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Information Technology. BA


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College Business
Academic Award Bachelor of Arts
Credits Required 125 semester credits
Faculty Lead Kiran Wilson
Available at Online

The College of Business offers the major in Information Technology designed to prepare individuals to pursue business and management careers in information technology. The curriculum provides practical, hands-on experience for individuals to break into or improve their skills in the rapidly changing industry. Christian value systems and perspectives—particularly as they relate to the modern business environment and information systems—will be integrated throughout the academic program.

Graduates with a degree in Information Technology are able to:

  1. Apply Information Technology strategies to address business needs.
  2. Write a programming code to connect a front-end user interface with a back-end database.
  3. Solve common desktop and network issues.
  4. Evaluate ethical issues in Information Technology from a Christian faith perspective.
  5. Develop and build a simple database system.
  6. Develop a career strategy in the Information Technology field.

Core Curriculum Requirements: 60


Humanities: 9


  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see Course Descriptions  for applicability)
  • ENGL xxx3 Any Literature course 3 credits
  • HIST xxx3 Any Course in History 3 credits
  • 3 additional credits selected from the following 3 credits
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 9


  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see Course Descriptions  for applicability)
  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:
    Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Geography (GEOG), Health & Fitness (PEDU), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI)

Science and Mathematics: 7


  • MATH xxxx College-level Mathematics 3 credits
  • SCIE xxxx Science course with Lab 4 credits

Formation and Calling: 5


Core Electives: 9


Any college-level courses

Pre-Major Requirements: 3


Pre-Major requirements may be applied to the Core Curriculum requirements

General Electives: 8-11


Any college-level courses

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