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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 Excellence33-35 cr.
ACES100Achieving Career and Education Success3 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
ENGL109Composition3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150Colleg Algebra or Pre-Calculus3-4 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
SOSC301Globalization and World Diversity3 cr.
STAT220Introduction to Statistics3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3-4) cr.
MATH140Finite Mathematics3 cr.
MATH215Calculus I4 cr.
STAT322Inferential Statistics3 cr.
Foundations of Business13 cr.
ACCT201Accounting Foundations I4 cr.
BUSN210Professional Ethics3 cr.
LEGL210Business Law Foundations3 cr.
MGMT211Management Foundations3 cr.
Foundations of Technology15 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet3 cr.
CISP111Requirements Planning and Developing3 cr.
CISP313Computer Selection and Training3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
IAAS221Security Foundations3 cr.
Major42-44 cr.
GPMT385Project Scheduling with Agile3 cr.
GPMT400Project Financial/Risk Analysis3 cr.
GPMT410Global Sourcing for Projects3 cr.
GPMT446Project Quality Management3 cr.
GPMT490Project Management Internship1-6 cr.
MGMT375Leadership Theory and Discovery3 cr.
TECH497College of Technology Capstone3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3) cr.
FORLForeign Language Elective3 cr.
BUSN225International Business3 cr.
GPMT290Project Management Internship1-3 cr.
GPMT499Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Preparation3 cr.
SABR381Study Abroad Experience3 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.
ACCT202Accounting Foundations II 4 cr.
ACCT213Cost Accounting3 cr.
ACCT220Accounting Information Technology3 cr.
ACCT301Intermediate Accounting I4 cr.
ACCT350Accounting Information Systems3 cr.
FINC211Corporate Finance3 cr.
Computer Information Systems Specialty [CISS](18) cr.
CISP211E-Business Foundations3 cr.
CISP247Database Design3 cr.
CISP250/MATH250 Discrete Structures3 cr.
CISP401Systems Analysis and Design3 cr.
CSCI231Introduction to Programming3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3) cr.
CSCI232Object Oriented Programming with C++3 cr.
CSCI234Object-Oriented Programming with C#3 cr.
CSCI239Object-Oriented Programming with Java3 cr.
Information Security Specialty [ISS](18) cr.
CISP247Database Design3 cr.
CSCI222Biometrics Fundamentals3 cr.
IAAS245Disaster Recovery3 cr.
IAAS331Database and Distributed Systems3 cr.
IAAS332Authentication and Audits3 cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
Networking Specialty [NTS](18) cr.
IAAS325Wireless Networking and Security3 cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
NETW141MS Client and Server OS3 cr.
NETW151 or NETW220Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks3 cr.
NETW152/235/241Cisco Routing and Switching or UNIX/Linux Server Administration or MS Implement Network Infrastructure3 cr.
NETW217UNIX Operating System3 cr.
*Professional Focused Technology Specialty [FTS](18) cr.
Open Electives13-17 cr.