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ABET only accredits programs that meet specific quality standards, recognizing individual programs, not entire institutions. 

ABET accreditation is proof that a collegiate program has met the standards essential to produce graduates ready to enter the critical fields of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Graduates from an ABET-accredited program have a solid educational foundation and are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public. --ABET

The BS in Information Technology prepares students to apply IT to support business processes. The degree produces graduates with strong problem-solving, writing, and communication skills who successfully compete for technical employment and are prepared for advanced study. The objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program relate to the abilities of the graduates several years after graduation. 

This BS is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET

For additional information about this program, including program requirements, view the Information Technology, BS page of the University Catalog. 

Accreditation Details

Program Educational Objectives 

The objectives of the BS program in Information Technology relate to the abilities of the graduates three to five years after graduation. The objectives include: 

Be employed in a position in which they have successfully used their information technology skills as evidenced by achieving improved organizational objectives 

Progress through increasing levels of responsibility in the workplace 

Demonstrate ethical, social and professional responsibility consistent with organizational values 

Work effectively in teams, whether as a participant or as a leader 

Grow through self-study, continuing education and professional development relevant to their profession 

Student Outcomes

The BS in Information Technology has the following student outcomes. Our program enables students to achieve, by the time of graduation, an ability to: Upon graduation, an ability to: 

Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions. 

Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline. 

Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts. 

Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles. 

Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline. 

Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems. 

Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Annual data based on Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters

BS, Information Technology / Applied Information Technology

2021 – 2022 TBD
2020 – 2021 390
2019 – 2020 362
2018 – 2019 335
2017 – 2018 291
2016 – 2017 269
2015 – 2016 317
2014 – 2015 263
2013 – 2014 261
2012 – 2013 281
2011 – 2012 268
2010 – 2011 204
2009  – 2010 198
2008 – 2009 187

Current Enrollment

Fall 2021 (as of September 10, 2021): 1,830
Spring 2021 (census): 1,773
  • Fall 2020 (end of term): 1,760
  • Spring 2020 (end of term): 1,662
  • Fall 2019 (end of term): 1,704
  • Spring 2019 (end of term): 1,599
  • Fall 2018 (end of term): 1,603
  • Spring 2018 (end of term): 1,524
  • Fall 2017 (end of term): 1,518
  • Spring 2017 (end of term): 1,391
  • Fall 2016 (end of term): 1,404
  • Spring 2016 (end of term): 1,377
  • Fall 2015 (end of term): 1,389