Information Technology B.A.S.

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Information Technology B.A.S.


This program is structured to prepare students for immediate and continuing employment in two different areas: Careers in programming and computer or network operations and digital movie-making, digital sound, and graphics.

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology has a unique blend of computer programming and information technology skills. This program focuses on introducing and mastering parallel programming methodologies. It is also blends a solid set of information technology skills with programming that includes computer security, web design, database design, and data center and cluster design and maintenance. Graduates of the program will be able to design, build, maintain, and program for distributed high performance computing and cloud computing environments that meet the global needs of business and scientific communities.

Any student seeking a Bachelor of Applied Science must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours of general education and 84 credit hours of core courses. Students in the baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in the upper division courses, i.e., 300 and 400 level courses before they can graduate. The required courses are listed below.

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Information Technology Requirements (120 Credits)

ENG-110   Freshman Composition 3
MTH-121   College Algebra 4
IT-115   Drawing / Visual Culture 3
IT-105   Introduction to Programming 3
IT-110   Introduction to Digital Logic / Hardware Programming 3
Semester TWO 
ENG-112   Technical Research and Writing 3
MTH-123   Trigonometry 4
IT-125   Introduction to Digital Video 3
IT-142   Web Design Concepts 3
IT-150   Introduction to System Administration 3
Semester THREE 
HUM-170   History of Native Americans in Media 3
MTH-162   Calculus I 4
IT-220   Database Design 3
IT-218   Algorithms and Data Structures 3
IT-222   Computer Security 3
Semester FOUR 
NAVXXX   Diné Studies 3
HUMXXX   Humanities / Social Science Course 3
IT-280   IT Project Management 3
IT-260   Internetworking 3
IT-270   Web Standards 3
Semester FIVE 
HUMXXX Humanities / Social Science Course 3
PHY-111   Algebra Based Physics 4
IT-315   Multicore Programming 4
IT-332   Network Security 4
Semester SIX 
HUMXXX   Humanities / Social Science Course 3
SCIENCE   Science Course 4
IT-375   Javascript Core Skills 4
IT-405   Cluster Maintenance / Management 4
Semester SEVEN 
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers / Elective 3
IT-435A   HPC / Parallel Computing 3
IT-440A   Advanced Technology Security 3
IT-472A   Web App Development 3
IT-485A   Advanced Technology Administration 3
Semester EIGHT 
IT-435B   HPC / Parallel Computing 3
IT-440B   Advanced Technology Security 3
IT-472B   Web App Development 3
IT-485B   Advanced Technology Administration 3


Program Advisors
Mark Trebian, Assistant Professor of Applied Computer Technology
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Phone: 505.786.4361

M.S., Management Technology, University of Wisconsin
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin


Dr. Frank Stomp, Associate Professor of Information Technology
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Ph.D., Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
M.S., Mathematics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
B.S., Mathematics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

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