Applied Computer Technology (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42-47
Core Requirements
ACT 301Applied Database Systems3
ACT 302Data Analytics3
ACT 405Business Intelligence3
ACT 490Information Technology Career Preparation1
CSC 184Introduction to Computer Programming3
CSC 274Introduction to Unix/Linux2
CSC 294Networking and Telecommunications3
CSC 305Database Architecture and Concepts3
ETC 200Introduction to Technical Communication3
ETC 420Technical Documentation3
GBA 210Business Statistics I3-4
or MAT 111 Introductory Statistics
or MAT 111E Introductory Statistics
Select one of the following concentrations:
Information Technology Security
Web Development

Information Technology Security
Web Development

Information Technology Security Concentration

Concentration Requirements
CSC 254Object Oriented Programming3
CSC 410Network Security Technologies3
MAT 112Finite Mathematics3
or MAT 116 College Algebra
Information Technology Security Electives
Select 9 credit hours from the following: 19
Software Testing and DevOps
Operating Systems Concepts
Advance Networking and Network Administration 2
Applied Cryptography 2
Ethical Hacking 2
Cloud Computing Security 2
Information Technology Project Management 2
Instructional Design

 Web Development Concentration

Concentration Requirements
ACT 102Introduction to Web Page Development3
ACT 211Internet Scripting3
ACT 311Web Development Tools3
ACT 324Software Testing and DevOps3
ACT 476Applications of Computer Information Sciences Capstone3
CSC 201Microcomputer Applications3
CSC 400Systems Analysis and Design3

Program Graduation Requirements

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPS of at least 2.0. 

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.