The Information Technology (IT) program instills its students with the concepts, skills, and applications necessary to design and operate information and communication infrastructure platforms that optimize human performance and produce positive societal change. The IT program prepares students for all potential career positions in the IT field. These include Systems Analysis and Design, Data Center and Enterprise Information Systems architecture, Computer Networking and Cloud Computing.
The IT program offers the following two concentrations
- Networks, Security, and Governance
- Infrastructure and Cloud Computing
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Within three to five years of graduation, the IT Program graduates should be able to:
- Apply best practices in the development and use of information technology to solve real-world problems, enable organizations to meet the opportunities and challenges of a digital economy, and improve the lives of people, communities, and societies.
- Provide leadership in managing information technology in complex and changing organizational environments.
- Take professional responsibility for safeguarding systems and users.
- Harness data in an ethical manner to promote the greater good and help organizations achieve their objectives.
- Actively contribute to the profession through service, life-long learning, and support of diversity and inclusion in their organizations.
Program Student Outcomes (SOs)
By the time of graduation, students should attain the following SOs:
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- Use systemic approaches to select, develop, apply, integrate, and administer secure computing technologies to accomplish user goals.
Program Educational Objectives Mapping to Student Outcomes