Degree prepares graduates for careers as: software and infrastructure architects/developers; information/network security analysts; database managers.
Information technology at St. John's University is a professional curriculum built upon a liberal arts core leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. The information technology major, offered to both day and evening students, is designed to provide both a comprehensive education leading to careers in technical and managerial positions, such as software architect/developer, network security analyst, database manager, IT infrastructure engineer, and information security specialist. The degree provides solid preparation for further academic and professional study in computer science and decision sciences
Students who enroll in the BS in Information Technology (IT) program will achieve knowledge and competency in topics that include coverage of: human computer interaction; information management; programming; networking; web systems and technologies; Information assurance and security; System administration and maintenance; System integration and system architecture; A solid base in fundamentals of computer programming; An introduction to Cyber Security; Advanced course work that builds on the fundamentals to provide depth.
The program supports the core Vincentian values of compassion and service in providing students with technical skills that can be used to combat poverty, disease, crime, as well as provide IT solutions in healthcare. It will utilize new instructional labs in St. Augustine Hall to provide maximum support for students' academic success.
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The B.S. degree program requires all students to complete 120 credits. In addition to the liberal arts core, courses are organized to allow students to tailor their degree to fit their academic and professional goals. Students must:
+6 credits chosen from liberal arts elective
Students should consult with their academic advisors for elective courses to take based on their minor and digital badge interest.
The B.S. degree program in Information technology combines foundational Information Technology skill with the advanced technical skills needed for today’s high-tech careers.
The program aims to prepare students with the required qualifications to:
Student Outcomes for the Information Technology program are the following:
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