Information Technology, B.S.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology at St. Francis College prepares future managers and analysts to use information technology to help people and organizations perform more efficiently and effectively. Graduates of the program have gone on to become successful applications software developers, multimedia specialists, web designers and developers, financial analysts, network engineers, bankers, business analysts, corporate leaders, and more.
Students in the program learn about computing systems design, programming, databases, operating systems, project management, security, computer forensics, web design, multimedia, design support systems, and network administration. The IT program at SFC prepares students for success by giving them the skills needed to analyze a range of organizational problems and providing them with the knowledge of applications and computer and information technology.
Underlying the focused, outcomes-driven curriculum is SFC’s robust General Education Program, which is the cornerstone of SFC and affirms its mission to graduate educated, well-rounded individuals who enter the workforce and work to change and culturally diversify the world.
IT majors are encouraged to select a concentration in one of the following areas: Business, Financial Management, International Business or Marketing. Minors in Business, Entrepreneurship, Interactive Multimedia, Project Management or Sports Management or Project Management or Entrepreneurship are also available.
St. Francis College students receive the enhanced Terrier 360 system of wrap-around support from day one to after graduation. Within the robust support, students gain in-depth insight and guidance to academic, internship, and career path options via the Center for Student Success, Center for Career Exploration, and Center for Learning and Leadership.
Qualified students seeking an additional academic challenge can participate in the St. Francis Honors Program, where students participate in a series of small, intensive seminars, trips, and other activities that lead towards a senior thesis.
The College is also home to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognizes students for their academic and community achievements.
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In consultation with their advisors, students are encouraged to use their elective courses to select an application track in a discipline that relies heavily on information technology. These tracks include business and management, biology, health care management, education, and nursing.
The full curriculum can be found here.