Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Network Management Specialization

Successful organizations use technology to find solutions to all kinds of business challenges. Individuals who understand how to use technology to contribute to productivity and the bottom line are in top demand.

 

BSIT program competencies:

  • Differentiate and evaluate computer operating system, networking and network management, computer system security and IT compliance and governance requirements and best practices.
  • Apply database concepts and capabilities through the creation, organization and maintenance of modern database systems.
  • Design, create, evaluate, and evolve enterprise architectures.
  • Solve complex problems through the ability to program in at least one high level programming language.
  • Implement the goals, processes and techniques of software engineering through the development of a software application or using other software application supported by a project plan.
  • Integrate applications, technology and devices to support Web development and augment solutions through the evaluation of emerging media and emerging technology.
  • Apply project management concepts such as risk management, planning, scheduling, team building, leadership, project control, quality assurance, scope management, and change control.

Degree Requirements

Courses - Core

CS126Unix Fundamentals

4

 

CS251Fundamentals of Database Systems

4

or

CS250Fundamentals of Database Systems

4

 

CS362Structured Query Language for Data Management

4

CSS150Introduction to Computer Security

4

EM200Introduction to Website Development

4

IT106Introduction to Programming Logic

4

 

IT140Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments

4

or

IT Elective

 

IT190Introduction to IT

4

IT204Fundamentals of Networking

4

IT254Spreadsheet Applications

4

IT401Information Technology Architectures

4

IT425Systems Analysis, Design and Integration

4

MPM210Introduction to Project Management

6

Total Credit Hours:54

Courses - General Education

COMS201Technical and Professional Writing

4.5

ELEELEHUMNHumanities Elective

4.5

ELEELESCIScience Elective

4.5

ELEELESCI1Science Elective 1

4.5

ELEELESCILABScience Lab Elective

1.5

ELEELESCILAB1Science Lab Elective 1

1.5

ELEELESOCSocial Science Elective

4.5

ELEELEUSUS History/US Government Elective

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

MATH109Introduction to Algebra

4.5

MATH112Analytic College Algebra

4.5

MATH225Applications of Discrete Mathematics and Statistics

4.5

PHIL101Introduction to Ethics

4.5

SOCL102Introductory Sociology

4.5

 

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

 

HUMELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:66

Courses: Specialization

CS345UNIX Systems Programming

4

CS352Advanced Database Systems

4

CSS200Principles of Network Security

4

DMKT305Internet Data Analysis for Business

4

IT175Introduction to Cloud Computing

4

IT225IT Support Systems

4

IT304Computer Networks and Communications

4

IT326Network Infrastructure Administration

4

IT327Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure

4

IT329Network Infrastructure Design

4

IT458Disaster Recovery

4

IT487IT Capstone I

4

IT488IT Capstone II

4

 

MPM344Project Risk Management

4

or

IT Elective (4)

4

 

MPM357Project Performance and Quality Assurance

4

or

IT Elective

ELE BSIT Elective

4

Total Credit Hours:64

Students choosing a Project Management focus will take the courses listed below in the Project Management track in place of BSITELE, IT225, IT487, IT488, DMKT305:

MPM332Organizational Leadership

4

MPM346Contracts and Procurement

4

MPM434Project Scheduling and Cost

6

MPM468HR Project Management

6

Total Credit Hours: 184

Locations

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus