Computer Information Systems and Technology - BS


Program Contact: Don Lewicki   Associate Professor of Business Management, Director of Computing, Telecommunications, and Media Services

In our program, you'll get a broad IT background. You'll learn about programming applications, network development, systems design and analysis, Web technologies, multimedia applications, database development and systems administration. We'll prepare you to work in a team environment. To manage and lead companies and people in the translation of information technology into business opportunities and competitive advantages.

You'll sit in small classes. You'll get individual attention from our industry-experienced faculty. You'll gain hands-on lab experiences. For example, our students built a supercomputer using Raspberry Pi. You'll work on individual and team projects. You'll take part in at least one internship, research opportunities and a capstone course that will bring it all together. 

Incoming students will be considered for special merit scholarships just for CIS&T freshmen, each worth $5,000.

We have a lot to offer and will help you go well beyond expectations. Not only will you know information technology but you'll know the power of information technology. And if you know the power of information technology, you have a long and exciting professional career ahead of you. In fact, our program will prepare you for three of the 10 best careers for recent college graduates:

  • computer systems analysts
  • network/computer systems administrators
  • software developers -- applications 
  • web programmers
  • network designers and administrators

 

What you can do with a degree in Computer Information Systems and Technology. Suggested 4-year plan of study.

You can learn more about the projects our CIS&T students are working on by reading their blogs:

 

Additional Information:

CIS & T Student Handbook  

CIST students can access software at the Pitt-Bradford Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance software.  Please see your instructor to gain access to this site.

Faculty

Lewicki Donald

Lewicki,Donald

Associate Professor of Business Management, Director of Computing, Telecommunications, and Media Services

lewicki@pitt.edu

362-0988

158 Swarts Hall

Ellison, Robert

Ellison,Robert

Systems Architect and Adjunct Professor

ellison@pitt.edu

362-7666

112F Fisher Hall

Ellison, Steve

Ellison,Steven

Technical Analyst II Adjunct Professor of CIS & T

sellison@pitt.edu

362-7556

112F Fisher Hall

Wang Ken

Wang,Y. Ken

Associate Professor

ykw@pitt.edu

362-5142

157 Swarts Hall