Learning the Business of IT

Regis University's Bachelor of Science in Business Technology Management degree is a unique hybrid degree that combines business, information technology and management courses to provide the blended skill set sought after by today's companies.
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B.S. Business Technology Management

Technology Management Degree Overview

The B.S. in Business Technology Management degree prepares you to make strategic business decisions, coordinate IT solutions between various departments and play a significant role in the success of today’s companies. Through curriculum blended with IT/business concepts, you will learn the technical aspects of computer and information systems, as well as the project planning, budgeting and management skills needed by today’s business technology leaders. Both on-campus and online technology management courses are offered.

Graduates of our business technology management program will possess the training and skills to pursue careers such as: computer and information systems managers, IT training and development managers, business technology managers, business information managers, business analysts and more.

Please see the Prerequisite and Sequence Map for Curriculum for this technology management degree to learn more.

A Faster Path to Success Through Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees

Students have the opportunity to work on a B.S. in Business Technology Management degree in tandem with one of three in-demand graduate degree programs that span across the School of Computer & Information Sciences and the School of Management. Learn how you can complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

Total Technology Management Degree Requirements: 128 credit hours

  • Combined bachelor’s and master’s degrees: 155 credit hours
  • Undergraduate core requirements: 45 credit hours
  • Foundational course requirements: 28 credit hours
  • Upper division course requirements: 30 credit hours
  • Optional minor: 12 credit hours
  • General electives: 13 credit hours (if minor is completed); 25 credit hours (if minor is not completed)

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of the business technology management degree at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 128.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

CPS: Undergraduate Core

Advncd Oral/Written

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COM 406, COM 437, COM 455, EN 325, EN/PL 482, EN 475

English Composition

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EN 203 (3SH)

Global Issues

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Global Issues (6SH)

HU 366 - Leading Lives That Matter

Provides an opportunity to explore the question, "How ought we to live?" in light of educational and professional goals within the context of the Jesuit tradition.

Literature/Hum

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Literature/Humanities (3SH)

Mathematics

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MT 201, MT 204, MT 270 (3SH)

Natural Science

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Natural Science (3SH)

Oral Communication

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COM 210 or COM 211 (3SH)

Philosophy

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All PL courses (6SH)

Religious Studies

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all RC and RS courses (6SH)

Social Science

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Social Science (6SH)

Business Technology Management Foundational

AC 325 - Accounting Principles & Mgmt Concepts

Introduces accounting principles, procedures and reports used in business decision-making. Focuses on tools to determine cost, profitability, and equity; manage cash; assess business performance; plan for future operations; and examine key ethics issues. This course may not be substituted for AC 320A and AC 320B, although students may elect to take AC 320A and AC 320B in place of AC 325. In addition, AC 325 does not meet the pre-requisite requirements for the MSA programs, but may meet the pre-requisite requirement for the MBA program with permission of the Academic Advisor.

BA 300 - Business Systms in a Sustainable Society

Applies individual skills in a systems approach to business, probes individual and organizational functional dependencies, and responsibility to internal and external stakeholders in the context of social responsibility, sustainable growth, and the Jesuit world view questioning 'How ought we to live?'

BA 315 - Developing Supervision Skills

Introduces effective management skills and their impact on organizational, team, and individual performance. Familiarizes students with the skills of management such as delegating, coaching, conflict resolution, stress management, problem solving, and building effective teams.

BA 366 - Management Essentials

Examines managerial principles, theory, practices, and problems applicable to a variety of modern organizationals through a study of the fundamental functions of management. Specific trends, techniques, principles, and skills for life-long learning, critical thinking, ethics and awareness of organizational and social issues are explored.

CIS 313 - Introduction to Database Concepts

Introduces database concepts and technology. Enables the student to become a knowledgeable end-user of database management systems and to appreciate the roles of database designers, managers, and administrators. Provides an understanding of the usage of databases in the information system of an organization. Topics include entity-relationship models, logical and physical database designs, queries, SQL, transaction processing, concurrency control, recovery techniques, and emerging trends in database systems.

CIS 318 - Ethics for the IT Professional

Focuses on ethical problems that arise in the Information Technology world. Explores the areas of IT crime, privacy, intellectual property, software development, and employer/employee issues. Introduces the codes of ethics for various IT professional associations and organizations.

CIS 425

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(3SH)
Systems Analysis and Design

CN 301 - Networking Technologies and Fundamentals

For non-majors only. Introduction to Internet systems and protocols supporting networked applications and their relationship with end-users. Presents design, management and administration of simple network topologies. Introduces OSI model, TCP/IP, and their contstraints.

MKT 325 - Marketing Principles

Focuses on ethically applying Marketing Mix tactics for a well-defined target market, using sound situational analysis and clear definition of objectives, goals and strategies for goods and services in domestic and global markets.

MT 270 - Introduction to Statistics

Presents standard topics in introductory statistics for students whose major is not mathematics. Topics include descriptive statistic, probability distributions, estimations, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation and other topics.

Cross listing(s): BA CITI MT 270C.

Business Technology Management Upper Division

BA 454 - Organizational Behavior

Emphasizes organizational environment and behavior concepts. Focuses on human resources and system ideas, motivating employees, job satisfaction, leadership, managing change, communication and group processes, employee counseling, and interpersonal and group dynamics.

BA 457 - Process Mapping and Improvement

Identifies methods and tools used in the identification, examination and improvement of process within an organization. Focuses on the involvement of various elements of an organization to identify customer requirements, evaluate current processes against those requirements, and lead the effort to make changes to processes.

Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*458(2403) OR CIS*448;

BA 465 - Strategic Management

Explores the understanding of strategy formulation and implementation within the competitive environment. Emphasizes the integration of knowledge acquired in previous functional area courses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MKT*325 BA*366 FIN*400;

CIS 448 - Info. Technology Project Management

Introduces management of Information Technology projects, including management of personnel resources and materials resources. Techniques for establishing goals and realistic timelines for delivery of an Information Technology project are also implemented.

CIS 455 - Management Information Systems

Explores organizational and technical theories of management information systems. Provides a framework for management theory and organization theory. Examines management information system technology and its physical and logical components. Introduces decision support and expert systems.

CIS 460 - Decision Support Systems

Studies decision support systems representing recent advances in computer-based information systems. Studies how the decision support system differs from earlier information systems. Analyzes the historic development of information systems and the design and the implementation of decision support systems. Assesses decision support systems from the user's perspective.

CIS 480 - Managing Tech for Business Strategies

Provides executive perspective on management information systems, systems analysis and database management. Develops an understanding of strategic issues underlying information systems technical issues in developing systems. Covers strategic issues related to critical business success factors. Includes information's role in competition, industry leadership, and business planning. Covers alternative development methods and addresses issues of databases, projected management, and functional management. NOTE: Not for CIS majors.

Cross listing(s): BA 479 CS 480.

CIS 493 - Senior Capstone

Provides the culminating experience of the major, focusing on integration and application of theory. Must be completed as graded course work at Regis University.

Cross listing(s): CN 493 CS 493.

FIN 400 - Business Finance

Introduces major topics in managerial finance essential for understanding how financial managers acquire and manage a firm's assets and how they finance these assets through debt and equity sources.

Pre-requisite: AC*320B AC*325

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the degree program requirements as well as courses. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

AC 325 Accounting Principles & Mgmt Concepts (3.00)

Introduces accounting principles, procedures and reports used in business decision-making. Focuses on tools to determine cost, profitability, and equity; manage cash; assess business performance; plan for future operations; and examine key ethics issues. This course may not be substituted for AC 320A and AC 320B, although students may elect to take AC 320A and AC 320B in place of AC 325. In addition, AC 325 does not meet the pre-requisite requirements for the MSA programs, but may meet the pre-requisite requirement for the MBA program with permission of the Academic Advisor.

BA 300 Business Systms in a Sustainable Society (3.00)

Applies individual skills in a systems approach to business, probes individual and organizational functional dependencies, and responsibility to internal and external stakeholders in the context of social responsibility, sustainable growth, and the Jesuit world view questioning 'How ought we to live?'

BA 315 Developing Supervision Skills (3.00)

Introduces effective management skills and their impact on organizational, team, and individual performance. Familiarizes students with the skills of management such as delegating, coaching, conflict resolution, stress management, problem solving, and building effective teams.

BA 366 Management Essentials (3.00)

Examines managerial principles, theory, practices, and problems applicable to a variety of modern organizationals through a study of the fundamental functions of management. Specific trends, techniques, principles, and skills for life-long learning, critical thinking, ethics and awareness of organizational and social issues are explored.

BA 454 Organizational Behavior (3.00)

Emphasizes organizational environment and behavior concepts. Focuses on human resources and system ideas, motivating employees, job satisfaction, leadership, managing change, communication and group processes, employee counseling, and interpersonal and group dynamics.

BA 457 Process Mapping and Improvement (3.00)

Identifies methods and tools used in the identification, examination and improvement of process within an organization. Focuses on the involvement of various elements of an organization to identify customer requirements, evaluate current processes against those requirements, and lead the effort to make changes to processes.

Pre-requisite: TAKE BA*458(2403) OR CIS*448;

BA 465 Strategic Management (3.00)

Explores the understanding of strategy formulation and implementation within the competitive environment. Emphasizes the integration of knowledge acquired in previous functional area courses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MKT*325 BA*366 FIN*400;

CIS 300 Foundations of Information Technology (3.00)

Introduction to contemporary information technology and information systems concepts. Focuses on people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create business competitive advantage.

CIS 313 Introduction to Database Concepts (3.00)

Introduces database concepts and technology. Enables the student to become a knowledgeable end-user of database management systems and to appreciate the roles of database designers, managers, and administrators. Provides an understanding of the usage of databases in the information system of an organization. Topics include entity-relationship models, logical and physical database designs, queries, SQL, transaction processing, concurrency control, recovery techniques, and emerging trends in database systems.

CIS 318 Ethics for the IT Professional (3.00)

Focuses on ethical problems that arise in the Information Technology world. Explores the areas of IT crime, privacy, intellectual property, software development, and employer/employee issues. Introduces the codes of ethics for various IT professional associations and organizations.

CIS 325 Systems Analysis and Design (3.00)

Studies the analysis and design of computer based information systems. Considers transformation processes and comprehensive design. Includes advanced technology, emphasizing expert and knowledge-based systems. Considers human resources, communications and computers in a systems framework.

CIS 448 Info. Technology Project Management (3.00)

Introduces management of Information Technology projects, including management of personnel resources and materials resources. Techniques for establishing goals and realistic timelines for delivery of an Information Technology project are also implemented.

CIS 455 Management Information Systems (3.00)

Explores organizational and technical theories of management information systems. Provides a framework for management theory and organization theory. Examines management information system technology and its physical and logical components. Introduces decision support and expert systems.

CIS 460 Decision Support Systems (3.00)

Studies decision support systems representing recent advances in computer-based information systems. Studies how the decision support system differs from earlier information systems. Analyzes the historic development of information systems and the design and the implementation of decision support systems. Assesses decision support systems from the user's perspective.

CIS 480 Managing Tech for Business Strategies (3.00)

Provides executive perspective on management information systems, systems analysis and database management. Develops an understanding of strategic issues underlying information systems technical issues in developing systems. Covers strategic issues related to critical business success factors. Includes information's role in competition, industry leadership, and business planning. Covers alternative development methods and addresses issues of databases, projected management, and functional management. NOTE: Not for CIS majors.

Cross listing(s): BA 479 CS 480.

CIS 493 Senior Capstone (3.00)

Provides the culminating experience of the major, focusing on integration and application of theory. Must be completed as graded course work at Regis University.

Cross listing(s): CN 493 CS 493.

CN 301 Networking Technologies and Fundamentals (3.00)

For non-majors only. Introduction to Internet systems and protocols supporting networked applications and their relationship with end-users. Presents design, management and administration of simple network topologies. Introduces OSI model, TCP/IP, and their contstraints.

FIN 400 Business Finance (3.00)

Introduces major topics in managerial finance essential for understanding how financial managers acquire and manage a firm's assets and how they finance these assets through debt and equity sources.

Pre-requisite: AC*320B AC*325

MBAC 600 The Economics of Management (3.00)

Applies qualitative and quantitative microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics to business and the federal government operations from the perspective of the manager including the importance of regionalism and the global economy. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first 12 semester hours of the program.

MBAC 601 Ethical & Legal Environment of Business (3.00)

Examines the social and governmental structure within which business operates. Focuses on effective and ethical strategies for addressing issues of public concern including labor and employment law; administrative agency procedures; public issues management; product liability; and social contract, agency and stake-holder models of corporate responsibility. NOTE: This Core course should be taken in the first nine (9) hours of the program.

Cross listing(s): MSAC 601.

MBAC 602 Developing Effective Organizations (3.00)

Effective organizations converge adaptable leadership, engaged workforces and aligned processes. Explores concepts from organizational behavior(OB), organizational development(OD) and human resource development(HRD) and from case studies of current organizations.

MBAC 603 Marketing and Operations Decision Pts. (3.00)

Marketing and Operations are two key elements of any business organization. Focuses on the intersect of these business elements and key concepts in this intersect, both from a marketing and operations perspective.

MBAC 604 Financial Governance, Planning & Control (3.00)

Examines role of financial governance in achieving socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable business operations. Considers forms of financing, capital structures, cost management, and uses of financial statements, budgets, and financial ratios for planning and control.

MBAX 600 Sustainability/Context in 21st Century (3.00)

Provides an opportunity to analyze socially responsible business practices. Topics include: social innovation, global competitiveness, intrapreneurism and sustainability. Includes development of personal and professional development plans that link practices to sustainability.

