Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

The B.S in Information Technology provides a firm foundation of basic coursework in programming principles, database concepts, and general topics in computer science.


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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology provides a firm foundation of basic coursework in programming principles, database concepts, end-user support, security, administration, and systems planning. Graduates of this program will have a strong knowledge of information technology skills required for most entry-level positions in database administration, software development, and systems analysis.

Graduates of the UWF B.S. in Information Technology program will have an ability to:
1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
2. Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
6. Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.

Career Opportunities

Information Technology (BSIT) graduates will be able to work in a variety of settings following their undergraduate work. They can enter the job force and work in academia, industry, government or healthcare settings. Some examples of career paths for BSIT graduates include:

  • Database Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • IT Manager
  • Systems Designer
  • Web Architect

Department Contact:

Dr. Dallas Snider
Department Chair
Information Technology
Building 4, Room 326
dsnider@uwf.edu
850.473.7348

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