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Information Technology Strategy for Organizations

This concentration addresses fundamental IT knowledge areas to complement either a technical or content area background. The focus is on complex and connected IT issues in today’s workplace, integrating multiple approaches to using technology, working collaboratively to develop appropriate solutions, and understanding IT in regional and global contexts. This concentration could be useful preparation for management positions in a technical area of interest (networking, software development), for professional positions such as system/IT project manager or customer technical support manager. or for management positions in non-IT organizations that require a deeper understanding and application of IT.

Concentration Course Requirements

Take two (2) of the following:

CIT 214 Database Design and Development (3)

CIT 276 Systems Analysis and Design (3)

CIT 348 Information Management and Retrieval (3)

CIT 458 Collaborative System Development and Integration (3)

Take one (1) of the following:

ENG 313 Technical Writing (3)

ENG 413 Grant and Proposal Writing (3)

ENT 316 Project Management (3)

Take both of the following:

CIT 358 Information Technology Assurance and Security (3)

CIT 448 Global and Strategic Issues in Information Technology (3)