Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology

Pursue a Quality Education in a Growing Field

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology degree program offered through CBU/Online is designed to equip students with the strategic and organizational skills necessary to succeed in the growing field of computer information technology. An accelerated online degree offered through CBU's accredited distance learning program, the Computer Information Technology (CIT) degree enables individuals to earn a degree online that is both valuable and convenient.

Nathan Lewis III, Ph.D., Program Director
Nathan Lewis III, Ph.D.,
Faculty Lead

The Computer Information Technology Major equips students for significant roles in the strategic success of organizations and their technology operations. Students will acquire knowledge in a wide variety of computer technology disciplines from Internet applications, databases, and networking applications to programming, project management, and computer security.  Students will develop a conceptual and practical platform for service, critical thinking abilities and communication skills.

Tailored for Working Professionals

The BS in Computer Information Technology degree completion program offers working adults the opportunity to develop functional and practical skills and knowledge through advanced IT courses with minimal prerequisite requirements and no time limits on transferable units. 

  • Designed to prepare computer information technology professionals to be well rounded  and well-versed in the key principles of programming, organization, design, management, and networking and security
  • Computer information technology courses give students an outstanding technology foundation in several areas
  • Build skills in strategy, innovative problem-solving, and critical thinking relevant to today’s global technology environment
  • Dynamic forums for discussion and interaction
  • Rigorous curriculum prepare students to be competitive in the workforce
  • Program connects aspiring professionals with successful CIT professionals, mentors, and accomplished faculty
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accredited

Relevant and Well-Rounded Curriculum

Computer Information Technology professionals are the ultimate problem solvers when it comes to all things computer-driven, and this major teaches students how to do and manage it all - from developing a website application to managing a database to managing a server, from setting up or identifying problems in complex networks to determining which computer hardware will deliver the best solution to a business or personal need.

The courses that students will take address the demand for expertise and span the current and future organizational requirements to maintain the student's competitive advantage. These courses are as dynamic as their content with respect to the fluid organizational and industrial environments in which they are employed. The CBU CIT curriculum will continue to deliver expected and unexpected needs for organizations.

The Value of the CBU Degree

Online and Professional Studies is designed to respond to the needs of the "new normal" generation of students - the non-traditional student that balances professional and family responsibilities while advancing their education. With individual advisors who assist students throughout their time completing the CIT degree completion program, students are able to focus on what is important and avoid any confusion. An affordable and flexible option for individuals seeking to further their education, CBU/Online provides an excellent education that is challenging yet rewarding for those who desire a quality learning experience.

In keeping with CBU’s mission, the BS in Computer Information Technology distance learning degree program integrates faith into coursework as it applies to developing IT professionals with strong work ethics and moral character who are prepared to find and fulfill their purpose — professionally as well as personally.

Take the Next Step

To learn more about CBU's Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Technology online degree completion program and how to apply, please attend an upcoming Online & Professional Studies Information Session. If you’re ready to advance your knowledge, skills and career, start by applying online. We look forward to helping you reach your professional and personal goals.

What are CBU's admissions requirements?
  • 24 transferrable units preferred
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Speak with an Admissions Counselor to discuss options at 951.343.3900 or cbuonline@calbaptist.edu
How much will my education at CBU cost?
  • Approximately 49 units to graduate depending on transferred units
  • Costs vary depending on the number of units transferred
  • Per unit cost is $495
How can I afford to go to CBU?
  • Financial assistance is available
  • The first step is to fill-out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • CBU’s FAFSA School Code: 001125

 

Contact Admissions

Phone: 951.343.3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu


Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology Major Program (49 units)

Prerequisites to Program

Composition
Intermediate Composition
Intermediate Algebra

Lower Division Requirements (6 units)

Computer Programing in C++
Data Structures

Upper Division Requirements (36 units)

Enterprise Architecture
Project Management
System Analysis and Design
Foundations of Information Systems
Legal and Ethical Practices in Information Technology
Database Design and Processing
Computer and Network Security
Advanced Database Management
Web Application Development
E-Commerce Systems Development
Business Networking
Information Processing Systems

Additional Program Requirements (7 units)

Overview of the Bible
The Christian Life

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $14,403   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Recipient

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$2,500   Employer Tuition Reimbursement**

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$14,403   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes graduate level)

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $9,777   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Scholarship and Loan Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Scholarship and Loan Recipient

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$2,500   Disablity Scholarship**

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$9,777   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes graduate level)

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $18,885   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Grant and Loan Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Pell, Cal Grant & Stafford Loan Recipient

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$5,645   Pell Grant (maximum estimate)**
$9,084   Cal Grant A (maximum estimate)**
$5,500   Stafford Loan***

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$18,750   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes Independent Student, Junior grade level)

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