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WITX 2013

Join over 350 other Wilmington area professionals for an informal technology exchange and fair. In addition to the student, faculty and local industry technology exhibits, the conference will feature four different educational sessions. More Info.

CYBER DEFENSE TEAM TAKES 2ND PLACE!!!

UNCW's Cyber Defense Team (CDC) received the trophy for the second place at the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (SECCDC)! The Cyber Defense Team is a combination of IS, CS and MS CSIS students. More Info.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) major is an interdisciplinary major shared by two departments: the Department of Computer Science and the Information Systems Operations Management Department. The two departments bring different strengths and perspectives to this unique major. This multi-disciplinary program leads to a BS degree in Information Technology (BSIT).

The program closely follows the guidelines set forth by professional societies for specialized programs including the Association for Computing Machinery, the Association for Information Systems, and the IEEE Computer Society.

The program develops students’ skills in the critical and practical understanding of information technology and prepares them for information technology-related work and/or further study at the graduate level. The curriculum provides a foundation for information technology professionals to have a perspective of the rapidly expanding and evolving science of technology and how it can be managed and leveraged to support business activities.

Educational Objective

The primary educational objective of the program is to produce graduates who can enter into and advance in the professions of information technology, as well as continue their education and obtain advanced degrees in this and related fields. With regard to program outcomes, graduates must be able to evaluate current and emerging technologies; identify user needs; design user-friendly interfaces; apply, configure, and manage IT technologies; assess IT impact on individuals, organizations, and the environment; and apply fundamental IT concepts and strategies to real-world problems.


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