Information technology management majors graduating from the University of Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business will be enriched through a curriculum of discovery, development and application to ensure a sound knowledge of the key professional components of computer information systems. Students also gain an understanding of how to incorporate servant leadership into their everyday lives as business professionals. In addition to the core competencies of the University, graduates of the information technology management program will be able to:
examine industry and/or government compliance standards that need to be employed by business and industry.
research and summarize different networking standards and specify the correct standards in a prescribed environment.
identify and summarize information technology management principles.
demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in an information systems environment
identify and employ the principles of project management.
demonstrate innovation and collaboration within a team environment
utilize information technology tools and techniques to formulate sound management decisions, in a way that improves the organization's competitive advantage.
demonstrate technical and managerial skills in information technology.
formulate ethical decisions incorporating the Benedictine values and standards of the profession.
analyze and design a database system using the tools and techniques associated with the IT profession.
Courses required for Information Technology Management major
All of the following courses require a final grade of C or higher to count towards the major. Courses marked with an * should be completed prior to application to the major. They also require a grade of C or higher.
BUS 215, BUS 371, BUS 401, BUS 454, ITM 200, ITM 220, ITM 300, ITM 310, ITM 330, ITM 340, ITM 410, ITM 420, ITM 430, ITM 456 or 452
*CIS 101 or pass the equivalency exam, *ENG 121, *COM 110, *MAT 180
Students must also complete ALU 499, Senior Competencies Assessment, an exam to be taken during their last semester of study.