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2002 - 2003 Information Technology and Administrative Management

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

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Faculty
Chair: Catherine Bertelson
Shaw Smyser 223

Professors:
Catherine Bertelson, Information Technology
V. Wayne Klemin, Information Technology, Administrative Management, Business Education
Robert Perkins, Information Technology, Administrative Management
Connie Roberts,  Information Technology, Administrative Management

Assistant Professors:
Kimberlee Bartel, Information Technology, Administrative Management, Business Education
Lori Braunstein, Information Technology, Administrative Management
William Chandler, Administrative Management, Retail Management & Technology, Fashion Merchandising
Mary Lochrie, Administrative Management, Business Education
Robert Lupton, Retail Management and Technology, Marketing Education
Kathryn Sprigg, Information Technology

Lecturers:
Yvonne Alder, Information Technology, Administrative Management
Irene Cheyne, Administrative Management
Natalie Lupton, Information Technology, Administrative Management
Angela Unruh, Information Technology

General Departmental Information

The Information Technology and Administrative Management program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with specializations in  Information Technology, Administrative Management, or Retail Management and Technology. The Fashion Merchandising program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. The Department provides majors designed to prepare high school business education teachers and marketing education teachers.

Admission Policy for Information Technology and Administrative Management

1. Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.30 for full admission to a major.

2. Students complete the Application for Major form and submit it to the department secretary for processing.

3. Students will be evaluated for their major requirements under the Official Electronic Catalog (OEC) at the time they declare. Requirements for the Basic and Breadth courses are evaluated using the OEC at the time of acceptance to CWU. Students enrolled in any department major must consult with a faculty advisor each quarter. Students desiring vocational (teaching) certification should see their major advisor about additional requirements.

Bachelor of Science

Information Technology and Administrative Management Major (1055)

The program is designed to prepare students for information technology, administrative management, or retail management careers. Students completing this major will take the core courses (50-53 credits) and select one of the three areas of specialization: Information Technology, Administrative Management, and Retail Management and Technology.

Several elective courses have prerequisites noted in the course description. IT 101, Computer Applications or equivalent, or demonstration of computer competence is a prerequisite to this major. Students must complete at least 60 credits of upper division courses.

Information Technology and Administrative Management

Core Requirements                        Credits

ACCT 301, Financial Accounting Analysis               5
ADMG 201, Introduction to Business                    3
ADMG 271, Business Math Applications                  4
ADMG 310, Business Professional Development           3
ADMG 371, Administrative Management                   4
ADMG 385, Business Communications and Report Writing  4
ECON 101, Economic Issues                             5
  OR ECON 201/202 Principles of Economics Micro/Macro
IT 204, Word Processing Applications                  3
IT 248, Web Fundamentals                              2
IT 258, Spreadsheet Applications                      3
IT 268, Database Applications                         3
IT 288, Business Presentation Applications            2
IT/ADMG/ME 490, Internship			   9-12

                                      Core Total  50-53

Administrative Management Specialization 

Administrative Management students become qualified business professionals prepared to pursue careers that apply a blend of management, administrative, and information technology skills in contemporary administrative environments. These qualifications are complemented by job-ready business communications and human relations skills. Graduates in the Administrative Management specialization secure careers as mid- and upper-level business managers, administrative assistants, legislative assistants, account specialists, and customer service consultants.

Required Courses                         Credits

Information Technology and Administrative 
Management Core Requirements                      50-53

Administrative Management Specialization             25
ADMG 355, Workplace Administration                    4
ADMG 372, Leadership and Supervision                  4
ADMG/IT 374, Project Management                       4
ADMG 485, Managerial Communications                   4
HRM 381, Management of Human Resources                5
IT 228, Introduction to Information Technology        4
                                       Sub Total     75

Electives for Administrative 
   Management Specialization:                     12-15
  HRM 442, Training and Development                   5
  IT 359, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications           3
  IT 361, Hardware Management                         4
  IT 452, Telecomm & Micro Network Apps               5
  IT 462, Administrative Systems Analysis and Design  4
  IT 468, Projects in Database                        4

                                          Total      90

 

Information Technology Specialization (1057)

Information Technology students become qualified information technology professionals prepared to pursue careers that apply information systems, web design and publishing, network administration, spreadsheet, database management, multimedia presentations, desktop publishing, and word processing. These qualifications are complemented by job-ready business communications and human relations skills. Graduates in the Information Technology specialization secure careers in information technology such as web page design and administration; computer sales and support; network administration; and computer training and consulting.

