Current Undergraduate Students

Information Technology Management

The Information Technology Management Major

The ITM program is designed to prepare students to become leaders in the use of information systems for the benefit of organizations and society. This program of study focuses on educating the students about the development and use of information systems as decision-making and problem-solving tools. The program also is intended to develop an understanding of the managerial issues encountered in the operation or introduction of information systems in organizations, particularly, how these tools can be used to gain a competitive edge and to re-engineer an organization.

Management Department Core Requirements:
MGT 30220 Management Communication 1.5 hrs
MGT 30660 Strategic IT Applications 1.5 hrs
MGT 40420 Innovation and Design 3.0 hrs
MGT 40700 Project Management 1.5 hrs
MGT 40750 Spreadsheet Decision Modeling 1.5 hrs
MGT 40490 Business Problem Solving 3.0 hrs

ITM Major Required Courses
MGTI 30610 Application Development 3.0 hrs
MGTI 30630 System Analysis & Design 3.0 hrs
MGTI 30640 Networking & Security 3.0 hrs

ITM Major Elective Courses
MGTI 30620 Business Intelligence Systems 3.0 hrs
MGTI 40612 Advanced Programming 3.0 hrs
MGTI 40660 Web Development 3.0 hrs
MGTI 40670 Technology Risk Management 3.0 hrs
MGTI 40690 ITM Capstone Project 3.0 hrs

Learning Objectives

Problem Solving

Competence to analyze and evaluate business problems. Students will recognize business problems, gather and measure relevant evidence and reach and articulate informed solutions.

Appreciation of the multi-functional nature of business and the corresponding need for inter-disciplinary study. Students will integrate, from multiple disciplines, the key concepts that influence business decisions.

Mastery of Fundamentals

Expertise within an academic major. Students will command the concepts, analytical tools, and technical skills that are essential to decision making within a concentration.

Collaboration

Professional and interpersonal communication and collaborative skills. Students will communicate effectively and will work collaboratively in teams, task forces and committees.

Respond to Uncertainty and Ambiguity

Ability to identify and respond to change. Students will recognize and respond to the impact of economic, social, and ecological change on people, organizations, technology and the environment within both domestic and global contexts.

Implementation

Competence to analyze and evaluate business problems. Students will manage projects from concept to successful outcomes.

Ethics

Ability to integrate ethics into decision making. Students will apply ethical frameworks to business problems.

Business Communication

Professional and interpersonal communication and collaborative skills. Students will communicate effectively and will work collaboratively in teams, task forces and committees.

Global/International

Ability to identify and respond to change. Students will recognize and respond to the impact of economic, social, and ecological change on people, organizations, technology and the environment within both domestic and global contexts.

Strategic Thinking

Familiarity with strategy theories and an ability to evaluate and formulate business strategies.

Technology Management

Proficiency to use information technology. Students will utilize current information/communication technology and appreciate the importance of emerging technology.

Departmental Grading Guidelines

The Department of Management honors an undergraduate grading policy. The grade point average for all undergraduate sections should fall in the established range of 3.0 to 3.4.