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Computing, Information Technology, B.Sc.

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If you like working with computers and you want a career in a growing field, Information Technology (IT) is for you. The IT concentration at SRU teaches you the techniques needed for creating highly interactive computer systems while strengthening your problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities. 

About

The IT concentration at SRU gives you the opportunity to examine information gathering, retrieval, management, and storage capabilities. You'll build a solid foundation in computing, including:

  • Client-side and server-side web programming
  • System administration and management
  • Computer networking
  • Information management
  • System analysis
  • IT solution implementation
  • Incorporation of audio and video into software applications
  • System and network security

SRU Computing graduates with Information Technology concentration have the background knowledge and skill for careers in computing and related fields, including:

  • IT specialist and help desk technician
  • Web developer and programmer
  • Network and computer system administrator
  • System analyst
  • Information security analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Intro to Computing and Programming
    • Programming Principles 
    • Shell Commands and Scripting
    • Challenges of Computer Tech
    • Discrete Computational Structures
    • Data Base Systems
    • Administration and Security
    • Computer Networks
    • Elementary Statistics I 
    • Structured and Dynamic Web Programming 
    • Scripting Language
    • Intro to Web Graphics 
    • Interface Design 
    • Basic Studio Digital Media
    • Art Synthesis Digital Media 
    • Advanced Studio Digital Media
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Principles of Marketing

                                          English Language Requirements

                                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                          • Minimum required score:

                                            60

                                            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                          • Minimum required score:

                                            550

                                            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                                          • Minimum required score:

                                            6

                                            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                          Academic Requirements

                                          You need the following GPA score:

                                          Required score: 3

                                          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                                          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                                          • Official High School transcripts (including a 12th grade class schedule if applicable)
                                          • Official SAT or ACT scores
                                          • $30 application fee 
                                          • Complete the application for admission (NO FEE).
                                          • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed,
                                          • Submit a copy of your passport - copy of the picture page.
                                          • All applicants must verify finances. 

                                          Tuition Fee

                                          • International

                                            644 USD/credit
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of .
                                          • National

                                            322 USD/credit
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 322 USD per credit and a duration of .
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                                          Living costs for Grove City

                                          • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
                                            Living Costs

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                                          Funding

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