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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Colorado Technical University has re-designed its professionally focused Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program to provide students with a solid grounding in the fundamental areas of IT that are important in an increasingly specialized marketplace.

The project-based curriculum is designed to prepare students with industry-current, first-hand knowledge of the design, development and delivery of high-quality IT projects aimed at meeting management expectations. In addition to gaining practical experience while acquiring a solid, comprehensive grounding in the most important IT areas, students will create a portfolio of projects they can use to demonstrate their skills.

Coursework in this program focuses on a number of substantive areas applicable to the field of information technology, including enterprise networking, telecommunications and new software development. Course content has been designed to help students develop relevant IT problem-solving skills by focusing on the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

What You Can Learn
Successful completion of the BSIT program will give students an applicable foundation of industry-related knowledge and skills, including how to:

  • Differentiate between current computer networks, protocols and the role of network management software in organizations.
  • Categorize the fundamentals of computer system security requirements.
  • Distinguish between the principles, concepts and fundamentals of operating systems.
  • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems.
  • Differentiate and categorize the legal, ethical and social issues of information technology.
  • Create and design Enterprise Architecture.
  • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language.
  • Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application supported by a project plan.

Who You Can Learn From
In addition to a quality curriculum based on industry standards, courses in Colorado Technical University’s BSIT program were developed and are taught by a faculty comprised of IT professionals who bring a range of experience into their classrooms. Their firsthand knowledge and perspectives offer students the opportunity to learn from individuals willing to share their understanding of the qualities and skills sought in today’s competitive marketplace.

Applications are being accepted now for classes scheduled to begin on May 15, 2011. Students interested in learning more about this program are encouraged to contact us today.

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary.

Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411) www.ncahlc.org.

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