and Information Technology At Alverno
global economy is driven by technology and information. Is it
any surprise that the occupations projected to grow the fastest
are all related to computers, the Internet and information systems?
Alverno faculty have
combined a solid foundation in computing and information technology
with the abilities developed through a strong liberal-arts
approach to learning – abilities such as analysis,effective
communication, ethical valuing and problem solving.
who major in Computing and Information Technology can choose
courses that provide preparation for positions such as:
- Business Systems
- Web Technology
- Information Technology
for real-life experience
Computing and Information Technology majors complete at least
one semester-long internship at a local business, agency or research
site. You might be involved in Web-site development, or in system
implementation and maintenance. Your assignment may be as a project
leader, or assisting an organization through a computer conversion
by use of effective communication, training and change management.
Your internship is where you'll gain the hands-on experience of what a working
computer specialist does, with direction from an on-site mentor. You'll also
make career contacts you can use for jobs or additional experience. During your
internship, you'll meet regularly with a faculty instructor and other interns
in a seminar at Alverno to discuss problems, reflect on experiences and celebrate
for Prior Learning
offers a program to determine if you are eligible to receive
college credit for prior learning. Learn
more about prior learning credit.
To find out more
about Alverno's Computing and Information Technology program,
contact the Alverno Admissions office. An Admissions Counselor
can answer your questions about the program, admissions, credit
transfers and financial aid.
toll-free at 1-800-933-3401 or e-mail Admissions.