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Career Power in Technology Management

Today every major company is online and driven by technology. With the key roles filled by information technology (IT) personnel, Davenport prepares you to meet that need with a BS degree in Technology Management, majoring in Global IT Project Management. You'll receive the latest technology training and the communication power to effectively lead people. 

What You'll Learn:

  • Learn basic business practices
  • Gain experience in a hands-on internship
  • Have the option to prepare for project management certification (PMP or PMI) while receiving course credit
  • Focus on a concentration within the field of IT

Your Specialty Options

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Database Management
  • Focused Technical
  • Information Security
  • Networking
  • Web Design

In-Demand Careers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there is projected 18% growth by 2020 in technology management. Technology Management graduates earned a median pay of $115,000 in 2010. The highest growth is expected in the areas of:

  • Health care
  • Management
  • Software publishing
  • Computer systems design

The Technology Management Global IT/PM bachelor's program opens doors for you to be a contender for jobs in a variety of settings around the world, such as:

  • Computer & Information Systems Project Manager
  • Design Project Leader
  • Global Project Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Product Development Manager
  • Technical Lead
  • Process Development Manager

 

Why Davenport?

  • The national reputation of Davenport’s curriculum and instructors
  • Our technology degrees have a strong foundation in business and leadership skills
  • A broad range of organizations across Michigan and the nation regularly hire DU graduates
  • You'll complete a project management internship
  • You can prepare for the PMP certification exam in DU’s advanced course
  • DU is a PMI Registered Educational Provider (REP)

                              

The DU Advantage

  • Courses available online and in classroom
  • State-of-the-art online technology and support
  • High quality coursework
  • 11 campuses statewide
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Specializing in careers of the future
  • Practical, in-field experiences

Talk to a DU advisor at your campus about creating a flexible schedule that works for you.

If you have any specific questions about the program, please contact:

Gabriela Ziegler, Department Chair
Bob Clarkson, Faculty Lead 

If you would only like to take a course to prepare for the PMI, please contact

Jason Stewart | www.davenport.edu/ipex

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Full Curriculum

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  TECHMPROJ BS

This program is designed to prepare students for various management positions specific to Information Technology (IT). Course work integrates and ties concepts from accounting, finance, IT with in-depth project management concepts unique to the dynamics that are information technology specific, across health care, business and technology. Students will also refine their focus by selecting course concentration options in Networking, Computer Information Systems (CIS), Information Security, and Accounting Information Systems.

 

*Students in the BS Technology Project Management will have the option of selecting the Professional Focused Technical Specialty. The successful graduate will complete 18 credits in a focused technical area. The 18 credits must be approved by the program specific Department Chair and/or the Associate Dean prior to beginning any courses applicable to the Professional Focused Technical Specialty.

 

**Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for a recommended program sequence.

Foundations of Excellence 33-35 cr.
ACES100 Achieving Career and Education Success 3 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL311 Professional Writing 3 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150 Colleg Algebra or Pre-Calculus 3-4 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
SOSC301 Globalization and World Diversity 3 cr.
STAT220 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: (3-4) cr.
MATH140 Finite Mathematics 3 cr.
MATH215 Calculus I 4 cr.
STAT322 Inferential Statistics 3 cr.
Foundations of Business 13 cr.
ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I 4 cr.
BUSN210 Professional Ethics 3 cr.
LEGL210 Business Law Foundations 3 cr.
MGMT211 Management Foundations 3 cr.
Foundations of Technology 15 cr.
BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet 3 cr.
CISP111 Requirements Planning and Developing 3 cr.
CISP313 Computer Selection and Training 3 cr.
GPMT287 Principles of Project Management 3 cr.
IAAS221 Security Foundations 3 cr.
Major 42-44 cr.
GPMT385 Project Scheduling with Agile 3 cr.
GPMT400 Project Financial/Risk Analysis 3 cr.
GPMT410 Global Sourcing for Projects 3 cr.
GPMT446 Project Quality Management 3 cr.
GPMT490 Project Management Internship 1-6 cr.
MGMT375 Leadership Theory and Discovery 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: (3) cr.
FORL Foreign Language Elective 3 cr.
BUSN225 International Business 3 cr.
GPMT290 Project Management Internship 1-3 cr.
GPMT499 Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation 3 cr.
SABR381 Study Abroad Experience 3 cr.
Choose six elective courses from the list below or choose one of the following established specialty areas: (18-20) cr.
Accounting Information Systems Specialty [AISS] (20) cr.
ACCT202 Accounting Foundations II 4 cr.
ACCT213 Cost Accounting 3 cr.
ACCT220 Accounting Information Technology 3 cr.
ACCT301 Intermediate Accounting I 4 cr.
ACCT350 Accounting Information Systems 3 cr.
FINC211 Corporate Finance 3 cr.
Computer Information Systems Specialty [CISS] (18) cr.
CISP211 E-Business Foundations 3 cr.
CISP247 Database Design 3 cr.
CISP250/MATH250 Discrete Structures 3 cr.
CISP401 Systems Analysis and Design 3 cr.
CSCI231 Introduction to Programming 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: (3) cr.
CSCI232 Object Oriented Programming with C++ 3 cr.
CSCI234 Object-Oriented Programming with C# 3 cr.
CSCI239 Object-Oriented Programming with Java 3 cr.
Information Security Specialty [ISS] (18) cr.
CISP247 Database Design 3 cr.
CSCI222 Biometrics Fundamentals 3 cr.
IAAS245 Disaster Recovery 3 cr.
IAAS331 Database and Distributed Systems 3 cr.
IAAS332 Authentication and Audits 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
Networking Specialty [NTS] (18) cr.
IAAS325 Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
NETW141 MS Client and Server OS 3 cr.
NETW151 or NETW220 Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks 3 cr.
NETW152/235/241 Cisco Routing and Switching or UNIX/Linux Server Administration or MS Implement Network Infrastructure 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
*Professional Focused Technology Specialty [FTS] (18) cr.
Open Electives 13-17 cr.