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Information Technology

Bachelor of Science

The information technology field is experiencing explosive growth which is projected to continue, according to projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Due to the widespread use of computer technology – and the growing complexity of data-storing systems – IT professionals are found in virtually every industry. From mom-and-pop shops to multinational corporations, businesses need IT. Over the next decade, career opportunities in IT are expected to grow faster than average.

In our information age, few paths can rival a degree in Information Technology as a passkey to the job of your choice. From healthcare to sports, from retail to government, no organization can function without employees who have the skills and credentials of an IT professional. You can become one of those most sought-after experts.

KU is the only college in the region to offer a B.S. in Information Technology. Through a balanced curriculum, the program develops a strong foundation in IT fundamentals. You’ll engage in key aspects of information technology fundamentals, including cyber security, networking, database management, systems integration, and data analytics.

B.S. in Information Technology Program Checksheet and Planner

B.S./M.S. in Computer Science Accelerated 4+1 Option

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accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Quotation Mark

If you have the passion to do something, Kutztown will make it happen.

Allison Seidel '15, Computer Science/Information Technology

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Information Technology (B.S.)
    1. An ability to analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

    2. An ability to 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. An ability to communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

    4. An ability to recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

    5. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.

    6. An ability to identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based system.

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