Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Information Technology

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Information Technology

IT 3001: Business Concepts and Information Technology (3 credits hours)

The Business Concepts and Information Technology is a two-part course where students will learn the fundamentals of business concepts and how they apply to the management of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, development, and operations. Key issues will be identified from a business perspective on how information technology is addressed in the various areas: the value of IT, outsourcing of technology services, software implementation, database management, virtual communities, IT risk management and securities, talent management of technology professionals and their impact on business IT. Business professionals need to learn the basic components of establishing information technology strategies and understand the basics of computing technology and software required for the various business industries.

IT 3002: Computer Networking Fundamentals (3 credit hours)

This course provides an introduction to basic network concepts including local area networks, wireless networks, and wide area networks. Network security concepts are also introduced. Students will explore secure router configurations. The study of computer hardware and software is defined through this course. The computer network protocols for communications are explored as to how computers are connected worldwide. Students will learn to use features and functions of common operating systems and establish network connectivity, identify common software applications and their purposes, using security and web browsing practices. (The Computer Networking Fundamentals is a course provided to assist students in preparation for the CompTIA ITF+ certification.)

IT 3003: Cyber Security 1 (3 credit hours)

The Cyber Security 1 course is an introductory survey course that explores the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity. Coverage includes the concepts of confidentiality, integrity, availability, cybersecurity policy, and the ethical and legal aspects of cybersecurity. Students will learn the fundamentals of cyber security. Students will learn about threat actors’ and malicious attacks, mitigations, secure architecture, security policies, disaster recovery, business continuity, other risk management, and how it relates to organizational strategies.

IT 3004: Cyber Security 2 (Prerequisite: (IT 3003) Cyber Security 1 – basics of cyber security (3 credit hours)

In this advanced course, students will learn how to protect data in transit and at rest. The technical aspects of implementing encryption, authentication, and access control to protect data will be covered along with the development and implementation of the associated policy. Basic database security concepts and guidelines will be covered. Students will also learn how to leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques, analyze, and interpret data, identify, and address vulnerabilities, suggest preventative measures, and effectively respond to and recover from security incidents. Students will learn how to apply behavioral analytics to networks to improve the overall state of security by identifying and combating malware and advanced persistent threats.

IT 3005: Business Information Technology Capstone (Prerequisite: The Business Information Technology Capstone course may not be taken until all courses in the core bachelor’s business degree program have been successfully completed. (3 credit hours)

The Capstone course integrates and applies business concepts that have been taught through the business administration core, elective, and IT concentration courses. The student will incorporate business practical application concepts and how they apply to information technology. Students will research and develop an original plan to improve an organization’s competitive position by incorporating business strategies and information technology concepts. Specific requirements will be outlined by the students’ faculty members.


Required General Education Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
ENG 1010 English Composition I 3
ENG 2010 English Composition II (Prerequisite: ENG 1010 or equivalent) 3
MTH 1150 Algebra 3
HIS 1010 American History 3
PS 1010 American Government 3
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
HUM 1010 Introduction to Humanities 3
ART 1010 Art History 3
LIT 3010 American Literature 3
PHL 3010 Critical Thinking 3
BIO 1020 Environmental Science 3

Required Business Core Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
BUS 1010 Business Communications 3
BUS 1015 Computer Essentials: Digital & Virtual Environment 3
MKT 1201 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 1202 Principles of Accounting I (Prerequisite: Basic College Math, BUS 1150 or equivalent) 3
MGT 1602 Principles of Management 3
ACC 2302 Principles of Accounting II (Prerequisites: ACC 1202 or equivalent) 3
MIS 2351 Management Information Systems (Prerequisite: BUS 1015 or equivalent) 3
BUS 2951 Principles of Business 3
BUS 3151 Business Statistics 3
BUS 3210 Principles of Business Law 3
BUS 3331 E-Commerce 3
ECO 2401 Principles of Macroeconomics (Prerequisite: MTH 1150 or equivalent) 3
ECO 2501 ECO 2501 Principles of Microeconomics (Prerequisites: MTH 1150 or equivalent) 3
LED 3665 Leadership 3
FIN 4310 Financial Management (Prerequisite: Basic College Math, MTH 1150, ACC 1202 or equivalent) 3
ORG 4451 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3
BUS 4751 Business Ethics 3
MGT 4851 Operations Management 3

General Elective Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
BUS 4001 Business Administration Career Practical Training 3
BUS 4002 Business Administration Career Practical Training (Extension) 1-3

Education Costs

  • Tuition per Unit: $406
  • Tuition per 3 Unit Course: $1,218
  • Total Program Tuition: $48,720 (120 units)

Graduates of the BSBA program should be able to:

BSBA PLO #1:  Formulate advanced knowledge of business related topics through the composition of assignments that incorporate practical application of concepts.

BSBA PLO #2:  Compose assignments that demonstrate an understanding of electronic scholarly resources through a synthesis of business related topics.

BSBA PLO #3: Assess business resource requirements and processes through evidence based decision making.

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