Explore the Programs at Miami Dade College

Admission Requirements

  • To be eligible for admissions, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
    • Complete the MDC application for admissions
    • Applicants should have completed an Associate of Arts degree, an Associate in Science degree, or at least 60 college credit hours (including satisfaction of General Education requirements), from a regionally accredited institution prior to admission
    • Minimum 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA in college coursework
    • Complete all common prerequisite coursework with a letter grade of C or higher:
Common Pre-requisite Courses
Course Number Course Title

CGS 1060C

Introduction to Computer Technology & Applications

CGS 1540C

Database Concepts and Design

CTS 1134
CTS 1650

Networking Technologies

CCNA Cisco Fundamentals

COP 1334

Introduction to C++ programming

ECO 2013
ECO 2023

Principles of Economics (Macro)
Principles of Economics (Micro)
MAC 1105 College Algebra
SPC 1017
SPC 2608
Fundamentals of Speech Communications
Introduction to Public Speaking
STA 2023 Statistical Methods

Students are required to complete two additional lower division courses. These may be taken prior to starting the program or during their first semester:

Software Engineering Concentration - Additional Lower Division Requirements
Course Number Course Title
COP 2800 JAVA Programming
MAD 1100
MAD 2104
Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
Discrete Mathematics

All students wishing to seek admissions to the BS Information Systems Technology are encouraged to contact the School of Engineering and Technology to schedule an appointment with an advisor at 305-237-3676 or