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Students graduating from our business and information technology program will be able to choose many different roles; becoming Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) workers in the business sector, project planners in the business, web developers, and business systems analysts. The Business and information technology program will educate students to analyze, design, integrate, and manage information systems using information technology in the business domain.  In addition to the General Education outcomes, students will be given the opportunity to:

  1. Perform research emphasizing creativity, independent learning, and scientific methods in a chosen area of information technology.
  2. Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the business program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Demonstrate the application of professional, informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles in business.
  5. Demonstrate proper business behaviors as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Account for analyzed user needs in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of business computing-based systems.
  7. Develop a business product or process by applying skills of programming, web, database, human-computer interaction, and networking and security tools.
  8. Examine the principles and techniques of organizing and interpreting empirical data to develop a thesis-driven paper.
Course IDSubject AreaCredits
Area I: General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree
GS 101 Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success(5)
GS 110 Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health(5)
EN 104 English Composition and Writing(5)
EN 105 Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing(5)
EN 202 Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness(5)
GS/IT 109 Technology in the Information Age(5)
MA 105 Introduction to College Algebra(5)
MA 205 Application of Math in Society(5)
MA 210 Applied Statistics(5)
PY 220 Introduction to Psychology: Development, Personality, and Motivation(5)
SO 202 Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society(5)
SO 235 Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (See p. 14 for additional costs)(5)
Total General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree(60)
Area II: Business Requirements
BE 101 Introduction to Business(5)
BE 104 Introduction to Accounting(5)
BE 201 Principles of Microeconomics(5)
BE 202 Principles of Macroeconomics(5)
BE 211 Financial Accounting(5)
BE 225 Managerial Accounting(5)
BE 300 Communication in Business and Report Writing(5)
BE 303 Marketing(5)
BE 306 Management(5)
BE 309 Business Data Analytics(5)
BE 308 Business Law(5)
SO/BE 402 Principles of Research Methodology(5)
Total Business Requirements(60)
Area III: Information Technology Requirements
IT 201 Introduction to Computer Management(5)
IT 202 Data Communications and Computer Networking(5)
IT 204 Network Security(5)
IT 203 Network Troubleshooting(5)
IT 306 Cloud Computing(5)
IT 305 Business Informatics(5)
IT 212 Introduction to blockchain technologies(5)
IT 403 Advanced Blockchain Technologies(5)
IT 485 Experiential Learning and Action Research(5)
Total Information Technology Requirements(45)
Area III: Information Science Requirements
IT 211 Introduction to Web Programming(5)
Total Information Science Requirements(5)
Area IV: Approved International Experiential Learning Course(5)
Area V: Capstone 
BS 490 A Undergraduate Capstone Project I(2)
BS 490 B Undergraduate Capstone Project II(3)
Total Credits Required for Graduation(180)