The AIU Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) is a comprehensive, industry-specific program that is designed to help prepare students to embark on careers in the IT field. Through the program, students can acquire not only high-quality technical knowledge and hands-on abilities but also key career skills in areas including leadership, behavioral understanding, change management, and project management. The BIT program can equip student with the technical and commercial understanding needed to begin a successful career in a high-tech field or in any organization that relies on IT.
The BIT features a concentration in Internet Security that allows students to focus their studies on an area that is gaining more and more attention from an increasingly security-conscious business community.
The BIT with a concentration in Internet Security can help prepare students interested in developing and advancing a career as a/an:
* Information Systems Security Specialist
* Network Security Engineer
* Data Security Administrator
* Internet Security Analyst
* QA Engineer
Challenging, Relevant Coursework
The BIT with a concentration in Internet Security features industry-relevant coursework taught by faculty members with real-world experience in the field. Students are able to learn about the types of information technology security used in business today as well as the practices that should be in place in any organization to ensure security. The program also addresses issues of physical and operations security.
Students who successfully complete the program should be able to:
* Use operating systems and networking knowledge.
* Apply the principles of programming to develop applications and websites.
* Program for database connectivity.
* Define data modeling, data definition language, and data manipulation language.
* Define concepts of computer systems, hardware, programming languages, and databases.
* Research career opportunities in information technology.
* Identify issues and practices in information technology management.
Concentration courses for this program include:
* IT Security Concepts
* IT Security & the Business Environment
* IT Topics in Security Management