IT Management Bachelor Degree

IT Management

it management
IT Management
B.S. in Business Administration
Overview

IT professionals are the “go-to” people when computers and networks require troubleshooting and maintenance and, therefore, IT Managers play a central role in the daily operations of most any workplace. Technology, when properly configured, installed, and maintained, allows businesses and organization to operate at peak efficiency.

ECPI University’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in IT Management blends coursework in business administration and information technology management to give you the education you can use to enter the IT Management field. And with ECPI’s year-round program, you can earn your degree in just 2.5 years.

ECPI’s IT Management program is designed to prepare graduates with:

  • Advanced courses in information technology communication, programming, databases, and networking
  • Classes in information technology management, entrepreneurship, and accounting with an emphasis on international business
  • Project-based coursework to simulate real-world scenarios
  • Coursework in optimization for operations and global marketing
  • Senior projects designed to develop entrepreneurial skills by creating business technology requirements and marketing plans
  • Workplace experience with externships

Program Description

ECPI University builds all of its programs around one guiding principle: LEARN BY DOING.  And to be certain that the curriculum is aligned with industry requirements, ECPI faculty meets with leading professionals on a regular basis to make sure classes address the needs of the workplace.

ECPI University’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in IT Management is designed to produce graduates who are able to strategically manage and utilize technology while implementing changes essential to today's global business environment. Coursework emphasizes:

  • Information technology skills in web design, programming, database, and networking
  • Effective use of information literacy in the management field
  • Implementation of ethical standards as required by business management professionals
  • Application of management theory and practice in decision making, business strategy, and technical solutions relating to management
  • An understanding of global and technological business processes and management leadership
  • Critical thinking and analysis of business factors including operations management, technology, and globalization
  • Environmental knowledge and experience necessary to strategically plan
  • Change management - fundamental to today's business world

Possible Career Track

Upon completion, graduates with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in IT Management could possibly pursue a career in such diverse areas as:

  • Transportation and Logistics
  • E-commerce
  • Banking
  • Information Systems
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Services
  • Government

Curriculum

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

37 semester credit hours

ACC160

Principles of Accounting I

3

ACC161

Principles of Accounting II

3

BUS121

Introduction to Business

3

BUS222

Ethics in Business

3

BUS298

Externship-BUS III

3

BUS314

Marketing Management

3

BUS321

Business Organizational Management

3

BUS331

Management Information Systems

3

BUS350

Financial Management

3

BUS480

Strategic Planning & Implementation

3

BUS480L

Strategic Planning & Implementation LAB

1

ECO201

Macroeconomics

3

ECO202

Microeconomics

3

Hospitality Management concentration only: FSM 298 Food Service Management Externship I replaces BUS 298 in Core curriculum.

Arts and Sciences

31 semester credit hours

CAP480

Arts and Sciences Capstone

3

COM115

Principles of Communication

3

ENG110

College Composition

3

ENG120

Advanced Composition

3

HUM205

Culture and Diversity

3

MTH131

College Algebra

3

MTH140

Statistics

3

PHY120

Physics

3

PHY120L

Physics LAB

1

PSY105

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY220

Positive Psychology

3

Self-Integration

9 semester credit hours

CIS106

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

COR090

Career Orientation Seminar

0

FOR110

Essentials for Success

3

CIS115

Computer Applications

3

Concentration Requirements

IT Management

28 semester credit hours

BUS224

Change Management

3

BUS242

Technology Optimization

3

BUS328

Business Process Improvement

3

BUS472

Applied Project Management

3

BUS472L

Applied Project Management LAB

1

CIS121

Logic and Design

3

CIS126

Programming I

3

CIS150

Networking I

3

CIS223

Database I

3

CIS282

Web Interface Design

3

 

Various Electives

16

IT Management Electives

ACC309

Managerial Accounting for Managers

3

BUS211

Introduction to Human Resources Management

3

BUS225

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS227

Operations Management

3

BUS303

Organizational Leadership and Management

3

BUS328L

Business Process Improvement LAB

1

BUS345

e-Commerce & Technology

3

BUS431

Organizational Development

3

BUS436

International Business

3

BUS440

Global Marketing

3

BUS496

Externship-BUS Sr. I-a

1

BUS497

Externship-BUS Sr. I-b

1

BUS498

Externship-BUS Sr. I-c

1

BUS499

Externship-BUS Sr. III

3

CIS225

Networking II

3

CIS202

Introduction to Routing and Switching

3

CIS203

Code Design and Debugging

3

CIS204

Intermediate Routing and Switching

3

CIS206

UNIX Administration

3

CIS212

Network Security Concepts

3

CIS213

Web Client Scripting

3

CIS215

Programming II

3

CIS215L

Programming II LAB

1

CIS245

Windows Client and Server

3

CIS245L

Windows Client and Server LAB

1

CIS250

Database Scripting I

3

CIS266

Intermediate Database

3

CIS266L

Intermediate Database LAB

1

CIS274

CIS Project I

4

CIS280

CIS Project II

3

CIS305

Advanced UNIX Administration

3

CIS305L

Advanced UNIX Administration LAB

1

CIS403

Ethical Hacking

3

CIS410

Security Systems Administration

3

CIS425

Advanced Network Defense and Countermeasures

3

CIS425L

Advanced Network Defense & Countermeasures LAB

1

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to:

  • Conduct business research and analyses.
  • Analyze business, economic, and financial reports.
  • Implement decision-making processes to effectively solve business challenges.
  • Create effective business plans.
  • Develop business solutions that demonstrate application of global business models and theories.
  • Develop strategies for business growth and development.
  • Demonstrate effective communication in the global business environment.
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities.
  • Apply personal and professional integrity, ethical behavior and social responsibility in business situations.

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