AS to BS in Information Technology Administration (Abilene Christian University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Abilene Christian University)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION (ONLINE)

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Engineering, Technology, Mathematics and Sciences

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

This is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing Information Technology. Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

PATHWAY REQUIREMENTS (Total Hours: 10)

The following are prerequisite courses for MATH 2413: MATH 1314, MATH 1316 and MATH 2412

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 14)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.

MATH 2413 – Calculus I This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisites of MATH 1314, MATH 1316, MATH 2412, before enrolling in the class.

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

EDUC 1300 – Learning Framework All college students with fewer than 12 semester credit hours of successful college credit (grade of "C" or above) must take a student success course in the first semester.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.

ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics This is a (CB 080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
  • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking These are (CB 090) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. ACU prefers SPCH 1315.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • HIST 1302 – United States History II OR
  • HIST 2301 – Texas History These are (CB 060) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation OR
  • DRAM 1310 – Theater Appreciation OR
  • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 7-8)

CHOOSE ONE:

  • MATH 2414 – Calculus II ACU recommends MATH 2414 or another option for an elective course. OR
  • MATH 1342 – Elementary Statistical Methods Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • CHEM 1411 – General Chemistry I OR
  • BIOL 1406 – Biology for Science Majors I These are (CB 030) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 13-14)

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • PHYS 2425 – University Physics I OR
  • CHEM 1412 – General Chemistry II These are (CB 030) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list and any prerequisite requirements.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • COSC 1436 – Programming Fundamentals I ACU recommends COSC 1436. OR
  • ACCT 2301 – Principles of Financial Accounting Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ENGL 2332 – World Literature I ACU requires ENGL 2332. OR
  • PHIL 1301 – Introduction to Philosophy OR
  • PHIL 1306 – Introduction to Ethics These are (CB 040) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 5 (Total Hours: 12-14)

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • COSC 2436 – Programming Fundamentals III ACU recommends COSC 2436. OR
  • ECON 2302 – Principles of Microeconomics Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list and any prerequisite requirements.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • COSC 1437 – Programming Fundamentals II ACU recommends COSC 1437. OR
  • ACCT 2302 – Principles of Managerial Accounting Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list and any prerequisite requirements.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • MATH 2305 – Discrete Mathematics OR
  • ELECTIVE (3 Credit Hours) Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION (ONLINE)

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Abilene Christian University portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Admissions Office at (855) 219-7300. It is best to apply to Abilene Christian University a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. Abilene Christian University only accepts transfer course work with a grade of “C” or higher.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 12)

BIBL 103- Story of the New Testament

ITA 110- IT Fundamentals

ITO 220- Introduction to Databases and Database Management Systems

ITO 221- Fundamentals of Networking and Data Communications

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 12)

BIBL 211- Message of the Old Testament

ITO 225- Web Technologies

ITO 310- Introduction to Computer and Information Security

ITO 320- Database Administration

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 12)

ITA 405- Systems Development Processes and Methodologies

ITO 410- Systems Integration and Administration

ITC 460- Project Management for Information Technology Professionals

MATH 377- Statistical Methods I

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 12)

BIBT 342- Christianity in Culture

ITA 490 – Topic in Information Technology

ITA 491- Emerging Technologies in Information Technology

Elective

SEMESTER 5 (Total Hours: 12)

Elective

Cybersecurity Track (all 3 courses):

ITO 415- Networks and Security Administration

ITO 473- Cybersecurity Policies, Standards, and Compliance

ITO 475- Risk and Incident Planning and Response

Application Development Track (all 3 courses):

ITO 325- Web Application Development

CS 330- Human-Computer Interaction

ITA 315- Mobile Application Development for Information Technology

General Track (choose 3 of the following):

CSO 330- Human-Computer Interaction 

ITO 325- Web Application Development

ITO 315 - Mobile Application Development for Information Technology

ITO 415- Networks and Security Administration

ITO 473- Cybersecurity Policies, Standards, and Compliance

ITA 447 - Risk and Incident Planning and Response

(Electives are required to get to 120 hours)

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Abilene Christian University 3.22.21; Approved by OCM 3.24.21