The BS in Information Technology (BSIT) program includes a major focus in cybersecurity. Students will learn how to securely protect an organization's network and infrastructure. Elective offerings are also available for studying digital forensics, cloud computing, and other core technologies. Graduates of this program will also receive a certificate showing they have completed the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) designated program of study. The BSIT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.