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Course Offerings 2017-01-31T21:50:40+00:00

The Associate of Science in Information Technology Management degree focuses on the development of the technical, managerial and analytical skills necessary to design and maintain organizational information systems to satisfy business processing needs. These curricula fuse liberal arts, business, and information technology management education to prepare students for the ever-changing information management field.

Purpose 1
Self-Assesment & IT Career Planning
Purpose 2
Working in Groups
Purpose 3
IT Networks of Business
Purpose 4
Managing IT Systems
Field Component Hardware Troubleshooting Simulations Operating Systems Installations Network Implementation Lab Tech Support Labs
Constructive Action Self-Assessment & Career Development in IT Developing Professional Relationships in the IT Industry PCADeveloping Network Design for Business Designing E-Technology Solutions for Business
Values & Ethics Critical Thinking & Writing Contemporary Values & Classical Ethics Public Speaking & the Art of Persuasion American Government
Self & Others Computer Hardware Troubleshooting Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Apple OS Human Biology Intro to Sociology
Systems Computer Applications: For Profit and Non-Profit Management Computer Network Operations Principles of Business Principles of Management
Skills Computing Languages & Quantitative Reasoning Principles of Psychology Privacy, Security and Compliance Active Directory Management

Legend

  • Constructive Action

  • Liberal Arts

  • Business & Management
  • IT Management

Self-Assessment and Career Development in IT (ITM 111 PCA)
The Constructive Action (CA) for the first semester requires students to carry out and document a planned strategy of personal assessment and development addressing a plan for their professional career. Students charter a specific professional development plan specific to their area of interest and professional goals, especially from the IT perspective. 3 credits.
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Critical Thinking and Writing through Literature (ENG CC 110)
The central/main themes and rhetorical strategies /modes help students understand the interconnectedness of writing, reading, and grammar. Emphasis is made on structuring the expository essay, the comparison/contrast essay, the cause-and-effect essay and the argumentative essay. After completion of this course students will have writing and thinking basic skills that will prepare them for the modern day business professions. 3 credits.
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Computer Hardware Troubleshooting (ITM 111 SEL)
This course introduces students to basic computer hardware components and their functions, such as motherboard, CPU, memory, ports, busses, input and output, storage and communication devices. It also entails configuration and troubleshooting the computer and networking hardware components. Students assemble and troubleshoot computers to gain hands-on experience. They also learn about the computer operating systems, their installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. 3 credits.
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Computer Applications For Profit and Non-profit Management (MIS CC 130)
In this course students will learn the most important aspects of Microsoft Office. The course will begin with a quick overview of the Office Suite, as well as the Windows OS and Internet Explorer. After which student will then move on to the essential features for Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Hands-on labs will include the use of Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) to create integrated Office documents. The last section of the course provides an overview of Outlook. 3 credits.
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Computing Languages and Quantitative Reasoning (ITM 111 SKI)
Computer languages are used to write computer programs for both the computer operating systems and applications. This course teaches students various concepts of programming languages and software development. They further learn standard programming techniques, like loops, straight-line logic, and decision-making structures. The course also teaches the students the mathematical concepts of decimal, binary and hexadecimal calculations and computations used in computer programming. 3 credits.
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Developing Professional Relationships in the IT Industry (ITM 121 PCA)
Having been introduced to the basics of Self-Assessment and Career Development, students are now directed toward the development of professional relationships. The goal of this Purpose is to improve professional communication for developing a career as a professional in the IT industry. 3 credits.
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Contemporary Values and Classical Ethics (ETH CC 120)
This course examines the development and application of values, work ethics, and codes of conduct to address individual differences and major ethical issues. Topics include an historical review of value systems; work ethics and human nature; the implications of value systems for the development of careers, work, life, and business organizations; and how different ways of thinking can be used to enhance judgment and decision-making. 3 credits.
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Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, OSX (ITM 121 SEL)
Although there are several Computer Operating Systems (COS) in the market, the most popular is the Microsoft Windows that runs on 80% of personal computers (PC), followed by Linux and Apple OSX. While students learn theory of all three COSs in this course, they practice installing, configuring, networking and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows COS. 3 credits.
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Computer Network Operations (ITM 121 SYS)
This course introduces the students to basics of computer networking. They learn computer network hardware and software, network technologies and topologies, transmission media, standards and protocols, network security and access controls, and network troubleshooting. They will install and configure network hardware and software and network the computers. 3 credits.
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Principles of Psychology (HSM 351 SKI)
