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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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Undergraduate Change of Major to INFT

BS INFT Declaration Criteria
To be eligible to change your major to INFT, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Earn a min C in (IT 106 or IT 196 or IT 109 or both [CS 112 and CS 211])
  • 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 Note: IT 293, IT 300, and IT 400 level courses are restricted to students who have declared an Information Technology major. IT 300 and IT 400 level courses are restricted to students who have declared a Information Technology minor, or undergraduate certificate, and to students in the BAS or BIS program. Preemptive registration is not permitted.

Once you have met the requirements, to change your major to INFT, you must pick up or download and print a Change / Declaration of Academic Program form, have an IST Advisor sign it, and drop it off at one of the IST department offices.

How can I check if I am eligible yet?

You can use the Change of Major Eligibility Calculator to enter grades for courses you have completed.

Can other GMU courses be substituted for IT required courses?

The following GMU courses may be applied towards INFT requirements provided a grade of C or better is earned.

GMU Course BSIT Required Course
CS 112 & CS 211 – Both must be completed to earn substitution credit IT 106 & IT 206
MATH 113 or 114 MATH 108
MATH 123 & MATH 124 – Both must be completed to earn substitution credit MATH 113
MATH 125 IT 102 or MATH 112
STAT 344 or OM 210 or (BUS 210+310) STAT 250
ACCT 203 Lower-level substitution for MBUS 300
GMU Course BSIT Concentration Course
CS 310 IT 306
ECE 331 ECE 301