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Information Technology

As today's world advances in the digital age, a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Marian University prepares you for great opportunities as a technology professional. This program prepares students to use technology in order to help organizations solve problems. Technology skills are highly valued and in demand by most employers. Tomorrow's information managers must have a firm understanding of the variety of information needs of business and the moral and ethical duties that come with the management of sensitive information.

Inspired to help organizations use technology effectively, Marian University's Information Technology Program mixes information technology courses with business and communication classes and our strong liberal arts curriculum, working to educate the whole person. Graduates will be prepared to analyze and solve the multitude of information problems facing today's businesses and organizations. Information Technology graduates work in database administration, web design, system administration, user support services, business analysis, and database programming.

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Marian University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with majors in in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Care Administration, Management, Marketing, Sport & Recreation Management.
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) with major in Information Technology.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with majors in General Management, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management.
  • Master of Science with concentration in Organizational Leadership and Quality

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
11374 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215, USA
(913) 631-3009

General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements including: PHI 231 and MAT 122.

Technology core
26 credits:
BUA 203 Career Preparation, 1 cr.
TEC 102 Computer Software Applications, 3 cr.
TEC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3 cr.
TEC 210 Data Concepts, 3 cr.
TEC 280 Introduction to Programming and Data Structures, 3 cr.
TEC 300 Systems Development, 3 cr.
TEC 305 Enterprise Computing Applications, 3 cr.
TEC 310 Database Management, 3 cr.
TEC 400 Information Technology and Society, 3 cr.
TEC 450 Senior Technology Seminar, 1 cr.

0-3 credits:
TEC 397 Internship, 0-3 cr.
TEC 497 Internship, 0-3 cr.

Interleaved core
18 credits:
ACC 201 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
COM 232 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
COM 101 Fundamentals of Communication, 3 cr.
ENG 222 Business Communications, 3 cr.
ECO 201 Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
MGT 213 Principles of Management, 3 cr.
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr.

Complete one area of emphasis:

Applied technology emphasis
18 credits:
TEC 205 Information Technology Resources, 3 cr.
TEC 212 Computer Science Basics I, 3 cr.
TEC 223 Visual Programming I, 3 cr.
TEC 304 Data Communication and Networking, 3 cr.
TEC 405 Systems Design and Implementation, 3 cr.
MGT 421 Project Management, 3 cr.

Applied business emphasis
18 credit as follows:
6 credits:
TEC 214 Web Design and E-Commerce, 3 cr.

TEC 403 Advanced Computer Applications for Business, 3 cr.

12 credits from one of the following:
General business focus
BUA 310 International Business, 3 cr.
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
MGT 420 Entrepreneurial and Small Business Management, 3 cr.
MGT 421 Project Management, 3 cr.

Human resource focus
MGT 311 Human Resource Management, 3 cr.
MGT 321 Organizational Behavior and Communication, 3 cr.
MGT 408 Leadership in Ethical Organizations, 3 cr.
MGT 411 Organizational Training and Development, 3 cr.

Business operations focus
ACC 308 Accounting Software Applications, 3 cr.
MGT 301 Operations Management, 3 cr.
MGT 405 Customer Centered Organization, 3 cr.
MGT 422 Process and Quality, 3 cr.

Marketing focus
MKT 302 Principles of Advertising, 3 cr.
MKT 318 Personal Selling Skills, 3 cr.
MKT 400 Marketing Management, 3 cr.
MKT 401 Marketing Research, 3 cr.

Health care administration focus
(not available to health care administration majors)
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
HCA 201 Intro to Health Care Admin., 3 cr.
HCA 411 Legal Issues in Health Care Admin., 3 cr.
HCA 431 Health Care Management and Policy, 3 cr.

*Students in the health care administration focus are encouraged to take NUR 220 Introduction to Medical Terminology as an elective and are required to perform their internship at a healthcare facility.

20- 26 credits:
University electives

Fun Fact

Adult accelerated undergraduate programs came to be known as MAAP in 1995 – Marian Adult Accelerated Programs. Now they are Adult and Graduate Programs.

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45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

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