Information Technology Management Bachelor's Degree
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Information Technology Management Bachelor's Degree Course List
Major and Core Courses
- Information Technology Systems Analysis
- Information Technology Systems Design
- Information Technology Business Administration
- Organizational Policy
- IT Operations Management
- Risk Management and Business Continuity
- Information Technology Security
- IT Management Capstone
- Asset Management
- Infrastructure and Hardware
- Enterprise Application Support
- Service Management
- Management of Information Systems
- Information Technology Project Management Tools
- Information Technology Project Management I
- Information Technology Project Management II
- Information Technology Organization Support
The emphasis of this course is to define the problem, determine the requirements and develop a team to support solving complex business problems. The systems analysis lifecycle is presented as are techniques for systematically developing a plan to resolve current state challenges.
Prerequisites:Management of Information Systems
Course ID: CDA 3515C
The main objective of this course is to take the business requirements and design effective IT solutions to fulfill those needs. A holistic approach to hardware and software integration is researched. the student is provided with methodologies for employing critical thinking skills to solve complex business problems.
Prerequisites:Information Technology Systems Analysis
Course ID: CDA 3626C
Students completing the IT Business Administration course should be familiar with several business aspects of the IT organization and how it drives value for the organization at large. Several areas of business are covered from basic accounting principles, rudimentary management topics and a survey of information technology hierarchy structures. Business ethics, hiring practices and making sound financial decisions are described. The student will come away with a broad view of how the development and support organizations co-exist and function within the larger organizational context.
Course ID: CIS 3550C
This course will allow students to learn and strengthen their understanding of organizational policies and frameworks. Students will apply these learned policies in complex business cases coming up with innovated solutions to support what is required in today’s workplace. Students will expand and collaborate with partners where needed, and use these organizational policies to drive and transform the thinking in their organization when change is required.
Course ID: CIS 3574C
The purpose of the IT Operations Management course is to give students a numeric perspective on the IT department. Students will learn how to develop standard operating procedures, create support metrics, and apply these to the proper operation of the IT department. This course will also cover how to properly read and analyze network utilization reports and properly staff various IT departments based on proposed call volume and support needs. Utilization of helpdesk tracking tools and implementation of a tracking system will also be covered to ensure an IT department has the proper foundation to start metrics reporting.
Prerequisites:Information Technology Project Management II
Course ID: CIS 4005C
This course covers how to properly analyze risks within an IT department. Topics covered are disaster recovery planning, business continuity planning, and how to create risk analysis documents for all applications assessing their long-term viability and backup solutions. Students will also perform business impact analysis to analyze key areas that are most vulnerable when a risk-based situation has occurred. Students will develop a disaster recovery plan and learn how to process and implement each phase of the plan they have developed.
Course ID: CIS 4189C
In this course students examine the basic concepts of information systems security. Students strengthen their knowledge of IS security and learn various component required to ensure the systems security around both hardware and software.
Course ID: CIS 4412C
Covering all areas of the IT Management curriculum, this comprehensive project gives the student a framework, based on real-world situations to exercise critical thinking, problem solving, leadership and project management skills.
Prerequisites:Expected to be the final upper-level core course completed
Course ID: CIS 4929C
This course is designed to teach students best practices in inventory management. Topics include hardware and software audits, asset tracking systems, software licensing, and service contracts management.
Prerequisites:Infrastructure and Hardware
Course ID: CNT 3229
This course covers hardware design and planning for medium to large scale data center operations. Topics include data center design (power, cooling, space planning), server racks, storage array systems, fiber channel, iSCSI, SAS, and SATA. Students will be able to design a data center for both operational efficiency (Green IT), and to provide adequate fault tolerance and capacity for anticipated growth.
Prerequisites:Hardware and Software II (or CompTIA A+ certification)
Course ID: CNT 3348
This course introduces students to the challenges of supporting complex enterprise applications like E-Commerce and ERP systems. Topics include application architecture concepts (front- end, middleware, backend, and client/server), working with application specialists, application performance monitoring (end-to-end), security, support and maintenance, and disaster recovery.
Prerequisites:Risk Management and Business Continuity
Course ID: CNT 4283
The topics of client service at the appropriate levels are covered. Service level agreements (SLAs) and their financial implications are detailed so the student can help make informed decisions and priorities based on organizational needs.
Course ID: CNT 4437
Students are introduced to the foundations of management information systems. This includes current trends, fundamental MIS technology concepts, applications for business functions, and management practice. Students will gain exposure to analyzing, utilizing, and supervising integrated management information systems.
This course is offered in a competency-based format for some programs.
Course ID: ISM 3015
This course will introduction students to the generally accepted processes and knowledge areas found in the project management profession, the tools such as Excel, Visio, MS Project, and techniques to drive the project.
Prerequisites:Excel; Information Technology Systems Design
Course ID: ISM 3110C
This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of project management defined by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) in the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) topics that include project planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling tools and techniques.
Prerequisites:Information Technology Project Management Tools
Course ID: ISM 3255C
In this course students further their learning on the fundamental concepts of project management and learn to apply principles of cost estimation and budgeting; quality planning, management, and control; and procurement life cycle activities as they relate to projects.
Prerequisites:Information Technology Project Management I
Course ID: ISM 4470C
Supporting an organization with a myriad of software and hardware implementations can be a daunting challenge. This course gives a systematic approach to understanding how to best effective support the computing environment for competitive advantage.
Course ID: ISM 4505C
General Education Courses
Communication (Select 1 course)
Humanities (Select 2 courses)
Math/Natural Sciences (Select 1 course)
Social Sciences (Select 2 courses)
Total Bachelor's Degree Credits
Transferred Lower Division Credits: 90
Upper Division General Education Credits: 24
Upper Division Major and Core Credits: 66
TotalDegree Credits: 180
Credit totals do not include Foundation Courses. Students must either demonstrate mastery of the subject matter in Foundation Courses through a Rasmussen College entrance placement exam or by successful completion of Foundation Courses.