Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 
    
    Aug 22, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology/Educational Technology


Hegis Code 0701/0702

Information Technology


The Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology is designed to provide the student with a practical grounding in the fundamentals and skills in specific concentrations of the computing arts.

Information Technology will prepare students to use computers effectively in educational, commercial or industrial environments, such as childhood education, networking, website design or web administration positions. All Information Technology majors are given a firm grounding in fundamental computer concepts and philosophy, in conjunction with an in-depth education in their area of concentration.

The Campus Technology Center supports students in information technology, mathematics and other fields. The center consists of a number of laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia computer systems, a multimedia production facility, and a hands-on networking laboratory. In addition, the campus infrastructure includes a wireless academic network (WAN) that provides access to online resources, including the library and the Internet, from virtually anywhere on campus. Facilities are available for individual students as well as classes. Knowledgeable staff and student assistance are available during all hours of operation.

Curriculum for Information Technology


This course of study provides for a broad fundamental education in information technology in conjunction with an in-depth education in a specific concentration. Two concentrations are offered: Educational Technology  and Networking and Web Technologies .

Educational Technology


The Educational Technologies concentration is intended to satisfy the needs of students pursuing childhood education certification who would like to develop the skills necessary to specialize in educational technologies.

Program requirements for Information Technology Major


Total: (18)


Required Philosophy Courses


Total: (3)


Required courses in area of concentration


General Education Course Requirements


  • Arts & Letters (12)
  • Natural Science/Mathematics (6 included above) 3 (+6)
  • Philosophy/Religious Studies (3 included above) 6 (+3)
  • Social Sciences (9)

Total General Education (9 included in requirements): 30 (+9) = 39


Additional Liberal Arts Requirements and Electives


  • Liberal Arts Electives (45)

Total Credits Required for Graduation: (120)