Bachelor of Science Degrees in Computer Technology

Compare 9 Bachelor of Science Programs in Computer Technology

Nearly every facet of modern life depends on the use of computerized systems. Businesses, governments and private individuals need these tools to organize and share information. Those with a BSc in Computer Technology have the skills to design, support and optimize these devices to solve problems, increase productivity, and improve lives.

What is a BSc in Computer Technology? It is a four year degree offered by many universities. It focuses on developing skills for working with modern computerized systems. Many areas of specialization are offered. Students may focus on areas involving the use and design of hardware or software. After finishing their degree programs, students are prepared to develop, design, and implement computer technology in ways that improve operational efficiencies and organize information systems.  

These programs develop critically important technical skills. Areas of study include both the hardware and software most commonly used by modern computer systems. Analytical reasoning abilities are enhanced and students are able to troubleshoot common technical problems. In addition to being familiar with the technology, students are often taught basic business theories to help them identify where their skills best fit within the structure of any professional organization.

The cost of an individual program varies depending on the institution. Those interested in learning more should contact the admissions department of the school they are considering for fee and tuition information. The cost of materials, housing and transportation should also be considered.

A BSc in Computer Technology opens the door to careers in many industries. Depending on the area of specialization, students are qualified to fill rolls as system administrators, web developers, and network security professionals. Some go on to become software developers, and many find work in computer sales or as business consultants who design specific solutions for specialized markets.

Begin researching institutions as soon as possible. Traditional colleges often offer these programs, but there are many online courses available as well. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BS in Computer Information Systems and Technology

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Bradford

In our program, you'll get a broad IT background. You'll learn about programming applications, network development, systems design and analysis, Web technologies, multimedia applications, database development and systems administration. [+]

BS in Computer Information Systems and Technology

Description

Program Contact: Don Lewicki In our program, you'll get a broad IT background. You'll learn about programming applications, network development, systems design and analysis, Web technologies, multimedia applications, database development and systems administration. We'll prepare you to work in a team environment. To manage and lead companies and people in the translation of information technology into business opportunities and competitive advantages. You'll sit in small classes. You'll get individual attention from our industry-experienced faculty. You'll gain hands-on experiences in lab, during at least one internship, and in research opportunities and a capstone course. Incoming students will be considered for special merit scholarships just for CIS&T freshmen, each worth $2,500 per year and renewable for four years. We have a lot to offer and will help you go well beyond expectations. For example, Nnedimma Ugochukwu studied Mandarin at Fudan University in Shanghai then interned at Google. 100% of our CIS&T graduates in 2015 are either working or in graduate school. Not only will you know information technology but you'll know the power of information technology. And if you know the power of information technology, you have a long and exciting professional career ahead of you. In fact, our program will prepare you for three of the 10 best careers for recent college graduates:... [-]


BEng Honours in Computer Systems and Robotics

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years United Kingdom London

This course provides a solid grounding in the design and realisation of modern embedded systems with particular emphasis on robotic systems. The latter have, in recent years, become a fast-growing and exciting application area of embedded systems, and this course builds on more than two decades' of robotics experience within the Department. [+]

Embedded computer systems are found in every part of modern life, from cameras and kitchen appliances to collision-avoidance systems in cars. This has created a surge in demand for highly skilled engineers who can program computers and deploy them in the implementation of hardware systems. This course provides a solid grounding in the design and realisation of modern embedded systems with particular emphasis on robotic systems. The latter have, in recent years, become a fast-growing and exciting application area of embedded systems, and this course builds on more than two decades' of robotics experience within the Department. By its very nature, robotics is a cross-disciplinary area with its roots in traditional engineering subjects such as electronic, electrical, computing, mechanical, networking and control. However, robotics also opens up new and fascinating areas of study such as computer vision and machine intelligence. Robotic systems find application in a broad range of sectors such as transport, logistics, military, manufacturing, emergency services, domestic assistance and healthcare. Many employers today require their engineers to be multidisciplinary. Graduates from this course will have the breadth of creative and problem-solving skills required to efficiently combine software with hardware in the design of the next generation of embedded and robotic systems. You will also acquire the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Course content The course aims to provide an exciting, enjoyable and rewarding learning experience which will serve as a solid foundation for a professional engineering career, leading eventually to registration as... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Cloud Technologies

Full Sail University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Winter Park

In this accelerated bachelor’s program, you’ll become familiar with cloud technologies used to handle and deliver media-rich information to businesses and institutions around the globe. Your courses and projects will familiarize you with the various tools and interpretive scripting languages that leverage the use of software-defined data centers, or clouds. [+]

