Computer Information Technology Learning Outcomes

Through collaborations with professionals in the field, internships, classroom teaching and hands-on experience, you'll immerse yourself in Computer Information Technology techniques and procedures. This deep set of proficiencies in multiple areas will increase your integrity and marketability in today's highly competitive marketplace.

By the time you complete the academic and internship requirements for your Computer Information Technology degree, you will be able to:

  • Design, implement and evaluate computer technologies, systems, processes, components and/or programs appropriate to a defined task, while analyzing the impact on existing systems and potential future applications.
  • Think critically, creatively and analytically in developing technological solutions to simple and complex problems.
  • Apply formal frameworks, methods and management systems to the organization, storage and retrieval of data in ways that demonstrate an understanding of both the business enterprise and the relevant technology.
  • Implement effective business solutions across an organization that demonstrates appropriate consideration of alternative computer technologies, including networks, servers, programming languages and database systems.
  • Plan, analyze, design and construct information systems to identified specifications, using clear and efficient code in the relevant programming language(s).
  • Develop, analyze and defend solutions to networking and security problems that demonstrate an appropriate balance among security needs, business concerns, confidentiality, availability and system integrity.
  • Communicate technical information effectively to both technical and lay audiences in business-appropriate written and oral forms.
  • Work effectively as a team member to achieve a common stated goal.
  • Access and critically evaluate relevant technical and business information and emerging industry trends from multiple sources.
  • Acknowledge and adhere to the highest standards of ethics, including relevant industry and organizational codes of conduct, in the design of technological solutions and in professional practice.