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If you have a knack for computers and can see yourself working as part of a technical team, you might consider Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program. Read on to learn more about this program.
Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is designed to teach you fundamental IT skills, including basic computer system security requirements; the roles of computer networks, protocols, and network management software; the development and maintenance of database systems; and computer network problem solving skills. You have the opportunity to learn how these skills relate to overall productivity and profitability. You could take classes like entrepreneurship and e-Business, structured query language, object oriented methods, web development, and information technology architectures. You could also take classes like client and server systems, computer security, or user interface design. This program culminates in a capstone project.
Those thinking of applying to Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program should have a background in computer science, programming, or mathematics. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.
This program consists of 180 credits. Of those, 72 are core credits, and 44 are concentration credits.
Information Technology Course Requirements
|Course Code||Course Name|
|BADM 410 or BADM 475||Business Law I or Small Business Management|
|CS 104||Problem Solving Concepts With C++|
|CS 146||Introduction to UNIX|
|CS 246||Structured Query Language|
|CS 346||User Interface Design|
|CS 376||Object Oriented Methods|
|CSS 150||Introduction to Computer Security|
|EM 208 or EBUS 208||Web Development I or Web Site/Portfolio Development|
|IT 145||Client/Server Operating Systems|
|IT 200||Introduction to Networking|
|IT 300||Computer Networks and Communications|
|IT 340||Client/Server System and Network Administration|
|IT 400||Information Technology Architectures|
|IT 481||IT Capstone I|
|IT 482||IT Capstone II|
|MATH 200||Discrete Mathematics|
|PM220||Project Management Tools|
|PM434||Project Scheduling and Cost|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|TECH ELE||Select 12 credits of approved technical electives 12|
|PROF ELE||Select 20 credits from the Professional Track electives 20|
|PROG ELE||Select one object-oriented program language and take 12 credits of courses in that language|
Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program could prepare you to find work as an IT professional. You could work in areas of IT such as networking, programming, or web development. Because most companies need IT personnel, you could find employment in many different types of organizations. Jobs you could pursue include but are not limited to:
Alternatively, you could pursue advanced education at the master's level. A master's degree could prepare you to pursue management positions in IT teams or development firms. Degrees you could be eligible for include but are not limited to:
CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.