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Information Technology-Applications Development Option


The Information Technology-Applications Development Option, a Bachelor of Science program, provides students with the foundation necessary to enable them to design and implement business information systems.

Educational Objectives

  • The Information Technology-Applications Development Option degree program prepares students to apply critical thinking skills to the ever changing Information Technology industry.
  • The Information Technology-Applications Development Option degree program prepares students to succeed in broad industry applications such as mid-level managers or as IT professionals.

Expected Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, Information Technology-Applications Development Option graduates will be able to:

  1. Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management
  2. Evaluate the legal, social, and economic environments of business
  3. Describe the global environment of business
  4. Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply decision-support tools to business decision making
  6. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication
  7. Apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner
  8. Use specialized knowledge to solve business problems
    • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, design, implement, and support Relational Database Management Systems (RDMS).
    • Analyze business needs with the view to design and implement data networks.
    • Perform the general planning and analysis of business systems that will support the development of modern business information systems (IS).
    • Develop fundamental programming skills and apply those skills to solving business information system problems.

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the IT-Applications Development Option program can be found on the program's web page on the Oregon Tech web site.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2014-15 academic year, the program faculty assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the attached annual report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.