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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology and Administrative Management, BAS


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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.
  •  A world 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 Basic and Breadth Requirements, except the world language and computing 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 and cybersecurity specializations require the completion of any two-year applied degree with at least 40 credits in one applied or technical area to qualify.

Total Core Requirements Credits: 38


BAS-ITAM Administrative Management Specialization


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.

BAS-ITAM Core Requirements  Credits: 38

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.

BAS-ITAM Core Requirements Credits: 38

Total Credits: 62-65


BAS-ITAM Cybersecurity Specialization


The cybersecurity specialization provides an opportunity for IT professionals to gain knowledge specific to the detection, protection, and recovery from attacks to an organization’s information assets. When combined with the leadership/management skills classes in the BAS core, this specialization will provide a thorough knowledge base for managers and technology leaders concerned with the operation and management of cybersecurity systems. This baccalaureate degree requires significant study in general education at the upper-division level. A professional/technical degree in a computer-related discipline is required for admission. Students not meeting the requirement of the degree in a computer-related discipline would need department permission.

BAS-ITAM Core Requirements Credits: 38

Total Credits: 69-72


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