Program style: hands-on, traditional lecture, and online.
What will I study?
Geared for the student interested in interface, multimedia and system design for business applications. You’ll begin with a foundation in programming languages, problem solving techniques, and computer ethics. Then you’ll move on to database design, systems analysis and designing interfaces using Flash, ActionScript and Dreamweaver.
Interesting classes you might take:
- Database Design
- Multimedia applications
- Systems Design and Analysis
- Photoshop and Illustrator
Why choose Information Technology at SHU?
Because of our hands-on approach to learning, small classrooms, and the individual attention that it brings. In addition to traditional lectures, we’ll work together to solve real problems though computer science.
Will I have internship opportunities?
Yes, both on campus and with nearby companies. We offer on-campus internships in the Factory (our computer support center) and the Network Operations Center. We also work with area companies to place students in a variety of internships.
Companies our students typically intern with:
- JP Morgan
- Mercedes Benz Credit
- Morgan Stanley
Are there special admission requirements?
No, we have an open admission policy. Incoming first-year students and transfer students may declare the Information Technology Track when you apply for admission to Sacred Heart University.
What can I be with a Computer Science degree in IT?
Here are just a few of the careers you may pursue with this degree:
- Systems Analyst
- Quality Assurance
- Support services for the banking, business, finance, healthcare or insurance industry