Information Technology

BS Information Technology Program

The BS Information Technology program includes the study of the utilization of both hardware and software technologies involving planning, installing, customizing, operating, managing and administering, and maintaining information technology infrastructure that provides computing solutions to address the needs of an organization.

The program prepares graduates to address various user needs involving the selection, development, application, integration and management of computing technologies within an organization.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. 1. Graduates will be competent professionals with an integrated understanding of computing systems, processes, and the main body of knowledge of information technology as a whole. They will be engaged in IT-related careers such as IT specialists, web/applications developer, network/systems/database administrator in private practice, academe, industry, or government.
  2. 2. Graduates will be capable of engaging in life-long learning activities relevant to their profession, including earning advanced degrees or completing professional training.
  3. 3. Graduates will be capable of exhibiting professionalism in working individually or as a member/leader of a team; communicating effectively; and meeting the social and ethical responsibilities of their profession.

Graduate Attributes and Students Outcomes

CCS Graduate AttributesIT CodeIT Graduate Outcomes
Computing Professionalism and EthicsIT1.1Analyze the local and global impact of computing information technology on individuals, organizations, and society
IT1.2Understand professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities in the utilization of information technology.
Modern Tool UsageIT2Apply knowledge through the use of current techniques, skills, tools and practices necessary for the IT profession
Problem AnalysisIT3.1Analyze complex problems, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
IT3.2Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems
Design/ Development of SolutionsIT4.1Design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, components, or programs to meet desired needs and requirements under various constraints
IT4.2Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment effectively
CommunicationIT5Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities through logical writing, presentations, and clear instructions
Individual & Team WorkIT6.1Assist in the creation of an effective IT project plan
IT6.2Function effectively as a member or leader of a development team recognizing the different roles within a team to accomplish a common goal
Life-Long LearningIT7Recognize the need for and engage in planning self-learning and improving performance as a foundation for continuing professional development
Knowledge for Solving Computing ProblemsIT8.1Understand best practices and standards and their applications
IT8.2Apply knowledge of computing, science, and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
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