Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

 An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.

 Associate of Science degree in Information Technology prepares students for an entry-level position in the field of network administration with an emphasis on security support. Courses prepare students to sit for industry-accepted competency examinations.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and goals:

  • To develop students’ abilities to administer, manage and troubleshoot hardware, software and services for single, mixed and multi-user environments
  • To develop students’ skills in inspection of security measures to protect data and the conduct of personnel in relation to protection of data
  • To assist students in becoming more adept in knowledge, theory and practice of network management
  • To prepare students for positions as technical support specialists, help-desk technicians, systems administrators or computer security professionals
  • To develop students’ abilities to think critically and communicate effectively


Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, students must earn 72.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:

Information Technology Major Courses ( 48.0 credit hours )
Computer Service and Support PC Systems I 3.0 credit hours
Computer Service and Support PC Systems II 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Information Security 3.0 credit hours
Supporting Client Operating Systems 3.0 credit hours
Essentials of Networking 3.0 credit hours
Managing and Maintaining Server Operating Systems 3.0 credit hours
Multi-User Operating Systems 3.0 credit hours
Application Support 3.0 credit hours
Implementing Directory Services 3.0 credit hours
Internetworking Technologies 3.0 credit hours
Implementing a Network Infrastructure 3.0 credit hours
Web Systems 3.0 credit hours

Lower Division General Education Courses ( 24.0 credit hours )

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* An Associate of Science Degree is considered a terminal degree and is not transferable.


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