This customized IT degree option provides the opportunity for students to pursue an approved information technology interdisciplinary or exploratory program of study based upon their future career interests.
Blaze your own path with Penn State Scranton’s IT major with custom option.
Penn State’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology provides the understanding, knowledge, skills, applications, and practices you need to make an immediate impact in the field of Information Technology.
Students who major in IT develop an understanding of core information technologies and prepare for the practical application of Information Technology within all types of businesses and organizations.
What to expect in the customized IT degree?
Graduating with a Penn State IT degree offers you endless career options, while this degree customization uniquely positions you to have a competitive edge while focusing on specific career interests.
Through the choice of an 18-credit customized concentration, you will specialize in a technology sector that is unique to your interests through interdisciplinary coursework and internship experiences.
With guidance from an information technology faculty advisor, students pursuing this customized IT major might pair information technology with communications, business, biology, or other coursework to pursue studies focused on their unique interests and career plans.
You’ll love the customized IT major if…
- You want to become an IT professional who’s equipped to adapt to the ever-changing workplace of the future
- You are interested in an academic challenge with theoretical and practical focus in a competitive yet collaborative learning environment
- You want transferable skills in the technology sector
- Developing a broad knowledge of information technology interests you
- You want a detailed domain knowledge-oriented program that provides a foundation in Information Technology with application to specific topics.