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Information Technology and Administrative Management

College of Education and Professional Studies

Bachelor of Applied Science Curriculum

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management (BAS-ITAM) Curriculum

2019-2020 Catalog Requirements:

Core Requirements:

ADMG 201 Introduction to Business 3
ADMG 285 Sustainable Decision Making 4
ADMG 302 Financial Analysis 5
ADMG 371 Administrative Management 4
ADMG 372 Leadership and Supervision 4
ADMG 374 Project Management 5
ADMG 385 Business Communication & Report Writing 4
RMT 340 Principles of Selling 4
RMT 366 Customer Relationship Management 4
RMT 379 IT Management Career Planning 1
ADMG/IT 490 Cooperative Education (Internship) 8-12
Total Core Requirements: 46-48

Plus ONE of these specializations:

Administrative Management Specialization:  
IT 202 Change Ready: Tech Skills for Leaders 4
IT 260 Integrated IT Applications 4
IT 359 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 4
ADMG 373 Training & Development 4
ADMG 424 Administrative Management Policy 4
ADMG 471 Leading Change 4
Total Specialization Requirements: 24


Information Technology Specialization:  
(Available only to students with an IT-related degree)  
ADMG 471 Leading Change 4
IT 301 IT Security, Privacy and Ethics 4
IT 376 Project Management and Information Technology 3
IT 461 Systems Analysis 4
IT 481 Quality Verification and Validation 4
IT 486 Critical Issues in IT 4
Total Specialization Requirements: 23


Cybersecurity Specialization:
IT 238 Introduction to Cyberwarfare 4
IT 336 Digital Forensics 4
IT 338 Cybercrime 4
IT 436 Cyberattack/Defense 4
IT 438 IT Risk Management 4
IT 482 Cybersecurity Capstone 4
Total Specialization Requirements: 24


Project Management Specialization:  
ADMG 474 Executing Project Management I 4
ADMG 475 Executing Project Management II 4
ADMG 476 Managing Project Uncertainty 4
ADMG 477 Project Performance Reporting 4
ADMG 479 Project Management Maturity 4
Total Specialization Requirements: 20


Data Driven Innovation for IT Managers Specialization:  
IT 101 Computer Applications 3
IT 202 Change Ready: Technology for Civic and Community Leaders 4
IT 260 Integrated Information Technology Application Projects 4
IT 359 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 4
IT 363 Data Mining for IT Managers 4
IT 365 Data Driven Innovation 4
IT 425 Reporting Data and Analytics 4
IT 468 Projects in Database 4
IT 469 Enterprise Database Systems: SQL 4
IT 483 Applied Predictive Analytics for IT Managers 4
Total Specialization Requirements: 35-36


Additional Program Requirements:

This major requires significant study in the upper-division level. This includes the completion of the CWU General Education requirements. One class in each Knowledge Area and at least three courses in a single Pathway is required. An equivalent class from a community college may be accepted.

CWU General Education Framework:

First Year Experience 4
Academic Writing l: Critical Reading & Responding 5
Knowledge Areas:  
Quantitative Reasoning 4-5
Academic Writing ll: Reasoning & Research 4-5
Community, Culture, & Citizenship 4-5
Creative Expression 4-5
Global Dynamics 4-5
Humanities 4-5
Individual & Society 4-5
Physical & Natural World 4-5
Science & Technology 4-5
Culminating Experience (possibly included in your major) 4-5
Total General Education Credits: 53-64


Want to get a head start on your degree?

While we no longer require the General Education classes to be completed before being admitted to our program, it can help fast-track your progress if you take them at the community college level or through Washington Online Learning at prior to beginning your coursework at CWU. Our advisors recommend trying to take English 101 at your transfer or community college.

To learn more about transfer course equivalencies for Washington community colleges, click here.

Accepted to CWU and ready to declare your major?

BAS-ITAM Application


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