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ABET Accredited

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

 

Our Department of Information Technology has programs that prepare students to solve problems and apply new technologies within an increasingly interconnected and changing global environment. They emphasize career success through lifelong learning and professional development at all levels of the curriculum.

Educational Outcomes

The program provides students with knowledge in the core information technologies and builds on that knowledge to create professionals who meet the business and economic needs of Central Georgia. The program is designed to produce graduates with a diversified set of skills, roles, and experiences including knowledge in Network/network administration, information assurance, media design, and application development. These knowledge areas will prepare our graduates for careers in a range of organizations, from small to large.

The courses in the program also emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, and interpersonal and communication skills. Career success through lifelong learning and professional development is emphasized at all levels of the curriculum.

We anticipated that, a few years after graduation, our graduates will

  1. Assume productive roles in IT-related positions, such as network administrator, software developer, web master, systems analyst, information security officer, multimedia designer, and database administrator; and
  2. Pursue life-long learning enabling them to adapt and grow as organizational responsibilities change

Student Outcomes

Students outcomes are referred to knowledge, skills, and experiences students in the IT program are expected to have by the time they finish the program in order for them to achieve the program educational objectives.

The Department of Information Technology's Student Outcomes are as follows:

  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.