Bachelor of Science Information Technology (BSIT)
Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, USA
USD 120 / per credit *
Earliest start date
* in-state: $120.32 | out-of-state: $623.29
The Bachelor of Science Information Technology degree prepares graduates for technical positions in the fields of information systems management, information technology, network security, and digital forensics, and computer programming. Graduates of this program will have a broad understanding of processes that support the development, delivery and management, and security of information systems.
The program has a strong commitment to maintain standards of excellence in content and to continuously upgrade curriculum to meet industry needs. The primary objective is to provide a broad foundation of career skills, professionalism, and the ability to be life-long learners for our graduates. Some associated careers are technical positions in the expanding fields of information and technology including but not limited to networking, security, computer systems, programming, systems design and maintenance and project management in information technology fields.
This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
The BSIT degree prepares graduates for technical positions in the fields of information systems management, information technology, network security, and digital forensics, and computer programming. Graduates of this program will have a broad understanding of processes that support the development, delivery and management, and security of information systems.
Graduates of the program will be able to;
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.
The BSIT degree uses a 2 + 2 model requiring the completion of an associate’s degree (AA, AS) for admission into the program.
Students must have course work or an equivalent educational experience that covers that fundamental areas of:
- Human computer interaction
- Information management
- Computer programming and software engineering
- Computer network design and maintenance
- Web systems and technologies
- Information assurance and security
- System administration and maintenance
- System integration and architecture
- Professional requirements of the IT profession
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Some associated careers are:
- Computer systems
- Systems design and maintenance
- Project management in information technology fields
The bureau of labor statistics reported in 2016 the mean annual wages for the following information technology professions:
- Network and computer systems administrators - $79,600
- Database administrators - $84,950
- Computer programmer - $79,840
- Information security analyst - $92,600