Information Technology and Administrative 
Management Core Requirements                         50-53
Information Technology Specialization                   12  
IT 228, Introduction to Information Technology           4
IT 361, Hardware Management                              4  
IT 452, Telecom. & Microcomputer Networks                4
                               Sub Total             62-65

Electives for Information Technology:                25-28
Select a minimum of one course from this category:
  IT 374, Project Management                             4
  IT 462, Admin Systems Analysis and Design              4
Select a minimum of one course from this category:
  IT 422, Web Site Construction                          4
  IT 426, Web Languages                                  4
  IT 458, Management of Computer Networks                4
Select a minimum of one course from this category:
  ACTT 455, Accounting Information Systems               5
  CS 167, Visual Basic Beginning                         4
  CS 367, Visual Basic Advanced                          4
  CS 420, Database Systems                               5
  PSY 462, Computer Methods for Social Science           4
  IT 359, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications              3
  IT 468, Projects in Database                           4
  IT 470, Database and the Web                           4
  OMIS 386, Management Information Systems               5
  OMIS 420, Database Systems in Business                 4
  SOC 464, Applied Data Analysis                         3

                                              Total     90

Retail Management and Technology Specialization (1058)

Retail Management and Technology students become qualified professionals prepared to pursue careers in retail environment that apply e-commerce, management, selling, advertising, purchasing, and information technology. These qualifications are complemented by job-ready business communications and human relations skills. Graduates in the Retail Management and Technology specialization secure careers such as store managers, e-retailing, sales associates and buyers.

Required Courses                                Credits
   
Information Technology and Administrative 
Management Core Requirements                     50-53

Retail Management and Technology Specialization
  Requirements                                      28
ME 330, Principles of Retailing                      4
ME 340, Principles of Selling                        4
ME 461, Advertising and Sales Promotion              4
ME 467, Retail Management                            4
ME 470, Critical Issues in Retailing                 4
ME 486, Retailing and E-Commerce                     4
ME/FCSA 489, Retail Buying                           4
                                      Sub Total  78-81

Electives for Retail Management and 
  Technology Specialization:                      9-12
  BUS 241, Legal Environment of Business             5
  HRM 381, Management of Human Resources             5
  IT 422, Web Site Construction                      4
  IT 470, Database and the Web                       4
  ME 410, Retail Information Technology              4
  ME 455, Research in Advertising and Retailing      4
  ME/FCSA 485, International Merchandising           4
  ME 498, International Comparative Retail 
          Management Study Abroad                   10
  MGT 380, Organizational Management                 5
  MKT 361, Channels of Distribution Management       5
  MKT 367, Consumer Behavior                         5
  MKT International Marketing                        5  

                                         Total      90
 

Personal Computer Applications Minor (6030)

The Personal Computer Applications minor provides recognition for students who complete the specified minor courses. Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

Required and elective courses in the minor may have prerequisites. IT 101, Computer Applications, (or equivalent) is a prerequisite to the minor.

