Bachelor of Information Technology and Management: Transfer Program

Transfer Admission Requirements

Admitted transfer students are expected to have satisfied the following Illinois Institute of Technology Core Curriculum requirements prior to admission. If not, the student must complete them while working on the ITM degree. The degree requires a minimum of 127 credit hours including transfer and coursework completed at IIT. A maximum of 68 applicable credit hours of transfer credit is permitted from a two-year college.

Basic Writing Proficiency Requirement

Students must take the IIT English Proficiency Examination before beginning classes at the university. Within their first year at the university, students who do not pass the IIT English Proficiency Examination must demonstrate basic writing proficiency by passing a composition course at IIT.

Computer Science

2 credit hours of computer programming; may be satisfied by taking ITM 311.

Humanities and Social Sciences

9 credit hours. Humanities include literature, philosophy (except logic), and history. Social or behavioral sciences typically include anthropology, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and economics. Studies must include a minimum of 3 credit hours in humanities and 3 credit hours in the social sciences.

Free or Technical Electives

28 credit hours of approved courses. Students should contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs for additional information.

Mathematics

5-6 credit hours of mathematics including a discrete math or finite math course, and a probability and statistics or statistics course. 

Natural Science or Engineering

10-11 credit hours of natural science or engineering courses. Relevant science courses include physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, or engineering graphics. Two sequential courses must be from the same field and one must be from another field. In some cases, certain technology courses might be applied to this requirement. See IIT Core Curriculum section.

Program Requirements

Transfer students are required to take 72 credit hours at Illinois Institute of Technology and transfer 55 credit hours to complete the bachelor’s degree for a total of 127 credit hours. This includes 18 information technology courses for a total of 54 credit hours in the major. An additional 18 credit hours outside the major must be taken at Illinois Institute of Technology in order to satisfy the remaining Core Curriculum requirements. These include four 300/400-level humanities and social or behavioral science electives and two IPRO courses. Two social or behavioral science electives must be from the same field and one must be from a different field; lower level social or behavioral science electives count towards this requirement. The computer science general education requirement may be satisfied by completion of ITM 311.

All students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours of courses with a significant written and oral communication component, identified with a (C) in the bulletin; 12 credit hours of (C)-coded courses must be taken in the major.

ITM students are required to complete a minor and are strongly encouraged to consider minors which complement their primary program of study; these include (but are not limited to) business, industrial technology, professional and technical communications, circuits and systems, computer architecture, and ROTC. Courses taken to fulfill a minor requirement may not also be used as electives in the major. The minor requirement may be waived for students entering as transfer students or who change their major to information technology and management after completion of 30 credit hours of studies at the university.

A maximum of 9 credit hours of ITM graduate courses taken as an undergraduate may be applied to the Master of Information Technology and Management degree, and any graduate courses taken to fulfill undergraduate degree requirements may not also be applied to a graduate degree unless the student is enrolled in a co-terminal master’s degree program.

 

Required Courses

Courses Transferred (55)
(or taken at IIT)55
Humanities Electives (6)
300/400-level courses6
Social Sciences Electives (6)
300/400 level courses6
PSYC 301 is recommended
Interprofessional Projects (6)
See IIT Core Curriculum, section E6
ITM Requirements (36)
ITM 301Introduction to Contemporary Operating Systems and Hardware I3
ITM 311Introduction to Software Development3
ITM 312Introduction to Systems Software Programming3
ITMD 361Fundamentals of Web Development3
ITMD 362Human-Computer Interaction and Web Design3
ITMD 411Intermediate Software Development3
ITMD 421Data Modeling and Applications3
ITMM 471Project Management for Information Technology and Management3
ITMO 440Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet3
ITMO 456Introduction to Open Source Operating Systems3
ITMS 448Cyber Security Technologies3
ITMT 430System Integration3
ITM Electives (18)
Select 18 credit hours from ITM, ITMD, ITMM, ITMO, ITMS, ITMT, and TECH18
Total Credit Hours127
 

