BA in Information Technology

The B.A. in Information Technology is designed for those interested in acquiring advanced knowledge and skills such as Java programming, object-oriented software development, networks and telecommunications, web development, and database management. You can begin the program with a minimal understanding of computers and finish with skills to master the rapid development of computer technologies. It is ideal both for students who plan to begin new careers or reinvent current ones.

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Total Number of Major Courses 13
Total Number of Major Credit Hours 39 credit hours. Each student's remaining hours toward Core, mission specific requirements, and general elective requirements will vary depending on transfer credit. Please review the curriculum page to learn more about your requirements beyond your major credit hours.
Start Terms Students can begin during any of the 5 sessions throughout the academic year.
Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Major 18 credit hours / 6 courses
Schedule Format Major courses offered in 8 week session online format with weekly evening synchronous meetings.
Course Locations Water Tower Campus – 820 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago
Cuneo Mansion & Gardens – 1350 N. Milwaukee, Vernon Hills
Master's Program Students completing their B.A. in Information Technology with SCPS will have 2 courses waived from their M.S. in Information Technology at Loyola should they pursue admission to that program.
Application and Admission Requirements Application
Official transcripts from all prior institutions
2.0 GPA or higher and in good standing at all prior institutions
Tuition and Fees

Loyola Lake County FASTRACK Information Session
Saturday June 24, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Cuneo Mansion & Gardens
1350 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL

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Loyola's School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers accelerated, online degree programs for computer science professionals. Apply now or request more information about Loyola’s IT degree programs.

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