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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. Demonstrate an understanding of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and social environment of business.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the global environment of business.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use business tools.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams and/or groups.
  9. Demonstrate ability to analyze, design, implement, and support Relational Database Management Systems (RBMS).
  10. Analyze business needs with the view to design and implement data networks.
  11. Perform the general planning and analysis of business systems that will support the development of modern business information systems (IS).
  12. 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 2012-13 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.