This course will encompass a broad introduction to the field of psychology, one of the social sciences. Among the topics covered are: gathering data on the causes and correlates of behavior, key figures in psychology and their theories, examples of research findings from the major subareas of the field, and using psychological knowledge to improve the quality of our lives. This survey of psychology will acquaint students with the major concepts and terminology of the discipline and give a better understanding of self and others. 3 credits.
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Developing a Network Design for a Business (ITM 231 PCA)
In this Purpose 3 CA, the students are provided with different scenarios of businesses that need IT network solutions for communication and business operations. They will plan a viable solution using conceptual, logical and physical network design comprising the required hardware (computers, routers, switches, hubs, firewalls, and transmission media) and software (network operating systems, communications protocols). The final results are presented as network design report and diagram using MS Visio or any other drawing software.
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Public Speaking and the Art of Persuasion (SPE CC 160)
This course examines the development and application of values, work ethics, and codes of conduct to address individual differences and major ethical issues. Topics include an historical review of value systems; work ethics and human nature; the implications of value systems for the development of careers, work, life, and business organizations; and how different ways of thinking can be used to enhance judgment and decision-making. 3 credits.
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Human Biology (BIO CC 180)
Human groups largely share a common biology, but they may also be differentiated according to the biological challenges they face. This course presents human biology in a way that connects the topic directly with the life sciences and issues of health. It starts with the concept of a healthy body and explores the mechanisms that enable the body to maintain biological order. This course will provide the student with examples of how human biology ties to current issues and problems that are relevant to their lives. Topics include human body structure and function, reproduction and development, and genetics. An emphasis is placed on the application of principles to current issues in the life sciences, including, but not limited to, common human diseases, genetic engineering, and stem cell research. 3 credits.
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Principles of Business (BUS 121 SYS)
This course emphasizes management as a process that includes planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling for establishing and accomplishing business objectives. The interrelationships that exist in various businesses will be examined. The economic structure of the private sector will be examined and students will be introduced to major concepts in finance, marketing, and other functional management areas. 3 credits.
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Privacy, Security and Compliance (ITM 121 SKI)
IT regulatory compliance pressures are at an all-time high with organizations throughout the world. These compliance challenges often impact multiple areas within a business and can cover several industries. Students in this course learn structured approaches to prioritizing and managing the IT controls and maintaining a balance with compliance records management system. They also learn various government and industry IT governance and compliance requirements. 3 credits.
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Designing E-Technology Solutions for Business (ITM 241 PCA)
In this CA, the students will examine and analyze an existing IT system, determine its alignment with the business goals and objectives, identify gaps and make recommendation for its improvement or development of new systems using SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) and other pertinent approaches for enhanced efficiency of business operations. 3 credits.
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American Government (GOV CC 161)
An analysis of current political systems with emphasis on the United States, including decision making under different ideologies, and how individual interests become positive or negative forces for group decisions, at local, national, and international levels. This course explores the structure and dynamics of American national government, providing a broad-based introduction to the ideas and institutions that shape politics in the contemporary United States. 3 credits.
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Principles of Sociology (SOC 121 SEL)
This course will introduce you to sociology as way of asking and answering questions, as a way of thinking, and as a scientific study. In general, sociologists are interested in the relationship between individuals and society, between personal experiences and larger social conditions and historical events. To understand the perspectives, methods, and theories that sociologist use, we will focus on inequality, and, in particular, on social class, gender, race and ethnicity. 3 credits.
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Principles of Management (BUS 121 SYS)
This course examines the nature of management and the interpersonal and analytical skills managers need to be successful. Students will examine the manager’s role with emphasis on planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a variety of organizations including profit and not-for-profit organizations. Students will examine management theories on leadership, motivation, and communication and how these can be applied to manager’s every day role. 3 credits.
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Active Directory Management (ITM 241 SKI)
In this course, the students learn Active Directory management using Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 platform. They learn Windows Server installation, configuration and administration. These aspects allow management of Active Directory for accounts management, role-based access permissions, granting remote access, managing networks and implementing security for Windows Server-based networks, besides mastering Domain Name System (DNS) services, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocols (DHCP), and TCP/IP protocol suite. 3 credits.
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