Information Technology A25590

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student's ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 64

General Education Requirements

English

Take 3 credits from ENG-111.

Communications

Take 3 credits from COM-110 COM-120 COM-231 ENG-112 ENG-114.

Mathematics

Take 3 credits from MAT-110 MAT-121 MAT-143 MAT-152 MAT-171.

Social/Behavioral Science

Take 3 credits from ECO-151 ECO-251 ECO-252 POL-120 PSY-118 PSY-150 SOC-210.

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 9 credits from CTS-115 CTI-110 CTI-120.

Required Computers

Take 3 credits from CIS-110.

Other Major Requirements

Information Systems

Take 25 credits from CSC-143 CSC-151 CTS-289 NET-125 NET-235 NOS-230 WEB-110 WEB-115 ACA-111 ACA-118 ACA-122.

Network Management

Take 25 credits from CTS-120 CTS-285 CTS-289 NET-235 NOS-110 SEC-160 WEB-110 WEB-115 ACA-111 ACA-118 ACA-122.

Software & Web Development

Take 25 credits from DBA-221 CTI-140 CTS-285 CTS-289 NET-125 NOS-110 WEB-110 WEB-250 ACA-111 ACA-118 ACA-122.

Concentration Requirements

Information Systems

Take 12 credits from CTI-140 CTS-120 CTS-285 NOS-110.

Network Management

Take 12 credits from CTI-140 NET-125 NOS-120 NOS-230.

Software and Web Developme

Take 12 credits from CSC-143 CSC-151 DBA-120 WEB-115.