Bachelor of Science, Information Technology Management
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.
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.
- 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.
Degree Pathway for Bachelor of Science, Information Technology Management
FRESHMAN YEAR (Year 1) – Fall Semester (Semester 1)
|COMM 103||Oral Communication||3 units|
|ENGL 101||English Composition I||3 units|
|ENVN 131||Environmental Science||3 units|
|ITEC 101||Introduction to Information Technology||3 units|
|MATH 177||Elementary Statistics||3 units|
|SMNR 101||First Year Seminar||1 unit|
FRESHMAN YEAR (Year 1) – Spring Semester (Semester 2)
|BUSN 101||Introduction to Business||3 units|
|ENGL 102||English Composition II||3 units|
|HIST 130||World History I||3 units|
|HUMN 101||Introduction to the Humanities||3 units|
|LEGL 101||Introduction to Law and the Legal System||3 units|
SOPHOMORE YEAR (Year 2) – Fall Semester (Semester 1)
|ECON 150||Microeconomics||3 units|
|GEOG 120||World Geography||3 units|
|GBLA 101||Introduction to International Relations||3 units|
|HIST 131||World History II||3 units|
|HUMN 110||Arts and Culture||3 units|
SOPHOMORE YEAR (Year 2) – Spring Semester (Semester 2)
|ECON 140||Macroeconomics I||3 units|
|GBLA 230||International Political Economy||3 units|
|HUMN 250||Ethics and Society||3 units|
|ENGL 240||Literature||3 units|
|POLS 110||Introduction to Politics||3 units|
JUNIOR YEAR (Year 3) – Fall Semester (Semester 1)
|BUSN 340||Business Communications||3 units|
|ITM 201||Java Programming I||3 units|
|ITM 330||Human Computer Interaction||3 units|
|ITM 340||Mathematics for Computing||3 units|
|ITM 350||Project Management (ITM)||3 units|
|MATH 230||Discrete Mathematics||3* units|
JUNIOR YEAR (Year 3) – Spring Semester (Semester 2)
|BUSN 360||Business Ethics & Social Responsibility||3 units|
|ITM 202||Java Programming II||3 units|
|ITM 320||Computer Network||3 units|
|MGMT 320||Operations Management||3 units|
|BUSN 370||Management Information Systems||3 units|
|ITM 488||ITM Internship||3 units|
SENIOR YEAR [Minor in Economics] (Year 4) – Fall Semester (Semester 1)
|ITM 410||Business System Analysis and Design||3 units|
|ITM 420||Business Intelligence Analysis||3 units|
|ITM 430||Business System Analysis and Design||3 units|
|Elective||[ECON 306 Applied Business and Economic Statistics]||3 units|
|Elective||[ECON 440 Money and Banking]||3 units|
SENIOR YEAR [Minor in Economics] (Year 4) – Spring Semester (Semester 2)
|ITM 440||Business Intelligence and Decision Support Analytic||3 units|
|ITM 450||Data Warehousing and Datamining||3 units|
|Elective||[ECON 307 Spreadsheet Modelling for Business Decision Analysis]||3 units|
|Elective||[ECON 441 Microeconomics II]||3 units|
|Elective||[ECON 442 Macroeconomics II]||3 units|