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Information Technology

Overview

The demand for skilled, knowledgeable workers in today’s fast-paced business world is growing with network and systems administrator positions leading the way. Today’s tech-savvy organizations are seeking employees with a blend of up-to-date tech skills blended with a fundamental understanding of business principles.

The Information Technology program at SUNY Cobleskill is preparing students to develop solutions for tomorrow’s problems. Graduates will gain the necessary skills to be successful professionals in today’s global economy. Students will prepare to enter the professional work-place in the areas of help desk support, PC construction, troubleshooting and repair, training, project management, local area network/telecommunications, maintenance, management, information security, web site development and management, web publishing, and marketing.

 

Degree Option

Bachelor of Technology (BT)

 

Advisement Tracks

All students take foundation courses in information systems, management, and liberal arts, but choosing an advisement track allows you to focus your studies in alignment with career goals to get the most out of your degree. Each track also allows for elective choices in case you want to supplement from a different concentration. Sample courses for each track:

 

Application & Web Development

  • Web Publishing 
  • Intro to Programming
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Visual Programming & Development Tools
  • Systems Analysis
  • Java Programming
  • Database Concepts
  • Object Oriented Systems
  • Programming for the Web

 

Information Systems

  • Web Publishing
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Data Communications & Networking
  • Systems Analysis
  • Network Technology
  • Database Concepts
  • Operations Management

 

Web Graphics & Design

  • Web Publishing
  • Computer Graphics I & II
  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Imaging
  • Dynamic Graphics & Animation
  • Multi-Media Computing

Network Administration & Support

  • Computer Hardware Concepts
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Data Communications & Networking
  • Systems Analysis
  • Network Technology
  • Network Administration
  • Cisco Routing
  • Software Integration & Interoperability

 

 

Information Security

  • Computer Hardware Concepts
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Data Communications & Networking
  • Network Technology
  • Network Administration
  • Cisco Routing
  • Digital Forensics
  • Ethical Hacking/Incident Handling
  • Management of Information Security