Bachelor of Science Degree
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program focuses mainly on networking, webpage development, security, database management, and commonly used technologies to further your career in information technology.
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Courses in the major include:
This course introduces software, hardware and operating systems concepts. Topics include fundamentals of computer technology; installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware; and basic networking. Course topics align with the CompTIA A+ Essentials certification.
This course addresses the skills and knowledge necessary to become an IT Professional in the networking field. Topics include network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. Course topics align with the CompTIA Network+ certification.
This course introduces security concepts, tools, and procedures for preventing, mitigating and responding to security incidents. Network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management, and cryptography are explored. Course topics align with the CompTIA Security+ certification.
This course focuses on installing, configuring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting servers, including server hardware, general storage, upgrades, maintenance, and disaster recovery. Course topics align with the CompTIA Server+ certification.
This course is the first of two that introduces Cisco routing and configuration concepts. Topics include the basics of installation, operation and troubleshooting small enterprise networks. Topics include network security, routing and switching, simple network configuration, wide area network (WAN) technologies, and wireless networking concepts. Course topics are covered in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
This is the second course that covers Internetworking through the study of Cisco routing and switching. Coverage includes installing, configuring, operating, and optimizing networks that use Ethernet, TCP/IP, Wide Area Network protocols, and Cisco network hardware. Course topics align with the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. Prerequisite: BSIT 340
This course focuses on the skills needed to administer small to medium-sized networks in Microsoft Windows server environments. Issues dealing with network infrastructures, network hardware, protocols and services, security layers, operating system security, network security, and security software will be explored. Course topics align with the Certiport Information Technology Specialist (ITS Networking certification).
This course introduces best practices for managing threats to working systems. Threats that weaken systems, vulnerability assessment and management are discussed. Topics include protecting sensitive and private information, cyber incident response, including forensic analysis, security architectures, and troubleshooting tools for system hardening. Course topics align with the CompTIA SySA+ Certification.
This course introduces cloud computing from a business and technical perspective, including implementing and governing a cloud environment. Topics include: cloud architecture and design, securing a network cloud environment, compliance controls, deploying cloud networking solutions, performing cloud migrations, optimizing and maintaining efficient operation of a cloud environment disaster recovery tasks, troubleshooting and other performance issues. Course topics align with the CompTIA certification.
This course provides a foundation for managing and maintaining the most current version of the Microsoft Windows Operating System. Issues dealing with operating system configurations, installing and upgrading client systems, managing files and folders, managing devices, operating system maintenance, server roles, active directory, storage, server performance management, and server maintenance will be addressed. Course topics align with the Microsoft Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MD-100) certification.
This course provides a foundation for creating and managing accounts and resources, implementing devices and drivers, and monitoring server performance and services in a Windows Server environment. Course topics align with the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Windows Server Administration Fundamentals certification.
This course provides a foundation for managing security of accounts and resources, monitoring server performance, and safeguarding data in a Windows Server environment. Topics include network infrastructures, network hardware, protocols and services, security layers, operating system security, network security, and security software. Course topics align with the Certiport Information Technology Specialist (ITS) certification.
- BSIT 499 - Certification Component
- CIS 433 - Information Technology Project Management
- CIS 436 - Ethics for IT Professionals
- CIS 456 - Service Component
- CIS 338 - Linux 1
- CIS 339 - Linux 2
Consult with your Next Degree Navigator to determine your eligible credits as well as to verify minimum requirements for your degree. Transfer credits must be from a regional accredited college or university. Bellevue University makes no promises to prospective students regarding the acceptance of credit awarded by examination, credit for prior learning, or credit for transfer until an evaluation has been conducted.