MBAX 695 Business Platforms:A 21st Century Model (3.00)

Provides an opportunity to integrate and apply theoretical knowledge to identify solutions for complex business issues. Includes development of a professional business plan and projects this plan to post-MBA career strategies. Note: A minimum of 30 prior semester hours of 600-level MBA course work is required.

MKT 325 Marketing Principles (3.00)

Focuses on ethically applying Marketing Mix tactics for a well-defined target market, using sound situational analysis and clear definition of objectives, goals and strategies for goods and services in domestic and global markets.

MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts (3.00)

Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.

MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods (3.00)

Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

MSCI 600 Strategic Information Technology (3.00)

Presents the importance of information technology as necessary component of a successful business. Focuses on the evolution of information technology from an enabling tool to a competitive business strategy. Illuminates roles of CIO.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSM 602 The Leadership Management Challenge (3.00)

Developed jointly with Aubrey Daniels International, this course will survey key leadership perspectives and prepare the student to utilize technical tools to bring out the best in people.

Cross listing(s): MBAM 602.

MSM 612 Making Decisions in Organizations (3.00)

Researches relevant information, interprets that information in the context of the organization's strategy and problem to be solved, and uses consulting with others to make successful organizational decisions. Students will practice these skills while working with a client organization.

MSM 621 Leading Change & Innovation (3.00)

Enables learners to understand that the need for change is both predictable and unpredictable, and can include down-sizing and massive growth spurts that challenge organizational resources. Uses actual workplace situations to diagnose when innovation within organizations is catalyzing change, and when innovation provides a solution for change.

MSM 631 Strategic Mgmt & Financial Rpt Analysis (3.00)

Identifies strategic management areas for organizations and evaluates these in terms of changing environments. Develops skills in strategic planning, alignment of mission, vision, strategies, goals and objectives. Evaluates financial statements as part of a competitive analysis. Examines these processes in terms of future opportunities and the realities of strategic management.

Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612

MSM 661 Leading in Changing Economies (3.00)

Introduces basic microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts, and explores how economic events affect organizations. Focuses on the global economy and the role of business. Examines economic forces for effects on public policy. Students prepare an economic plan for a nation in its regional context, as well as an analysis of a macroeconomic/fiscal policy problem facing the United States.

Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612

MT 270 Introduction to Statistics (3.00)

Presents standard topics in introductory statistics for students whose major is not mathematics. Topics include descriptive statistic, probability distributions, estimations, hypothesis testing, linear regression and correlation and other topics.

Cross listing(s): BA CITI MT 270C.

How to Apply

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Students with prior college credit, military credit, professional licenses or certificates or several years of work experience may be able to translate this experience directly into college credit.

Your enrollment counselor will help evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance, recommend courses and help you get started with the application process.

Applicants seeking a bachelor's degree from the College for Professional Studies must possess:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (from a regionally accredited high school)
    AND
  • Transferable credit from a regionally accredited college or university
    AND
  • Evidence of work experience

Applicants who do not meet each of these requirements may submit a letter of exception to the Assistant Dean of the school in which the applicant seeks to enroll. The letter should describe the applicant's goals and substantiate his/her ability to be successful at Regis University. Download guidelines for work experience admission appeal.

Application Process:

  1. Complete the undergraduate application form online
  2. Pay the $50.00 application fee. The fee is waived if you have applied to Regis previously or if you are a Regis graduate.
  3. Complete the writing skills placement essay. The writing skills placement essay is submitted to Turnitin, academic integrity software. If plagiarism is noted, admission will be affected negatively. Download a copy of the essay guidelines and essay evaluation criteria.
  4. Request official transcripts from accredited institutions that you have previously attended. Download the transcript request form.
    • Official transcripts are those that come directly from one college or university to another college or university.
    • Official transcripts must be received no later than 30 days after the date of application. If not received, course registrations will be suspended.
  5. Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
Apply a minimum of 14 days before the start of classes to ensure optimal course selection.

Non Degree-Seeking Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Class Starts

Term Class Start Date
Spring 8W1 - 2014 January 6, 2014
Spring 5W1 - 2014 January 6, 2014
Spring 5W2 - 2014 February 10, 2014
Spring 8W2 - 2014 March 3, 2014
Spring 5W3 - 2014 March 17, 2014
Summer 8W1 - 2014 May 5, 2014
Summer 5W1 - 2014 May 5, 2014
Summer 5W2 - 2014 June 9, 2014
Summer 8W2 - 2014 June 30, 2014
Summer 5W3 - 2014 July 17, 2014

Tuition

Regis University Degree Tuition: B.S. Business Technology Management

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $13,100 - $55,730 30 - 128 $435 $50
Online $13,850 - $58,930 30 - 128 $460 $50

Directed study costs $460 per credit hour

Please note: Additional fees may apply to Regis University students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.