Feb 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

Information and Communication Technologies, B.S.


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Introduction

UW-Stout’s Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) provides a flexible program of study for high school graduates, technical and two-year college graduates and working professionals. Our accessible program and co-op internship opportunities provide flexibility to prepare for a path tailored to your personal and professional goals. 
Since innovation of computing and the Internet have continued to transform the global economy and society, the need for graduates with information and communication technologies skills continues to increase. The B.S. in Information and Communication Technologies offers a variety of contemporary technical verticals through use of program approved academic minors and professional certificates. 

The B.S. ICT program also offers:

  • On-campus and online delivery modes
  • Opportunity to build on previously completed education
  • Course credit from relevant professional experience
  • Preparation for management leadership challenges

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Professional Studies 26-28 credits  
     
Elective Track OR Minor Track    
Elective Track 12-14 credits  
Technical Specialty and/or Transfer 40 credits  
     
Minor Track 18-27 credits  
Technical specialty and/or Transfer 24-36 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)


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/music & theater appreciation, creative/performing arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, 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.

Major Studies (80 credits)


Professional Studies, Elective Track OR Minor Track and Technical Specialty and/or Transfer must total a minimum of 80 credits.

Elective Track or Minor Track


Select either the Elective Track OR the Minor Track:

Elective Track

Includes Elective Courses & Technical Specialty and/or Transfer courses

Technical Specialty and/or Transfer (40 credits)

Select courses and/or transfer credits with the following prefixes: CS, CNIT, DMT, GCOM, ICT, PHOTO, or VID.

Minor Track

Includes Program Approved Minor & Technical specialty and/or Transfer courses.

Minor Track Options (18-27 credits)

Select a Program Approved Minor:

  • Computer Networking Systems and Design
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security and Cyber Defense - Computer Networking Professional Development Certificate
  • Digital Marketing
  • Enterprise Technology
  • Graphic Media and Print Management
  • Information and Security Management
  • Photography and Video
  • Project Management
  • Web Technology
Technical Specialty and/or Transfer (25-36 credits)

Select courses and/or transfer credits with the following prefixes: CS, CNIT, DMT, GCOM, ICT, PHOTO, or VID.

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