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Information Technology and Management BS - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 07.00 COMPUTER SCI UNCLASSIFD, CIP: 11.1099 Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other)

Completing the Information Technology and Management BS Program

Academic Requirements

To remain in the information technology and management major and to be permitted to take restricted upper-level (300/400 level) program requirements, students complete eight lower-division major prerequisite requirements as well as meet minimum grade and GPA standards as follows:

  • Successful completion of MGS 101, MGS 102, and MGG 150 with minimum grades of B (no repeating permitted)
  • Successful first-year completion of ECO 182, PSY 101 and MTH 131
  • Freshmen year GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of MGA 201 and MGQ 201 by the end of the fall term of sophomore year with a cumulative GPA of 3.0

Academic Advice

To graduate with a degree in Information Technology and Management, students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in upper division (300/400 level) School of Management classes, as well as meet the University Degree Requirements. Students entering in the spring semester should be aware of possible course sequence obstacles that may necessitate summer school or waiting an additional semester to apply to this major and/or to take specific courses.

Students need to pay particular attention to proper planning and completion of the UB Curriculum, the University’s new General Education Program. Additionally, students must successfully complete a minimum of 120 credit hours.

Transfer Credit Policy

New incoming transfer students may request to have their transcripts reviewed by the School of Management. For a complete review of your transfer work and for information about how to apply to this major, please email the Undergraduate Programs Office.

Important note: To be eligible for the Information Technology and Management major, you must meet the minimum overall transfer GPA of 3.0 at entry to UB.

Residency Requirement

Business Administration majors must complete a minimum of 24 credits of upper-division (300 and 400 level) School of Management courses at UB. Students may request individual course reviews of transfer work from other four-year AACSB institutions by submitting course syllabi to the Undergraduate Academic Programs office in 204 Alfiero Center. Please remember to consult with your academic advisor about any plans to take courses outside of UB.

Prerequisite Courses

ECO 182 Introduction to Microeconomics
MGA 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (minimum grade of B required)
MGG 150 Business and Society (minimum grade of B required)
MGQ 201 Introduction to Statistics for Analytics
MGS 101 Information Technology and Management 1 (minimum grade of B required)
MGS 102 Information Technology and Management 2 (minimum grade of B required)
MTH 131 Mathematical Analysis for Management*
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology

*Transfer students who have successfully completed a Calculus I course (MTH 121, MTH 141, or MTH 153 equivalent) prior to entering UB will be waived from MTH 131. UB students who began their studies in a major outside of the School of Management who completed MTH 121, MTH 141, or MTH 153 as part of their prior academic program will also be waived from MTH 131. Entering freshmen who have earned AP credit for MTH 141 will also be waived from MTH 131. All intended or approved School of Management majors are required to complete MTH 131.

Required Courses

CSE 115 Introduction to Computer Science I
MGB 301 Organizational Behavior and Administration
MGF 301 Corporation Finance
MGG 298 Career Connections I
MGG 303 Communication Literacy for Business
MGG 398 Career Connections II
MGM 301 Principles of Marketing
MGO 302 Production and Operations Management
MGQ 301 Statistical Decisions in Management
MGS 314 Applied Business Programming
MGS 402 Telecommunications Technology
MGS 404 Database Management Systems
MGS 405 Systems Analysis and Design
MGS 406 Big Data Technologies
MGS 407 Cybersecurity
MGS 425 IT Project Management

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Information Technology and Management BS degree
Credits Required for Major75
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 36
Additional Credits Required for Electives 9
Total Credits Required for Degree  120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:19