Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Program info | Objectives & Outcomes | Admission | Statistics | Graduation requirements | Study Plan
The program offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.
Duration and Structure of IT Program
The program is a 4 year program. It requires at least 127 credit hours distributed as follows:
- University Requirements: 8 credit hours.
- College Requirements: 46 credit hours.
- Department Requirements: 73 credit hours.
The BS in Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Information Technology Program Criteria.
Program Educational Objectives
The program educational objectives (PEOs) of the IT program describe the expected attainments of graduates after the first few years following their graduation. Few years after completion of their Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, graduates will have:
- PEO #1: Practiced effectively as IT professionals by leading, designing, developing and/or maintaining projects in various IT areas.
- PEO #2: Pursued higher studies and conducted research in the computing field.
- PEO #3: Been ethically and socially responsible and communicated effectively with their peers, as members of multidisciplinary teams or as leaders.
- PEO #4: Engaged in lifelong learning and professional development.
Upon graduation, a graduate in IT is expected to have the ability to:
- SO1. Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- SO2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- SO3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- SO4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- SO5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- SO6. Use systematic approaches to select, develop, apply, integrate, and administer secure computing technologies to accomplish user goals.
- SO7. Describe fundamentals of IT, standards, best practices and their applications.
The requirement for the admission of students to the IT department are based on a composite score as follows:
- 40% of General Aptitude Test
- 10% of Subject Achievement Test
- 7 × PY GPA
- Math 101 points
Accepted and graduated students the department of Information Technology
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The Information Technology Curriculum is composed of 127 credit hours. Students will graduate after succeeding in all courses with, at the end, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.