The bachelor of applied science in information technology and administrative management (BAS-ITAM) is designed for students with any applied or technical school degree to gain a baccalaureate degree in a timely fashion. This degree requires significant study in general education at the upper-division level.
BAS-ITAM Program Admission Requirements
Applicants for the BAS-ITAM must meet the following admission requirements before admittance to the program:
Completion of an applied or technical degree from a community college or technical college with a minimum GPA of 2.3.
Completion of 20 credits of the CWU “Basic Skills Requirements” (English, math and logic) or university equivalents or community/technical college equivalents. A foreign language is not required.
Identification of a clearly articulated academic and/or career goal in pursuing the program and approved by the department chair or designee.
BAS-ITAM Graduation Requirements
Minimum overall GPA of 2.3.
Completion of CWU Breadth Requirements
Completion of the BAS-ITAM core requirement courses and one of the BAS-ITAM specialization list of courses with a minimum grade of C- in each course
List of Specializations for BAS-ITAM program
Students seeking the BAS-ITAM program must take a common set of core courses. Additionally, students entering the BAS-ITAM program must choose a specialization. The IT specialization requires the completion of a two-year IT related degree program with a least 40 approved credits within the IT technical degree to qualify for the specialization. The administrative management specialization requires the completion of any two-year applied degree with at least 40 credits in one applied or technical area to qualify.
The Administrative Management Specialization is designed to provide a baccalaureate degree for those with an applied degree from a community college in a timely fashion. It provides administrative and leadership skills for those seeking management positions in any field.
NOTE: Must complete 7-10 internship credits. Elective courses may be substituted for those who have more than 2,000 hours work experience in the administrative management field.
Total Credits: 61-64
BAS-ITAM Information Technology Specialization
The Information Technology Specialization is designed to provide an opportunity for citizens who are information technology professionals with specific technical education to gain a baccalaureate degree in a timely fashion. This baccalaureate degree requires significant study in general education at the upper-division level. This specialization combines human-centered, management skills with IT technical skills - a requirement for those seeking management positions in the IT field.