The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management focuses on the problem-solving skills and techniques needed to provide computer-based solutions to practical problems. You’ll be taught how to develop and communicate technological solutions, manage systems operations, improve and evaluate products, provide customer support, and facilitate technology transfer in both the public and private sectors. You’ll also learn to apply ethical judgments and critical thinking to assess the impact of information technology on contemporary social, political, and economic issues. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you for a broad range of IT positions in multiple fields, such as a programmer analyst, systems analyst, database analyst, information systems analyst, network analyst, security analyst, security risk assessor and manager, project manager, or computer resource manager.

Some courses in this program meet the topical requirements for CompTIA Project+ Certification, the MS Office Word 2013 Certification, and the Internet Business Foundations curriculum of the CIW Foundations Certification.

Degree Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and general education level learning objectives, this degree also seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates. With reference to each of the respective areas of Information Technology Management, graduates in this degree program will be able to:

  • Interpret fundamental computer science concepts.
  • Use computer applications to enhance productivity.
  • Integrate the theory and practice of information technology with the fundamental principles of business enterprise management, finance, operations, strategic planning, and marketing.
  • Examine the influences of technology on the conduct of business operations, the rise of e-commerce, the globalization of business, and the increase in telecommuting.
  • Apply the principles of Information Technology Management in a modern organization.
  • Identify the prevailing cyber and legal principles and issues associated with information technology the workplace and in society at large.
  • Appraise the principles and practices of database systems, networks, information systems, information security, and information technology project planning.

Degree at a Glance

General Education Requirements30
Major Required45
Final Program Requirements3
Elective Requirements42
Total Semester Hours120

Degree Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (30 semester hours)

Arts and Humanities (6 semester hours)
DSIN141Image Enhancement using Adobe Photoshop3
Select 1 course from the following: 13
Art Appreciation
Film and Literature
World Literature through the Renaissance
World Literature since the Renaissance
English Literature: Beowulf to18th Century
English Literature: 18th Century to Present
American Literature before The Civil War
American Literature from The Civil War to Present
Arabic I
Arabic II
French I
French II
German I
German II
Introduction to Japanese
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Ethics
Philosophy of Science
Introduction to Brazilian Portuguese
Introduction to World Religions
Russian I
Spanish I
Spanish II
Civics, Political and Social Sciences (6 semester hours)
Select 2 courses from the following: 16
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Human Sexuality
Social Media and Society
Intercultural Communication
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Humane Education: A Global Interdisciplinary Perspective
Introduction to Geography
Practical Food Safety and Awareness
International Relations I
Contemporary World Culture Through Literature
Cultural Diversity in Contemporary American Literature
American Government I
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
American Popular Culture
Communication: Writing, Oral, and Multimedia (8 semester hours)
COMM110Information & Digital Literacy2
ENGL110Making Writing Relevant3
ITCC231Introduction to Information Technology Writing3
History (3 semester hours)
Select 1 course from the following:3
American History to 1877
American History since 1877
World Civilization before 1650
World Civilization since 1650
Western Civilization before The Thirty Years War
Western Civilization since The Thirty Years War
African-American History before 1877
African-American History since 1877
History of the American Indian
History of Science
Mathematics and Applied Reasoning (3 semester hours)
Select 1 course from the following:3
Accounting for Non Accounting Majors
Fundamentals of Programming
College Algebra
College Trigonometry
Introduction to Statistics
Math for Liberal Arts Majors
Calculus
Natural Sciences with Lab (4 semester hours)
Select 1 course from the following:4
Habitable Worlds Are We Alone with Lab
Introduction to Biology with Lab
Introduction to Chemistry with Lab
Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
Introduction to Physics with Lab
Introduction to Astronomy with Lab
Introduction to Meteorology with Lab
Introduction to Environmental Science with Lab
Total Semester Hours30
1

All literature courses require successful completion of ENGL101 - Proficiency in Writing or ENGL110 - Making Writing Relevant.

Major Required (45 semester hours)

ITCC121Introduction to Computer Science3
ITCC200Application Software Integration3
WEBD122Introduction to Web Analytics3
ENTD200Fundamentals of Programming3
BUSN320Principles of E Business3
INFO331Management Information Systems3
INFO321Database Management Systems3
ISSC341Introduction to Networking3
ISSC363IT Security: Risk Management3
ITMG381Cyberlaw and Privacy in a Digital Age3
ITMG321Information Technology Project Management3
ITMG322Project Management Using MS Project3
ITMG481Ethics in Information Technology3
ITMG421Virtual Management3
WEBD321Web eCommerce Development3
Total Semester Hours45

Final Program Requirements (3 semester hours)

ITMG498IT Management: Senior Seminar (to be taken as the last course before graduation) 13
Total Semester Hours3
1

Prerequisite: ENGL101 - Proficiency in Writing or ENGL110 - Making Writing Relevant and Senior Standing and completion of all major courses prior to enrollment.

Elective Requirements (42 semester hours)

Select any courses that have not been used to fulfill major requirements. Credits applied toward a minor or certificate in an unrelated field may be used to fulfill elective credit for the major.