Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Computer Information Technology, Bachelor of Science


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The program is designed to provide the foundational skills for continuous learning and to adapt to the fast changing information technology environment.  This program also includes competency-based and hands-on learning modules to enhance acquired business skills.  Parts of the curriculum are designed around highly valued certifications.  Students will also augment their IT skills with the social, verbal and intercultural business skills demanded by today’s work environments.

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Computer Information Technology, Bachelor of Science


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology?

This major is designed for students who are interested in beginning a new career or advancing a current one in the field of information technology.  The program provides students with hands-on experience in the latest technologies, skills and knowledge toward common IT certifications, and the communication and business skills necessary for career advancement.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Technical Program Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Security Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Web Technician and Administrator
  • Software Technician

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • IT Manager/Director
  • Network Infrastructure Engineer
  • IT Security Engineer / Firewall Engineer
  • Enterprise Architect/IT
  • Senior Programmer
  • Technical Professor
  • Web Developer
  • Software Developer

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Computer Information Technology, Bachelor of Science


University Requirements

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Computer Information Technology, Bachelor of Science


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MATH 115
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Some online/blended coursework Required
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-A Recommended
Progression Plan Link Not Available

Purpose Statement

The mission of the NAU Personalized Learning Bachelor of Administration in Computer Information Technology (PL CIT) is to prepare our students to be well-rounded technologist and leaders in the multi-faceted information technology industry. We are fully committed to provide the industry and community with highly skilled technologist that are culturally diverse and with high foundational skills for continuous learning. We teach our students to adapt to the high-paced and fast changing information technology environment and prepare our student for the realities of the workplace by integrating business intelligence and strategies to our program. The PL CIT degree program is technologically enhanced and is highly immersed with learning opportunities and experiences, hands-on learning modalities, filed simulations, and field experiences. The Computer Information Technology program teaches our student value, integrity, innovation, leadership, and provides an expansive exploration of emerging technologies in the field of information by providing an open and collaborative learning environment. The Computer Information Technology program leverages prior learning and provides the facilities and activities to enhance and improved existing experiences.

Student Learning Outcomes

Computer Information Technology Personalized Learning Graduates will be able to
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Computer Information Technology, Bachelor of Science


Details

Major Requirements
Science Requirement
General Electives
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Computer Information Technology, Bachelor of Science


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