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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology and Administrative Management Major, BS

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:

  • Pre-admission courses that provide foundation knowledge and skills needed for further study in ITAM
  • ITAM core courses that focus on the core knowledge areas of ITAM: networking, web, information management, and human-centered skills
  • 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 (51-65 credits) and select one of the four areas of specialization: network administration and management, web and database administration and management, 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 Program Admission Requirements
Students must apply and be accepted into the major prior to beginning 300- or 400-level ITAM coursework. At the time of application, the 14 credits of pre-admission coursework should be completed. Application forms are available in the department office or on the department website. Admission shall be based on grades earned in the following courses:

Pre-admission Requirements
ADMG 201 Introduction to Business (3)
ADMG 271 Business Math Applications (4)
IT 248 Web Fundamentals (2)
IT 260 Integrated Computer Applications (5)

Pre-admission Total Credits  (14)

**A cumulative GPA of 2.3 in the preadmission courses must be achieved with a minimum grade of “C-” in each course.

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: administrative management, network administration and management, web and database administration and management, information technology management, or retail management and technology.