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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Information Technology (B.S.)

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Program: B.S.
Department of Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology (CEIT)
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 205 ~ 260-481-6338 ~ ceit.ipfw.edu 

The B.S. in Information Technology focuses on the usage and application of current technical concepts and practices, and the identification and analysis of user needs in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems. Students will have an understanding of best practices, standards and applications of information technologies, and have the awareness to assist in the creation of an effective project plan to help meet the needs of organizations, enterprise, or society.

The main objective of the IT program is to prepare graduates who are seeking careers in designing, developing, programming, and implementing information technology based systems, with an emphasis on network and communication systems (voice, data, and video), mobile and telecommunications systems, computer system & application management and administration, Web application development, computer system securities, enterprise application, information integration, and other emerging areas in the IT field that meet organizational, enterprise, and societal needs.

The curriculum includes enterprise IT infrastructure, communications and networking, and IT Project Integration. Technical electives and the IT senior project I and II enable the program to be tailored to the specialization needs of students. Graduates will possess a combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to support an organization’s information technology infrastructure as well as the people who use it.

The CEIT department also offers the Bachelor of Science with a major in computer engineering technology (CPET) and a Bachelor of Science and an Associate of Science in electrical engineering technology (EET.)  In addition to the degrees, the department offers a minor in electronics and certificate programs in computer-controlled systems, electronic communications, power electronics systems, and computer networking.

To earn the degree, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8)  and of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (see Part 4) ; and complete the following courses:

Approved Technical Elective Courses Credits: 15

  •  See the CEIT Department for more Details - Cr. 15.

Approved Elective Courses Credits 4

  •  See the CEIT Department for more Details - Cr. 4.

B.S. Total Credits: 120

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