The Information Technology program is designed to enhance fluency with technology by developing students’ intellectual capabilities as well as their conceptual knowledge and skills. The program offers two options in an Applied Information Technology Bachelor of Science Degree. Students can select from an option in Web Development or Network Engineering. Graduates will possess knowledge essential to using information technology now and in the future.
This program employs a robust array of educational experiences in the area of Web-based technologies. The curriculum focus is Web
development and all the components that encompass Web applications. This program is a true example of higher education catching up with the educational needs of a technologically advanced society. Students graduating from this program will be able to implement emerging information technologies to solve the most complex problems found in various technological environments. This program provides an educationally sound learning path to simplify the seemingly complex components that comprise Web applications, thus allowing students to achieve an expert level of knowledge in applying technology areas such as Web design management, Web content control, Web programming, Web data base, multimedia, and networking. Students will appreciate the integration of appropriate levels of both theory and applied curriculum providing the educational experience for virtually every type of student to enjoy academic success. Graduates will possess a comprehensive knowledge of Web development and design. Employment and graduate school opportunities
Curriculum guides are designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones may include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA.
Following the sample academic plan and its milestones will help students stay on track to graduate in four years. Students will need to refer to and/or print both the appropriate Liberal Studies Requirements AND the appropriate major sheet in order to view the complete degree program requirements.
- Liberal Studies General Core Requirements
- Liberal Studies Requirements: Whitney Young School Honors Program
- BS – Applied Information Technology: Web Development
To satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Science Applied Information Technology degree with the Web Development Option, students must complete a minimum of 128 semester credit hours. The required courses are CIT 110, 111, 120, 136, 137, 200, 220, 255, 265, 310, 314, 355, 360,370, 420, 450, 470, 480 and 481 or 497 or 499. In addition to the required CIT courses, students must also complete the support courses: COS 314, 410, and 484. Students must also complete 6 hours of Technical electives, 48 University required Liberal Studies credits, MAT 115, and 6 semester credit hours of free electives. The University oral requirement will be satisfied with the completion of CIT 497.