Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology
Concentration in Web Technologies
Study IT and choose a creative career in website management.
Companies of all sizes need websites to gain new customers and
maintain their current ones. A career in web technologies enables
Mount graduates to develop a broad skill set in technical
proficiency, interpersonal communications, and principles of web
IT - Web Technologies at the Mount
Mount students majoring in IT - web technologies take a set of
basic technology courses including Internet programming courses,
before branching into their specialized courses in website
development and management. Students are encouraged to minor in
Business or digital media and to take courses in layout and design
in addition to their required technology classes.
Students in our program are strongly encouraged to engage in
co-op experiences related to their career as early as their
sophomore year. In their senior year, they can earn 6 – 12 credits
in honing their skills in paid co-op internships. In many cases,
students are hired directly from their co-op experience upon
Further, via Independent Study, students are offered the
opportunity to pursue subjects of special interest, expand their
knowledge beyond the limits of a course, or do upper-level
The Mount’s IT club sponsors events like Game Night, trips to
New York City’s Sony museum, and a supportive student
Students may pursue concentrations in networking or educational
technologies. Minors in each concentration are available, as
well as certificates in networking and web technologies.
Students majoring in IT with a concentration in web technologies
must take a minimum of 45 credits in the discipline and maintain a
minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0.
Where Mount students have interned
IBM, UPS, Marvel Comics, Travelers, RAL, area businesses
Senior web developer, applications architect, administrator,
data modeler, business intelligence analyst, help desk (Tier 2),
Employment in the information supersector is expected to
increase by 6.9 percent, adding 212,000 jobs by 2016.
Information contains some of the fast-growing computer-related
industries such as software publishing, Internet publishing
and broadcasting, and wireless telecommunication carriers.
Employment in these industries is expected to grow by 32 percent,
44.1 percent, and 40.9 percent, respectively.*
* Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09
Edition, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics