B.S. Information Technology

One of the most flexible undergraduate degree offerings at NJIT, the Information Technology Division provides you with a degree that is practitioner-focused, and gives you a balanced approach to the design, deployment and management of software and hardware applications through a variety of specializations.

Summary

A graduating student is:

  • Prepared to work as a computing professional utilizing the knowledge acquired in the undergraduate program in Information Technology at NJIT.
  • Prepared to be both professionally and socially engaged in the computing profession.
  • Prepared for life-long learning and continuing professional development and training in Information Technology.

A graduating student will have the ability to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs.
  • Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society.
  • Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • Use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
  • Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.
  • Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.
  • Understand best practices and standards and their application.
  • Assist in the creation of an effective project plan.

Core Faculty

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Halper, Michael H.

IT Program Director

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IT Program Director, Information Technology Program
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Deek, Maura A.

Senior University Lecturer

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Deek, Maura A.
Senior University Lecturer, Information Technology
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Hoover, Heidi L.

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Kehoe, Michael D.

Manager of CoAD Computing Resources

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Kehoe, Michael D.
Manager of CoAD Computing Resources, CoAD / NST
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Kettering, Joan M.

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Mchugh, James

Prof Computer Science IT Program Director Emeritus

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Mchugh, James
Prof Computer Science IT Program Director Emeritus, Computer Science Department
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Nersesian, Eric W.

University Lecturer

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University Lecturer, Informatics
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Senesy, Stanley J., Jr.

Senior University Lecturer

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Senior University Lecturer, Information Technology Program
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Sequeira, Marc T.

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Statica, Robert

Sr. University Lecturer & CIP Director

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Sr. University Lecturer & CIP Director, Information Technology Program
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Watrous-Deversterre, Lori L.

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Advisement

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Ackerman, Amanda D.

Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisor, Ying Wu College of Computing
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Angelella, Anthony S.

Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisor, College of Computing Sciences
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Bell, Michele A.

Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisor, CCS
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Olsen, George W.

Academic Advisor

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Olsen, George W.
Academic Advisor, College of Computing Sciences
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Pavlick, Daniel K.

Academic Advisor

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Pavlick, Daniel K.
Academic Advisor, Office of the Dean, Ying Wu College of Computing
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