IT401 Information Technology Architectures

The major objective of this course is to introduce the concepts, methodology and terminology of Distributed Systems Architecture within the context of Enterprise Technical Architecture and integrate this knowledge with previous courses in operating systems, database management systems, networking, programming and program management. The course primarily focuses on the overall planning process of  Enterprise Technical Architecture. Issues and options involved in implementing Enterprise Technical Architecture and  incorporating a distributed IT system are examined from a Macro Level. This class addresses how the emergent profession of Enterprise Technical Architecture  fits into the duties and responsibilities of today's IT manager. Other resources and references relating to the field of enterprise architecture and broader technical definition of the organization which includes the Technical Architecture are introduced.


IT204 or approval






Computer Science/Engineering/Information Technology