Providing students, faculty, and staff with technology resources that support the University’s mission of promoting learning through teaching, research, scholarship, creative accomplishment, and service. Information Technology is the study, design, implementation and management of computer-based information systems, chiefly software applications and computer hardware. The Information Technology Sector is central to the nation’s security, economy, and public health and safety as businesses, governments, academia, and private citizens are increasingly dependent upon Information Technology Sector functions.
Designed with input from industry experts, the B.S. Information Technology degree program is composed of five primary areas of study: systems and services, networking and security, scripting and programming, data management, and the business of IT. Dashboards represent a management tool to be supported by IT services.
You will select elective modules such as business analytics or game development to expand your learning to other fields of IT. You will work on real world projects in areas such as IoT, artificial intelligence, mobile and web applications. Some positions in this field include system analysts, software programmers, computer scientists, computer support specialists, and network and database administrators.
Information technology reflects the combination of three technologies, digital computing, data storage and ability to transmit digital signal through telecommunication network. Depending on the specific major, students may also learn about database management, systems analysis, computer circuitry, website development, and IT management.
As a result of this sophistication, most HR professionals and internal recruiters can’t even pronounce the name of the all the technology programs that are needed to effectively operate today’s businesses. NIST researchers, with support from DHS and the FBI’s Biometric Center of Excellence, developed a protocol for communicating with biometric sensors over wired and wireless networksâ€”using web technologies.