Integrated Information Technology
Elizabeth A. Regan, Chair
The College of Engineering and Computing offers a bachelor of science degree with a major in integrated information technology.
Pervasive impact of computers on today's global society; skills and strategies for using technology. How information technologies impact daily life and drive change.
Emphasis on production and versatility in preparing business documents. Not for TSTM majors. For business teacher certification.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences
Fundamental algorithms and processes used in business information systems. Development and representation of programming logic. Introduction to implementation using a high-level programming language.
Understanding of current computer hardware and software through computer building, repairing, and troubleshooting.
Introduction to word processing concepts and applications.
Understanding the essential concepts of computer networks, including standards, topologies, security, media, switching, routing, and more.
Survey of core skills and techniques for spreadsheet design and analysis of business problems.
Fundamentals of modern database design and applications.
Analysis and control of office records including creation, processing, maintenance, protection, and disposition.
Survey of techniques for working with enterprise-level database systems.
Advanced concepts, issues, and trends in information technology. Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of classes by title. May be taken twice for credit.
Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department head for undergraduate students.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research
Advanced administration of client/server networks with major emphasis on network operating system software.
Information technology security from a managerial perspective, including security awareness, risk assessment, and security policy development.
Internship coordinated by a faculty member and supervised by an approved business supervisor. Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department head is required for undergraduate students.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Internships
Experiential Learning: Experiential Learning Opportunity
Survey of emerging information technology (IT) trends, featuring IT industry professionals presenting disruptive and emerging information technologies being developed and/or adopted by businesses within South Carolina.
Review of current trends & challenges of human-computer interaction, the design of emerging technologies including AI-driven technologies, such as chatbot design, Internet of Things design, and human-robot interaction design, biometric evaluation methods, and usability testing with AI-driven emerging technologies.
Theory, design, and implementation of technology-based training systems, including hardware and software solutions.
Telecommunications systems, applications, and equipment allowing for the global dissemination of information.
The development of advanced, dynamic, Web-based information systems, including the integration of back-end database-records management systems.
Introduction to database administration and implementation using an enterprise-level Relational Database Management System (RDBMS).
Advanced concepts, issues, and trends in technology support and training management. Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of classes by title. May be repeated twice for credit.