Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology

Description and Outcomes

The objective of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology program is to help you prepare for career advancement in the information technology field by providing the technical knowledge, and communication, critical thinking, and creative skills relevant to the modern workplace. The degree program is designed to help you develop a working knowledge of information technology (IT) concepts, tools, and methods as well as the leading-edge technologies needed to design information systems. In addition, courses teach you how to apply technical competencies to solve business problems. Whether your immediate educational goals are satisfied by the completion of a bachelor's degree or you are planning to pursue study in the information technology field beyond the baccalaureate level, this degree program may be for you.

The following educational objectives are approved by information technology faculty:

  • Our graduates will be able to apply current industry-accepted practices and new and emerging practices when solving real-world information technology problems in the industry.
  • Our graduates will be able to exhibit teamwork and effective communication skills.
  • Our graduates will be able to ethically and appropriately apply knowledge of societal impacts of information technology in the course of career-related activities.

Program Length

The Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology program consists of a minimum of 92 quarter credits. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology.

Discipline Specific Outcomes

  • Technology Skills: Apply current technical tools and methodologies to solve problems.
  • Client Specifications: Analyze users' technical issues.
  • System Specifications: Design information systems.
  • Technology Analysis: Evaluate IT trends, practices, and products.
  • Business Analysis: Evaluate the potential impact of information systems and technology on business processes.
  • Project Management: Apply project management practices, tools, and methods.
  • Professional Development: Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of professional development in the IT field.

Advanced Start Degree Option

You must meet the below admissions requirements in addition to TUA’s general requirements. Prior to enrollment, you must submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of an associate's degree in information technology or a related field from an accredited institution. By the end of first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. Refer to the First- Term Responsibilities section for additional information.

Admissions Requirements

You must meet the below admissions requirements in addition to TUA’s general admissions requirements.

  • Completed Application
  • Completed Application
  • Academic Records. Applicants must submit an official transcript indicating successful completion of an associate’s degree program from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency. Transcripts should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions from all schools previously attended.
  • The student must have earned 60 transferable semester credits, or 90 transferable quarter credits as an undergraduate with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Of the credits earned, 30 transferable semester credits, or 45 transferable quarter credits must be in general education. Minimum requirement is 6 semester credits, or 9 quarter credits in English, Plus 6 semester credits, or 9 quarter credits in college level math. Plus 6 semester credits, or 9 quarter credits in physical or biological sciences. Plus 6 semester credits, or 9 quarter credits in History. Plus 6 semester credits, or 9 quarter credits in Social Sciences. The balance may be in general education courses of your choice.
    Note: you must have basic accounting and economics as part of the transferable credits.
  • For those required to take the TOEFL exam, a minimum score of 600 is required.
  • Selection is based on high promise of success in graduate study in Information Technology, as indicated by a combination of:
  • Prior academic performance;
  • letters of recommendation from employers or professors;
  • A current resume

Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology Courses

Course Course Name Units
Quarter 1

BUS 302

Effective Communication Skills


BUS 305

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


BUS 401

Business Ethics


Quarter 2

BUS 404

Marketing Principles


BUS 407

Project Cycle Management


BUS 410

Management Accounting


Quarter 3

BUS 411



BUS 412

Seminar in Personal Leadership Branding


BUS 414

Qualitative Research Practice


Quarter 4

BUS 415

Employment Development


IT 301

Computer Mathematics


IT 302

Information Technology


Quarter 5

IT 303

Computer Technology


IT 304

Programming Principles


IT 303

Multi Media


Quarter 6

IT 401

Computer Graphics


IT 402

Visual Basic


IT 403

Software Engineering I


Quarter 7

IT 404

Programming C++


IT 405

Web System Development


IT 406

Java Programming


Quarter 8

IT 407

Digital Systems


IT 408

Telecommunications Systems


Total Quarter Credits


Graduation Requirements

To graduate, you must:

  • Successfully complete 104 quarter credits of the required courses for your program of study and obtain the minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 required within the maximum time frame permitted (see the Satisfactory Academic Progress section for further information).
  • Return all property belonging TUA.
  • Attend Career Resources and Financial Aid exit interviews online, if applicable.
  • Fulfill all financial obligations to the university prior to graduation unless previous satisfactory arrangements have been made. If satisfactory financial arrangements are not made, the graduation credential will be withheld.

Cost of Instruction

The table below is an estimate of the cost of instruction for the BA degree based on normal time for completion of 2 years (8 Quarters).

Degree Program Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology

Application Fee (Non Refundable)


Total Tuition for poor students, including scholarship


Books and Learning Materials


Supplies and Kits




International Transcript Evaluation Fee


Certified Translation


STRF Fee (California residents only)


Assessment Fees for Transfer of Credit


Fee for Transfer of Credit


TOEFL or IELTS Testing Fees


Library fees (Library Cards or Use Fees)


Commencement fee (when student files graduation request).


*Cost of books based on Amazon listed cost of the book

**The cost of evaluating international transcripts will vary due to the number of course and degrees that need to be evaluated. Certified Translation cost will vary due to the number of pages that must be translated.

***The total charges do not include the cost of International Transcript Evaluation Fees, Certified Translation Fees and Fee for Transfer of Credit.

**** Paid to library directly