Current Term Classes - Information Technology

Fall 2017

Class registration opens on August 7. 

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IT 3220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 22-Dec 5 | *Synchronous sessions TBD.
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter’s Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage.
Lisa Wentzel | 3 UG credits | Required 

IT 3350: Agile Project Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 22-Dec 5 | *Synchronous sessions TBD.
Introduces the principles of Agile Project Management and covers the frameworks and practices used by agile teams. Explores innovative ways of gathering requirements, estimation, release planning, performance metrics, and scaling with the Agile Manifesto in mind. Emphasizes software development while applying the principles to any type of project.
Michael Vito | 3 UG credits | Elective

IT 3400: Database Management and Business Intelligence/Analytics
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 22-Dec 5 | *Synchronous sessions TBD.
Learn and apply the fundamentals of relational database modeling and database management systems technology in the development of business information systems. Encompasses entity/relationship diagrams, relational theory, normalization, integrity constraints, the Structured Query Language (SQL), and physical and logical design.  Students will also be exposed to core concepts and tools associated with data warehousing.
Pritpal Kochar | 3 UG credits | Required