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Information Technology Degree (BS, BA, Minor)

Information technology—or IT as it's commonly known—is an incredibly important and valued area of study. With its focus on computers, networks, connectivity, and cybersecurity, information technology plays an essential role in almost every element of today's society. Almost every business requires people who understand and can implement IT solutions.

To prepare you for a career in this high-demand field, Lincoln University offers Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Information Technology, as well as a minor. Your studies will delve into a variety of computer and technology-related subjects, including programming, database management, information technology management, and more, as well as key business topics, including e-commerce and supply chain management.

The Information Technology degree program is offered as part of Lincoln's Business and Entrepreneurial Studies Department. Reach out to the department if you have specific questions, or learn more about the program, courses, and requirements in the current academic year University Catalog. You may also view program outcomes below.

After you graduate from Lincoln with a degree in Information Technology, you will be well versed in both business and technology, ensuring that you'll be able to practically apply your understanding of technology to the business world, developing solutions that ensure success. These skills will prove essential after you graduate and begin a job as an IT professional or another business career where knowledge of technology is an asset.

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Program Outcomes

Graduating with a major in information technology will help you develop the following skills and practices:

  • You will develop web-based technology and applications required to design dynamic interactive e-commerce sites.
  • You will be able to describe the information technology infrastructure needs of an organization and determine the appropriate applications to solve specific business problems.
  • You will understand the use of the appropriate user interface design and application tools to solve various programming problems.
  • You will be able to define and categorize the basic SQL language subsets (DML, DDL, and DCL) for application ) to pre-specified business problems and associated tables while administering the database.
  • You will assess, troubleshoot and solve advanced hardware and software issues using a variety of resources in today's microcomputer office settings.

Courses and Requirements

Please see the current academic year University Catalog for more information on program requirements and detailed course descriptions.