The Information Technology program is a career-laddered, competency-based program that provides training in the use and support of business-related computer systems, data communication networks (including local area networks), and the development of business computer information systems programs using procedural, event-driven and object-oriented programming techniques.
The program includes a combination of business, computer, and information technology courses. Campus-based computer and networking projects, faculty-supervised laboratories, and workplace internships provide hands-on experience designed to prepare students for positions in computer support, programming, network administration, or systems development in a business information technology system. The program focuses on computers and information technology as tools to solve business problems.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
- Information Systems - Plan, develop, and implement the hardware, software, and procedural components of a data processing system in a business environment.
- Networking - Plan, develop, and implement the hardware, software, and procedural components of a data communications system in a business environment.
- Programming - Plan, develop, implement, and document computer programs that meet the data processing requirements of a business organization.
- Productivity - Work independently and cooperatively to deliver reports, programs, projects, and other deliverables that document a business organization’s information technology requirements.
- Legal/Ethical/Professional - Base decisions and actions on the legal, ethical, and professional guidelines and practices of the information technology field.
- Explore - Demonstrate the ability to search, analyze, and synthesize current information and solutions in the rapidly changing information technology profession.