Fall 2022 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
Fall 2022 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog

Computer Information Technology


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Program Learning Outcomes for Computer Information Technology


Program Learning Outcomes for Computer Information Technology:

  •  Students will be able to identify and evaluate information technology infrastructure necessary to meet an organization’s business needs.
  •  Students will be able to develop, plan and evaluate appropriate processes for managing information systems and information technology projects.
  •  Students will be able to design, develop, and evaluate software solutions to meet an organization’s business needs.
  •  Students will be able to apply their technical knowledge to solve problems.
  •  Students will be able to speak about their work with precision, clarity and organization (Oral Communication)
  •  Students will be able to write about their work with precision, clarity and organization (Written Communication) 
  •  Students will collaborate effectively in teams.
  •  Students will be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and cite information for the task at hand (Information Literacy).
  •  Students will be able to gather relevant information, examine information and form a conclusion based on that information (Critical Thinking).
  • Students will be able to understand and create arguments supported by quantitative evidence, and they can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats (Quantitative Reasoning).
  • Students will understand the professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities that come with the implementation and use of information technology.

Graduates will be prepared for:

  • entry level careers in information technology in business, government, and the non-profit sector ; and
  • graduate study in information technology and related fields.

Program Prerequisite


A passing grade in a college level computer concepts course, equivalent technology course, or sufficient technology work experience. Students who do not meet this requirement may take the CIT 1053  IT Fundamentals course to meet the program prerequisite. This course will be offered online for students who need to take the course prior to enrolling in the program.

Total Required units: 47


Electives needed: 2 units


Program Total Units: 49


Up to 13 units of approved coursework may be transferred into this major.

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