Career and Leadership Development

Information Technology Infrastructure

The Information Technology Infrastructure major is valuable for anyone planning a career in network administration, system administration, technical support or related careers. The courses studied will prepare students to understand and work with computer systems, networks and other technologies. The student will be prepared to use current and advanced information technologies in business and personal settings.

Emphases within the major:

Information Technology Infrastructure (BBA)

Major skills acquired:

Effective Network Administration Techniques
Effective Use of Online Telecommunication Services
Network and Systems Administration
Technical Support Procedures Use of Emerging Technologies and their Applications
Web Design and Administration
Database Design and Administration

Related occupations:

(With corresponding Dictionary of Occupational Titles number). The following list of related occupations is an open list of ideas to expand your career research. Some of these careers may require additional experience or education.

Consultant
Corporate Trainer
Enterprise Systems Administrator
Microcomputer Specialist (039.264.010)
Network Administrator
PC Support Specialist
Webmaster

Representative employers that have hired our students:

Accenture - Milwaukee, WI
Barker Building Supply Co. - Delavan, WI
Berbee - Madison, WI
CDW-Berbee - Fitchburg, WI
Born Consulting - Milwaukee, WI
Centrum Computers - West Bend, WI
Computer Access - West Allis, WI
Cuna Mutual - Madison, WI
First Citizens State Bank - Whitewater, WI
GE Medical Systems - Waukesha, WI
GS Systems - Brookfield, WI
Harley-Davidson - Milwaukee, WI
Hospira Inc. - Pleasant Prairie, WI
IKON Technology Services - Milwaukee, WI
Interactive Business Systems - Brookfield, WI
Kandu Industries, Inc. - Janesville, WI
KC Computers - Whitewater, WI
Keno Jozie Associates - Chicago, IL
Kohl's Department Stores - Menomonee Falls, WI
Liberty Mutual Insurance - Wausau, WI
Madison Metropolitan School District - Madison, WI
NCL Graphic Specialties - Waukesha, WI Office Technology - Green Bay, WI
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - Milwuakee, WI
PC Productivity - Brookfield, WI
Productivity Point International - Deerfield, IL
Quad/Graphics - Pewaukee, WI
Target Retail Marketing Systems - Waukesha, WI
TDS/CS - Madison, WI
UW - Whitewater - Whitewater, WI
UW Hospital and Clinics - Madison, WI
Weather Central - Madison, WI

Graduate schools attended by our students:

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, WI

For further information outside Career & Leadership Development:

UW-Whitewater Department of Information Technology & Business Education
Departmental Office, Hyland 3301
Phone: 262-472-1322

Association for Information Technology Professionals
Faculty Advisor, Hyland 3301C
Phone: 262-472-1592