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Bachelor of Science in ITM/Computer Science

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 Structure
Required Total Credit (121)
General Education
Information Technology Major

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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Foundation Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredit
MATH 234AAnalytic Geometry and Calculus I5
ITM 340Maths for Computing3

Major Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredit
CSCI 111Survey of Computer Science3
CSCI 121Computer Science I3
CSCI 221Computer Science II3
CSCI 241Foundations of Computing3
CSCI 251Data Structures3
CSCI 321AAssembly Language3
CSCI 331Operating Systems3
CSCI 421Programming Languages3
CSCI 431Computer Graphics3
CSCI 441Software Engineering3
INF 250Introduction to Web Development3
INF 651Front-end Web Development3
INF 652Database Design and Programming3
INF 653Back-end Web Development3
INTS 400Internship3
ITM 201Java Programming I3

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

Course CodeCourse NameCredit
BUSN 370Management of Information Systems3
BUSN 370LManagement of Information Systems (Lab)1
ITM 301Java Programming II3
ITM 305Cyber Security I3
ITM 350Project Management System3
ITM 360Artificial Intelligence3
ITM 370Data Analytics3
ITM 380Cloud Computing3
ITM 470Knowledgement Management System3
ITM 475Final Year Project (Compulsory)3
ITM 495Special Topic (ITM)3
MGMT 320Operation Management3

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).