Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

Program Description

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

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.

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.

Bachelor of Science, Information Technology Management

Program StructureRequired Total Credit (121)
General Education46
Information Technology Major56

General Education Courses (Required 46 credits)

Students select courses from the list of General Education requirement section of the Catalog. ITEC 101 is a required GE course.

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Information Technology Major Courses (Required: 56 credits)

Foundation Courses

Major Courses

Elective Courses (Required: 19 credits)

Elective courses must be upper division courses. 300+ level or above.

Graduation Requirements:
Students must have 2.00 GPA in all coursework (AUPP and FHSU). Students must also have 2.00 GPA in all FHSU coursework, 45 hours must be upper-division (numbered 300 and above).