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Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) in its broadest sense encompasses all aspects of computing technology. IT focuses on meeting the needs of users within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration, and administration of computing technologies.

The curriculum is built upon the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Curricular Model and embodies the goals and outcomes, as articulated by the ACM.

The program concludes with a comprehensive assessment portfolio that is useful for job hunting and sharing with future employers.


Student Learning Outcomes

To enable IT graduates to achieve the above goals, they must possess the following skills upon graduation, namely the ability to:

  • Use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
  • Analyze, identify and define the requirements which must be satisfied to address problems or opportunities faced by organizations or individuals.
  • Design effective and usable IT-based solutions and integrate them into the user environment.
  • Assist in the creation of an effective project plan.
  • Identify and evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability to address the users' needs.
  • Analyze the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal and policy issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of best practices and standards and their application.
  • Demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Collaborate in teams to accomplish a common goal by integrating personal initiative and group cooperation.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, users and peers both verbally and in writing, using appropriate terminology.
  • Recognize the need for continued learning throughout their career.

Information Technology Faculty


Information Technology Coursework

To view all required courses for a BS in Information Technology click here.

To view course descriptions click here. 


Laptop Requirement

The Information Technology program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


Accreditation

For information about accreditation click here.

Format

Online

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