BS in Information Technology

This Self-Paced degree program is perfect for those who have working knowledge of IT systems and are ready to move on to increased levels of expertise and responsibility in the growing field of information technology. 

Self-Paced Information Technology Program Overview

The Brandman MyPath Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is a self-paced program built on a solid business foundation with Information Technology major courses as the focus. Master essential IT courses such as networks, operating systems, database and security. You will learn cloud computing, web design, project management, business intelligence, data analytics, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, and programming and software development. 

As a Brandman MyPath student, you will:

  • Earn industry-endorsed certifications including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Cloud+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Software Development Fundamentals and more.
  • Use your work experience to help you earn your degree.
  • Earn your degree while fully employed and maintain your personal life. 
  • Complete all your information technology courses online, anytime, anywhere.
  • Work at your own pace, completing courses at the speed that works for you. 
     

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If I put more time in it I can get it done faster.  The best part is that you find out what you do know and what you need to know.
Venita C. | Brandman MyPath BBA, Information Systems Management,
The courses are designed to allow me to apply the knowledge immediately. The assignments often support initiatives I am working on within my job such as public speaking and written communication, which allows me to demonstrate my career development improvements.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
I actually got to be part of a team to write the policies and procedures at my work. I don't think I would have been able to be a part of that team if I hadn't finished the English curriculum and that was all because I started here at Brandman.
Real World Experience With Immediate Value | Brandman MyPath BBA, 2016
Being a college graduate has been on my ‘bucket’ list for over 20 years. Finishing college will be a huge feeling of accomplishment.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
The flexibility is 100% my favorite thing. There are no deadlines. It means that if something does get in the way I don't get stressed about that.
Colin G. | Brandman MyPath BBA, Management and Organizational Leadership,
Seeing 3 friends/co-workers graduate from Brandman last May with their MBA's got me thinking. All 3 are married with young children and have jobs at least as demanding as mine. I am single with grown children. What was my excuse?
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
The greatest value to me is the flexibility of the program because I travel frequently. It allows me to complete my degree while working in a challenging career that does not have predictable schedules or demands.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
On several occasions, the conversations turn to where ‘we’ went to school… I secretly cringe waiting for them to ask what my degree is in. I feel this is the one place where I lack credibility in my job... and where having a degree will make a difference.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
The faculty is always available and responsive; they work within my schedule when making appointments even if that means after 5:00 PM or on the weekends. They are extremely supportive, knowledgeable, and encouraging.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
From the very start of my inquiry I have been impressed by the overwhelming support I receive from the entire team. The MyPath team is organized in such a way that all of my needs are met and exceed my expectation.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
I love that I am in control of the pace of my program yet the material is challenging and comprehensive.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
When comparing the CBE experience to my previous traditional college experience, the CBE program is so much more fitting in allowing me to maintain a full time job and complete my degree.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
So far, my main interaction has been with Tutorial Faculty. Having been out of school for a very long time and never having written anything of much significance at the college level, I was very intimidated by my first written final assessment. Being able to send her my work and receive feedback made me feel much more confident about the work I was producing and eventually submitted for grading.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
Pace is up to me, which is the way I need it. There are times when I am super motivated and can sit for 3-4 hours doing school work and times when I start, get 15 minutes in, can't concentrate and have to walk away. I know that completing my degree from a timing standpoint is completely up to me.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016
In some of the early competencies (Strategies, Marketing, etc.) I sailed through a lot of the coursework because it was material that I already use in my workplace.
Current Student | Brandman MyPath, 2016

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    Admission Requirements

    Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process and submit required documents. Documents required vary based on the number of transferable credits and include:

    0 - 11 TRANSFERABLE CREDITS

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • Official high school transcript indicating the date of graduation
    • High school cumulative GPA of 2.0
    • Pass an admissions exam in English and Math (watch the Guide to McCann's College Success)
      • Successful completion of a transferable course to ENGU-103 or ENGU-104 (grade of C or higher) waives admissions test in English
      • Successful completion of a transferable course to MATU-103 or higher (grade of C or higher) waives admissions test in Math

    12 OR MORE TRANSFERABLE CREDITS

    • Provide official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
    • No admission exam or high school transcript are required.
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    Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

    Short Transferable Credits?

    Brandman’s School of Extended Education offers a 4 course program allowing you to earn up to the 12 credits needed for admission. Check out the Brandman Track to learn more.

    Program Curriculum

    • The General Education Requirements at Brandman University provides the liberal arts tradition the intellectual foundation that enables students to expand their perspectives beyond the focus of a major. Brandman University graduates will be intellectually flexible, creative, articulate, and prepared for active and life-long participation in the knowledge-based world of 21st century. The Brandman University General Education requirements are comprised of 6 Subdomains and 13 Competencies:

      SUBDOMAIN: Communications

      COMC 410 Interpersonal Communications

      Understand the skills required to interact effectively with others.

      COMC 101 Oral Communications

      Deliver a well-organized oral presentation using delivery techniques and supporting materials appropriate for the audience

      ENGC 103 Written Communications Level A

      Identify and apply key components of effective writing skills and APA.

      ENGC 104 Written Communications Level B

      Compose written arguments that are coherent, grammatically correct, and rhetorically aware.

      SUBDOMAIN: Humanities

      PHLC 110 Creative and Critical Thinking

      Develop a creative solution to a historical, social, ethnic, economic, technological, and/or geographic problem.

      HUMC 110 Disciplinary Relationships

      Analyze relationships between disciplines such as history, literature, religion, philosophy, and the fine arts.

      HUMC 115 Human Experience

      Analyze the ways in which the human experience is influenced by historical, social, ethnic, economic, technological, and/or geographic contexts.

