Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

IT professionals must possess the soft and technical skills needed to manage and disseminate the flow of an organization’s information in harmony with personnel. Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree includes a common core, as well as specialization-specific courses. The information technology core ensures a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming, systems administration, security, architecture, databases and ethics.

CTU offers seven specializations for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, allowing students to focus their degrees.

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  • Total Credits 

    184
  • Program Availability

    Online | Denver | Colorado Springs

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  • Program Outline

    The core courses for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program are focused on providing a holistic overview of industry-relevant skills to those who aspire to work in IT. Core courses include:

    • Unix Fundamentals
    • Fundamentals of Database Systems
    • Structured Query Language for Data Management
    • Introduction to Computer Security
    • Web Development I
    • Introduction to Programming Logic
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Introduction to Operation Systems and Client/Server Environments
    • Introduction to Network Management
    • Spreadsheet Applications
    • Information Technology Architectures
    • Systems Analysis, Design and Integration
    • Introduction to Project Management

    View this degree in the catalog for a full course listing.

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    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity — starting with the right bachelor’s degree program. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree include:2

    • Systems Engineer
    • Software Developer
    • Software Engineer
    • Systems Analyst
    • Applications Engineer
    • Application Developer
    • Network Security Engineer
    • Test Engineer
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1 Availability is dependent on the speciailization selected. Students may be required to complete some or all coursework for the program via Virtual Campus delivery.

2http://burning-glass.com/job-market-data/; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass. These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation. Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.

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