Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology Program is for the student whose primary interest is in applying computing technology to create real-world Information Technology (IT) systems. Graduates of the program will be prepared to combine their knowledge of current computer tools and technologies and their expertise in effective communication within field settings. The Computer Technology Program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
Recipients of this degree:
- Will apply core technological principles of hardware and software to analyze and solve real-world problems.
- Will communicate effectively orally and in writing, as an individual and as a member of a team.
- Will have a solid foundation on which to build a career or pursue higher education.
Graduates of the Computer Technology Program will, by the time of graduation, have the following knowledge, abilities, and appreciation of professional standards.
- An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
- An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
- An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
- An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
- An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
- Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
- An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
- An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
- An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.