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BAS ITAM

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) is designed to give students with ANY two-year applied or technical degree the opportunity to advance their careers by furthering their education. This dynamic program adds the business component to the technical knowledge area to make the student more marketable in their knowledge area. Industry tells us they need workers who can be promoted from the entry-level positions, who are problem solvers, good communicators, and team leaders.

In the BAS-ITAM program, you will learn such subjects as project management, customer relationship management, leadership/supervision, business communications -- all soft-skill subjects that, when layered on top of the applied skills, make a well-rounded, promotable person in any industry.

While the program is available completely online, several hybrid classes each quarter are offered on this campus for those starting the program.

Application Process

Application for admission to Central Washington University is available on our website at www.cwu.edu/admissions. Submit official electronic transcripts to CWU-Ellensburg from any colleges or universities you have attended. Submit a final official transcript once your community college applied or technical degree is posted. Once accepted to CWU and matriculated, students then apply to the BAS-ITAM program by visiting www.cwu.edu/it-management.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for the BAS-ITAM program must meet the following admission requirements before admittance into the program. A foreign language is not required.

  • Completion of an applied or technical degree program in any content area from any Washington State Community or Technical College.
  • At least 40 credits in an applied or technical field.
  • Be accepted and matriculated to Central Washington University

 

Curriculum

BAS-ITAM Core

 

ADMG 201 Introduction to Business

3

ADMG 271 Business Math Applications

4

ADMG 302 Financial Analysis for Administrative and IT Support

5

ADMG 371 Administrative Management

4

ADMG 372 Leadership and Supervision

4

ADMG 374 Project Management

5

ADMG 385 Business Communication and Report Writing

5

RMT 340 Principles of Selling

4

RMT 366 Customer Relationship Management

4

Total Core Requirements

38

  

Choose one of the following specializations:

Administrative Management Specialization Requirements

 

ADMG 424 Administrative Management Policy

4

ADMG 471 Contemporary Issues in Administrative Management

4

ADMG 490 Internship*

7-10

IT 260 Integrated Information Technology Application Projects

5

IT 359 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

3

Total Administrative Management Specialization

23-26

  

*Elective courses may be substituted for those who have more than 2,000 documented hours of work experience in the administrative management field.

Information Technology Specialization Requirements

 

IT 301 Information Technology Security, Privacy, and Ethics

3

IT 376 Project Management and Information Technology

3

IT 461 Systems Analysis

4

IT 462 Systems Design

4

IT 486 Critical Issues in Information Technology

4

IT 490 Internship*

7-10

Total Information Technology Specialization

25-28

  

*Elective courses may be substituted for those who have more than 2,000 documented hours of work experience in the information technology field.

 

 

TOTAL CORE AND SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS

61-66

  

 

Additional Requirements

 

This major requires significant study in the upper-division level. This includes the completion of the CWU Breadth requirements and four of the Basic Skills requirements. One class in each Breadth category is required. An equivalent class from a community college may be accepted. To learn more about transfer equivalencies, please visit www.cwu.edu/registrar/transfer-equivalencies-policies.

  

BASIC SKILLS

 

CWU Basic Skill ENG 101 or community/technical college equivalent

4

CWU Basic Skill ENG 102 or community/technical college equivalent

4

CWU Basic Skill Math or community/technical college equivalent

5

CWU Basic Skill Basic Reasoning/Logic or community/technical college equiv

4-5

  

BREADTH

 

Literature and the Humanities

4-5

The Aesthetic Experience

4-5

Philosophy and Cultures of the World

4-5

Perspectives on the Cultures and Experiences of the US

4-5

Perspectives on World Cultures

4-5

Foundations of Human Adaptations and Behavior

4-5

Fundamental Disciplines of Physical/Biological Sciences

4-5

Patterns and Connections in the Natural World

4-5

Applications of Natural Science

4-5

BAS ITAM (PDF)
BAS ITAM Transfer Academic Program Plan (PDF)