Professional Studies: Information Technology

School of Professional Studies | Bachelor of Science | Online Degree Program
Tennessee Tech University & Regents Online Campus Collaborative

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What is Information Technology?

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and communications skills represent essential leadership roles in today's fast-paced digital world.CIS mps colleagues wb
  • Enhance your marketability with proficiencies in software, operating systems, and the management of information network systems.

What can I do with an Information Technology Degree?

  • This concentration is designed for individuals working in the field and seeking to move into management.

Course Outline

Professional Studies at TTU / Tennessee Tech & Regents Online* Degree Program

This Professional Studies degree is offered online* through the Regents Online* Campus Collaborative (ROCC) Degree Program.

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Bachelor of Science Professional Studies | Information Technology Concentration
Course Outline

120 Credit Hours (60 hrs General Education; 60 hrs Concentration)

Professional Core (21 hrs)
Choose one (1) course from each area in this section.

ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION

ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS

  • PM 4120 – Organizational Theory & Behavior (3)
  • PADM 4226 – Introduction to Non-Profit Organizations (3)

TEAM & ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONS

  • ORCO 3240 – Organizational Communication (3)
  • COMM 3010 – Integrated Corporate Communication (3)

STATISTICAL METHODS

  • SOCI 4510 – Introduction to Social Research (3)
  • SOAA 3350 – Social Statistics (3)
  • JOUR 3410 – Public Relations Research (3)

INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT

  • SPAN 3550 – Latin America: Countries & People (3)
  • POLI 4350 – International Law (3)
  • JOUR 4712 – Mass Media & Cultures (3)
  • PS 3510 – International Political Economy (3)
  • POLS 3010 – Comparative Politics (3)

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
Choose two (2) courses from this group of 3.

  • ENGL 3134 – Computers, Writing & Literature (3)
  • ENGL 3250 – Professional Communication (3)
  • JOUR 3421 – Public Relations Writing (3)

Information Technology Concentration (15 hrs)
Choose one (1) course from each area in this section.

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS OVERVIEW

  • PTMA 3020 – Management Information Technology (3)
  • MGMT 3220 – Management Information Systems (3)
  • UNIV 3713 – Freedom, Openness & the Internet (3)

SOFTWARE

  • CSC 3700 – Software Analysis & Design (3)
  • UNIV 4706 – Managing Software Development (3)

FILES/OPERATING SYSTEMS

  • INFS 3700 – Introduction to System Analysis & Design (3)

DATABASE MANAGEMENT

  • CSCI 3222 – Database Management Systems (3)
  • UNIV 4708 – Introduction to Business Intelligence (3)

NETWORKS

  • INFS 4900 – Seminar in Data Communications (3)
  • CSCI 2300 – Network Security (3)

ELECTIVES OR ADDT’L GENERAL EDUCATION (20-24 HRS)
If needed, please discuss your elective courses with your advisor.

CULMINATING PROJECT (3)

  • UNIV 4995 – Culminating Special Project