(120 credits minimum) 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
IT 101 Introduction to Information Technology 3
CS 100 Roadmap to Computing 3
MATH 138 General Calculus I 3
ENGL 101 English Composition: Introduction to Academic Writing 3
Science Literacy GER 3
FYS SEM First-Year Student Seminar 0
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
CS 113 Introduction to Computer Science 3
IT 120 Introduction to Network Technology 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
Science Literacy with Lab GER 4
ENGL 102 English Composition: Introduction to Writing for Research 3
 Term Credits16
Second Year
1st Semester
IT 114 Advanced Programming for Information Technology 3
IT 201 Information Design Techniques 3
Social Science GER Elective 3
General Elective 1 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
IT 202 Internet Applications 3
Specialization Course 1 3
Specialization Course 2 3
General Elective 2 3
YWCC 207 Computing & Effective Com 1
 Term Credits13
Third Year
1st Semester
IS 331 Database Design Management and Applications 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Specialization Course 3 3
Specialization Course 4 3
IT 340 Introduction to System Administration 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
IT 420 Computer Systems and Networks 3
COM 313
Technical Writing
or Oral Presentations
IS 350 Computers, Society and Ethics 3
Specialization Course 5 3
Specialization Course 6 3
YWCC 307 Professional Dev in Computing 1
 Term Credits16
Fourth Year
1st Semester
IT 490 Systems Integration 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
General Elective 3 3
Specialization Course 7 3
General Elective 4 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
IT 491 IT Capstone Project 3
Specialization Course 8 3
General Elective 5 3
General Elective 6 3
General Elective 7 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits120

Information Technology Electives

Information Technology Core
Complete information technology/computer and information science courses that provide fundamental knowledge and practice in information technology functions, system development, and software.36
IT Capstone Project
Complete a culminating project 13
Specialization Courses
Select eight courses, focusing on an application area relevant to Information Technology 224
General Electives
Select seven courses to be chosen in consultation with the advisor21

A culminating project experience that integrates the student's IT and specialization expertise. The IT Program strongly supports and encourages the student to implement this project in collaboration with NJIT industrial partners and/or NJIT's Enterprise Development Centers. In accordance with the need for the IT professional to have highly developed communication skills, the student will present the results of their projects at the completion of the project.


In IT, IT 311 Co-op Work Experience I and IT 411 Co-op Work Experience can be taken for degree credit.

Criminal Justice and Law Specialization

(27 credits)

IT 220Wireless Networks3
IT 230Computer and Network Security3
IT 310E-Commerce Technology3
IT 330Computer Forensic3
IT 400Information Technology and the Law3
IT 430Ethical Hacking for System Administrators3
Select three of the following:9
Police And Community
CJ Research Methods
Case Proc Law Courts
Delinquency Juv Justice
Gender Crime & Justice
Total Credits27

Management Information Systems Specialization

(24 credits)

Select 8 of the following:24
ACCT 117Principles Of Fin Accountng3
HRM 301Organizational Behavior3
IS 265Introduction to Information Systems3
or MIS 245 Introduction to Management Information Systems
IT 220Wireless Networks3
IT 302Advanced Internet Applications3
IT 310E-Commerce Technology3
IS 344Computing Applications in Business3
IS 390Requirements Analysis and Systems Design3
IS 455IS Mgmt & Business Processes3
IS 465Advanced Information Systems3
MIS 363Project Management for Managers3
or MGMT 480 Managing Technology and Innovation
MRKT 330Principles of Marketing3
OM 375Business Operations Management and Analytics3

Game Development Specialization

(27 credits)

Select 9 of the following:27
Game Architecture and Design
Game Modification Development
Game Modification Development
2D Game Development
Game Development
Color and Composition
Educational Media Design
Programming Language Concepts
3D Modeling and Animation
Linear Algebra
Foundations of Game Production
Game Development Workshop
3D Game Development
Advanced Game Production
Total Credits27

Multimedia Specialization

(27 credits)

IS 270Designing the Multimedia Experience3
IT 3863D Modeling and Animation3
COM 350Digital Video Production3
STS 347Introduction to Music3
Select five of the following:15
Electronic Music in Practice
Foundations of Game Production
Video Narrative
Documentary Studies
Digital Poetry
Game Architecture and Design
Game Modification Development
Game Modification Development
Game Development
2D Game Development
3D Game Development
Color and Composition
Composing Documents for Print
Composing Documents for the Web
Content Management Systems
Educational Media Design
Total Credits27

Network and Information Security Specialization

(27 credits)

Select 9 of the following:27
Wireless Networks
Computer and Network Security
E-Commerce Technology
Computer Forensic
Privacy and Information Technology
Digital Crime
Information Technology and the Law
Ethical Hacking for System Administrators
Principles of Operating Systems
Fundamentals of Network Security
Technologies-Network Security
Total Credits27

Web Applications Specialization

(24 credits)

Select 8 of the following:27
IS 117Introduction to Website Development3
IS 218Building Web Applications3
IS 219Adv Website Development3
IS 247Designing the User Experience3
IS 322Mobile Applications: Design, Interface, Implementation3
IS 373Content Management Systems3
IS 375Discovering User Needs for UX3
IS 392Web Mining and Information Retrieval3
or IS 421 Advanced Web Applications
IT 302Advanced Internet Applications3
IT 310E-Commerce Technology3
MGMT 480Managing Technology and Innovation3

See the General Education Requirements  “Refer to the General Education Requirements for specific information for GER courses" 

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.