Specialization in Information Technology (IT)
The specialization in Information Technology (IT) is designed to provide students with a broad, multidisciplinary understanding of the role and basic mechanics of information technology in contemporary society. Students will develop core competencies in their primary area of study and will broaden their horizons as they interact with others from different academic backgrounds. Students completing the specialization will be well prepared for employment in technology-oriented environments and will understand the evolving impact of information technology on society.
Offered By: The specialization is administered jointly by the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, the Eli Broad College of Business, and the College of Engineering. The Eli Broad College of Business is the lead administrative unit.
Who is the Specialization for?
To be considered for admission into the IT Specialization, a student must have been formally accepted as a junior to a degree program in one of the participating colleges (College of Communication Arts and Sciences; Eli Broad College of Business; College of Engineering) AND they must have completed the required prerequisite courses. Find out more about eligibility and program requirements on the CAS Academic and Student Affairs website.
Eligibility & Applying
It is recommended that students seeking admission to the specialization should contact their college advising center.
Selection will be conducted through an application process. Students are encouraged to apply at the time they reach junior standing. Admission is based on a combination of cumulative grade-point average, stated interest and experience in information technology. Students are required to provide a written statement and resume.
The application is availabe on the CAS Academic and Student Affairs website.
Students will be notified of their application status via e-mail.
- Eligibility, Program Requirements, and Application for the I.T. Specialization (on the CAS Academic and Student Affairs website)
- Schedule an appointment with an Undergraduate Academic Advisor