BScs in Computer Technology. Cloud Technologies Undergraduate Degree This program introduces students to various tools and scripting languages involved in managing software-defined data centers (clouds), and explores topics including security, API use, and system management. Course Highlights: Computer Operating Systems System Scripting Fundamentals Advanced Networking Technologies Virtualization Technologies Automating Resource Deployment As the world continues to depend more and more on technology to communicate and do business, professionals who help companies manage and maintain their data are continually in demand. Thanks to the exponential growth of this data, the focus in information technology has shifted to virtualization – “the cloud” – and those in the IT field now need a skill set that can facilitate this shift. If you want to prepare for one of the most vital roles in the tech industry, the Cloud Technologies bachelor of science degree program can introduce you to concepts surrounding systems administration and the virtualization of data, helping you to develop the skills in high demand in today’s workforce. In this accelerated bachelor’s program, you’ll become familiar with cloud technologies used to handle and deliver media-rich information to businesses and institutions around the globe. Your courses and projects will familiarize you with the various tools and interpretive scripting languages that leverage the use of software-defined data centers, or clouds. The program’s curriculum centers on topics including virtualization achievement, object-oriented programming, scripting languages, API use, and system management to provision various modules. This will teach you how to implement current technologies to provide software-driven... [-]

BSc Computing Technologies (4 years)

University of Roehampton - Centres
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester + 2 more

The extended BSc Computing Technologies programme provides an excellent foundation for individuals looking to pursue a career in a number of computing related areas including the internet of everything, networking, cyber security, web and mobile app design, and data analytics. [+]

Course overview The BSc Computing Technologies programme provides an excellent foundation for individuals looking to pursue a career in a number of computing related areas including software development, cyber security, web design, mobile app design and data analytics. The four-year extended degree includes a foundation year and is carefully designed to build confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success. It also introduces you to the fundamentals of computer systems, together with providing a grounding in programming. You will gain industry relevant skills in a supportive and inspiring environment, with modules covering a wide range of computing technologies. Taught by experienced tutors, you will be learning about real-life and contemporary business approaches. Careers and progression Graduates from this programme will be well placed to pursue careers in a number of computing related areas including software development, cyber security, web and mobile app design and data analytics. The degree also provides a platform for Masters-level study in a range of fields including software development, data science, cyber security, web and mobile development and project management. 2017/18 entry requirements: 64 UCAS points, or equivalent, plus GCSE Maths and English at grade D, or equivalent (internal tests are available), and Admissions and/or academic interview [-]

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science and Technology

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 China Zhuhai

This programme aims to prepare students for a career in computer science or information-technology related areas. Students will be equipped to work in industry, business etc., or to pursue post-graduate study in China or abroad. Graduates will have developed learning skills and have the confidence to meet the challenges in the rapidly changing world of information technology. [+]

BScs in Computer Technology. Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science and Technology Information technology plays an important role in driving the growth of the computer industry in China and all over the world. In China, up till now, there is still a great shortage of computer professionals: including computer analyst, application programmer, software engineering and junior software developer etc. Moreover, the Chinese Government has been pushing very hard to develop the software industry with an aim to compete and surpass India and Israel for a larger share of the IT outsourcing market. In the world of innovation, entrepreneurial businesses and venture capital there are also great demand and interests in recruiting managers well versed in IT. The above examples show that there is a great demand for IT professionals, especially in Mainland in the years to come. This programme aims to prepare students for a career in computer science or information-technology related areas. Students will be equipped to work in industry, business etc., or to pursue post-graduate study in China or abroad. Graduates will have developed learning skills and have the confidence to meet the challenges in the rapidly changing world of information technology. By studying this programme, the students are enabled to benefit from a broad-based education as they pursue a technology education with a specialization in computer science. Accordingly, students will be required to study a range of general education, information technology courses to achieve a balanced literal arts education. This is consistent with UIC’s mission of... [-]

Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology - Indiana State University

American Consortium of Universities (INTERLINK)
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Terre Haute

The ECET department serves as a home for four BS degree programs which include, Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Automation and Control Engineering Technology and Information Technology. Each of these programs allow our graduates to enter the job market with specific skill sets, allowing them to launch their careers in well paid entry level job positions. The breadth of study in these degree programs allows our graduates to relatively quickly move into positions of responsibility in fields such as design, testing, manufacturing, system integration, maintenance, production support, customer support and business systems support. [+]

The ECET department serves as a home for four BS degree programs which include, Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Automation and Control Engineering Technology and Information Technology. Each of these programs allow our graduates to enter the job market with specific skill sets, allowing them to launch their careers in well paid entry level job positions. The breadth of study in these degree programs allows our graduates to relatively quickly move into positions of responsibility in fields such as design, testing, manufacturing, system integration, maintenance, production support, customer support and business systems support. Automation and Control Engineering Technology (ACET) Industrial automation is the use of control systems, predominately computer based, to control industrial machinery and processes. Automation has and will continue to play an increasingly important role in the global economy as well as our daily experiences. The automation and control engineering technology program provides the knowledge and management skills needed to pursue a rewarding career in the field of automation. Careers Are there career opportunities in the field of automation? Yes! The automation and control engineering technology program at ISU will equip you with the knowledge to launch a professional career in a wide variety of roles in business and industry that involve automated systems. Automation professionals are responsible for the direction, definition, design, development/application, deployment, documentation, and support of systems, software, and equipment used in control systems, manufacturing information systems, systems integration, and operational consulting. Typical job positions include: automation engineer, controls engineer, production engineer, project engineer,... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Simulation & Visualization

