Information Technology

Information Technology
Hours77 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Students must have a minimum of 124 total hours to graduate with this major.
requirement 3 Complete 1.5 hours from the following course(s)
Take the following 3 times:
requirement 4 Complete 1 course
requirement 5
After consulting with an information technology advisor, complete 6 hours of upper-division information technology technical electives. Please add the approved technical elective courses to your ABC with a substitution/waiver form.
requirement 6 Complete 1 course
IT 491 - (Not currently offered)
requirement 7
Complete department packet and exit interview.
Program Outcomes

Computing and Mathematics

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline

Problem Analysis

(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

Computer-based Solutions

(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

Working on Teams

(d) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

Professional and Global Responsibilities

(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

Effective Communication

(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

Local and Global Impact

(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society

Professional Development

(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

Computing Practice

(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

Technical Concepts and Practices

(j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies

User Needs

(k) An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.

Integrating IT-based Solutions

(l) An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.

Best Practices and Standards

(m) An understanding of best practices and standards and their application.

Project Planning

(n) An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.