Information Technology

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We empower individuals to become passionate, solution‐minded Information Technology professionals by fostering: continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem solving, and real‐world experience. Our Bachelor of Science (BS) of Information Technology is a great fit if you are passionate about using computer technology to provide solutions to issues facing individuals, societies, and organizations. Distinct from computer engineering, computer science, and management information systems, our BSIT program focuses on meeting the needs of users within organizational and societal contexts through the selection, creation, application, integration, and administration of computing technologies. Recent graduates hold positions that range from software developer, programmer, and web developer.

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Curriculum

Curriculum Applicable to Students Starting in the Fall of 2017

Curriculum Applicable to Students Starting in the Fall of 2016, valid until the end of Summer 2017

 
The IT + Accelerated programs are elite programs that allow students to get a master's degree along with the BSIT degree. Please contact Rebekah Michael at rebekah.michael@uc.edu or 513-556-1701 with questions about the IT + Accelerated programs.
   

Program Objectives

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  • Graduates of the IT program will be prepared to gain employment as an IT professional.
  • Graduates of the IT program will function effectively as individuals and team members in the workplace, growing into highly technical or project management and leadership roles.
  • Graduates of the IT program will pursue life-long learning, and obtain the tools to successfully identify and adapt to ever changing technologies.
  • Graduates of the IT program, if they are inclined, will be able to continue their formal education and be accepted to relevant graduate degree programs and succeed in these studies.

Accreditation

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The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET: http://www.abet.org

Program Outcomes

  1. The student demonstrates an understanding of security implications and integrates this knowledge into their application of software development and networking/systems.
  2. The student utilizes modern coding standards and industry best practices to develop software solutions for problems facing users and organizations.
  3. The student designs proper network configuration, demonstrates an understanding of network protocols/services and is able to perform network troubleshooting.
  4. The student implements, integrates, and manages databases for common workplace needs.
  5. The student installs and maintains client and server operating systems and their associated network services, users, and file systems.
  6. The student identifies users' needs, analyzes tasks, and identifies user profiles to build an interactive software application interface using iterative design methodology based on the user centered development practices.
  7. The student implements and applies project management principles.
  8. The student communicates effectively with peers and stakeholders in oral and written modes.
  9. The student demonstrates collaborative problem-solving and teaming skills.
  10. The student demonstrates an understanding of professionalism and the importance of ethics in the workplace.

Enrollment Data

BSIT Student Headcount

 

11A

12FS

13FS

14FS

15FS

16FS

Female

19

32

37

47

47

46

Male

229

263

308

348

392

482

Total

248

295

345

395

439

528

BSIT Graduation Summary by Academic Year

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

47

53

59

51

79