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Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Tampa, FL, United States
Almost all businesses rely on information systems to be successful and efficient. This Information Technology field at South University-Tampa requires specialists who can keep up with the continually changing landscape of the digital world, and that’s what South University delivers.
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Overview

Learning outcomes

The Bachelor of Science Information Technology degree at South University-Tampa provides you with the foundation for understanding the function and process of computer programming, database design, network design, information security, and software engineering. Case studies and relevant projects further prepare students for the technology-dependent workplace. And we offer specializations in Database Development and Administration, Information Systems Security, Network Administration and Management, and Multimedia and Web Development so you can focus your learning and get the most out of your education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Computer Interface
  • Database Design and Development
  • Multimedia Web Development
  • Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • Advanced Operating Systems and Architecture

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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).

General Requirements

  • To be admitted to any of the undergraduate programs at South University, the prospective student must provide proof of high school graduation as recognized by the state of residence on the date the degree was earned, or the equivalent (e.g. GED with no single test score below 145 or numeric score equivalent to 2.0 on old version or state-issued certificate designated as the equivalent of a High School Diploma) with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • The prospective student must also complete the university administered placement tests prior to the start of the first quarter for campus students and during the first session of attendance for online students. South University accepts the International Baccalaureate Program diploma as meeting the requirement for high school graduation. Credentials earned outside the United States must be evaluated by a NACES or AICE-member credential evaluation service.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17014 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17014 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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