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You know you want to complete your bachelor's degree, but how do you find a program that will help you meet your goals and fit your busy lifestyle? The Information Communication Technology (ICT) program offers a unique degree completion track in Information Studies for students who want to finish college with a degree and develop skills to work as a technology trainer, information architect or data specialist. Students in this program track are specially admitted and may complete their bachelor's degree fully online.
 

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Information studies track students will learn how information can be created, communicated, stored and/or transformed to benefit individuals, organizations and society. In our information based society, teaching students practical skills for analyzing, processing, managing information that will allow them to then create technology-based solutions using a user-centered approach and evaluate the roles of information in a variety of organizational settings is a valuable skill set that is currently sought by employers.
 


Program Benefits

  • Resident tuition for online students.
  • The IS track can be completed in 2-3 years depending on status.
  • Asynchronous online courses that allow you the flexibility to plan your class schedule around other priorities.
  • Students may transfer 60 credit hours and will complete ICT major requirements, the IS track and other University requirements completely online.
     

Curriculum

 

  • ICT 200 - Information Literacy and Critical Thinking
  • ICT 201 - Personal Knowledge Management
  • ICT 202 - Technologies for Information Services

  • ICT 205 - Issues in ICT Policy
  • ICT 305 - Data Detectives (GCCR)
  • ICT 301 - Introduction to Databases
  • ICT 310 - Exploring and Analyzing ICTs: Methodological Approaches
  • ICT 399 - Internship and Professional Development in ICT

Choose five courses from the following:

  • ICT 311 - Introduction to Information Science
  • ICT 315 - Human Relations and Technology
  • ICT 316 - Universal Access: Information and Working Environments 
  • ICT 320 - Information Architecture 
  • ICT 325 - Multimedia and Technology 
  • ICT 420 - Semantic Web Development
  • ICT 415 - Technology Training and Instructional Strategies

Students may choose from online courses at the 300+ level that are offered by the University.

If a student has not fulfilled the UK Core requirements, they should research options at their local community college or explore online options through UK (i.e., CIS 110, CIS 111, ICT 200).

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