The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is offered by Kaplan University to individuals interested in obtaining career advancement in the information technology field. Students can choose to pursue either the Applied Technology Track or the Information Systems Track. The Applied Technology Track provides as one of its many options a Career Focus Area on Web Development.
The program has a total length of one hundred eighty (180) credit hours. The curriculum consists of Core Courses, Major Courses, Open Electives, and Career Focus Area Courses. Required Core Courses include 100/200 Level Communication Course; 100/200 Level Mathematics Course; 200 Level Communication Course, and 300/ 400 Level Courses in Arts and Humanities, Physical Science, and Social Science. Major Courses include Introduction to Website Development, Foundation in Information Technology, Desktop Administration, Networking Concepts, 200 Level Mathematics Electives, Project Management I, Human Computer Interaction, Technology Infrastructure, Systems Analysis and Design and the Bachelor’s Capstone Project.
Career Focus Area Courses in Web Development include Foundations of Web Design, Fundamentals of Web Graphics, Introduction to Multimedia Using Adobe Flash, Web Marketing and E-Commerce, Multimedia Scripting and Web Design Methods and Technology or Enhancing Websites with PHP. A total of fifty-nine (59) credit hours of Elective Courses must likewise be completed.
A degree in Information Technology equips graduates with the ability to provide business solutions through the use of the most suitable information technology. An educational focus on Web Development essentially emphasizes engineering software applications used on the Internet. Training would involve learning various programming languages and technologies. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.