Information Technology: Web Development

BTech Degree – Code #1506

The Bachelor of Technology degree in information technology: web development at Alfred State is designed to prepare graduates to enter the work force as IT professionals with a special emphasis in Web development and applications. Web publishing, programming, and Web server administration comprise the upper-level of courses. Additionally, the Web is integrated across the entire program beginning with the very first course. Through core courses students are given a general foundation in programming, database administration, networking, and microcomputer systems. Additional upper-level courses in oral and written communication, management, and business are provided. A semester-long internship is included.

A laptop computer is required for students entering the information technology: web development program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES

Articulation agreements have been established with many community colleges and additional agreements are in development. It is possible, with careful selection of courses, to transfer from a variety of associate degrees, including computer information systems, information technology, computer science, and others. Upon completion of the bachelor’s degree, students will be prepared to pursue a graduate degree in information technology. The computer information systems degree (AAS) at Alfred State is especially well suited for transfer into this bachelor's degree at the junior level.

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Organizations of all types and sizes need computer professionals. The primary employment field includes Web administrators and developers. Due to the solid foundation in other areas, graduates will not be limited to these areas; thus, the job opportunities are wide and numerous. They include database administrators, programmers, systems analysts, network support, project managers, user support, IT managers, technical sales, and technical support staff, to name just a few.

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 100 percent are employed in field.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Computer Engineering Technology

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Digital Media and Animation

Information Security & Assurance

Information Technology: Applications Software Development

Information Technology: Network Administration

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.