Every day, technology secures a more prominent place in our daily lives. So, it's no surprise that IT professionals are among the most in-demand employees. With a career-oriented curriculum covering everything from computer maintenance to development and data mining, eVersity can open doors to a wide range of opportunities in information technology.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of web developers is projected to grow 20%.
- Web Developer
- Computer Support Specialist
Annual median wages begin at $55,000. -U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014
NTWR 1003: Networking EssentialsProvides the basic knowledge and skills to implement a simple local area network, including the OSI and TCP/IP network models, topologies, transmission media, network devices, Ethernet technologies, IP addressing, and subnets.
NTWR 2003: Networking IIProvides advanced knowledge of routers. Emphasis is placed on subnets, routing protocols and access list. Also developing systems from inception.
NTWR 2103: Network DefenseAnalyzes security threats to modern networks and the methods used to secure networks against these threats. Topics include the setup and maintenance of boundary barriers; securing device access; using authentication, authorization, and accounting systems; implementing firewall technologies; implementing intrusion prevention systems; the use of cryptographic systems; implementing and securing remote access; and the continuing management requirements of maintaining a secure network.
CPSI 1003: Intro to ComputersIntroduction to Computers introduces students to computer hardware, software applications, and procedures applied to academic and career success. It provides an introduction to Windows, Internet, electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software.
CPSI 1103: Computer MaintenanceThis course is designed to prepare students in the area of computer support services. Lecture and hands-on training will include computer diagnostics and repair, windows operating system troubleshooting, printer and peripheral device diagnosis and repair, desktop security topics, virus recognition and removal concepts. Customer service and professionalism will also be emphasized.
CPSI 1203: Database FoundationsIntroduces database design, management concepts, and theory including foundational methodologies in database creation and manipulation techniques.
CPSI 1403: Operating Systems IIntroduction of how operating systems work and examines the building blocks of all modern operating systems including processes, threads, file systems, input/output, memory architecture and memory management, buses, storage devices, graphics subsystems, and security. Specific examples of mobile and personal computer operating systems will be used to illustrate the concepts.
CPSI 1413: Foundations of ProgrammingIntroduces the fundamental techniques of programming needed for a foundation for more advanced study in information technology and computer science. Considerable attention is devoted to developing effective software engineering practice, algorithm design, decomposition, procedural abstraction, testing, and software reuse.
CPSI 2103: Foundations of Information AssurancePresents an in-depth orientation the fundamentals of computer system security. Topics include monitoring, incident response, forensic analysis, hardware and software security, network security and encryption.
CPSI 2413: Programming IIAdvanced programming techniques and concepts are presented to include programming paradigms, object-oriented programming, exception handling, graphical user interfaces, and event-driven programming.
CPSI 2513: Web AnalyticsThis course is an advanced study of how businesses and organizations may use technology to measure website traffic, enhance business presence, and conduct market research.
MATH 2103: StatisticsDescriptive and inferential statistical techniques and methods in business are taught. Topics include qualitative data analysis, frequency distributions, numerical methods, data dispersions, variance analysis, estimation theory, sampling distributions, discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation.
EVSY 1001: eVersity EngageThis course includes an introduction to online learning and the eVersity learning management system, financial literacy, college readiness and English and math skills assessment, eVersity resources and success initiatives, academic advising, and other relevant information.
ENGL 1013: English Composition IWriting course stressing reading skills as a basis for effective writing and argument. Includes developmental reading and writing instruction.
ENGL 2023: Technical WritingPractice in preparing reports, letters, articles, web pages, and other forms of writing used in a variety of companies and organizations.
MATH 1113: Quantitative LiteracyThe overarching goal of Quantitative Literacy is to provide students with mathematical understandings and skills to be productive workers, discerning consumers, and informed citizens. Students will solve problems using mathematical reasoning involving logic, proportions, algebra, and relations.
PHIL 1003: Logic and Critical ThinkingAn introduction to reasoning and thinking skills applicable to any field. Focus on recognition informal fallacies and the nature and use of arguments.
PHIL 2003: Professional EthicsA survey of ethical systems with an examination of how such systems can be applied to business, medical, legal, environmental, and personal issues.
PLSC 2003: US Government and SocietyConstitutional principles, political parties, public opinion, civil rights, organization and functions of the executive, judicial, and legislative branches and their relationship to modern society.
PSYC 1103: Intro to PsychologyAn introduction to the field of Psychology, including the investigation of the biological bases of behavior; learning and cognitive processes; developmental and social psychology; and personality, psychopathology, and the treatment of psychological disorders. Students will be expected to complete a research requirement.
SOCI 1013: Intro to SociologyAn introduction to the analysis and explanation of culture, personality, and social organization. The social processes and mechanisms of interaction involved in the natural process of cultural development, dissemination, assimilation, and the institutions of the group.
The eVersity Difference
By focusing on one course at a time, for six weeks, and taking a week off before starting the next course, you can easily clock out of your job and log in to your career. With seven start dates per year, back to school can happen in any season.
As a not-for-profit institution, we work hard to keep our operating costs low so we can keep your tuition low. In fact, we offer one of the lowest per-credit-hour tuition costs in the U.S. Where we invest our resources is in your education. Our University of Arkansas System faculty have a wealth of experience specializing in our areas of study.
We accept college-level courses in transfer from all accredited colleges and universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Appropriate college-level credit earned at international universities may also be eligible for transfer. Talk to an enrollment specialist for details.
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Obtaining a college degree is one of the most important investments you can make in yourself. If you're not sure that the benefits outweigh the costs, consider this: studies have shown that people who obtain a college degree earn approximately $1 million more in their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma. College graduates also have a lower unemployment rate — 2.8% compared to the nation's overall rate of 5.7%.
From affordable tuition to career-ready degrees, eVersity has been designed for your success. Get started towards the future you deserve.