IT Capstone I (3 credits)
Text: None required
Course Information: Capstone is a senior level course designed to allow a student to review, analyze, integrate, and apply technical knowledge in a meaningful and practical manner. The student will be expected to complete an approved academic project in IT that may be in collaboration with an industrial partner.
Prerequisite: IT 410
Students should be capable of:
- Demonstrating mastery of technical and managerial IT skills in a practical setting
- Demonstrating skills in developing a project plan and following it for developing a product 3
- Demonstrating team-work skills
- Demonstrating formal presentation skills
B. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
C. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
D. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
N. An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan
A project description (most likely prepared in collaboration with an industrial partner) will be provided to the student. The student is expected to apply IT skills in providing a well-documented and meaningful solution. The student will make a formal presentation about the solution, the skills applied, and the experience and lessons learned.