Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Track (DSAI)
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cyber Security Track(CYS)
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Networks & IoT Engineering Track(NIE)
The department is investigating the possibility of adding concentrations related to other fields such as Health, Business, and Education.
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 program educational objectives (PEOs) of the IT program graduates are:
- Enable students to master the fundamental principles of computing and to develop the skills needed to solve practical problems using latest technologies and practices.
- Provide solid theoretical background and knowledge in the core courses and selected concentration track to enable IT graduates to pursue higher studies
- Enable students to understand professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities and to function effectively on teams as members or leaders
- Enable students to recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development.
Upon graduation, a graduate in IT is expected to have the ability to:
a. Describe knowledge of fundamentals of IT (e.g. programming, networking, databases, web systems, system integration and architecture)
b. Present knowledge of best practices and their applications
c. Outline the different standards and their applications
d. Describe the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society
e. Analyze a problem, and identify the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
f. Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
g. Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems
h. Use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies
i. Design an effective project plan
j. Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
k. Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practices
l. Integrate effectively IT-based solutions into the user environment
m. work effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
n. Engage in continuing professional development
o. Identify professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
p. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
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
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