IT 492

IT Capstone II (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 490

Required/Elective: Required

Course Outcomes:

Students should be capable of:

  1. Demonstrating mastery of IT technical and managerial best practices and standards
  2. Demonstrating team-work skills
  3. Demonstrating development, integration, and deployment skills
  4. Demonstrating formal presentation skills

Student Outcomes: 

D. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

J. An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies

L. An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment

M. An understanding of best practices and standards and their application

Course Topics:

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.


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