      SUBDOMAIN: Information Literacy

      LBSC 320 Information Literacy Level A

      Evaluate and cite various information resources to understand ethical research practices.

      LBSC 321 Information Literacy Level B

      Apply academic research practices to complete an academic research project.

      SUBDOMAIN: Natural Sciences

      NSCC 115 Methods and Applications

      Apply the principles, concepts, and methods of the natural sciences.

      NSCC 111 Principles and Concepts, Level A

      Understand the Scientific Method as a process and master the fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of biology.

      NSCC 112 Principles & Concepts Level B

      Master the fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of chemistry and environmental science.

      SUBDOMAIN: Quantitative Reasoning

      MATC 203 Quantitative Fluency, Level B

      Apply the concepts of statistical reasoning, data analysis, modeling, and interpretation.

      MATC 103 Quantitative Literacy, Level A

      Explain accurate calculations and symbolic operations used to interpret social and economic trends.

      SUBDOMAIN: Social Sciences

      SOSC 110 Behavior and Cognition

      Evaluate individual, organizational, and social behavior.

      SOSC 115 Social Systems

      Using a social systems perspective, investigate global problems and develop possible solutions.

    • The Brandman University Information Technology Core requirements are comprised of 4 Subdomains and 18 Competencies.

      SUBDOMAIN: Information Technology Foundations

      CSCC 251 Computer Systems Architecture

      Demonstrate an understanding of computer systems architecture.

      CSCC 408 Database

      Demonstrate an understanding of database systems, their applications and tools used to develop databases.

      CSCC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology

      Develop an understanding of information technology fundamentals

      CSCC 353 Networking

      Demonstrate an understanding of networks, and create a network.

      CSCC 270 Security

      Demonstrate an understanding of information system security, applications, and the tools used.

      SUBDOMAIN: Information Technology Management

      OLCC 350 Ethics and Social Responsibility

      Describe the importance of ethical principles and social responsibility to business decisions.

      CSCC 363 Information Management

      Utilized industry best practices to manage and organize organization data and information.

      OLCC 355 Organizational Dynamics

      Demonstrate an understanding of the impact organizational dynamics has on performance.

      CSCC 315 Organizations, Management, and the Networked Enterprise

      Demonstrate an understanding of information systems in global business.

      OLCC 414 Team Building

      Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of team dynamics to organizational effectiveness, productivity, and communication within an organization.

      SUBDOMAIN: Information Technology Operations

      MATC 251 Discrete Mathematics

      Identify fundamental concepts of discrete mathematics as they apply to computer programming techniques.

      CSCC 497 Information Technology Capstone

      Design an information technology solution for an enterprise-wide organizational need.

      CSCC 361 Operating Systems

      Troubleshoot and utilize modern operating systems in a variety of business settings.

      CSCC 383 Project Management

      Demonstrate an understanding of project management, applications and tools used.

      CSCC 410 Systems Analysis and Design

      Demonstrate an understanding of systems analysis and design, applications and tools used.

      SUBDOMAIN: Software Development

      CSCC 362 Fundamentals of Software Development

      Recognize appropriate programming constructs utilized in the building, testing, and debugging of software programs.

      CSCC 470 Mobile Development Fundamentals

      Develop and deploy an effective mobile based program for the web and mobile devices.

      CSCC 360 Web Design Technologies

      Utilize web development foundations and standards in the design, development and deployment of interactive web content.

    • The Brandman University Information Technology Generalist Emphasis requirements are comprised of 3 Subdomains and 8 Competencies.

      SUBDOMAIN: Data Analysis

      CSCC 477 Advanced Database Querying and Reporting

      Utilize advanced administration techniques to manage database design, security, and architecture.

      CSCC 478 Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

      Transform data into meaningful and useful information for business analysis and reporting needs.

      CSCC 420 Database Querying and Reporting

      Develop database queries to manage tables and data using common SQL commands.

      SUBDOMAIN: Leadership

      HRCC 430 Conflict Management

      Develop and apply conflict management skills in an organizational setting.

      OLCC 325 Personal Leadership

      Develop a personal philosophy of leadership through a personal assessment, and focused on personal and professional development.

      SUBDOMAIN: Server Management

      CSCC 475 Cloud Computing

      Employ industry best practices in the development, maintenance, and deployment of cloud computing and virtualization technologies.

      CSCC 476 Server & Desktop Virtualization

      Utilize server virtualization technologies in the implementation and maintenance of virtualized desktops, servers, and network infrastructures.

      CSCC 364 Server Administration

      Use server administration techniques in the installation and maintenance of network infrastructure and directory services.

      Credit for Industry Standard Information Technology Certification(s)

      Brandman University accepts the following industry standard certification examinations for college credit in the competency based Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program:

      Industry Standard Certification Substitution Course
      CompTIA IT Fundamentals

      CSCC 200

      Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Database Fundamentals Topics (Exam 98-364)

      CSCC 408

      CompTIA A+ 220-901

      CSCC 251

      CompTIA A+ 220-902

      CSCC 361

      Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Software Development Fundamentals (Exam 98-361)

      CSCC 362

      CIW Web Foundations Associate

      CSCC 360

      CIW Database Design Specialist

      CSCC 363

      CompTIA Projects+

      CSCC 383

      CompTIA Network+ Exam (Exam N10-006)

      CSCC 353

      Windows Server Admin Fundamentals (Exam 98-365)

      CSCC 364

      CompTIA Security+

      CSCC 270

      Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP): Server Virtualization (Exam 74-409)

      CSCC 476

      Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-461)

      CSCC 420

      Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) HTMLS Application Dev Fundamentals (Exam 98-375 )

      CSCC 470

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