Course Descriptions

B.S. in Information Technology
The B.S. in Information Technology prepares students for careers in administering heterogeneous computer systems and networks. The curriculum consists of an integrated set of courses in networking, web development and administration, database development and administration, systems administration, and computer forensics.

 Program Educational Objectives

 The mission of the Department is to produce men and women who can assess, develop, and maintain business and scientific computing systems, and who are capable of continued learning and ethical practice in computing. In accomplishing this mission the graduates of the BS-IT degree program will:

Student Outcomes

In support of the program educational objectives above, the curriculum of the Information Technology Program is designed to enable students to attain the following outcomes:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline

(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

(c) An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

(d) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society

(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

(j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies

(k) An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems

(l) An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment

(m) An understanding of best practices and standards and their application

(n) An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan