Information Technology Major  New for Fall 2013

Information delivered quickly and accurately is the key to any successful enterprise. The IT specialist provides the infrastructure for firms to compete strategically by planning, designing, installing and managing the systems used by a firm's functional areas — finance, marketing, human resources management, operations and supply chain management.

Studying Information Technology at Anna Maria College

The field of information technology has undergone significant changes. Many organizations now find they need expertise in each of these fields. Because of the profound impacts technology has had on information delivery, development of new products and mass market distribution it is increasingly important for providers of almost all services and products to find and develop individuals with the skills to meet corporate customer needs, keep an organization competitive and to provide the next generation of management.

At AMC we will strive to...
  • Prepare students for IT positions in a wide variety of organizations.
  • Provide a sound foundation in IT together with practical aspects of the discipline.
  • Provide knowledge of selecting, designing, developing, managing, integrating, and deploying computer systems in order to achieve organizational objectives through effective resource utilization.
  • Provide students with fundamental skills in IT to be prepared to adapt to technological changes.
  • The focus of IT is on practical aspects of design, deployment, integration and management of these systems.
  • With the explosion of distributed mobile devices, the coursework will prepare the student for management and influence of telecommunications and mobile computing devices.

Course Requirements

Students who concentrate in Information Technology Management may enter a number of fields, including:

  • Leadership 
  • Principles of Accounting I 
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Principles of Management 
  • Principles of Financial Management I 
  • Business Law 
  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Introduction to Business Decision Support Systems
  • Management and Organization    
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Web Site Design
  • Design of E-Commerce Sites
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Contemporary Support Systems
  • Hardware, Networks and Technology Support
  • Software & Systems Support

Opportunities after Graduation

Students who concentrate in Information Technology Management may enter a number of fields, including:

  • IT in Commercial Firms
  • IT in Governmental Organizations
  • IT in Not-for-Profit and NGO Organizations
  • IT in Education
  • IT Consulting & Services