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BS in Business Studies - Information Technology Management
This program is offered by the Department of Information Technology & Operations Management.
ITM is the management of the company’s resources of information, software, networks and systems. It also involves managing the human factor, in-other-words, the individuals who are responsible for creating and maintaining these resources. ITM is indispensable in today’s world, one which fosters continuous innovation and is more dependent on technology for improving and simplifying all aspects of life, including business. It enables the company to optimize its resources by using and maintaining the appropriate technologies for business processes, communication and productivity.
This emphasis adds to your business management foundation a set of vital technical skills needed to have a successful career in IT.
Your learning experience will be enriched by the expertise of the ITOM faculty, who will provide you with the necessary technical, theoretical and managerial know-how.
The minimum number of credits required to graduate with a BS in Business Studies with emphasis in ITM is 92 credits.
Along with the General University (LAC), Business Core and Free Elective requirements, the student should complete all of the Emphasis Requirements below, along with 9 credits of Business Electives.
Emphasis Requirements (15 credits)
|ITM301||Business Data Communication||3|
|ITM302||Data and Information Managament||3|
|ITM311||Information Technology Management II||3|
|ITM420||System Analysis and Design||3|
Business Electives (9 credits)
|Any of the following|
|ITM401||Information Security and Protection||3|
|ITM403||Information Technology Project Management||3|
|MGT336||Developing a Business Plan||1|
|MGT436||Personality and Career Development||1|
All types of organizations, across all industries, are becoming increasingly dependent on information and communications technologies (ICT) in their daily operations. Accordingly, there is an increasing demand for graduates who have the needed skills to cover the challenging and crucial middle ground between business and information technology.
Smart devices, mobile communications, cloud computing, together with other emerging technologies are creating exciting career opportunities for graduates with the high-level skills that the emphasis provides and develops.
Career prospects for the ITM graduates include, but are not limited to:
- Systems Analyst and Designer
- Database Analyst
- Network Administrator
- Web Developer
- Business data analyst
- IT Manager
- Information Security Specialist