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Associate in Applied Business and Information Technology Management

The Information Technology Management associate degree program is designed to meet the manpower demand of industries, government, and educational institutions.

In addition to theoretical fundamentals, practical aspects of computer systems in business are emphasized. Hands-on opportunity is provided and encouraged.

Graduates of this program are fully prepared to enter employment as computer programmers, operators, or microcomputer specialists in computer installations or application departments. Graduates of this technology receive an associate degree in applied business and are eligible to enroll in the 2+2 program.

Program contents cover the various areas in the information systems field. Languages offered include Visual BASIC, COBOL, C++, and HTML. The student has the opportunity to gain experience in several operating environments, among them Windows 95 and Windows NT. Object oriented programming, systems analysis, database management, data communications, Internet, and web page building classes are available. Popular applications packages, such as Office 2000, are explored.

Degree Requirements

Required Non-Business 18-21 hrs
Business Core 20 hrs
Business Info Tech Core 12 hrs
Electives 15 hrs
Total hours required: (65-68 hrs)

Required Non-Business Courses (Total 18-21 hrs)

Course Title Hours
MATH 1500 Principles of Statistics 3
MATH XXXX MATH 1020 or higher 3
  GEP English Composition 1 & 2 6-8
  GEP Social Science 3
  GEP Natural Science 3-4

Business Core Courses (Total 20 hrs)

Course Title Hours
BUAC 1010 Accounting Principles 1 4
BUAC 1020 Accounting Principles 2 4
BUIS 1010 Computer Applications 3
BULW 2700 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUMG 2100 Management Concepts 3
BUOA XXX BUOA Elective Choose one: 3
BUOA 1150 Spreadsheet Applications  
BUOA 1170 Database Applications  
BUOA 1140 Word Processing Applications  

Business Info. Tech. Core (Total 12 hrs)

Course Title Hours
BUIS 1300 Visual Basic 1 3
BUIS 1500 Client-side Web Publishing 3
BUIS 2000 Introduction to PC Hardware/Operating Systems 3
BUIS 2200 Business Computer Projects 3

Electives (15 hrs)

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