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Information Technology (BS)

Manage data and network security.

From securing networks to maintaining databases, IT professionals’ expertise is valuable to organizations large and small. ACU’s Bachelor of Science in information technology degree can guide your development in the technical skills you need to design, configure, protect, and maintain technology infrastructures, as well as a foundation in critical-thinking and communication practices that allows you to succeed in the workplace.

Our ABET-accredited program allows you to focus on security and administration or application development, with versatility in career opportunities upon graduation.

Program Overview

Credit hours University Requirements: 56 credit hours
+ Major Requirements: 66 credit hours (Choice of 2 tracks)
+ Electives: 6 credit hours
= Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Tracks 2
Department Information Technology and Computing
School/College College of Business Administration


You’ll take courses such as:

  • Computer and Information Security
  • Database Administration
  • Networks and Security
  • Web Application Development
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  • Application Development
  • Security and Administration

What can you do after graduation?

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data mining
  • Information security analysis
  • Network administration
  • Computer forensics
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Patrick Luberus ('14) | Information Technology

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Clubs and Activities

Information technology majors get plenty of hands-on learning experiences in co-curriculars and activities such as:

  • Research fellowships
  • Security Club 
  • Springboard Ideas Challenge
  • Women in Technology
  • Wildcat Software

About the School of Information Technology and Computing

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ACU's School of Information Technology and Computing (SITC) delivers a high-quality undergraduate education in a small-school, Christian environment for students interested in graduate school and careers in technical fields. The undergraduate Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET. ” Rapid advances in technology allow for constant innovation, and we strive to mirror that innovation with our curriculum in order to prepare students to have the necessary skills to become the next software engineers, computer scientists, game designers, security analyst, and more.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.