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Business Administration with concentration in Information and Technology Management (B.S.B.A.)

Department of Innovation, Technology, and Supply Chain Management and Department of Management and International Business, College of Business, College of Business

Effective Fall 2016

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

In addition to 53 semester hours of general education requirements and 7 general education electives, a total of 60 semester hours is required for a major in Information and Technology Management. Elective courses complete the balance of the university's 120-hour requirement for a bachelor's degree. Several specific general education courses are required in this major.

They include:

BUSED.101 Intro to Business

BUSED.333 Business Communication and Report Writing

BUSED.350 Diversity in Business

COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking

ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Microeconomics

ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economic Statistics

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

MATH.118 Matrix Algebra

Choose one of the following two courses:

ECONOMIC.156 Business and Economic Mathematics

MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus

Business Core Courses (24 credits)

A total of 48 credits in core business courses and information and technology management courses is required.

ACCT.220 Financial Accounting

ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting

FINANCE.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

ITM.175 Information and Technology Management Applications

LAW.331 Law and Legal Environment

MGMT.244 Principles of Management

MGMT.481 Business Policies

MKTG.310 Marketing: Principles and Practice

ITM Core Courses (24 credits)

ITM.221 Principles of ITM

ITM.302 Enhanced Business Applications

ITM.310 Data Management Essentials for Business

ITM.320 Data Science for Business

ITM.322 Project Management

ITM.375 Data-Driven Web Development

ITM.418 Global Enterprise Security

ITM.430 Advanced Data Science for Business

*300- or 400-level business elective with advisor's approval (12 credits)

COB Professional Development Program:

ZIPD.101 – Functional Areas of Business

ZIPD.102 – Interconnectedness of Business

ZIPD.201 – Career Exploration

ZIPD.202 – Career Preparation

ZIPD.301 – Preparation for the Workforce

ZIPD.302 – Build your brand

ZIPD.401 – Networking and Job Search

ZIPD.402 – Career Transition

*Electives and Free Electives - Students must choose 12 semester hours at the 300+ level in elective courses from General Business, Accounting, Computer and Information Systems, Management, Information and Technology Management, Finance, Marketing and Legal Studies, with the exception of BUSED.402, BUSED.403, BUSED.404 and BUSED.406