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    The student to faculty ratio at Curry

  • First-year students who live on campus

    First-year students who live on campus

  • of first time, full-time students receive some form of financial aid

    of first time, full-time students receive some form of financial aid

  • Number of faculty and staff employed at Curry College

    Number of faculty and staff employed at Curry College

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I looked at other schools with communication programs like Syracuse and Notre Dame, but after I visited Curry on Accepted Student Day, saw the radio station and met the folks who worked there, it was a no-brainer.


Chris Lees '98
Motorsports Researcher, NBC Sports
Major: Communication




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Learning Outcomes

the Information Technology Major:

  • To select appropriate software applications and apply their use in solving complex problems, including how these programs relate to practical applications in a variety of employment sectors.
  • To identify computer hardware structure and components and distinguish strategies for purchasing and installing hardware and software in the customized building of a computer.
  • To acquire hands-on experience in multiple areas of Information Technology:  database, networking, programming, technical support, software applications, web development, network security policies and technical writing. 
  • To compare how technology integrates with other disciplines, including but not limited to Management, Communication, Graphic Design, etc.
  • To recognize cultural attitudes involving information and communication technologies and their roles in the wider society.
  • To illustrate their responsibility in ensuring adherence to piracy and copyright laws as well as ethical behavior in the IT field.
  • To organize written and visual presentations of information in a logical sequence utilizing visual aids that support the topic and are targeted to a prescribed population.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows File Management, as well as digital literacy.
  • Integrate HTML, CSS, Visual Basic.net and JavaScript into stand-alone and dynamic web pages.
  • When conducting research, find, evaluate and critique web sites and databases for reliability, dependability, objectivity, currency, accuracy, and authenticity.  Formulate document references and citations according to an accepted style such as APA or MLA. 
  • Determine the roles for IT in organizations and how IT policies are developed and fit within the organization's objectives and mission statement, while balancing the role of team player and independent technician.

 
Meet Tony Luciani '10 - Wolf & Company, P.C.

"Using the experience and the technical background I had from Curry, I interviewed at the firm Wolf & Company in Boston and got the job of IT auditor. I climbed the ladder, became a supervisor, and have now been there for more than six years," recalls Tony Luciani, 10, Information Technology.

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