Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion

B.S. in Information Technology

No matter what’s fueling your ambition, we have the tools and structure to help you every step of the way as you achieve your goals.

In the Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program information technology major, you will learn everything from basic networking and programming, through computer applications and database management—all while gaining the skills to balance needs assessment and project management, required of IT managers today. This hands-on curriculum will prepare you to meet the expectations of modern workplaces, integrating technologies with the needs and responsibilities of employees.

Information Technology studentsAccelerated Program Features

Get the Credit Your Deserve: To be admitted, you must have a minimum of 30 transferable credits. You can transfer up to 72 credits.
Schedule for Your Busy Life: Eight-week terms; afternoon, evening and Saturday morning classes; and online courses enable you to schedule your education around life and career demands.
Learn from the Real-world: Experienced faculty give insight into the field, while collaborative projects help develop practical skills while building your network.

Curriculum

To earn a Bachelor of Science degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended accredited colleges, universities and institutes, and through courses taken at Philadelphia University. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.

General Requirements: College-level courses in writing, math, science, history, social science, humanities, and information systems are required for a Bachelor of Science degree.

General Education Core: 15 credits

  • HIST-321 Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • HUMN-310 Globalization and World Politics
  • SOC-310 The Social Science of the Workplace
  • COMM-320 Professional Communication Skills
  • CSSEM-499 Professional Studies Capstone Seminar

Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits

  • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar
  • MGMT-361 Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
  • ECON-331 Economic Decision Making
  • STAT-311 Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • FINC-323 Financial Decision Making
  • IT-201 Learning and Technology

*Major Courses: 15 credits

  • IT-315 Information Technology I
  • IT-317 Information Technology II
  • IT-320 Database Management
  • IT-410 Needs Assessment
  • IT-499 Project Management

*Major courses for this program are only available at Philadelphia University’s Main Campus in East Falls.