Information Technology, Global Classroom

Degree:
Location: Boston

Why Information Technology?

We are offering optional concentrations: Applications Development (web programming, mobile programming, and databases) and Cybersecurity (network security, computer forensics, software vulnerabilities).

Reinforce core business skills like: project management, business communications, group dynamics, and organization skills.

Use your existing certification (i.e. A+, network certifications, PMP) and experiences against course credits.

Develop strengths in all aspects of information technology via a challenge-based learning approach with an experiential focus. Acquire knowledge, abilities, and hands-on skills that are valuable to employers in a market that is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology provides a quality education that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed by a diverse group of students in order to promote career advancement and to pursue advanced degrees in information technology. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology offers a program that fosters critical thinking and is teaching the most current information technology skills needed by local, national, and global employers.

You can choose from diverse concentrations with high industry demand that cover the critical technology areas of programming for traditional, Web, and mobile applications, and for networking, database, and information security.


What you'll study

General Requirements

Information Technology Global Classroom General Requirements

This is a typical plan of study.

Minimum Transfer Credit Required: 32 semester hours

Term 1

MTH 1100 - College Algebra
3.00
ITC 1200 - Operating Systems Concepts
3.00
PHL 2100 - Business Ethics
3.00
PHL 2140 - Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering
3.00
MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business
3.00

Note: Students can complete either PHL 2100 or 2140.

Complete one of the following:

ENG 1105 - College Writing 1
3.00
ENG 1106 - Lab for ENG 1105
1.00

or 

ENG 1103 - College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers
3.00
ENG 1104 - Lab for ENG 1103
1.00

Term 2

ITC 2016 - End-User Data Analysis Tools
3.00
ITC 1100 - Human-Computer Interaction
3.00
TCC 3450 - Writing for the Web
3.00
MTH 2400 - Technology and Applications of Discrete Mathematics
3.00
ENG 2105 - Writing Workshop
3.00
ENG 2106 - Lab for ENG 2105
1.00
MGT 2310 - Organizational Behavior
3.00

Note: Students can complete either ITC 1100 or TCC 3450.

Term 3

ITC 2100 - Introduction to Programming (Java)
3.00
ITC 2200 - Networking Foundations
3.00
ITC 2000 - Principles of Systems Analysis and Design
3.00
ENG 3105 - Writing for the Professions: Science and Engineering
3.00
ENG 3106 - Lab for ENG 3105
1.00

Term 4

ITC 2300 - Database Management Systems
3.00
ITC 2400 - Web and Mobile Development
3.00
ITC 4600 - Information Security Management
3.00
GET 2100 - Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis
3.00
CET 2200 - Data Structures and Algorithms
3.00
CET 2300 - Object-Oriented Programming
3.00
ITC 3100 - Advanced Applications Development
3.00

Major Elective 3-4 q.h.

Note: Students can take either GET 2100, CET 2200, CET 2300, or ITC 3100.

Term 5

ITC 3300 - Structured Query Language (SQL)
3.00
ITC 3150 - Database Websites
3.00
ITC 3320 - Data Warehousing Technologies
3.00
ITC 3220 - Mobile and Wireless Networking
3.00
ITC 4200 - Network Security
3.00
ITC 4840 - Preparation for Information Technology Project
3.00

Note: Students can take either ITC 3300, 3150, or 3320 and either ITC 3220 or 4200.

Major Elective 3-4 q.h.

Term 6

ITC 3400 - Web Design and Multimedia
3.00
ITC 3150 - Database Websites
3.00
ITC 4500 - IT Project Management
3.00
ITC 4850 - Information Technology Project
3.00

Major Elective 3-4 q.h.

Major Elective 3-4 q.h.

Note: Students can take either ITC 3400 or 3150.

Did You Know?

​A bachelor’s degree is worth $2.8M over an employee’s lifetime (Center On Education and the Workforce, 2011).

Did You Know?

Careers in IT offer a 123% higher annual wage compared to the median for all occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015).

Average Time to Completion

24 months

Commitment

Full-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

Yes