The information technology program prepares its graduates to design, implement and administer complex client-server information systems. The program includes coursework in local and wide-area networking, network security, network management, network design as well as application development and virtualization technologies. The information technology major is offered under the ITC designation.
Graduates of the broad-based curriculum in hardware, operating systems and application design find employment as systems administrators, systems analysts, network administrators, solution developers, web masters, as well as in other technology related job fields. The information technology program is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program and is a local academy for the CCNA and IT Foundations courses which can lead to industry certification. The program also provides access to Microsoft and VMWare software via annual subscriptions, as well as, security training through Fortinet Academy on latest firewall technologies. The academies and subscriptions allow ITC students to achieve a mastery of the knowledge and skills on the most current technologies being used in industry environments globally.
Information Technology BS Degree Requirements (124 hours)
Information Technology BS Semester Guide
Hours to Degree: 124
Availability: Hattiesburg Campus
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