BS-ITAM Program and Core Requirements
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 two components:
- 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 (61 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.
BS-ITAM Program Admission Requirements
Students must apply and be accepted into the major prior to beginning 300- or 400-level ITAM coursework. Application forms are available in the department office or on the department website.
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.
Most ITAM courses that use computer resources are assessed a course fee of $25.
List of Specializations 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, or retail management and technology.
BS-ITAM Core Requirements
BS-ITAM Total Core Credits: 61
Network Administration and Management Specialization
Network administration and management specialization students become qualified business professionals prepared to pursue careers that apply a wide variety of network administration skills. These qualifications are complemented by business communications and human-centered skills. Graduates of the network administration and management specialization secure positions as network administrators, network analysts, network managers, data communication analysts, network operations analysts, network specialists, network technicians, PC support specialists, PC network engineers, and user support specialists.