Computer Information Technology (CIT) in its broadest sense encompasses all aspects of computing technology. CIT, as an academic discipline, focuses on meeting the needs of users within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies. The aim is to provide CIT major graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions upon graduation and to grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the field.
Obtaining a major in Computer Information Technology prepares students for a variety of career opportunities.
The Computer Information Technology program is part of the Department of Computer Information Science.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology prepares students within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies.
The minor in Networking and Information Security is an introduction to the field and is designed specifically for students from other departments with an interest.
The Database Technologies undergraduate certificate provides students with the necessary knowledge to apply information technology principles and theory so they are able to address real world business and organizational challenges and opportunities.
The Information Security certificate provides students with the necessary knowledge in information security principles and practices and an understanding of how information security functions in an organization from both business and technology aspects.
The Networking Technologies certificate provides students with the necessary knowledge in networking principles, administration, programming, security issues and practices so that they are able to apply them in real world organizational challenges and opportunities.