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Information Management-Project Management BAS

Information Management - Project Management Overview(T804)

Type of Award

BAS - Bachelor of Applied Science

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Bachelors

Program Description

Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills to pursue managerial-level positions in an information technology/management information systems environment. Students in this program take 21 credits of upper division (junior/senior level) core courses that provide a broad applied background in finance, legal and ethical issues, communications, leadership, and project management. An additional 21 credits of upper division concentration area courses focus on coursework to prepare students for employment in specialized areas in the information technology field, such as networking and security assurance or database administration and project management.

Admission Requirements

To apply to a Palm Beach State College bachelor’s degree program in Supervision and Management or Information Management, students must have earned an associate degree (A.A., A.S., A.A.S.) and have a 2.0 GPA. Students who have earned a minimum of 60 college credits, have a 2.0 GPA but do not have an associate degree, may have their credits reviewed for meeting the equivalency of the satisfactory completion of a Palm Beach State College associate degree program (A.A., A.S., A.A.S). This program requires a specific set of prerequisite courses in the computer science discipline. Please see a bachelor‘s degree advisor for more information on the specific lower-division course requirements. Please see the Admissions section of this catalog for detailed admission requirements for bachelor‘s degree programs.

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses in the curriculum, have at least a 2.0 GPA and have earned a “C” or better in all general education courses and upper division courses. Students must also meet the foreign language requirements. Additional completion information

Program Length

Total program credits: 120

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus; most courses in the program are offered online.

For More Information

Professor Hector Hernandez, hernandh@palmbeachstate.edu, (561)868-4118

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in a variety of business and organizational settings in information technology related areas for positions requiring a bachelor‘s degree for consideration.

Career Path Notes

After completion of this program, students may choose to apply for graduate study at a public or private university.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Courses From A.S./A.A.S. Degree (Credits: 42)

Courses from A.A./A.A.S. Degree (Lower division details)

General Education Courses (Credits: 36)

General Education Courses

36 credits

General Education Courses: Transferable

Upper Division Common Core Courses (Credits: 21)

BUL3130Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (BAS)

3 Credits

COP3530Programming Languages and Concepts (BAS)

3 Credits

GEB3213Business Writing (BAS)

3 Credits

FIN3400Principles of Financial Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3113Systems Analysis and Design (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3318Stakeholder and Communications Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3314Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Concentration Area Required Courses (Credits: 15)

ISM4313Managing It Integration (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4312Project and Change Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4332Project Schedule and Cost Control (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4520Quality Management Control (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4584Project Risk Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Concentration Electives (select 3 credits)

MAN4574Acquisitions Management (BAS)

3 Credits

GEB4940CBachelors Internship (BAS)

3 Credits

Concentration Capstone Course (Credits: 3)

ISM4881Capstone Experience: Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

*Some courses in this concentration area are offered as hybrid courses which require on-campus attendance.

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 12)

BUL3130Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (BAS)

3 Credits

GEB3213Business Writing (BAS)

3 Credits

FIN3400Principles of Financial Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3314Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

ISM3318Stakeholder and Communications Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3113Systems Analysis and Design (BAS)

3 Credits

COP3530Programming Languages and Concepts (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 9)

ISM4332Project Schedule and Cost Control (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4520Quality Management Control (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4312Project and Change Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 9)

MAN4574Acquisitions Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Or

GEB4940CBachelors Internship (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4313Managing It Integration (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4584Project Risk Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 3)

ISM4881Capstone Experience: Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

*Some courses in this concentration area are offered as hybrid courses which require on-campus attendance