MGMT 2213, TECH 3013, CS 1313, MGMT 3013, COMM 4673, MKTG 3413

Web Development Professional (21 hours)*

CS 1313, IT 2413, CS 2333, CIS 3183, CS 30013, MIS 3033, MIS 30213

*MATH 1513 is required for this concentration.

3D Animation (15 hours)

ART 1113, ART 3133, MM 3031, MM 3041, MM 3051, MM 3063, MM 3073

General (18 hours)

Courses approved by a MMD advisor, representing a cohesive specialty to complement the career goals of a student.

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
MAJOR IN TECHNOLOGY (410)

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Technology program provides an opportunity for AAS-level technicians from diverse backgrounds to become technologists, supervisors and managers.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS  44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. MAJOR-MINOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Required Core Courses (15 hours)
TECH 3013, TECH 4033, TECH 4143, TECH 4443, and Select 3 hours from: TECH 3000-3, TECH 4001-6, or an Advisor approved upper division course

B. Technical Specialty (32 hours)
Approved by Department of Computing and Technology 

C. Upper Division Courses (16 hours)
Selected to complement the student's goals and objectives and approved by the Department of Computing and Technology.

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IV. ELECTIVES TO COMPLETE 124 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

Associate Degree programs in Applied Science are designed to prepare students for employment requiring expertise in a technical specialty. Graduates of these programs have been successful in obtaining employment in a variety of positions in business, industry and government.


ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
MAJOR IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (514)

The Information Technology program is designed to prepare for employment requiring expertise as an information technology specialist. Graduates of this program will be successful in obtaining employment in a variety of positions in business, industry and government.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A. Required Courses (12 hours)

ENGL 1113, ENGL 1213, PS 1113, HIST 1483 or HIST 1493

B. Selected Electives (6 hours)

Behavioral Science or Economics (3 hours)

Humanities (3 hours)

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II. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Technical Specialty (24 hours)
CIS 1013, CIS 2033, IT 1063, IT 1213, IT 1413, IT 2063, IT 2413

B. Option Specialty Courses (9 hours)
Courses selected from Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Cyber Security and Information Assurance Specialty (Advisor Approved)

C. Technical-Occupational Support Courses (6 hours)
BUS 1113, MATH 1413 or MATH 1513

D. Technical-Occupational Related Courses (6 hours)
COMM 1113 and one additional course selected to complement the student’s goals and objectives (Advisor Approved)

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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (510)
MAJOR IN MULTIMEDIA DESIGN

The purpose of this program is to prepare individuals with technical multimedia development skills to function as team members in the systematic design and development of technology based, interactive, user-friendly instructional applications.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

ENGL 1113, ENGL 1213, PS 1113, HIST 1483 or HIST 1493, COMM 1113, MATH 1413 or MATH 1513

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II. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Technical-Occupational Specialty (27 hours)
MM 1013, MM 1133, MM 1143, MM 1154, MM 2023, MM 2033, MM 2123, MM 2132, MM 2803 

B. Technical-Occupational Support Courses (10 hours)
CIS 1013 or MIS 2113, ENGL 2333, RTV 2104 

C. Technical-Occupational Related Course Work (6 hours)
Courses to be selected by student with approval of academic advisor

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III. ELECTIVES TO TOTAL 61 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION