This schedule lists courses you might take during your four years at CMU-Q. This sample plan does not indicate required courses or guidelines for selecting electives: you can find this information on the program’s curriculum page.

To learn more about individual courses, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

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Freshman Year

Fall Semester

15-110 Principles of Computing (10)
21-111 Calculus I (10)
67-102 Concepts of Information Systems (9)
76-100 Reading & Writing in an Academic Context (9)
99-104 Carnegie Skills Workshop (3)

Total Units: 41


Spring Semester

15-112 Fundamentals of Programming (12)
21-120 Differential and Integral Calculus (10)
67-250 The Information Systems Milieux (9)
76-101 Interpretation & Argument (9)
79-104 Global Histories (9)

Total Units: 49

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

15-121 Introduction to Data Structures (10)
67-262 Database Design and Development (9)
67-265 Design Fundamentals I (9)
xx-xxx Organizations Requirement (9)
xx-xxx General Education Elective (9)

Total Units: 46


Spring Semester

67-272 Application Design & Development (9)
76-270 Writing for the Professions (9)
36-201 Statistical Reasoning & Practice (9)
xx-xxx General Education Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 45

Junior Year

Fall Semester

67-xxx Information Systems Elective (9)
67-xxx Content Area Elective (9)
xx-xxx General Education Elective (9)
xx-xxx QARM (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 45


Spring Semester

67-373 Software Development Project (12)
67-3xx Information Systems Required Elective (9)
67-xxx Content Area Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 48

Senior Year

Fall Semester

67-475 Innovations in Information Systems (12)
67-xxx Content Area Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 48


Spring Semester

67-xxx Information Systems Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 45

Possible Content Area Courses

CIS & Technology

One of:

  • 67-280 Special Topics: Information System Security
  • 67-301 Networks and Telecommunications
  • 67-311 Database Design and Implementation
  • 67-313 Special Topics: Information Technology Audits and Controls
  • 67-314 Special Topics: XML Web Services with C# and .NET
  • 67-317 Mobile Web Development and Usability Testing

Any two of:

  • 15-150 Principles of Functional Programming
  • 15-210 Parallel and Sequential Data Structures and Algorithms
  • 15-213 Introduction to Computer Systems
  • any higher-numbered CS elective except 15-221
  • 67-280 Special Topics: Information System Security
  • 67-301 Networks and Telecommunications
  • 67-311 Database Design and Implementation
  • 67-313 Special Topics: Information Technology Audits and Controls
  • 67-314 Special Topics: XML Web Services with C# and .NET
  • 67-317 Mobile Web Development and Usability Testing

Social & Global Systems

One of:

  • 67-329 Contemporary Themes in Global Systems
  • 67-330 Technology Consulting in the Community
  • 67-474 Tech Startup Launchpad

Any two of:

  • 15-302 Special Topic: Innovating for Underserved Communities: Field Research Basics
  • 15-502 Technology and Global Development
  • 67-329 Contemporary Themes in Global Systems
  • 67-330 Technology Consulting in the Community
  • 67-331 Technology Consulting in the Global Community
  • 67-474 Tech Startup Launchpad
  • 70-342 Technology and Global Development
  • 70-348 Cross-Cultural Business Communications
  • 70-365 International Trade and International Law
  • 70-430 International Management
  • 70-480 International Marketing
  • 76-386 Language & Culture
  • 79-318 Sustainable Social Change: History and Practice

User-Centered Information Design

One of:

  • 67-315 Interaction Design for the Web
  • 67-316 Human Computer Interface Design and Testing
  • 67-317 Mobile Web Development and Usability Testing
  • 67-358 Technologies in Service Design
  • 67-359 Design Fundamentals II

Any two of:

  • 51-302 CD Studio IV: Designing with Systems
  • 67-315 Interaction Design for the Web or
  • 67-317 Mobile Web Development and Usability Testing
  • 67-316 Human Computer Interface Design and Testing
  • 67-358 Technologies in Service Design
  • 67-359 Design Fundamentals II
  • 76-391 Document Design
  • 76-487 Web Design
  • QN-383 Computer Animation: 2D
  • QN-395 Computer Animation: 3D

Applied Informatics

One of:

  • 67-312 Strategic Information Systems Management
  • 67-323 Enterprise Systems: Concepts and Practice
  • 67-332 Applied Analytics & Data Techniques Technologies & Impact on Society
  • 67-352 Electronic Business
  • 67-357 Healthcare Analytics and Big Data

Any two of:

  • 67-312 Strategic Information Systems Management
  • 67-323 Enterprise Systems: Concepts and Practice
  • 67-332 Applied Analytics & Data Techniques Technologies & Impact on Society
  • 67-352 Electronic Business
  • 67-357 Healthcare Analytics and Big Data
  • 70-459 Web Business Engineering
  • 88-223 Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems