Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
printInformation Management-Project Management BAS


Information Management - Project Management  (T804)


Type of Award
BAS - Bachelor of Applied Science


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor


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 for the bachelor‘s degree program in Information Management, students must have earned an A.S. or A.A. degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Students who have earned a minimum of 60 credits and a 2.0 GPA but do not have an associate degree may be accepted with permission of the dean. 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
Dr. Don Gladney, gladneyd@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-4116


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Courses From A.S./A.A.S. Degree Credits: 42
  Courses from A.A./A.A.S. degree    Lower division details. 42
General Education Courses Credits: 36
  General Education Courses (Transferable) 36
Upper Division Common Core Courses Credits: 21
BUL3130 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 3
COP3530 Programming Languages and Concepts 3
GEB3213 Business Writing 3
FIN3400 Principles of Financial Management 3
ISM3113 Systems Analysis and Design 3
ISM3212 Database Management Systems 3
ISM3314 Project Management 3
Concentration Area Required Courses Credits: 15
ISM4313 Managing IT Integration 3
ISM4312 Project and Change Management 3
ISM4332 IT Project Schedule and Cost Control 3
MAN4520 Quality Management Control 3
MAN4574 Acquisitions Management 3
MAN4584 Project Risk Management 3
Concentration Electives (select 3 credits) Credits: 3
MAN4574 Acquisitions Management (3)
GEB4940C Supervision and Management Internship (3)
Concentration Capstone Course Credits: 3
ISM4881 Capstone Experience: Project Management 3
Total Program Credits: 120
*Some courses in this concentration area are offered as hybrid courses which require on-campus attendance.

For individualized course sequence


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: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/