Information technology graduates are employed in nearly every type of industry and business, in functional areas and in general management. They are systems analysts and programmers, telecommunications specialists, database designers, information technology managers and more.
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This degree is ideal for adult learners and traditional undergraduates who wish to transfer college credits, switch to business from another discipline or supplement a technical degree or background with a bachelor’s degree in business.
The program includes concentrations in a number of disciplines, enabling students to further tailor their studies. Students may choose more than one concentration, giving them even more of an edge in the job market.
Free elective Credits: 24
This course provides the hardware/software technology background for information technology personnel. Hardware topics include CPU architecture, memory, registers, addressing modes, busses, instruction sets and a variety of input/output devices. Software topics include operating system modules, process management, memory and file system management. Also included are basic network components and multi-user operating systems. Offered every year.
This course covers the design and implementation of information systems within a database management system environment. Students will demonstrate their mastery of the design process acquired in earlier courses by designing and constructing a physical system using database software to implement logical design. Topics include data models and modeling tools and techniques; approaches to structural and object design; models for databases (relational, hierarchical, networked and object-oriented designs) CASE tools, data dictionaries, repositories and warehouses, Windows/GUI coding and/or implementation, code and application generation, client-server planning, testing and installation, system conversion, end-user training and integration and post-implementation review. Offered every year.
This course provides an in-depth knowledge of data communications and networking theory, concepts and requirements relative to telecommunications and networking technologies, structures, hardware and software. Emphasis is on the concepts of communications theory and practices, terminology, and the analysis and design of networking applications. Management of telecommunications networks, cost-benefit analysis and evaluation of connectivity options are covered. Students can design, build and maintain a local area network (LAN). Offered as needed.
IT - four (4) Information Technology courses (as recommended by an advisor)
IT ELE - Students may select four (4) Information Technology electives (as recommended by an advisor)
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