Required Courses                                 Credits

IT 204, Word Processing Applications                 3
IT 228, Introduction to Information Technology	     4
IT 248, Web fundamentals                             2
IT 258, Spreadsheet Applications                     3
IT 268, Database Applications                        3
IT 288, Presentation Applications                    2
IT 359, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications            3
IT 389, Desktop Publishing                           3
Select from the following:                           12
  ACCT 455, Accounting Information Systems (5)
  CS 167, Visual Basic Beginning (4)
  CS 367, Visual Basic Advanced (4)
  CS 420, Database Systems (5)
  CS or PSY 462, Computer Methods for Social Science (4)
  IT 361, Hardware Management (4)
  IT 422, Web Site construction (4)
  IT 426, Web Languages (4)
  IT 458, Management of Computer Networks (4)
  IT 468, Projects in Database Projects (4)
  OMIS 386, Management Information Systems (4)
  OMIS 420, Database Systems in Business (4)
  SOC 464, Applied Data Analysis (3)
                                          Total     35

 

Administrative Management Minor (1055)

The minor in Administrative Management provides recognition for students who complete the specified minor courses. Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

Several of the electives have prerequisites noted in the course description. Administrative Management minors are recommended to take ECON 101, 201 or 202. IT 101, Computer Applications (or equivalent) is prerequisite to this minor.

Required Courses                                 Credits

ACCT 301, Financial Accounting			     5
ADMG 201, Introduction to Business                   3
ADMG 355, Workplace Administration	             4
ADMG 371, Administrative Management                  4
ADMG 385, Business Communications and
  Report Writing                                     4
IT 204, Word Processing Applications                 3
IT 258, Spreadsheet Applications                     3
IT 268, Database Applications                        3
Select from the following:                           4
  ADMG 372, Leadership and Supervision (4)
  ADMG 485, Managerial Communications (4)
  IT 228, Introduction to Information Technology (4)
  IT 248, Web Fundamentals (2)
  IT 288, Business Presentation Applications (2)
  IT 389, Desktop Publishing (3)
  IT 462, Systems Analysis and Design (4)
                                          Total     33

Retail Management and Technology Minor (1058)

The minor in Retail Management and Technology provides recognition for students who complete the specified minor courses.  Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

The Retail Management and Technology minor develops competence in retail planning, implementation, and management.  The minor complements a range of majors.  IT  101, Computer Applications, (or equivalent) is a prerequisite to the minor.  Required and elective courses in the minor may have prerequisites.

Required Courses                                Credits
   
ADMG 201, Introduction to Business                   3
ME   330, Principles of Retailing                    4
ME   340, Principles of Selling                      4
ME   467, Retail Management                          4
ME   486, Retailing and E-Commerce                   4
Electives for Retail Management and Technology:   11-13
  ADMG 371, Administrative Management (4)
  ADMG 385, Business Comm/Report Writing (4)
  ADMG 485, Managerial Communications (4)
  IT 258, Spreadsheet Applications (3)
  IT 268, Database Applications (3)
  IT 374, Project Management (4)
  ME/FCSA 485, International Merchandising (4)
  MGT 380, Organizational Management (5)
  MKT 360, Principles of Marketing (5)
 
                                         Total    30-32

Advertising Minor (1110)

The minor is Advertising provides recognition for students who complete the specified minor courses. Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

The minor in Advertising develops competence in advertising planning, production, and distribution, It complements a range of majors and is jointly offered by the Departments of Communication and Information Technology and Administrative Management. IT 101, Computer Applications, CS 101, Computer Basics, or demonstration of computer competence is a prerequisite to the minor.

Required Courses                                  Credits
COM 305, Advertising Copywriting and Placement       4
IT  389, Desktop Publishing                          3
ME  340, Principles of Selling                       4
ME  350, Principles of Advertising                   4
ME  455, Research in Advertising and Retailing Or  3-4
     COM  300, Communications Research Methods (3)     
ME  461, Advertising and Sales Promotion             4
Advertising Minor Electives                      10-11
  ADMG 372, Leadership and Supervision (4)
  ADMG 485, Managerial Communications (4)
  COM 270, Introduction to Public Relations (4)
  COM 306, Introduction to Online Media (4)
  COM 309, Broadcast Advertising Copywriting (4)
  COM 347, Copy Editing (3)
  COM 348, Public Design (3)
  COM 349, Media Management (4)
  COM 370, Writing for Public Relations (4)
  COM 406, Online Media Skills (4)
  COM 470, Applied Public Relations (5)
  COM 475, Public Relations and Advertising (4)
  IT 422, Web Site Construction (4)
  IT 470, Database and the Web (4)
  ME 355, Advertising Media Planning (4)
  ME 467, Retail Management (4)
  ME 486, Retailing and E-commerce (4)
  MKT 360, Principles of Marketing (5)
  MKT 462, Marketing Promotion Management (5)
  MKT 465, Direct Marketing (5)
                                   Total Credits    33 

