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1 FAST TRAC WEBBSIT DEGREE 3 YEAR BACHELORS DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

2 GPC-GSW ONLINE BACHELOR’S IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN JUST 3 YEARS ! GPC Computer Science, in partnership with Georgia Southwestern University, is offering a fast-track online Bachelors of Science in Information Technology (WebBSIT). Students wishing to major in this critical field can earn a BS in Information Technology in just 3 years (nine semesters)!

3 HOT JOB PROSPECTS ! The WebBSIT Program is designed to prepare students for the field of IT—one of the fastest growing and high-salaried job markets in the country. Job vacancies in this dynamic and exciting field remain currently unfilled and are expected to increase tremendously over the course of the next decade.

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5 WHAT KINDS OF JOBS WILL I FIND IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ? IT consultant Salary: $96,400 Cloud architect Salary: $112,000 Data Modeler Salary: $103,000 Mobile application developer Salary: $90,000 with very high growth outlook Software engineer Salary: $89,000 Computer forensic investigator Salary: $64,000 Health IT specialist Salary: $45,000, Information technology vendor manager Salary: $88,000 Geospatial professionals Salary: $84,000

6 WHAT KINDS OF JOBS WILL I FIND IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ? Applications developer Database administrator Games developer Information systems manager Medical Informatics IT sales professional Multimedia programmer Multimedia specialist Network engineer Systems analyst Systems developer Technical author Web designer IT technical support officer

7 ABOUT THE PROGRAM ? BS in Information Technology in 3 years (nine terms) First 5 semesters at GPC where you will earn an Associates of Science in Computer Science Classes at GPC can be taken online, on-campus or a combination of both Last 4 semesters at GSW will complete the Bachelors of Science in Information Technology Classes for GSW are all online. They are taught by professors who are experts in their field from around the USG colleges & universities.

8 DEGREE SPECIFIC COURSE WORK AT GSW TERM 6 WBIT 3400 Introduction to Digital Media WBIT 3500 Architecture and Op. Systems WBIT 2000 Enterprise & IT WBIT 3410 Web Applications Development TERM 7 WBIT 4120 Human-Computer Interaction WBIT 3110 Systems Analysis / Design WBIT 3600 Introduction to E- Commerce WBIT 3510 Data Comm & Networking WBIT 4020 Professional Practices & Ethics

9 DEGREE SPECIFIC COURSE WORK AT GSW TERM 8 WBIT 3111 Information Techn. Proj. Manag. WBIT 4610 IT Policy and Law WBIT 3200 Database Des & Dev WBIT 4520 Inform. Assurance and Security WBIT 3010 Technical Communication TERM 9 WBIT 4112 Systems Acquis., Integr., & Impl. Free elective WBIT 4601 Customer Relationship Manag. WBIT 4602 IT Seminar

10 PACE OF PROGRAM FAST TRAC: In the fast trac 3 year program, students will need to take a full load every semester. SELF-PACED TRAC: Working students and students with family and other obligations may decide at any time to opt out of the accelerated program and pursue the remaining course requirements at their desired pace. Most classes in the program will be offered every term.

11 WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF THE FAST- TRAC PROGRAM? Time savings Cost savings $$$$ Online program offers flexibility in terms of scheduling

12 HOW TO APPLY TO PROGRAM If you are a current GPC student, you are automatically admitted to the program. Just contact the Web BSIT Faculty Advisor. In your last semester at GPC you will apply to GSW to complete the BS in Information Technology

13 STEM SCHOLARSHIPS AND STIPENDS Scholarships and Stipends are available to the GPC computer science major. Opportunities include first generation & minority scholars programs like: LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) MESA: the “Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement” Program Enlistem (scholarships for STEM majors), and many others.

14 Contact WebBSIT Advisor to sign up: Priscilla Dodds Associate Professor of Computer Science & WebBSIT GPC Tel:


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