Based on the Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 12 Year 2012 on Higher Education, an applied degree program is a vocational education which aims to prepare students to become skilled practitioners to enter the workforce according to their expertise. The study program Information Technology (Animation) is a program that aims to prepare students to become skilled practitioners to enter the world of work in the field of information technology and its use to disseminate and strive to improve the welfare and standard of life of the community. The study program Bachelor of Information Technology (Animation) is level with the academic title Bachelor of Computer with a study load of 144 to 160 credits are scheduled can be reached within 4 to 5 years after secondary education. The study program Information Technology, will produce experts or entrepreneurs with a workmanship is based on the basic knowledge and skills through the Information Technology field doing thesis writing, technical activities and understand the rules of Bohemian society with their skills and professional ethics experts in Information Technology.
Currently bachelor’s degree study program (S1) that has been implemented is the Information Engineering Program and Program Information Systems study. The study program is relatively close to the Information Technology Program is Informatics Engineering Program. Information Engineering study program generally are not dealing with just the hardware that runs the software, or the only organization that uses information to provide value computation. The study program of Informatics in relation to the activities of designing and developing all kinds of software on the system infrastructure (operating systems, communication programs, etc.) for technological applications (web browsers, databases, search engines, etc.), but does not manage its spread (Computing Curricula 2005 ). While the Information Technology focuses on practical needs and ketrapilan in the field of Information Technology. Study Program Information Technology is only held by the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada and yet Colleges in Yogyakarta and Central Java which opened the Information Technology Studies Program. In addition, Study Program Information Technology-based entrepreneurship.