Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management (Dual Degree with Fort Hays State University)

 

This is a dual degree program with Fort Hays State University (FHSU). The FHSU award is Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

 

  1. Program Description

The Information Technology Management (ITM) program is designed to develop professionals in emerging and converging information and communication technologies.  A degree in ITM produces graduates who can organize business processes to support the strategic corporate needs, demands and goals at the management level.  The program is designed to bridge the gap between problems of business and the capabilities of information technology, while aligning the technology with business strategies.  Students enhance their critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills with knowledge of management principles.  The program is a balance of technology, management, communications and the liberal arts.

 

In addition to General Education requirements of the university, The ITM major will require 45 units of advanced study plus 15 units of electives for completion of a chosen minor or concentration.  Students in ITM are also required to complete co-requisite courses in math (algebra, calculus, and/or statistics), and lab courses in science.  Completion of the program will also require demonstration of technical writing ability, a senior project, and an internship.

 

  1. Career Opportunities

Students are prepared for positions in technology and management fields, such as, for example, local and national government, telecommunications, financial institutions, corporate or educational IT units, private business and NGO’s.  Graduates will have the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to enter technology related careers in business and management.  Job opportunities include, but are not limited to:  business, management and systems analyst; IT and project management; IT director; information management specialist; database or web administrator; network administrator; software or computer applications specialist; IT security officer; and,  data scientist.

 

  1. Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate technical competence in core areas of information technology management.
  • Analyze data to support managerial decision-making processes in an organizational setting.
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage information technology projects.
  • Communicate effectively in professional settings.
  • Recognize the importance of lifelong education and learning.
  • Understand professional, ethical and social issues and responsibility.

 

Bachelor of Science, Information Technology Management
This is a dual degree program with Fort Hayes States University (FHSU). The FHSU award is Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
Program Structure Required Total Credits (125)
General Education 61
Information Technology Major 49
Minor / Electives 15
125
General Education Courses (Required: 61 credits)
Students select courses from the list of General Education courses under General Education / Liberal Studies Requirement section of the Catalogue.   CSCI 160 and MATH 101 are required General Education courses for Information Technology Management Major.
Information Technology Management Major  Courses – Required (49 Credits)
Course Code Course Name Credit Pre-requisite
BUSN 370 Management of Information Systems 3
BUSN 370L Management of Information Systems  Lab 1
CSCI 261(1) Computer Science 1 3
CSCI 363(1) Computer Operating Systems 3 CSCI 361
CSCI 365(1) Systems Architecture 3 CSCI 361
CSCI 461(1) Programming Languages 3
CSCI 463(1) Data Structures and Algorithm Design 3
CSCI 466(1) Software Engineering 1 3
CSCI 468(1) Software Engineering 2 3 CSCI 466
CSCI 650(1) Interactive Systems Design 3 CSCI 463
CSCI 664 Networks and Data Communications 3 CSCI 345
INTS 400(1) Internship 3
ITM 201(1) Java Programming I 3
ITM 202 Java Programming II 3 ITM 201
ITM 340 Mathematics for Computing 3
MATH 200 Business Calculus 3
MGMT 320 Operations Management 3
(1)CSCI 261, CSCI 363, CSCI 365, CSCI 461, CSCI 463, CSCI 466, CSCI 468, CSCI 650, ITM 201, INTS 400 are mandatory courses for students enrolled in the dual degree in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Fort Hayes States University.
Minor / Elective Courses (Required 15 Credits)
Students choose one of the available Minors  or complete 5 courses from the list below.
CSI 160(2) Orientation to Computing 2
CSCI 345(2) Foundations of Computing 3
CSCI 361(2) Computer Science 2 3 CSCI 261
ELEC CSCI 01(3) Elective CSCI 01 3
ELEC CSCI 02(3) Elective CSCI 02 3
(2)CSCI 160, CSCI 345, CSCI 361 rea mandatory courses for students enrolled in the dual degree in the Bachelor of Science with Fort Hayes States University.  CSCI 160 may not be double counted in both the General Educaiton and the Elective category.
(3)Elective lists are available from the  Office of the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs for students enrolled in the dual degree.

 

 

 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management
Required for FHSU Required for AUPP
CSCI Major ITM Major ITM Electives
Credits Credits Credits
Overlapping Computer Science and ITM Major
INTS 400 Internship 1 3
CSCI 650 Interactive Systems Design 3 3
CSCI 466 Software Engineering 1 3 3
CSCI 468 Software Engineering 2 3 3
CSCI 363 Computer Operating Systems 3 3
CSCI 461 Programming Languages 3 3
CSCI 463 Data Structures and Algorithm Design 3 3
CSCI 261 Computer Science 1 (C programming) 3 3
ITM 201(1) Java Programming I 3 3
CSCI 365 Systems Architecture 3 3
Overlapping Computer Science Major and ITM Electives
CSCI 160 Orientation to Computer science 2 3
CSCI 345 Foundations of Computing 3 3
CSCI 361 Computer Science 2 (C++) 3 3
ITM Major Only
BUSN 370 Management of Information Systems 3
BUSN 370L Management of Information Systems  Lab 1
ITM 202 Java Programming II 3
ITM 340 Maths for Computing 3
CSCI 664 Networks and Data Communications 3 3
MATH 200 Business Calculus 3
MGMT 320 Operations Management 3
ITM Electives 3
XXX Elective 1 3
XXX Elective 2
Total Courses 14 17 5
Total Credits 39 49 15
Note
(1) ITM 201 is equivalent to FSSU CSCI 369.