Bachelor of science Degrees INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Computer Information Technology
Computer technology is used in everything around us, and students who can blend hands-on technical skills with strong critical thinking and communication skills will be in demand. Computer Information Technology students are prepared in technology while receiving a balanced curriculum which will allow them to develop skills well beyond technology. The Computer Information Technology major covers seven focus areas: programming, operating systems, database management, systems analysis and design, networking technologies, Internet and intranet technologies, and general education. The core curriculum is designed to develop ability to solve a variety of problems through efficient utilization of modern computer concepts and technologies, and extensively covers the disciplines of software engineering, programming languages, database management, computer architecture, operating systems, client-server applications, computer networks, Internet/intranet and website design. The curriculum emphasizes the use of application development tools, network operating systems, systems analysis and design, project and network management, and emerging technologies. All core courses include hands-on labs to maximize the students’ educational experience.
Computer Information Technology is the field of study for those who strive to assume a leadership role in computer technology and are interested in the fields of database administration and programming. Computer Information Technology graduates are prepared for entry-level careers including Computer Support Specialist, Technical Support, Help Desk Support Specialist, App Developer, Computer Technician, Database Administrator, Systems Programmer, Software and Computer Engineer, LAN/WAN Administrator, Data Processing Specialist, Website Developer, Computer Network, Systems and Database Administrator, and others in the computer fields.