Lakewood University

Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology

Program Highlights
  • 4 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • Books Included in Tuition
Overview
Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology

This program is designed to prepare students for opportunities in information technology by encouraging use of the unique language of IT and the application of key concepts of the profession. Students will demonstrate the technical abilities and practical skills that help organizations innovate practices, products and processes.

The program is designed to empower individuals to become passionate, solution‐minded information technology professionals by fostering innovation, research, leadership development, solving real-life problems.

Students will work toward leadership roles in organizations, honoring ethical responsibilities to stakeholders and the community while pursuing innovation, creation, application, integration, and the administration of computing technologies. In addition, this program provides a foundation for further studies.

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What You Receive
Career Outlook
Program Cost
Program Outcomes
  • Examine how IT is integral to the effective management of a modern-day, competitive organization and the role an IT professional plays in organizational leadership
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the installation and maintenance of client and server operating systems, their associated network services, users, and file systems
  • Configure secure network and computing applications while identifying the privacy concerns inherent in the IT profession
  • Demonstrate the responsibilities of a project manager and the skills required to plan, design, and execute projects to provide effective business solutions.
  • Use critical thinking and decision support tools in the way of math formulas, computer software, and information systems to analyze or solve problems
  • Communicate effectively via multiple channels of exchange including oral, written, and multi-media.
  • Utilize basic research skills to examine IT practices and solutions
  • Reflect on and relate one’s social, ethical and legal responsibilities to stakeholders, the community and the environment

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Degree Plan

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This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. A course with an “*” denotes its status as a general education course.

Course Code

Course subject and Title

Prerequisite

Credit Hours

Semester One

 LUO100

Lakewood University Orientation

 

0

NETF100

Networking Fundamentals

 

3

COMM100

Interpersonal Communication*

 

3

PJMG100

Project Management

 

3

ALG100

College Algebra

 

3

Semester Two

ENG100

Introduction to English *

 

3

GOVT100

American Government*

 

3

CSA100

Computer Systems Architecture

 

3

DATA200

Fundamentals of Database

 

3

Semester Three

PSY100

Introduction to Psychology *

 

3

BIO100

Principles of Biology

 

3

CLDF100

Cloud Fundamentals

 

3

MANA300

Managerial Accounting

 

3

Semester Four

ENVS100

Environmental Science

 

3

STAT200

Statistics I

 

3

PHL100

Introduction to Philosophy

 

3

 

Major Elective

 

3

Semester Five

CSF200

Computer Security Fundamentals

 

3

SOCI100

Introduction to Sociology*

 

3

CALC100

Calculus I*

 

3

 

Major Elective

 

3

Semester Six

BSLWIS300

Business Law- Legal Issues in IT

 

3

OPMG200

Operations Management

 

3

DCDN300

Data Communication and Distributed Networks

 

3

PROG300

Introduction to Programming

 

3

Semester Seven

 

Major Elective

 

3

MCRE200

Microeconomics

 

3

OSAS300

Operating Systems and Application Software

 

3

SYSAD300

Introduction to System Analysis and Design

 

3

Semester Eight

BUSE200

Business Ethics

 

3

 

Major Elective

 

3

ENTP200

Entrepreneurship

 

3

DDA400

Database Design and Administrative

 

3

Semester Nine

SARC400

System Architecture and Integration

 

3

SWDV300

Software Development

 

3

 

Major Elective

 

3

ORGB200

Organizational Behavior

 

3

 

                                                       Semester Ten

 

 

DINT400

Database Integrations

 

3

 

General Elective

 

3

 

Major Elective

 

3

 

Major Elective

 

3

Total:          120     .

What You Receive
  • Textbooks and/or comprehensive online resources
  • Academic support by email, phone, or online
  • Personalized career guidance, including interview coaching
  • The option to celebrate your achievement and participate in our virtual graduation ceremony
Career Outlook

Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $88,240 in May 2019, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer Systems Analysts, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-systems-analysts.htm (visited September 12, 2020).

Program Cost
Bachelor’s Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan A – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $5,052.00
Bachelor’s Degree Program Tuition- Part-time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,263.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,263.00

Add a $125.00 one-time registration and $100 technology fee each semester to each payment plan above.

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term

Low-Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low-interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.

Qualifications

No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.

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