Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Technology Management

Online Technology Management Degree

Having an IT background can be helpful for effective business management. With an online Technology Management degree from AIU, you can explore how to manage the business side of information technology — including the people, the processes and resources.

Online Technology Management Degree Program Details

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Online Technology Management Degree Program Outline

Our online Technology Management Degree program is designed to provide students a comprehensive core of knowledge that couples business management competencies with an understanding of information technology building blocks, such as hardware/software, networking, databases, and security.

This degree program provides students with the opportunity to learn how to apply teambuilding and leadership skills, manage projects, analyze budgets and understand business functions, while gaining the opportunity to learn how to manage IT environments.

Our online Technology Management courses can help you learn how to:

  • Apply team building and leadership skills for improving decision making
  • Use quantitative tools to analyze contemporary business functions and practices
  • Explore the concepts and principles of finance, economics and accounting to make effective decisions in the global business environment
  • Demonstrate current operations and marketing management practices and principles
  • Examine the implications of technology and the Internet on today’s business
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts in today’s business environment
  • Understand the fundamentals of core computer technologies including computer hardware, databases, network infrastructure, digital investigations and security
  • Apply IT project management, technology management and teambuilding skills to advance IT initiatives and outcomes

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Technology Management Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
ECON220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL107 English Composition II 4.5
MATH125 General College Mathematics 4.5
UNIV103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
General Education Elective (1 Course) 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5

Core
ACCT205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
ACCT310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
BUSN150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
FINA310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT305 Management Information Systems 4.5
MGMT310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT499 Program Capstone 4.5
MKTG205 Principles of Marketing 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 49.5
General Electives

A combination of 11 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours: 49.5

Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, in place of HUMA 215 Topics in Cultural Studies; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.
General Business Administration Track
In lieu of a Specialization, select 5 Business Electives from any of the Specializations below
Total Credit Hours: 22.5
Technology Management
ITCO101 Discovering Information Technology 4.5
ITCO103 Introduction to Computer and Network Hardware 4.5
ITCO211 Introduction to Operating Systems 4.5
ITCO231 Introduction to Databases 4.5
ITCO251 Network Infrastructure Basics 4.5

Total Credit Hours : 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Technology Management Classes Overview

For an Online Technology Management Degree, your classes may include:

Discovering Information Technology

This course introduces the student to the basics of computers. It addresses categories of computer knowledge, such as the Internet, hardware, software, applications, careers, and the future of computing.

Introduction to Computer and Network Hardware

This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to develop knowledge about microcomputers and basic network hardware. Topics may include desktop and portable systems, printers, input devices, and fundamental networking components and concepts.

Information Technology Security

This survey course covers information security concepts and mechanisms. Information security concepts reviewed may include data protection techniques, software security, information assurance process, enterprise network security, and attack types/countermeasures.

Network Infrastructure Basics

This course is designed to provide students with a conceptual overview of network infrastructure. Topics may include network configurations, network operations, segmentation through subnetting and wireless developments.

Project Management

This course explores principles of project management to gain fundamental knowledge to enhance management outcomes including human resources management, communications management, scope management, quality management, scheduling/time management, cost and resource management, risk management, contract/procurement management, and project integration.

Technology Management

This course focuses on management of information systems. Topics include resources, information systems in an organization, social implications, and use and evaluation of common microcomputer software packages.

Introduction to Operating Systems

In this introduction to operating systems, students are exposed to contemporary desktop and mobile operating systems. Topics may include operating system support, functions, network requirements, virtualization, and basic maintenance.

Introduction to Databases

In this course, students will explore the fundamental concepts of database systems, leading to the rationale for today's dominance of the relational database model. In addition, the course will focus on designing and implementing a database, entering data, normalizing tables, and performing queries.

Introduction to Cyber Crime and Digital Investigations

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the concepts and systems involved in digital investigations and cybercrime. The course discusses recognized incident response policies and procedures for collecting, preserving, analyzing, and reporting digital evidence, cyber crime history, and current and future threats.

Management and Leadership of Organizations

This course examines the elements of management and leadership as they apply to modern organizations. Special emphasis is placed on organizational change, role of managers, and cultural differences found in today's management environment.

Management Information Systems

This course focuses on management of information systems. Topics include resources, information systems in an organization, social implications and use and evaluation of common microcomputer software packages.

Program Capstone

The emphasis in this course is on applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques from all previous business/concentrations courses. The class sessions are designed to familiarize students with the many dimensions of business, with special emphasis on the area of specialization.


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Course content subject to change.

Ways to Save on Your Online Technology Management Degree

From grants to military service to transfer credits, see the variety of ways you can save time and money on your Online Technology Management Degree at AIU:

  • Scholarships & Grants – AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Military Discounts – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits you need toward your degree*
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, military service, or work experience

For more information, download AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide – Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide – Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credits Guide – This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your past work and military experience

*Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.

Accreditation

This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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