Bachelor of Science in
Information Technology Management

This is a dual degree program with Fort Hays States University (FHSU). The FHSU award is Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management (ITM) is designed to develop professionals in emerging and converging information and communication technologies. Graduates can organize business processes to support the strategic corporate needs, demands and goals at the management level. The program is designed to bridge the gap between problems of business and the capabilities of information technology, while aligning the technology with business strategies. Students enhance their critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills with knowledge of management principles. The program is a balance of technology, management, communications and the liberal arts.

Outside the Classroom

This program emphasizes the wide range of opportunities available within the IT and computer science field and encourage students to develop the efficiency learning techniques and habits needed by professional in these fast-developing areas. AUPP’s IT department offers opportunity to the students to work as part time to develop these skills.

Career Opportunities

Students are prepared for positions in technology and management fields such as local and national government, telecommunications, financial institutions, corporate or educational IT units, private business and NGO’s. Graduates will have the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to enter technology related careers in business and management. Job opportunities include, but are not limited to: business, management and system analysts; IT and project management; IT director; information management specialist; database or web administrator; network administrator; software or computer applications specialist; IT security officers; and data scientists.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

Program Structure Required Total Credits (125)
General Education 61
Information Technology Major 49
Minor/Electives 15

ITM Major Courses

Course Code Course Name
CSCI 111 Survey of Computer Science
CSCI 121 Computer Science I
CSCI 221 Computer Science II
CSCI 241 Foundations of Computing
CSCI 251 Data Structures
CSCI 321 Assembly Language
CSCI 331 Operating Systems
CSCI 421 Programing Languages
CSCI 431 Computer Graphics
CSCI 441 Software Engineering
INFO 650 Interactive Systems Design
INFO 680 Networks and Data Communications I
INTS 400 Internship
ITM 201 Java Programing I
ITM 202 Java Programing II
MATH 234A Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
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