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Our major in information technology emphasizes an interdisciplinary view of IT management. Leading to the Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree, the curriculum will comprehensively educate and develop your skills in information technology and in a cognate discipline of your choosing in either accounting, business administration, or economics. You'll also have the opportunity to pursue a wide variety of interests and ideas through our general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

To graduate with a major in information technology, a student must successfully complete at least 125 credits with at least 60 credits earned at Furman (including the final 28, and final 15 of the major). Students must also maintain at least a 2.00 grade point average for courses used to satisfy the major requirements.

The major must include:

Computer Science

  • CSC 105 Intro to Computer Science
  • CSC 121 Intro to Computer Programming
  • CSC 122 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CSC 475 or 502 (seminar or research, integrating the cognate discipline*)
  • ENG 211 Professional Communications


  • At least 3 additional CSC courses at the 200 level or higher, with at least one of the 3 courses at or above the 300 level

Cognate Discipline

  • At least 4 courses at the 200 level or higher in a cognate discipline*, with at least one of the 4 courses at or above the 300 level.

*Currently available cognate disciplines through UES may include business, accounting, or economics.

For more information, contact UES​.​

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