The objective of this program is to provide students with a combination of knowledge, hands-on experience, and application of theory to information technology. The program keeps pace with changing technology and related business practices by offering courses in areas such as systems analysis, Web applications, several programming languages, and graphical user interface design. The curriculum emphasizes quantitative and communications skills as well as providing a foundation in business environments. Upon graduation, students will receive the degree Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.
Graduates of this program will qualify for employment as entry-level computer software applications engineers, computer and information systems managers, computer systems analysts, network systems professionals, and computer systems software engineers.
Length of Program
The program takes four academic years consisting of eight semesters, each including two 8-week terms. The minimum time to complete the program is 32 months (136 weeks, including breaks). Students must complete the associate’s degree plus a minimum of 55.0 credit hours, for a total of 123 credit hours. The complete program consists of approximately 2085 hours, which is comprised of 1605 hours of theory and 480 hours of laboratory.
Application is open to people who have earned Missouri Tech’s Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree or the equivalent.
Semester Start Dates
Classes begin every 8 weeks. See the academic calendar for next start date.
Monday through Thursday,
8:00 a.m. to 1:50 p.m.,
Monday through Thursday,
5:00 p.m. to 10:50 p.m.
Learning Resource System Hours
Monday through Thursday,
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.,
Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
|CSE303||Systems Analysis I||3.0|
|CSE353||Systems Analysis II||3.0|
|CSI344||Administering SQL Database||4.5|
|Required Options: select one of the following|
|CSN234||Active Directory and Exchange||4.5|
|Required Options: select two of the following|
|CSP423||Advanced Visual Basic||3.0|
|CSP433||Advanced Visual C++||3.0|
|CSP443||Advanced Java with Mobile Applications||3.0|
|CSP473||Advanced C# with Mobile Applications||3.0|
|Total Hours from Associate’s Degree||68.0|
|Total Hours in Required Courses||37.0|
|General Education Elective Hours*||15.0|
|Free Elective Hours**||3.0|
|Total Program Hours after Associate’s Degree||55.0|
|Total Program Credit Hours||123.0|
|* General Education hours are required credit hours that students are free to choose from the general education curriculum.|
|** Free Electives are required credit hours that students are free to choose from the entire curriculum.|
The following are the names and U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes of the occupations that Missouri Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program prepares students to enter, along with links to occupational profiles on the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET Web site.
|11-3021.00||Computer and Information Systems Managers|
|15-1011.00||Computer and Information Scientists, Research Bright Outlook|
|15-1031.00||Computer Software Engineers, Applications|
|15-1032.00||Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software Green|
|15-1051.00||Computer Systems Analysts|
|15-1051.01||Informatics Nurse Specialists|
|15-1071.01||Computer Security Specialists|
|15-1081.00||Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts|
BSIT Full-time 2011-12 cohort: N/A*
BSIT Part-time 2011-12 cohort: N/A*
*There were no graduating students eligible for employment in this cohort for the 2009-10 reporting period.
Missouri Tech’s completion and placement rates are calculated in accordance with the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Standards of Accreditation.
On-time Graduation Rate
The on-time graduation rate is defined as the total number of students who completed the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program in the published minimum time frame of 32 months. Most Missouri Tech students are non-traditional and work while attending college. As such, many of our students are part-time and thus unable to complete within 32 months.
The on-time graduation rate for the BSIT program: 100%
The total cost of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is $81,765. This cost is comprised of the following:
|$75,615 (123 semester credit hours @ $595 / credit hour)|
Resource Fee / Term
|$2,280 ($95 / enrolled term)|
Est. Books & Supplies*
*This estimate is based on the cost of books obtained from the college book store. Missouri Tech does not require students to puchase books from the college. Many students are able to find much cheaper alternatives than what the school is able to offer.
Missouri Tech does not offer room and board for our students. For an approximation of the cost of living please visit our Net Price Calculator.
Median Loan Debt
Title IV: 5,941
Private educational loans: N/A
Institutional financing plans: N/A
*There were no completers in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program for the 2009-2010 financial aid award year.
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