BSIT: TURN YOUR TECH PASSION TO A TECH PROFESSION.

Build a career doing what you love. With a BSIT degree from Strayer, you can complete your knowledge of existing and emerging technologies and prepare for a rewarding career in business or government. Build applications or web sites. Connect and maintain networks. Or help deploy and maintain new technologies in the workplace.
 
Save time and position yourself for future opportunities when you prep for the CompTIA Network+, ISC2 or one of four Microsoft certification exams while earning your information technology degree.
 

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Tailor your on campus or online degree with one of seven in-demand concentrations, including Cyber Security and IT Project Management 

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Affordable

Our BSIS costs up to 36% less in tuition and fees than selected, comparable degrees at colleges like DeVry, ITT and Kaplan† 

A Strayer bachelor’s degree in information technology delves deeply into programming languages and database development, but it also provides crucial communication skills. Many of our courses are lab-based, allowing you hands-on access to the very tools you’ll be using on the job. You’ll work with a complete range of platforms, devices and deployment environments. And you’ll have many opportunities to apply technology to solve real business challenges.

† Compare www.strayer.edu/academic-program-disclosure/bsis costs with the costs for www.devry.edu/degree-programs/ge/computer-information-systems-consumer-info.html, the costs for programinfo.itt-tech.edu/ind/bsisc/ and the costs for www.kaplanuniversity.edu/UploadedFiles/gao/ku_online/BSInformationTechnology/index.htm.

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More than 83% of Strayer bachelor’s degree recipients who responded to our survey said their degree had an impact on them meeting their professional or career goals.

--OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Networking Technology

HANDS-ON LEARNING:

Prepare to take your CompTIA Network+ and ISC2 certification exams
Prepare, maintain and update a computer system for use as a server
Design a server farm for a given situation
Describe and configure secure network and computing applications
Develop a server migration plan to address and solve a proposed business problem
Explain and plan server deployments
Design and plan to deploy Active Directory
Design and plan to implement storage solutions and high availability
Develop server and network security designs for a large enterprise
Create security plans for use in the Active Directory environment
Plan, deploy and configure application servers and file servers

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KEY COURSES IN YOUR CONCENTRATION.

CIS 332-Network Server Administration I

Prepare to install, configure, secure and maintain the Windows server environment in a lab­based setting. Topics include configuring and managing DHCP and DNS; routing and remote access; and file and print services.

CIS 401-Network Server Administration II

Prepare to install, configure, secure and maintain the Windows server environment in a lab-­based setting. Topics include configuring and managing DHCP and DNS; routing and remote access; and file and print services.

CIS 409-Directory Services Infrastructure

Prepare to install, configure, secure and maintain services in the Windows Active Directory environment. Topics in this lab-­based class include group policies, directory configuration, security strategies and certificate services.

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Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$1,420.00 per course (Full-Time), $1,420.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $6,000.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for undergraduate tuition rates.

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Graduate in 3.3 to 5 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 3 or more classes per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 3.3 years or fewer (3 classes per quarter)
Part-time 2 or fewer classes per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 5 years or more

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

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KEY COURSES IN YOUR MAJOR.

CIS 111-Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems

Get an introduction to the theory and applied concepts of database design, database management and information management. Focus on identifying organizational information requirements, express those requirements using conceptual data modeling techniques, verify the structural characteristics with normalization techniques and convert conceptual data models into physical database models.

CIS 175-Introduction to Networking

Discover the fundamentals of networking technology. Focus on networking protocols, topologies, hardware and operating systems. Topics include data communications, telecommunications, infrastructure security, inter/intranetworking and the application of networking to multimedia, information storage and distribution.

CIS 210-Systems Analysis and Development

Explore the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to effectively architect computer-based technologies. Topics include a fundamental review of project management and data design followed by the processes required to gather and articulate business requirements. Acquire skills to procure, evaluate, test and systematically build systems for integration into an organization.

CIS 273-Web Design and Development

This course presents students the design, implementation and testing of web-based applications including related software, databases, scripting techniques, interfaces and digital media. It also covers social, ethical and security issues arising from the web, e-commerce and social networking software applications.

CIS 312-Computer Architecture

Discover the concepts and essential skills necessary to administer operating systems, networks, software, file systems, file servers, web systems, database systems, system documentation, policies and procedures. Topics include the methods required to select, deploy, integrate and administer computing platforms or components that support an organizations information technology infrastructure. Explore the fundamentals of hardware and software, as well as how they integrate to form essential components of systems.

CIS 329-Administering Desktop Clients

Prepare to install, deploy and upgrade an operating system in a lab-based setting. Examine networking and architecture techniques along with pre-installation and post-installation system configuration settings. Topics also include security features, network connectivity and mobile computing.

CIS 333-Networking Security Fundamentals

Study computer information system security principles, challenges, vulnerabilities and countermeasure strategies. Topics include definition of security terms, concepts, elements and goals. Explore industry standards and practices that focus on the availability, integrity and confidentiality aspects of information systems security.

CIS 337-Internetworking Basics

Get an introduction to LAN, WAN and WLAN concepts and connectivity in an internetworking environment. Use command-line interface commands to secure, configure and troubleshoot router and switch operating systems. Topics include an overview of networking devices that operate at the OSI or TCP/IP stack, IP addressing and subnetting, collision and broadcast domains.

CIS 375-Human Computer Interaction

Explore user-centered methodologies in the development, evaluation and deployment of information technology applications and systems. Study evolving technologies and devices and learn to design interactive products that enhance the way people communicate, interact and work with computers. Topics include user and task analysis, human factors, ergonomics, accessibility standards and cognitive psychology.

MAT 200-Precalculus

Review algebraic techniques. Selected advanced topics include matrices and determinants as techniques for solving linear systems in three or more variables, elementary concepts of analytic geometry, and logarithms. Focus on business-related word problems.

CIS 498-Information Technology Capstone

Take a senior management approach to examine and solve real-world problems and projects. Apply project management techniques to create integrative information technology solutions that include databases, systems analysis, security, networking, computer infrastructure, human/computer interaction and web design.

CIS 255-Operating Systems

Covers the development and execution of structured shell programs including scripts, menus, I/O redirection, pipes, variables, and other UNIX and Windows commands. Operating systems administration techniques also are covered including electronic mail, editors, online help, and file and directory techniques.

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Finish paying for college and begin to turn a profit on your degree sooner when you combine Strayer's more affordable bachelor’s degree with the option to complete your program in less than 4 years.**

** Transfer of college credit, challenge exams and other individual circumstances may allow you to complete your degree sooner. Students study at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part time. Normal time for program completion is six years.

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