Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science


B.S. in Information Technology

If you enrolled prior to Fall 2013 you may use the old Information Technology B.S. Curriculum located here.

Major Requirements (48 Credit Hours)

Practicum Capstone

Six (6) credits taken from one or more of COMP 390COMP 391, and COMP 398.  See the details of registering in the links for each course. (See also individual degree requirements, which generally permit three additional units beyond the practicum to be counted as an elective, as long as you take no more than 6 units of 391 and no more than 6 units of 398.) Students are encouraged to complete these credits during junior and senior years to draw on prior experience.


15 credits taken from:

Suggested Ordering of Courses

Year 1

  • Business Statistics: ISOM 241 or (Statistics: PSYC 304 after core PSYC 101)
  • Discrete Structures: COMP 163
  • Visual Information Processing: COMP 125 or Introduction to Computing: COMP 150 or Introduction To Object Oriented Programming: COMP 170

Year 2

  • Introduction To Databases: COMP 251 or Data Structures: COMP 271
  • Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Computing: COMP 317
  • Electives

Year 3

  • Data Warehousing: COMP 300
  • Database Administration: COMP 305
  • Database Programming: COMP 353
  • Electives

Year 4

  • Electives
  • Practicum