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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. 

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Degree Requirements

To graduate with a major in information technology, a student must successfully complete ENG-211 Professional Communications, CSC-105 Intro to Computer Science, all general education requirements and all courses required for major. Completed credit hours must total at least 125 credits with at least 45 credits earned at Furman, including 15 credits in the major.  The final 28 credits must be completed exclusively at Furman. Students must also maintain at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average and a 2.00 GPA 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*)


  • 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.

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