Bachelor of Information Technology and Management: Transfer Curriculum

Year 1
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
ITM 3013ITM 3123
ITM 3113ITMO 4403
ITMD 4213Humanities Elective (300+)3
 9 9
Year 2
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
ITMD 3613ITMD 3623
ITMD 4113ITMO 4563
ITMM 4713Humanities Elective (300+)3
 9 9
Year 3
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
ITMS 4483ITMT 4303
ITM Elective3IPRO Elective I3
Social Sciences Elective (300+)3ITM Elective3
 9 9
Year 4
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
IPRO Elective II3ITM Elective3
ITM Elective3ITM Elective3
ITM Elective3Social Sciences Elective (300+)3
 9 9
Total Credit Hours: 72

Information Technology Curriculum Specializations

The ITM electives may be chosen from one or more of the following course specializations. ITM required courses may not be counted toward completion of elective requirements for specializations. With the permission of the adviser, other undergraduate or graduate courses in the same area may be substituted for courses in a specialization.

Data Management

Focuses on the design, development, and administration of traditional and Internet-based data management.

ITMD 422Advanced Database Management3
ITMS 428Database Security3
Select two courses from the following:6
Cloud Computing Technologies3
or any ITMD elective(s)
Total Credit Hours12

IT Entrepreneurship and Management

Focuses on the managerial and entrepreneurial skills needed to launch a new enterprise.

ITMM 470Fundamentals of Management for Technology Professionals3
ITMM 481Information Technology Entrepreneurship3
Select two courses from ITMM or the following:6
Introduction to Business3
Making Strategic Decisions in the Marketplace3
or any BUS electives at the 200-level or above
or any INTM electives selected with adviser's approval
Total Credit Hours12

Networking and Communications

Focuses on network applications and management.

ITMO 441Network Administration and Operations3
Select one course from the following:3
Enterprise Server Administration3
Open Source Server Administration3
Select any two courses from ITMO, ITMT, or the following:6
Rich Internet Applications3
Vulnerability Analysis and Control3
Cyber Security Management3
Total Credit Hours12

Software Development

Focuses on programming and the development of sophisticated applications.

ITMD 415Advanced Software Development3
ITMD 462Web Site Application Development3
Select one course from the following:3
Advanced Structured and Systems Programming3
Open Source Programming3
Topics in Software Development3
Enterprise Intelligent Device Applications3
Mass-Market Intelligent Device Applications3
Open-Source Intelligent Device Applications3
and any ITMD elective3
Total Credit Hours12

System Administration

Focuses on the administration and the management of servers.

ITMO 441Network Administration and Operations3
Select two courses from the following:6
Enterprise Server Administration3
Enterprise End-User System Administration3
Open Source Server Administration3
Select one course from the following:3
Shell Scripting for System Administration3
Cloud Computing Technologies3
Operating System Virtualization3
Operating System Security3
Total Credit Hours12

Systems Security

Focuses on application, data, and network security and the management of information technology security.

ITMS 478Cyber Security Management3
Select one course from the following:3
Enterprise Server Administration3
Network Administration and Operations3
Enterprise End-User System Administration3
Open Source Server Administration3
Select two ITMS electives6
Total Credit Hours12

Web Design and Application Development

Focuses on the design and development of fully-interactive websites and applications for Internet deployment.

ITMO 441Network Administration and Operations3
ITMD 462Web Site Application Development3
Select two courses from the following;6
Cloud Computing Technologies3
Enterprise Intelligent Device Applications3
Mass-Market Intelligent Device Applications3
Open-Source Intelligent Device Applications3
Intermediate Web Application Development3
Advanced Web Application Development3
Rich Internet Applications3
Service-Oriented Architecture3
Web Systems Integration3
Topics in Application Development3
Total Credit Hours12