Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) Degree

Online Bachelor's Degree in IT

AIU® offers an industry-relevant online Bachelor's Degree in IT designed to cover a breadth of topics, including the basics of networking, databases, programming, hardware, information systems and security. Students can also study how to collaborate and contribute within a group setting, as well as how to manage IT projects.

Next Start Date:

August 08, 2018

Total Credits:

180

Offered:

Online
Houston

Online Bachelor's Degree in IT Program Details

Total tuition for the Online Bachelor's Degree in IT program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

AIU’s Online Bachelor's Degree in IT is designed to provide students with real-world knowledge that can be applicable to many industries. The dynamic curriculum covers the basics of networking, databases, hardware, programming, information systems and security.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to IT disciplines
  • Employ techniques, tools, best practices and standards necessary for computing practice
  • Create a set of user requirements utilizing methodologies appropriate for the IT discipline for the purposes of selecting, creating, evaluating, and administering computer-based system processes, components, or programs
  • Develop computer based and integrated IT solutions that combine stated requirements with analytical results of problems, designs and implementations
  • Analyze the professional, ethical, legal, security and social implications of computing environments on individuals, organizations and society in both local and global settings
  • Work effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal including the creation of an effective project plan
  • Explain the value and need of continuous professional development in IT disciplines

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Degree Requirements

General Education
ENGL 106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL 107 English Composition II 4.5
MATH 125 General College Mathematics 4.5
MATH 133 College Algebra 4.5
UNIV 103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV 106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV 109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Social and Behavorial Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5
Core
ITCO 101 Discovering Information Technology 4.5
ITCO 103 Introduction to Computer and Network Hardware 4.5
ITCO 107 Developing Professional Communications 4.5
ITCO 211 Introduction to Operating Systems 4.5
ITCO 221 Fundamentals of Programming and Logic 4.5
ITCO 231 Introduction to Databases 4.5
ITCO 251 Network Infrastructure Basics 4.5
ITCO 361 Information Technology Security 4.5
ITCO 381 Introduction to Web Systems and Media 4.5
ITCO 391 Human/Computer Interfaces and Interactions 4.5
ITCO 427 Mobile Technology 4.5
ITCO 498 Program Capstone for IT 4.5
MGMT 412 Project Management 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 58.5
General Electives

A combination of 11 undergraduate courses (3 must be Upper Division)

Total Credit Hours: 40.5
Information Technology Electives

A combination of any 5 undergraduate Information Technology courses (ITCO/ITDI/ITAS/ITNA/ITSD).

Total Credit Hours: 22.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

Students have the opportunity to develop a breadth of knowledge regarding developing user requirements for the creation of an IT system, IT integration techniques, and a variety of other skills applicable to a range of IT areas. Specifically, the program includes:

Introduction to Operating Systems: Students in our Online Bachelor's Degree in IT program will study contemporary desktop and mobile operating systems. Topics include operating system support, functions, network requirements, virtualization and basic maintenance.

Fundamentals of Programming and Logic: Students are introduced to programming concepts of control structures, arrays and modular program design. They will also be asked to develop, debug and execute simple applications.

Introduction to Databases: Students will review fundamental concepts of database systems, as well as focus on designing and implementing a database, entering data, normalizing tables and performing queries.

Network Infrastructure Basics: Students are provided with a conceptual overview of network infrastructure. Topics include configurations, network operations, segmentation through subnetting and wireless developments.

Course content subject to change.

From grants to military service to transfer credit, see the variety of opportunities available to save time and money on your Online Bachelor's Degree in IT at AIU.

  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Reduced Military Tuition Rate – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly credit policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits needed toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, qualifying military service, or eligible work experience

For more information, review the AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide: Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide: Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credit Guide: This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your eligible past work and qualifying military experience

Online Bachelor's Degree in IT Program Outline

AIU’s Online Bachelor's Degree in IT is designed to provide students with real-world knowledge that can be applicable to many industries. The dynamic curriculum covers the basics of networking, databases, hardware, programming, information systems and security.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to IT disciplines
  • Employ techniques, tools, best practices and standards necessary for computing practice
  • Create a set of user requirements utilizing methodologies appropriate for the IT discipline for the purposes of selecting, creating, evaluating, and administering computer-based system processes, components, or programs
  • Develop computer based and integrated IT solutions that combine stated requirements with analytical results of problems, designs and implementations
  • Analyze the professional, ethical, legal, security and social implications of computing environments on individuals, organizations and society in both local and global settings
  • Work effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal including the creation of an effective project plan
  • Explain the value and need of continuous professional development in IT disciplines

Download program detail PDF

Online Bachelor's Degree in IT Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
ENGL 106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL 107 English Composition II 4.5
MATH 125 General College Mathematics 4.5
MATH 133 College Algebra 4.5
UNIV 103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV 106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV 109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Social and Behavorial Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5
Core
ITCO 101 Discovering Information Technology 4.5
ITCO 103 Introduction to Computer and Network Hardware 4.5
ITCO 107 Developing Professional Communications 4.5
ITCO 211 Introduction to Operating Systems 4.5
ITCO 221 Fundamentals of Programming and Logic 4.5
ITCO 231 Introduction to Databases 4.5
ITCO 251 Network Infrastructure Basics 4.5
ITCO 361 Information Technology Security 4.5
ITCO 381 Introduction to Web Systems and Media 4.5
ITCO 391 Human/Computer Interfaces and Interactions 4.5
ITCO 427 Mobile Technology 4.5
ITCO 498 Program Capstone for IT 4.5
MGMT 412 Project Management 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 58.5
General Electives

A combination of 11 undergraduate courses (3 must be Upper Division)

Total Credit Hours: 40.5
Information Technology Electives

A combination of any 5 undergraduate Information Technology courses (ITCO/ITDI/ITAS/ITNA/ITSD).

Total Credit Hours: 22.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

Online Bachelor's Degree in IT Classes Overview

Students have the opportunity to develop a breadth of knowledge regarding developing user requirements for the creation of an IT system, IT integration techniques, and a variety of other skills applicable to a range of IT areas. Specifically, the program includes:

Introduction to Operating Systems: Students in our Online Bachelor's Degree in IT program will study contemporary desktop and mobile operating systems. Topics include operating system support, functions, network requirements, virtualization and basic maintenance.

Fundamentals of Programming and Logic: Students are introduced to programming concepts of control structures, arrays and modular program design. They will also be asked to develop, debug and execute simple applications.

Introduction to Databases: Students will review fundamental concepts of database systems, as well as focus on designing and implementing a database, entering data, normalizing tables and performing queries.

Network Infrastructure Basics: Students are provided with a conceptual overview of network infrastructure. Topics include configurations, network operations, segmentation through subnetting and wireless developments.

Course content subject to change.

Online Bachelor's Degree in IT Tuition And Fees

Total tuition for the Online Bachelor's Degree in IT program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Ways to Save

From grants to military service to transfer credit, see the variety of opportunities available to save time and money on your Online Bachelor's Degree in IT at AIU.

  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Reduced Military Tuition Rate – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly credit policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits needed toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, qualifying military service, or eligible work experience

For more information, review the AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide: Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide: Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credit Guide: This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your eligible past work and qualifying military experience

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Reporting Period: 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017
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