Academic Programs Addendum – September 2016


Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management program provides a solid foundation for students who wish to pursue careers as information technology professionals. Curriculum encompasses domains such as networking, security, architecture, design, and web technologies, while offering principles of management and leadership. This program addresses how technology impacts the global business environment and prepares students to become IT professionals who use technology to meet business needs.

For complete program details, please visit our website at
http://west.edu/online-degree-programs/information-technology-IT-management-bs.html

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Examine the role of technology and the IT professional in an organization.
  2. Identify challenges and opportunities regarding information technology governance.
  3. Determine the benefits of information technology in global, national, and local enterprises.
  4. Examine the impact of IT policies and processes on an organization.
  5. Analyze IT resources, trends, and external and internal services that satisfy the needs of an organization.
  6. Assess the various development methodologies used to deploy and maintain organizational systems.

Course Requirements

General Education Core Requirements – 51 credits

Elective Courses – 21 credits

Major Requirements – 45 credits

INB 200International BusinessWriting Intensive

3

IT 319Computer Networking

3

IT 322Database Management

3

IT 323Systems Engineering Methodologies

3

IT 360Quality Assurance and Configuration Management

3

IT 423Software Engineering Methodologies

3

IT 439Business Planning for IT Systems

3

IT 440Project Planning and Execution

3

IT 470Issues and Trends in Information Technology

3

MGT 240Organization Theory and Behavior

3

MGT 252Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business

3

MGT 337Supervision and Leadership

3

MGT 370Operations Management

3

MGT 452Managerial Communication

3

MGT 477Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

3

Capstone – 3 credits

IT 485Information Technology Capstone

3

Total Credit Hours: 120