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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Enterprise Architecture (ENARCH)

Mary Beth Rosson, Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, College of IST
332G Information Sciences and Technology Building
University Park
Phone: 814-863-3450
E-mail: mur13@psu.edu

University Park

This 12 credit certificate applies architecture principles related to the orderly arrangement of parts to analyze the components, structure and connectivity of business, data, application, technology and security architecture and identify their relationships to each other and to the strategy of the organization. The primary purpose of describing the architecture of an enterprise is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and agility of the organization. This includes innovating the structure of an organization, centralizing business processes, assuring quality and timeliness of information and ensuring that money spent on information technology can be justified.

A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the certificate; no course substitutions are permitted.  Courses taken more than 10 years ago will not apply automatically towards completion of the certificate but instead will require review by the academic unit.

Required Courses

IST 422 (3)
IST 423 (3)
IST 424 (3)

Additonal Courses

3 credits from:  SRA 221, IST 412, IST 432, IST 443, IST 452, IST 456 or SRA 468

 

Effective: Summer Session 2013

 

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