Total program credits needed for graduation: 180
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week break between each quarter.
|MAT1050||College Algebra||6 quarter credits|
|MAT2051*||Discrete Mathematics||6 quarter credits|
54 course quarter credits
|IT1006||Information Technology Concepts and Practices OR||6 quarter credits|
|IT3006||Communication Strategies for the Information Technology Professional||6 quarter credits|
|IT2230||Introduction to Database Systems||3 quarter credits|
|IT2249||Introduction to Programming with Java||6 quarter credits|
|IT2250||Introduction to Network Technology||3 quarter credits|
|IT3165||Ethics for the Information Technology Professional||3 quarter credits|
|IT3212||Introduction to Web Development||3 quarter credits|
|IT3225||Business Goals for the Information Technology Professional||3 quarter credits|
|IT3301*||User Experience and Interaction Design||3 quarter credits|
|IT3315||Hardware and Operating Systems||3 quarter credits|
|IT3318||Systems Administration||3 quarter credits|
|IT3345*||Software Architecture||3 quarter credits|
|IT3349*||Intermediate Java Programming||3 quarter credits|
|IT3355*||Network Architecture||3 quarter credits|
|IT3358||Information Security Concepts for the Information Technology Professional||3 quarter credits|
|PM3000||Principles of Project Management||3 quarter credits|
24 quarter credits
|IT4200*||Data Governance and Stewardship||3 quarter credits|
|IT4300*||Data Storage Strategies||3 quarter credits|
|IT4310*||Data Integration||3 quarter credits|
|IT4320*||ETL and Data Transformation||3 quarter credits|
|IT4330*||Data Mining and Analysis in Information Technology||3 quarter credits|
|IT4340*||Data Interpretation and Statistical Analysis in Information Technology||3 quarter credits|
|IT4350*||Information Solutions and Delivery Strategies||3 quarter credits|
|IT4460*||Data Distribution and Virtualization||3 quarter credits|
Choose 51 quarter credits of additional undergraduate courses.
Taken during the learner's final quarter
|IT4990||Information Technology Capstone Project||6 quarter credits|
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or
refer to the course descriptions for more information.
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
Whether you're completing additional credits for your own education, want to see if online learning is right for you, or are simply interested in a specific topic, you can enroll in many of Capella's online courses without committing to a degree program. We recommend speaking with an enrollment counselor to discuss your goals and ensure that the credits you earn now may be applicable to a Capella degree program.
If you have elective courses in your specialization, you may be able to use them to fulfill both your degree and concentration requirements at the same time. However, completing a concentration may extend your total credits beyond the requirements of your degree. Concentrations available for this specialization include: