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Information Technology (IT) Major

Computer Science Department launches a new Information Technology Major - Spring 2012!

Why IT Major

In today's society, information and information technology are ubiquitous and influence all forms of human activity.

  • The nation needs technology leaders and professionals who have both technology and business background
  • IT sector job market is now on the rise and the demand for IT professionals is increasing
  • IT jobs can not be outsourced
  • Lack of appropriate curriculum to produce IT managers, Network administrators, Security professionals, etc.

Objectives of IT Major

The TU's IT program is about modern information technology, it helps:

  • Increase the pool of minorities in the area of information technology
  • Create a new brand of professionals such as system/network administrators, and security professionals.
  • Create bridge between business and computer science

Areas of Specialization

Students pursuing the BS in Information Technology may focus on one of the following IT Concentration areas:

  • Web Applications/Design
  • Network Administration/Security
  • Information Assurance
  • System Administration
  • Supply Chain Management

List of IT Core Courses

  • Web Applications
  • Network Administration/Security
  • Information System Policy and Administration
  • Needs Assessment and Technology Evaluation
  • System Administration/Management
  • E-Business/E-Commerce

Additional IT Electives

  • Human Computer Interface
  • Information Systems Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Information Security Management
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Wireless Networks/Security
  • Data Mining & Visualization
  • Data Ware-Housing

Information Technology Major Curriculum

Information Technology Major Requirements

Information Technology Major Core Courses Descriptions