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Information Technology (BS)

High-tech. High earning potential.

If you’re a tech-savvy problem-solver, a career in information technology might be right for you. From configuring networks to maintaining databases, IT professionals’ expertise is valuable to organizations large and small.

ACU’s Bachelor of Science in information technology degree will give you the technical skills you need to develop, configure and maintain technology infrastructures, as well as a foundation in critical-thinking and communication practices that allows you to succeed in the workplace.

Our ABET-accredited program allows you to focus on application development or security and administration. Both offer versatility in career opportunities upon graduation.

Program Overview

Credit hours 72
Concentrations 2
Department Information Technology and Computing
School/College College of Business Administration

Coursework

You’ll take courses such as:

  • Web Technologies
  • Database Administration
  • Systems Integrations and Administration
  • Advanced Security
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Concentrations

  • Application Development
  • Security and Administration

What can you do after graduation?

  • Information Research Scientist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer Forensic Investigator
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Clubs and Activities

Information technology majors get plenty of hands-on learning experiences in co-curriculars and activities such as:

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Programming contests
  • Research fellowships
  • Springboard Ideas Challenge

About the School of Information Technology and Computing

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ACU's School of Information Technology and Computing (SITC) delivers a high-quality undergraduate education in a small-school, Christian environment for students interested in graduate school and careers in technical fields. Rapid advances in technology allow for constant innovation, and we strive to mirror that innovation with our curriculum in order to prepare students to have the necessary skills to become the next software engineers, computer scientists, game designers, database and network administrators, and more.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.