Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Major in Software Systems Development

CIP CODE: 110103


The bachelor in Information Technologies major in Software Systems Development emphasizes methodologies for effective software testing and logical database design. This program makes a balance between the communicational and technological skills to train competitive professionals at a global level, either for the performance in large corporations or for the development of individual entrepreneurship projects in the new technologies area. The courses allow the comprehension of current and emerging technologies, as well as the development of team projects that reproduce the business environment. The graduates will be prepared to guide, supervise, manage and direct processes to create and develop software and the personnel involved.


The graduate from a bachelor degree in Information Technology with a major in Software Systems Development at the Florida Global University (FGU) has a solid foundation in the development of software focused on the technological integration within organizations. The professionals prepared in this career are able to understand the internal processes of a company, and the reason of its existence aiming this integration can be of real use, with a strong support to the profitability of information technologies in the company.


  • High-school graduates (High-school):
    Applicants who have completed High-school or secondary education in or outside the USA.
  • Undergraduates:
    Applicantes who completed a bachelor degree issue by national or foreign higher-education institute who want to get academic credit for previous studies.
  • No completed studies:
    Applicant who did not complete a degree and have official transcripts from studies issued by a national or foreign higher-education institution who want to get credit transfer for recognition of prior learning from other universities.


  • High school diploma issued by a national or foreign educational institution.
  • Bachelor or Associate Degree from a national or a foreign higher-education institution for those who want to get credit transfer for recognition of previous studies from other universities.
  • Official transcripts (for graduate applicants and for those who require academic credit transfer for previous studies from other national or foreign higher-education institution).
  • Valid identification (citizen ID or passport for foreign citizens).
  • Admission and registration fees receipt.


  • Official transcripts and degrees issued by foreign university education institutions must have the corresponding legal translation (this requirement has to be processed by the applicant).
  • Official transcripts and degrees issued by foreign university education institutions must have the certification issued by a credential evaluation agency accredited in the United States for recognition of international education qualifications (this process is managed by FGU).


General Education
(12 Courses / 36 CH)

CGS300 Strategic Program techniques 3
ENC101 College Composition I 3
MAC105 College Algebra I 3
PHI210 Critical Thinking 3
ENC202 College Composition II 3
MAC114 College Algebra II 3
ENV101 Environmental Science 3
ARH250 Art History 3
STA275 Statistics 3
BSC105 Biology 3
PSY201 Pgychology 3
SPC260 Oral Communication 3
SOC201 Sociology 3

Required Core Courses
(24 Courses / 72 CH)

EEL301 Digital Electronics 3
COM312 Communications Skills 3
COP221 Computer Programming 3
MAN340 Organizational Behavior 3
EEL312 Networks and the Internet 3
ECO200 Economics and Business Organization 3
ITS488 Web Development 3
MAN314 Applied Organizational Behavior Proyect 3
COP241 Information Retrieval 3
BUS221 Business Management 3
ITS301 IT Trends and Technologies 3
MAR320 Internal Technical Marketing 3
ITS302 IT Trends and Technologies Proyects 3
COP100 Modern Computing Methods 3
COM313 Leading Team Skills Proyect 3
COP231 Cloud Computing and Application 3
ECT448 e-Commerce “Back Office” Trends and Technologies 3
ITS311 Quality Assurance Methodology 3
ETC449 e-Commerce Systems & Strategies Proyect 3
BUA350 Supporting the Corporate Goals: And Enterprise Overview 3
ITS312 Applied Quality Assurance Proyect 3
BUA351 Strategic Organizational Planning and Budgeting Proyect 3
ITD312 Effective Software Testing Methodologies 3

General Administration
(4 Courses / 12 CH)

ITS411 Advanced Quality Assurance Methodology 3
BUA353 Business Archtecture and Process Modeling 3
ITD320 Logical Database Design 3
MAR481 Portfolio 3