Full Sail University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Winter Park

If you’re interested in becoming a part of the engineering teams that creates these sophisticated models, Full Sail University’s Simulation & Visualization bachelor’s degree program can familiarize you with the technical and critical thinking skills needed to study, architect, develop, and test simulation and visualization systems. [+]

BScs in Computer Technology. Simulation & Visualization Undergraduate Degree This program familiarizes students with the technical and critical thinking skills needed to study, architect, develop, and test simulation and visualization systems. Course Highlights: Artificial Intelligence Digital Fabrication Discrete and Continuous Simulation Data Structure and Algorithms Applied Human-Computer Interaction Simulation Electronics From computerized models of complex data or virtual environments for training or entertainment purposes, simulation technologies solve challenging problems, enable learning, and provide visual insight into abstract problems and ideas. These systems are essential in any scenario requiring training, testing, or representations of real-world or virtual environments, in industries as diverse as aviation, medicine, architecture, science, manufacturing, and the military. If you’re interested in becoming a part of the engineering teams that creates these sophisticated models, Full Sail University’s Simulation & Visualization bachelor’s degree program can familiarize you with the technical and critical thinking skills needed to study, architect, develop, and test simulation and visualization systems. You’ll begin by building a foundation in mathematics, computer science, and high-level programming languages, and then go on to start getting hands-on experience in the engineering of simulation and visualization systems. Since many simulation and modeling environments represent conceptual or hazardous situations, you will learn the role of proper validation and verification in measuring systems that may be prohibitive in real-life scenarios. You will also become familiar with various software engines and how software can integrate with hardware to develop a prototype. Along with building technical expertise and subject knowledge, the Simulation & Visualization... [-]

BSc Advanced Computational Mechanics

Cracow University of Technology
Campus Full time 7 semesters October 2017 Poland Kraków

Advanced Computational Mechanics (ACM) is addressed for students who want to study contemporary problems in theoretical and applied mechanics with computer support. [+]

Advanced Computational Mechanics (ACM) is addressed for students who want to study contemporary problems in theoretical and applied mechanics with computer support. The program contains of the following general topics: basis in mathematics and physics, theoretical mechanics and strength of materials, material science and machining of structures, informatics and numerical methods, mechanics of solids, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, theory of vibration and acoustics, automatic control and mechatronics, intelligent materials. Selected subject can be studied by Erasmus program students. Program of studies: Regular: Basic mathematics (17 ECTS), Engineering mathematics I (4 ECTS), Distributions and transforms (2 ECTS, elect.), Physics (8 ECTS), Mechanics of particles and rigid body (8 ECTS), Vibrations and waves (4 ECTS), Strength of materials (11 ECTS), Theory of elasticity (4 ECTS), Plasticity (2 ECTS), Fluid mechanics (4 ECTS), Information technology (2 ECTS), Computer science (4 ECTS), Numerical methods I (4 ECTS), Finite element method I (3 ECTS), Technical drawing (2 ECTS), AutoCAD (2 ECTS), Machine design (10 ECTS), Computer aided design of structures (2 ECTS), Material science I (8 ECTS), Plastics and composites (2 ECTS), Production engineering (3 ECTS), Computer aided machining of structures (4 ECTS), Thermodynamics (5 ECTS), Electronics and electrical engineering (3 ECTS), Principles of automatic control engineering (5 ECTS), Elements of robotics (4 ECTS), Metrology (3 ECTS), Experimental methods in mechanics (2 ECTS), Environmental protection and ecology (1 ECTS), Physical education (2 ECTS), Foreign language (12 ECTS), Safety engineering and ergonomics (1 ECTS), Patents (1 ECTS), Practical training (4 ECTS), Seminar (12 ECTS), Final project (15... [-]

BSc Internet Applications (Hons)

Bradford College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Bradford

Internet Applications is a versatile course, aiming to give you a strong grounding in the technical, theoretical and organisational skills that it takes to be successful in the competitive Computing industry. [+]

BSc Internet Applications (Hons)

Course Overview

Internet Applications is a versatile course, aiming to give you a strong grounding in the technical, theoretical and organisational skills that it takes to be successful in the competitive Computing industry. Modules focused on web design, web programming and digital media production are designed to give you a broad overview of the sector, before you consequently specialise in your preferred area during your final semester.

Your training on the practical aspect of the course will be substantiated by theoretical work, which will aid your understanding and allow you to progress more effectively. In addition, group work and personal mentoring will provide you with the opportunity to develop your organisation and time-management skills, attributes which are key to success in the computer industry.... [-]