Information Technology is a discipline that focuses on information, its management and processing within an organization, and the application of technology to create, exchange, store, and use information in that context. The focus is on the business use of information and the application of computing technology to generate, exchange, and store that information. Students graduating with this degree will typically follow career paths as applications development programmers, planners and designers of information systems, and information systems managers within organizations. The degree provides versatility through a best practices approach to the core areas of Information Technology.
- Possess proficiency in information technology, including programming fundamentals, software, network systems, and databases, as well as their relevant web interfaces and applications.
- Demonstrate both practical skills and theoretical knowledge of information technology, enabling graduates to make a professional contribution to organizations across sectors.
- Engage in effective critical thinking and problem-solving in the field of information technology.
- Assess the needs of technology users and articulate appropriate strategies for meeting those needs through hardware and software.