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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology & Administrative Management

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Shaw-Smyser 223

Refer to ITAM Web site for educational and career opportunities.


Office of the Chair
Lori A. Braunstein

Lori A. Braunstein, Ph.D., IT
V. Wayne Klemin, Ed.D., IT
Connie M. Roberts, Ed.D., IT

Associate Professors
Kimberlee Bartel, Ph.D., IT
Robert A. Lupton, Ph.D., RMT

Assistant Professors
David Rawlinson, J.D., IT
Christine Bernadas, Ph.D., IT

Non-tenure Annual Contract
Charles P. Wahle
Shani Watkins

Department Information

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management

BAS-ITAM Program Overview
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management (BAS-ITAM) is designed for information technology professionals with specific technical education and work experience to gain a baccalaureate degree in a timely fashion. This degree requires significant study in general education at the upper-division level.

The BAS-ITAM specifically seeks to serve students who have completed two-year IT technical degree programs, students who have work experience, and students who are in need of a bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor of Science Information Technology and Administrative Management Major

BS-ITAM Program Overview
The Department offers coursework for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management. The BS-ITAM is comprised of three components: 1) preadmission courses that provide foundation knowledge and skills needed for further study in ITAM, 2) ITAM core courses that focus on the core knowledge areas of ITAM: networking, web, information management, and human centered skills, and 3) specialization courses that allow for advanced study in one of the core knowledge areas or retail management and technology.

The program is designed to prepare students for information technology, administrative management, or retail management careers. Students completing this major will take the core courses (50-53 credits) and select one of the three areas of specialization: Information Technology, Administrative Management, and Retail Management and Technology.

Several of the elective courses have prerequisites noted in the course description. IT 101, Computer Applications or equivalent, or demonstration of computer competence is a prerequisite to this major. Students must complete at least 60 credits of upper division courses.

BS-ITAM Graduation Requirements

The following requirements apply to students seeking the BS-ITAM degree:

Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3 in the ITAM coursework to be eligible for the degree.

Students must earn a minimum grade of “C-” in each course.

Course Fees

Most ITAM courses that use computer resources are assessed a course fee of $10.

List of Specializations, Minors, and Certifications for the BS-ITAM

Students seeking the BS-ITAM take a common set of core courses. Additionally, students must complete a specialization within the BS-ITAM degree: Network Administration and Management, Web and Database Administration and Management, Information Technology Management, or Retail Management and Technology.

Information Technology and Administration Minors or Certificates

The information technology and administrative management minors and certificates provide recognition for students who complete the specified minor or certificate courses. Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional positions.

Students fulfilling the requirements for an ITAM program degree specialization cannot earn a minor with the ITAM department. However, students may earn departmental certificates in an area other than their area of specialization.

Students fulfilling the requirements for a degree program outside the ITAM department can earn a minor in the ITAM department.

Application forms for minors and certificates can be obtained in the department office or on the ITAM Web site at

A minimum GPA of 2.3 in the minor and certificate courses must be achieved with a minimum grade of “C-” in each course.


• Administrative Management Minor or Certificate
• Information Technology and Administrative Management Major, BS
• Information Technology and Administrative Management, BAS
• Information Technology Minor or Certificate
• ITAM Administrative Management Specialization, BS
• ITAM Retail Management and Technology Specialization, BS
• ITAM with Network Administration and Mangement Specialization, BS
• ITAM with Web and Database Administration and Management Specialization, BS
• Personal Computer Applications Minor or Certificate
• Retail Management and Technology Minor or Certificate

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