Nearly all organizations rely on computer and information technology (IT) to conduct business and operate efficiently. Business Solutions Developers (also called Computer Systems Analysts and Systems Analysts) use IT tools to help organizations of all sizes achieve their goals. They may design and develop new business systems or enhance existing business systems by implementing new technological solutions.

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Program Admission Requirements

  • Program requires students to have completed an associate degree or higher.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Operate in a diverse team environment with professionalism, integrity and accountability.
  2. Adapt to change within their profession by demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning.
  3. Plan, organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet project deadlines.
  4. Effectively utilize personal management skills, problem solving and knowledge of the organization to identify and improve an organizations performance.
  5. Leverage electronic technology and integrate with existing systems to solve business problems.
  6. Develop, test, implement and maintain program interfaces (such as websites), supporting structures (such as back-end databases), and delivery platforms
  7. Communicate orally and in writing to present clearly and effectively to a variety of business audiences including clients, colleagues and other professionals.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Summer StartCredit Hours
IT-1025 Information Technology Concepts for Programmers 3
IT-1050 Programming Logic 3
 Credit Hours6
First Semester
IT-1150 Introduction to Web Programming 3
IT-2351 Enterprise Database Systems 4
Select one of the following: 4
Visual Basic .NET Programming  
Visual C# .NET  
 Credit Hours11
Second Semester
IT-2600 E-Business Programming Technologies 3
IT-2700 Systems Analysis and Design 3
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours23