Admission Requirements

The BSIT program is designed as a degree completion program in which the necessary lower- division coursework is completed elsewhere (most commonly at JCCC), generally before beginning classes at the KU Edwards Campus. The lower-division coursework provides you with the strong foundation in mathematics, science, and computer programming needed for your success in the upper- division IT courses. Admission requirements are as follows:

Completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours

Minimum 2.5 GPA in all coursework

Completion of the following courses:

  • College Algebra: MATH 101 or equivalent
  • Discrete Structures I and II: EECS 210 or equivalent
  • English Composition I: ENGL 101 or equivalent
  • English Composition II: ENGL 102 or equivalent
  • College Physics I: PHSX 114 or equivalent
  • General Chemistry I or Principles of Molecular & Cellular Biology: CHEM 130 or BIOL 150 or equivalent
  • Programming Fundamentals: Not offered at KU. See BSIT Undergraduate Advisor for enrollment options
  • Programming Algorithms: EECS 168 or equivalent
  • Data Structures: EECS 268 or equivalent
  • Database Management: Not offered at KU. See BSIT Undergraduate Advisor for enrollment options
  • Unix Scripting and Utilities: Not offered at KU. See BSIT Undergraduate Advisor for enrollment options
  • Public Speaking: COMS 130 or equivalent
  • General Psychology: PSYC 104 or equivalent
  • Survey of Economics: ECON 104 or equivalent
  • Survey of Accounting: ACCT 205 or equivalent

Admission Application

To apply for admission, complete the KU Online Admission Application found at: http://www.ku.edu/admission/. You must request official transcripts from the institution(s) at which you completed coursework to be sent to KU. You may send the transcripts electronically or by postal mail to: KU Office of Admissions, 1502 Iowa, Lawrence, KS 66045. We recommend that you apply at least one semester before you plan to attend KU.


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