Information Technology, BACHELOR OF ARTS

Engineering and Computing

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The BA in Information Technology degree is intended for and restricted to students who already hold a Bachelor's degree or want to pursue Information Technology as a second major, and presents a course of study that includes hands-on skill development in a broad array of subjects such as software development, databases, and networking. Students develop software in our state of the art labs that offer a variety of operating system and interactive development environments. Information Technology majors focus less on mathematical and theoretical concepts of computing, and more on specific and state-of-the-art technologies than Computer Science majors. Typical jobs obtained by recent graduates include, systems administrator, applications support specialist, database administrator, computer programmer, computer analyst, and computer support specialist.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Students must have a different primary major or a previous Bachelor degree and otherwise, admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree.

Wages & Employment Trends for Computer and Information Systems Managers:

Florida Median income$126,820
Florida rate of growth +18%
National Median wages$127,640
National Projected growth +15%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3021.00

Contact Information

11200 SW 8th Street
Engineering and Computer Science Building Room # 354
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2744
undergrad-info@cis.fiu.edu
http://www.cis.fiu.edu/