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.
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.
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|
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:
Personalized Learning Competencies for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology
Completion of these competencies will result in the awarding of credit for NAU classes.
C.1 Explore information technology foundations
C.2 Examine data management and administration
C.3 Examine IT business operations and leadership
C.4 Examine information security and policy
C.5 Examine enterprise architecture, network and telecommunications technology
C.6 Explore software engineering and development
C.7 Explore systems administration
C.8 Examine business analysis and design
C.9 Examine web-based systems and technologies
C.10 Explore information technology: co-evolution with other philosophies
C.11 Integrate learning by participating in a capstone project
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your faculty mentor for details.
Science Requirement, select from the following (12 units):
Additional coursework is required, if, after you have met the previously described requirements, you have not yet completed a total of 120 units of credit.
We encourage you to consult with your advisor to select the courses that will be most advantageous to you. (Please note that you may also use prerequisites or transfer credits as electives if they weren't used to meet major, minor, or liberal studies requirements.)
Some courses may have departmental prerequisites required by students in other majors. Any prerequisites not fulfilled with transfer credit may be met by successfully completing a pretest; however, credit will not be granted for the completion.
This degree is offered only through the Personalized Learning program. Work with a faculty mentor for any questions regarding the applicability of coursework completed through Personalized Learning to any other plan of study at NAU.