Personal Computer Applications Certificate -Type B (by permission only) 

The Certificate in Personal Computer Applications provides recognition for students who complete the specified certificate courses.  Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

Required and elective courses in the certificate may have prerequisites.  IT 101, Computer Applications (or equivalent) is a prerequisite to this certificate.

Required Courses                                 Credits

IT 204, Word Processing Applications                 3
IT 228, Introduction to Information Technology	     4
IT 248, Web fundamentals                             2
IT 258, Spreadsheet Applications                     3
IT 268, Database Applications                        3
IT 288, Presentation Applications                    2
IT 359, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications            3
IT 389, Desktop Publishing                           3
Select from the following:                           12
  ACCT 455, Accounting Information Systems (5)
  CS 167, Visual Basic Beginning (4)
  CS 367, Visual Basic Advanced (4)
  CS 420, Database Systems (5)
  CS or PSY 462, Computer Methods for 
    Social Science (4)
  IT 361, Hardware Management (4)
  IT 422, Web Site construction (4)
  IT 426, Web Languages (4)
  IT 458, Management of Computer Networks (4)
  IT 468, Projects in Database Projects (4)
  OMIS 386, Management Information Systems (4)
  OMIS 420, Database Systems in Business (5)
  SOC 464, Applied Data Analysis (3)
                                          Total     35

 

Administrative Management Certificate - Type B (by permission only)

The Certificate in Administrative Management provides recognition for students who complete the specified certificate courses.  Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

Required and elective courses in the certificate may have prerequisites.  It is recommended that students take ECON 101 or ECON 201 or ECON 202.  IT  101, Computer Applications (or equivalent) is a prerequisite to this certificate.  By permission only.

Required Courses                                 Credits

ACCT 301, Financial Accounting			     5
ADMG 201, Introduction to Business                   3
ADMG 355, Workplace Administration                   4
ADMG 371, Administrative Management                  4
ADMG 385, Business Communications and Report Writing 4
IT   204, Word Processing Applications               3
IT   258, Spreadsheet Applications                   3
IT   268, Database Applications                      3
Select from the following:                           4
  ADMG 372, Leadership and Supervision (4)
  ADMG 485, Managerial Communications (4)
  IT 228, Introduction to Information Technology (4)
  IT 288, Business Presentation Applications (2)
  IT 248, Web Fundamentals (2)
  IT 389, Desktop Publishing (3)
  IT 462, Systems Analysis and Design (4)
                                          Total     33

Retail Management and Technology Certificate - Type B (by permission only)

The Certificate in Retail Management and Technology provides recognition for students who complete the specified certificate courses.  Such recognition will benefit students in gaining professional employment or advancing in their current professional position.

The Retail Management and Technology Certificate develops competence in retail planning, implementation and management  IT  101, Computer Applications, (or equivalent) is a prerequisite to the certificate.  Required and elective courses in the certificate may have prerequisites. By permission only. 

Required Courses                                Credits
   
ADMG 201, Introduction to Business                   3
ME   330, Principles of Retailing                    4
ME   340, Principles of Selling                      4
ME   467, Retail Management                          4
ME   486, Retailing and E-Commerce                   4
Electives for Retail Management and Technology:   11-13
  ADMG 371, Administrative Management (4)   
  ADMG/IT 374, Project Management (4)
  ADMG 385, Business Comm/Report Writing (4)  
  ADMG 485, Managerial Communications (4)
  IT 258, Spreadsheet Applications (3)
  IT 268, Database Applications (3)
  MGT 380, Organizational Management (5)
  MKT 361, Channels of Distribution Management (5)
  
                                         Total    30-32