The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology is a technical degree program that prepares students in the core competencies of the IT discipline, including problem solving and programming, networking, database systems, internet and web technologies and information security. The IT major is a suitable choice for students interested in future employment in the areas such as software development and application support, network operations, database management, technical liaison and sales and IT services. Students majoring in IT have the flexibility to add a minor in another degree program, such as business administration. Or they may take additional courses in the discipline beyond those required for the major to further broaden their understanding of the discipline.
IT major graduation requirements are: 48 credits IT major required courses, and 12 credits IT elective courses. Students can take 15 credits as a minor, concentration, or general elective courses.
Students who successfully complete the IT degree program must demonstrate the following core and advanced learning outcomes, which have been adapted from the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2008 Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Information Technology.