The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology

(beginning Fall 2022) 

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for higher level employment in Information Technology management in areas such as systems programming, systems design and architecture, network security, and help desk support services. The program also provides the professional development necessary to help meet the growing regional demand for skilled Information Technology workers in Southwest Florida.

This degree is specifically designed to provide a career and educational pathway particularly for graduates from Florida SouthWestern State College's Associate in Science in Computer Programming and Analysis and/or the Associate in Science in Network Systems Technology.

Program Highlights

The BAS in Information Systems Technology program includes courses in information systems management, computer programming, computer networking, information security, e-commerce, mobile application development, and business. Elective choices include additional courses in management, information technology, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Courses are offered in online or blended formats, with many courses offered in an accelerated eight-week fashion, to accommodate students' various schedules and learning preferences.

The BAS IST program is a solid, broad-based degree program which prepares graduates for career promotions and advancement in a wide spectrum of managerial and administrative positions in a variety of organizations. 

Continuing Toward a Master’s Degree

The BAS in Information Systems Technology program prepares students to continue their education with a Master’s Degree at many local colleges and universities as well as those located throughout the state and country.