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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Information and Communication Technologies, B.S.


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         Information and Communication Technologies, B.S. 4-year sequences:

Introduction

Developed in response to place-bound professionals’ need for additional education, the Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Communication Technologies is a degree completion collaborative effort between Wisconsin Technical Colleges and UW-Stout that provides flexibility for those that are place-bound or working full time. Since computers and the internet have continued to transform the global economy and society, the need for graduates with information and communication technologies skills has increased. The B.S. in Information and Communication Technologies offers a concentration in networking. The program offers a variety of distance education methods, opportunity to build on previously completed technical education, and preparation for management and leadership challenges. Students prepare for managerial and leadership opportunities, positioning them for new or changing opportunities in the workforce, increased salary potential and contribution to current employers. In addition, the program allows students to grow personally and professionally in their breadth and depth of knowledge of today’s information technologies.

An A.A.S. or A.S degree in a field related to the major is desirable. To graduate from this program the student needs to complete a minimum of 32 credits from UW-Stout.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Professional Studies 22 credits  
Concentration, Minor or Elective Track 18-24 credits  
Technical Specialty and/or Transfer 40 credits  

Program Requirements


Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)


Three credits must be selected from RES-A.

Global Perspective (6 credits*)


Complete a program of university-approved work or study abroad or 6 credits of global perspective approved courses.

General Education (40 credits)


Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (10 credits)


  • MATH-118 Concepts of Mathematics (4 cr.) (or higher)
  • XXX-XXX Natural sciences with Lab (4.00 cr.)
  • Courses must be from the areas of analytic reasoning and natural sciences. At least one mathematics or statistics course and a natural science course with a lab are required.

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Courses must be from two or more areas including art history, creative arts, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)


Courses must be from two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)


Social Responsibility and Reasoning (3 credits)


Courses must be selected from the list of approved social responsibility and ethical reasoning courses.

Selectives (3 credits)


Courses/credits may be selected from any category to meet the 40-credit requirement.

Concentration, Minor, or Elective Track (18 credits)


Select one of the following categories:

Technical Specialty and/or Transfer (40 credits)


Select advise-approved ICT technical credits or transfer credits.

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