Stevens-Henager College Introduces Two New Career-Focused Information Technology Emphases

Salt Lake City, Utah (PressExposure) August 22, 2011 -- Stevens-Henager College offers two new bachelor's degrees in computer science: the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Information Systems Security Emphasis, and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Social Media Technology Emphasis.

Currently, employers are looking for candidates who bring to the table vital technological and computing expertise, as well as a strong set of soft skills. Furthermore, IT graduates with a strong foundation in programming and networking who also have specialized training in a specific niche of the computing field are sought after. The new degrees offered by Stevens-Henager College provide candidates with an integrated education that can make them strong contenders for professional success within the IT industry.

Both of the programs boast a well-rounded curriculum that is designed to prepare students to succeed in their chosen profession. Courses in the areas of programming, networking, databases, and server administration can equip students for entry- to mid-level positions as software engineers, network administrators, web developers, computer programmers, systems analysts, and other IT positions. In order to ensure that students receive a well-rounded, holistic education, the program also offers courses such as writing, interpersonal communication, psychology, and economics.

Each degree has a unique focus, in order to give students the opportunity to pursue their particular interests, and designed to award them an edge over other IT graduates.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Information Systems Security Emphasis allows the student to delve into security concepts and management, cryptography, threats and defense mechanisms, computer forensics, computer law, and ethical hacking, thereby enabling them to serve the vital function of protecting IT systems from being tampered with, infiltrated, or destroyed, and preventing information leaks.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Social Media Technology Emphasis includes courses such as web design, web development, web programming, web architecture concepts, and mobile application development, and requires completion of a Social Media Technologist Capstone. This curriculum has been developed to train students with the web-based and mobile technologies that turn internet communication into interactive dialogue.

The duration for each program is 36 months, but they can be completed in as few as 30 months. Criteria for admission include a high school/secondary school diploma or an equivalent GED® credential.

For more details on the computer science programs offered at Stevens-Henager College, call 1-888-829-2907 or visit

About Stevens-Henager College

Established in 1891 and one of the oldest colleges in Utah, Stevens-Henager College has built up a reputation in training generations of successful graduates. It is located over nine convenient locations throughout Utah and Idaho. Stevens-Henager College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national accrediting agency.

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Press Release Submitted On: August 22, 2011 at 11:51 pm
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