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The B.S. in Information Technology degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

George Mason University is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research and Education.

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Course Credit/Waiver Options

The IST department does not give credit for internships or work experience. We can only accept credit from accredited institutions.

Credit/waivers can only be earned for the following courses by the following means:

Course Number Course Name Credit or Waiver? How to Obtain the Credit/Waiver
IT 104 Introduction to Computing Credit Pass the CLEP Exam – View Details
–or–
Transfer IT elective credit (denoted as IT – – –) for a comparable course and pass IT 191 – View Details
IT 106 Introduction to IT Problem Solving Using Computer Programming Credit Transfer IT elective credit (denoted as IT – – –) for a comparable course and pass IT 196 – View Details
IT 212 Computer Hardware Fundamentals Waiver Hold CompTIA A+ Certification (Must provide proof of certification)
IT 213 Multimedia and Web Design Credit Transfer IT elective credit (denoted as IT – – –) for a comparable course and pass IT 193 – View Details
IT 214 Database Fundamentals Credit Transfer IT elective credit (denoted as IT – – –) for a comparable course and pass IT 194 – View Details
IT 341 Data Communications and Networking Principles Waiver Hold CCNA Routing and Switching Certification (Must provide proof of certification)
–and–
Pass IT 341 final exam with a score of 75% or higher. Contact Dr. Islam for exam details