The UIU Information Technology major requires successful completion of 56 credits in the major, as well as completing support courses in writing, math, and statistics.
Required coursework includes the following:
- Introduction to Information Technology
- Programming Fundamentals (Java)
- Computer Architecture
- Operating Systems
- Web Systems
- Human Computer Interaction & Professional Issues
- IT Systems
- Information Assurance & Security
- Capstone I
- Capstone II
By combining 6-7 hours of elective courses in management information systems, numerical analysis, systems analysis and design, advanced computer programming, and information systems strategies, IT students develop a specialization in the major. Available specializations are:
- Game Development
- IT Infrastructure Administration
- Network Administration
- Web Development
UIU students also may complete at IT minor by successfully completing 21-23 credits from available IT coursework.
IT Online Major
UIU is completing preparations to launch an online IT major that utilizes computer-based coursework, video presentations, and virtual webs to provide the same quality academic program that is offered on campus. Details will be coming soon.