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Information Technology, B.A.A.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Stephenville, TX, United States
The Information Technology program of Tarleton State university is designed for students who have a significant amount of training and experience in IT areas. This degree will provide students with various opportunities to learn the skills that are necessary for academic advancement while completing their education, as well as employment opportunities and career advancement after graduation.
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Overview

The Information Technology program of Tarleton State university is designated as a STEM program as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This designation has a direct impact on international students interested in these programs as it allows those with F-1 visas to remain in the United States after graduation for an additional 24 months under the optional practical training STEM extension. This extension makes it possible for students to undertake practical training for a total of 36 months.

Designed With You in Mind

Given that the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Computer and Information Systems Managers job outlook is poised to grow 15% (much faster than average) from 2014 to 2024, it is a great time to be looking at information technology as a major. Our program focuses on preparing already technologically trained students to meet the demands of the increasing Information Technology industry. We also offer credit hours to students who have approved technical training.

Program Objectives

  • Prepare students to communicate and give effective, persuasive presentations.
  • Prepare students to communicate through preparation of effective and thorough written documentation.
  • Prepare students to think critically when solving business problems.
  • Prepare students with knowledge that is specific to the discipline, which will ensure their success in an information technology career.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to work for many major businesses and corporations located throughout the United States, as well as in other countries. Some of our graduates have worked in positions such as:

  • Database Administrator
  • Control Analyst
  • Web Programmer
  • IT Specialist
  • Computer Analyst

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 include:

  • C# Programming
  • Data Communications
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Database Theory and Practice
  • Computer Forensics
  • Management Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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.

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    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.

General Requirements

  • ApplyTexas application
  • A U.S. $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT test scores
  • Any other items requested by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on application answers
  • Proof of English fluency (scores cannot be more than 2 years old as of the first day of the term you are entering)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7174 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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