The Bachelor of Technology degree in information technology: applications software development at Alfred State is designed to prepare graduates to enter the work force as IT professionals with a special emphasis in programming and database applications. A four-course sequence in database application is provided. The programming language sequence includes modern languages such as C#, Java, and C++. In addition, students receive a sound foundation in web development, networking, and microcomputer systems. Additional upper-level courses are provided in management, oral and written communication, and business. A full semester internship is included.
Entrance Requirements & Recommendations:
Required: Algebra,Geometry, Algebra 2/ Trigonometry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined SAT score of 1,000 (critical reading and math) or a composite ACT score of 21.
128 credit hours inclusive of physical education courses
39 credit hours in major field required courses
24 credit hours in professional courses
18 credit hours in core concentration
30 credit hours in liberal arts courses
a 2.5 grade point average in the major is needed for the required internship
other requirements as stated in College academic regulations
8 general education areas are required with 3 of 5 (art, language, American history, western civilization, other world civilizations)
The computer science program at Alfred State was one of the originally established programs in the SUNY (State University of New York) system. It is a comprehensive program, which includes both the study of the underlying theories of computing as well as the specific applications of information manipulation and problem solving.
Must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours of required CISY courses and one professional elective approved by adviser with a 2.0 cumulative index. A minimum cumulative index of 2.0, along with other requirements as stated in the College Academic Regulations, must be met by candidates for the AS degree. A minimum of 62 credit hours of course work and one credit of physical education. Thirty credit hours in liberal arts are required.