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Information Technology

Information Technology majors at Coastal Carolina University will learn to plan, acquire, configure, implement, maintain, upgrade and support systems and software to solve real-world problems in business, industry and government. The Information Technology curriculum prepares students to use and apply current technical concepts and best practices to integrate computing systems into the workplace environment. Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter the workforce as system administrators, technology managers, network architects, computer security specialists and technical support professionals. Also, Information Technology graduates will be prepared for graduate study in the field.

The Student Experience
  • The degree program has been granted accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.
  • Since real-world applications are fundamental to Information Technology, courses are designed around hands-on experience with current computing hardware and software.
  • Internship opportunities may be available for experience and academic credit (1?3 hours).
  • Students have access to computing and laboratory resources at the department and college levels, including workstations, networking equipment, high-performance computing systems and a small-scale data center.
  • The computing student organization Numbers & Bytes sponsors field trips, organizes guest presentations and provides frequent social and professional networking opportunities.
Beyond the Classroom
Courses

CSCI 335 Software Project Management

CSCI 370 Data Communications Systems and Networks

CSCI 385 Introduction to Information Systems Security

CSCI 415 Systems Administration

CSCI 416 Linux System Administration

CSCI 427 Systems Integration

CSCI 434 Digital Forensics

CSCI 444 Human-Computer Interaction

Information

William Jones Jr., Ph.D.
Department Chair
Coastal Science Center 160N
843-349-4142
wjones@coastal.edu

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