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Information Technology Systems
- To develop entry-level skills in setup, servicing, maintaining, and troubleshooting of computer systems/networks.
- To develop entry-level skills in server installation, configuration, and administration.
- To develop entry-level collaboration, business acumen, critical thinking, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills.
- To develop an awareness and fundamental knowledge of security concerns and procedures related to computing and networking.
- To develop information technology experience through hands-on internships at the university and/or local industry.
Student Learning Outcomes:
- 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 use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
- An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.
- An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.
- An understanding of best practices and standards and their application.
- An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.