Bachelor of Applied Science
Information Technology
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Ensign College + BYU-Pathway

The bachelor’s degree in information technology helps students prepare for careers in software development, web development, and other technology-related fields. Students gain specific technical skills by selecting from a variety of options, including computer support, programming, web and database development, and system administration.

This degree is developed and granted by Ensign College, with support and resources coming from BYU-Pathway Worldwide.

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Why choose this degree?

Training in information technology enables you to work in the developing market of database systems, digital communications, cybersecurity, web development, software, wearable technology, and much more. Information technology prepares you for the growing global economy by providing you with problem-solving and interpersonal skills; computer administration, software development, computer networking, database, web development skills and experience; and information technology process management.

BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a recommended plan of certificates that will help students increase their income and improve their employment possibilities.

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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
Given adequate freelance or work experience, successful students will be prepared for more advanced positions in either systems administration or web development or related information technology fields.

Essential Knowledge and Skills


  • Configure and resolve issues related to software, network, and security in support of desktop computers.
  • Design and develop computer programs.
  • Design and develop web pages, sites, and applications.
  • Design and develop relational databases and applications.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network routers, switches, and servers.

Bachelor of Science of Information Technology

Program requirements

Degrees are built by selecting three certificates, which are typically made up of five courses each. Our recommended plans are designed to lead to better job opportunities. To earn a bachelor’s degree, you will complete three certificates plus additional requirements:

Information Technology Path

Steps to your Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology

If getting a better job is not your primary focus, there are other certificate options available.

Recommended General Education Courses
Each degree has a set of recommended general education courses.


Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
ENG 101Introduction to College Writing3
ENG 301Technical Writing3
COMM 122Interpersonal Communications3
IT 497IT Capstone1.5

College and Career Success

Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
MAT 107Quantitative Analysis and Personal Finance3
BAP 115Excel and Introduction to Technology1
GS 170Career Development1
CAR 398Project Based Internship1
ENS 497Disciple Leadership Capstone1.5


Course CodeCourse Name# of Credits
REL 200CThe Eternal Family2
REL 225CFoundations of the Restoration2
REL 250CJesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel2
REL 275CTeachings and Doctrines of the Book of Mormon2
* In addition to the religion courses listed, you will be required to complete three additional religion courses (six credit hours).

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Previously earned course credits from PathwayConnect and/or other colleges and universities will be evaluated after a student is admitted and submits valid transcripts.