The Computer Information Technology degree empowers students with a computer skill set relevant to today’s IT field. The degree includes areas as diverse as computer programming; database development and administration; software and application design; network systems analysis, design, and management; and computer information security. Students will actively learn how to meet business and communication needs utilizing best computing practices.
In addition to technical mastery, CIT majors will also be equipped with a core business education, all with a Christ-centered perspective enabling them to demonstrate excellence in the workplace and in their lives beyond the classroom. With this technical skill set, CIT majors will find themselves prepared for careers in a variety of potential areas such as computer programming, network design and management, technical support, application design and information securities, as well as other emerging technical fields.
In addition to courses required for the major, all students must complete a selection of General Education courses.The General Education course requirements for this academic program have been updated from the 2015-2016 Academic Catalog, effective November 30, 2015. Students who began their academic program before November 30, 2015 will adhere to the requirements listed in the 2015-2016 Catalog as long as there is no break in enrollment. Students who began their academic program on November 30, 2015 through the end of the spring 2016 term are under the requirements of the 2015-2016 Addended Catalog. For a list of General Education course requirements please see the course list for the Associate of Arts: General Studies degree.
Classes are taught in seminar format. Selected degree coursework is enhanced with online Internet instruction that provides greater flexibility in completing assignments outside the classroom.
The Computer Information Technology degree requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (45 hours)
CIT Foundation Core (18 hours)
Major Core (36 hours)
Electives (21 hours)