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Information Technology Online Bachelor’s Degree

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This information technology online bachelor’s degree integrates specialized technology and skills into a customized information technology program. This degree complements students’ previously earned degrees, diplomas, certificates or certifications in specialty areas, such as programming, networks, database, or other related areas. Students may transfer credit from the source of the specialty training or create a specialty area using approved National American University courses.

This degree prepares students for advancement in management or technical areas associated with their specialty field.

Graduates of the program will:

  • Understand the data management needs of business through the design, implementation and maintenance of relational databases.
  • Collaborate with constituents to establish the information technology needs of a business and plan an appropriate solution and procurement strategy.
  • Demonstrate the use of project management techniques within an appropriate system analysis and design lifecycle framework to develop an information system.
  • Be prepared to solve a variety of business problems through the application of structured program analysis and design concepts.
  • Apply ethical decision-making models in the information technology environment.

Course Listing (180 Credits)

CI1320     Computer Concepts

CI1420     Principles of Programming

CI2011     Introduction to Database

CI2211     Internetworking Fundamentals

CI2440     Introduction to Computer Security

CI3010     Linux

CI3070     Human-Computer Interaction – User-Centered Design

CI3140     Systems Architecture

CI3155     Computer Ethics

CI3310     Website and Web Application Design

CI4220/MT 4230     Project Management

CI4221     Systems Analysis and Design

CI4223     Integrative Systems Project

MT1050     Introduction to Business

 

Communications

EN1150      Composition I

Science

SC Science Elective

Humanities

HU     Humanities Elective

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

General Education (13.5 Credits)

General Education Elective

Communications

EN1300     Composition II   4

EN2100     Speech OR
EN2150     Interpersonal Professional Communication

EN3050     Technical Communications

Mathematics

MA2000     Quantitative Reasoning

MA3000      Business Statistics

General Education

CS2080     Career Management

 

Specialty Courses

CI3679     Windows Operating System and Server Administration Fundamentals

CI4121     Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server

CI4131     Networking with Windows Server

CI4141     Identity with Windows Server

CI4291     Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices I

CI4292     Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices II

CI3091     Database Design & Management

CI3315     Web Design & Programming

CI3380     Client Side-Scripting and Open Communication

CI4035     Server-Side Applications with PHP and MySQL

CI4040     Designing User Interfaces & Multimedia

CI4085     Responsive Web Development

Required Course:

MGT360     Information Security

Choose Three of the Below:

CI3710     Internet Security

CI3715     Cybercrime and Information Systems

CI3725     Network Security

CI3730     Computer Forensics

6000DC+ or Elective

6000DC+ or Elective

6000DC+ or Elective

Elective

6000DC+: Students who do not have a 2.75 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, emphasis core, or open elective 6000DC+ and 3000+ courses.

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.