ITM – Information Technology Management
The prerequisite “No D Rule” is strongly enforced for all BUSSTAT, ITM, and SCM courses.
ITM 101 (SCM 101) ORIENTATION TO TECHNOLOGY IN ORGANIZATIONS (1-0-1)(F). Introduction to the role of technology in organizations and how organizations use technology to solve problems. Explore potential careers and career paths for the Information Technology Management and Supply Chain Management areas. May be taken for ITM or SCM credit, but not both.
ITM 104 OPERATING SYSTEMS AND WORD PROCESSING TOPICS (1-1-1)(F,S). Introduces computer and technology concepts and develops skills using current home/office and Internet productivity software. Basic functions of the operating system, basic to intermediate word-processing skills, introduction to hardware, software, Internet and networking concepts for use in the workplace, educational settings, and the home. (Pass/Fail).
ITM 105 SPREADSHEET TOPICS (1-1-1)(F,S). Basic to intermediate spreadsheet skills development, hardware, software, Internet and networking concept materials for use in the workplace, educational settings, and the home. (Pass/Fail). PREREQ: ITM 104 or successful completion of the COBE Computer Placement Exam for ITM 104.
ITM 106 DATABASE TOPICS (1-1-1)(F,S). Basic to intermediate database skills development, hardware, software, Internet, and networking concept materials for use in the workplace, educational settings, and the home. (Pass/Fail). PREREQ: ITM 104. PRE/COREQ: ITM 105 or successful completion of the COBE Computer Placement Exam for ITM 104 and ITM 105.
ITM 225 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING (3-0-3)(F/S). Introduction to object-oriented programming, rapid development tools, and object oriented design principles. Includes essential programming concepts of sequence, selection, iteration, arrays and string manipulation, testing and program documentation. PREREQ: MATH 143 or satisfactory placement score.
ITM 305 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORK ESSENTIALS (3-0-3)(F/S). Topics include basic concepts of computer hardware, operating systems, data and file management, networking standards, protocols, topologies, architectures, and telecommunications principles. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or Health Informatics and Information Management emphasis, ITM 104, ITM 105, and ITM 106 (or PERM/INST for ITM 106), or COBE Computer Placement Exam for ITM 104, ITM 105, and ITM 106. COREQ: ITM 305L.
ITM 305L INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORK ESSENTIALS LAB (0-3-1)(F/S). Hands-on exercises and activities to supplement lecture component and expand IT concepts into workplace skills. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or Health Informatics and Information Management emphasis. COREQ: ITM 305.
ITM 310 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (3-0-3)(F/S). Study of information technology resources such as database systems, enterprise systems, and networks explained in their role of supporting decision makers. Special attention given to hands-on-experience in team projects for developing and using business intelligence. Ethical, legal, and behavioral issues of conducting business intelligence. PREREQ: BUSCOM 201 for business majors or ENGL 202 for non-business majors.
ITM 315 DATABASE SYSTEMS (3-3-3)(F/S). Introduction to design, development and administration issues of relational databases and DBMS, and their applications to real-business problems. Special emphasis on SQL, logical data design techniques, XML, and rapid prototyping of end user business applications. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or English, Technical Communications Emphasis, ITM 106 or successful completion of COBE Computer Placement Exam for ITM 106.
ITM 320 SYSTEMS PLANNING AND ANALYSIS (3-0-3)(F/S). Examines system development life cycle and agile methods to organize the systems development process. Emphasis on techniques to conduct the planning and analysis phases, requirements documentation, use case development, UML modeling, and prototyping through development of a validated set of requirements. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 310 or PERM/INST.
ITM 325 WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT I (3-0-3)(F/S). Design and implementation of web and data-based systems. Topics include client-server architectural alternatives, tools and development environments, database interfaces, use of multimedia, and challenges unique to the delivery environments. Implement projects using client-side scripting, server-side programming tools, or other distributed/cooperative processing approaches. PREREQ: Admission to COBE and one of the following programming courses: ITM 225, COMPSCI 115, COMPSCI 117, COMPSCI 119, COMPSCI 125. COREQ: ITM 315.
ITM 360 ADVANCED NETWORKING CONCEPTS (3-0-3)(F/S). Continuing study of networking technologies for wired and wireless networks. Discussion of wide area networks and routing, network planning and documentation, and Windows and Linux server administration. Hands-on exercises emphasize local area network technologies, routing, and administration. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 305 and ITM 305L.
ITM 415 ADVANCED DATABASE (3-0-3)(F/S). Advanced database management system design principles and techniques. Topics include, but are not limited to, advanced SQL statement (DCL), access methods, query processing and optimization concurrency controls, dimensional diagramming, data warehouse design and development, data integrity, and master data management. Programming projects required for enterprise DBMS such as MS SQL Server. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 305, ITM 305L, and ITM 315.
ITM 425 WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT II (3-0-3)(F/S). Continuing exploration and development in the area of web and data-based systems using current frameworks and environments. Focuses on in-depth design and implementation issues using data access technologies such as XML, web services, and third party data sources via n-tier architecture. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 325.
ITM 455 INFORMATION SECURITY (3-0-3)(F/S). In-depth exploration of security issues and challenges in organizations. Topics include the need for security, policy development and implementation, risk assessment, security threats and vulnerabilities, security controls and tools. Exercises explore defense against security threats, secure application development, and network design issues. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 305 and ITM 305L, ITM majors only, or PERM/INST.
ITM 460 NETWORK MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). Technical and managerial view of network operations and how increasingly complex network architectures are managed. Various current network management tools, security and access policies, commonly used processes, and business policies will be explored. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 360.
ITM 490 SENIOR PROJECT: PRACTICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (3-0-3)(F/S). Develop a complete systems project for a live client, from planning through implementation, in a team-development environment. Applied project management and methodologies, requirements analysis, system design, programming languages, database, and networking. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 320, ITM 325, ITM 415 or ITM 360. PRE/COREQ: SCM 435.
ITM 493 INTERNSHIP (Variable Credit)(F/S). Field learning in information technology in an applied environment under supervision of both a manager and professor. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, Completion of 9 hours of ITM coursework.
ITM 495 CURRENT TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (1-4 Credits)(F/S)(Offered on demand). Key topics in Information Technology Management area currently receiving heavy emphasis in business practitioner journals and/or in academic literature. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, ITM 320, ITM 325.