2022-2023 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Information Management and Technology, BS


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Contact:

Bruce Kingma, Professor of Entrepreneurship
Program Director 
(315) 443-3993

Website:

https://ischool.syr.edu/academics/information-management-and-technology-bachelors-degree/

Introduction:

The School of Information Studies offers a bachelor of science degree (B.S.) in Information Management and Technology. This degree program provides a broad introduction to information management, services, and technologies, coupled with a firm foundation steeped in coursework from the liberal arts and sciences. Students learn the most effective ways to find information, assess people’s technology needs, and design and manage systems that meet those needs.

Coursework in Information Management and Technology teaches students how to locate and acquire information resources; select, manage, and use information technology; and help organizations use information resources to work more efficiently and effectively. The overarching emphasis is on the usefulness of these information systems to people.

Student Learning Outcomes


In addition to the comprehensive iSchool learning outcomes listed in the School’s Undergraduate Education description, students in the Information Management and Technology major are expected to achieve the following additional learning outcomes:

  • Manage people towards common goals using data, processes, information, and technologies.
  • Identify business concepts including accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing.

Information Management and Technology Curriculum


Students in the B.S. degree must complete the requirements listed on the iSchool main page  the course catalog, including 15 credits of iSchool electives.

Information Management and Technology Curriculum


Students in the B.S. degree must complete the requirements listed on the iSchool main page  the course catalog, including 15 credits of iSchool electives.

Information Management and Technology Major (30-31 credits) to include the following:


Concentrations


Completing a concentration allows students to select course work that matches their professional interests and planned career paths. Students must complete five additional iSchool courses to fulfill their IMT elective requirement. Students must complete one iSchool concentration with a minimum of three courses in that concentration. Students may petition the Undergraduate Program Director to approve three courses to be considered a concentration in an area of interest that is not shown in the official list of concentrations. These three courses must provide depth in an area of study. Courses cannot be used to satisfy both a core requirement and a concentration.

Select one of the following concentrations:
Information Security Management (IST 323  required)
Project Management (IST 345  required)
Network and Cloud Computing (IST 233  required)
Web Design and Management (IST 263  required)
Digital Retail Strategies (IST 195  , RMT 301  , RMT 407  , RMT 457   required)
Innovation, Design, and Startups (IDS 301   required)

Innovation, Design, and Startups Concentration


IDS 301 is required.

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