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The B.S. in Information Technology degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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

CS 112 Now Approved as IT 209 Prerequisite

<announcement sent to student listserv on 17 Nov 2021>

Good morning, students!
CS 112 is now approved as a substitution for IT 109 and prerequisite for IT 209. Students who are currently enrolled in or have completed CS 112 with a C or higher wishing to take IT 209 may now do so by submitting a registration override request (
NOTE: There has been no change to the IT 206 Prereq:
CS 112 and CS 211 must both be completed with C’s or higher to be substituted for IT 106 and IT 206. Students wishing to use CS 112 as a prereq for IT 206 will not be permitted to do so.
Change to Declaration Criteria:

To declare the BS INFT, students must earn a min C in (IT 106 or IT 196 or IT 109 or both [CS 112 and CS 211] or [CS 112 and IT 209]) and have an average of 3.0 across any courses attempted from (IT 102 or MATH 125), IT 104, IT 105, (IT 106 or IT 109 or CS 112), (IT 206 or IT 209 or CS 211), IT 216, IT 207, IT 213, IT 214, IT 223.

Please let us know if you have any questions.
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Department of Information Sciences and TechnologyCollege of Engineering and Computing (formerly Volgenau School of Engineering)
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030
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