Undergraduate students are encourages to conduct an original scholarly endeavor in the information technology field and present their work to the academic community, both at Marymount and at computer-related conferences.
Students enroll in IT 433 Research and can work directly with any member of the full-time faculty who supervises the project. The full-time faculty currently conduct research in information security, virtual reality, data management, open source software, technology for health care, and other areas.
Examples of student work and research include:
- Configuring an Internet Firewall for a Typical Small Business
- Testing Intrusion Detection Systems
- Creating a Second Life Presence for Marymount University
- Creating Classroom Exercises for Computer Security Courses
- Establishing a local Computer Help Desk for the School of Business Administration
- File-sharing among College Students: The Student Perspective
- Establishing a Departmental Web site for the Information Technology Program