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Mount Saint Mary College    
  Dec 17, 2017
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology/Networking or Web Technologies

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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 .

Networking and Web Technologies

The Networking sequence will satisfy the needs of the student who wishes to become a networking professional. Completion of this curriculum will also assist students to achieve national certification such as Network+ or CNE (Certified Netware Engineer).

Web Technologies: The Web Technologies sequence is intended to prepare students to enter the field of website design and management.

Program requirements for Information Technology Major

Total: (21)

Required courses in area of concentration

Plus 9 credits in selected sequence listed below

Total: (24)

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