Systems Technology and Information Management (BBA)
The 24-credit-hour Systems Technology and Information Management curriculum is intended for students who wish to assume an important role in solving business problems by the more effective utilization of information technology and information systems in the workplace.
The purpose of the Systems Technology and Information Management Program of Dallas Baptist University is to provide students with a quality education in the management of technology that is based on Christ-centered, Biblical values and ethical practices and decision making. To prepare our diverse student body for the challenges and expectations of today’s job market and to be life-long learners, the program emphasizes technical skills and knowledge acquisition, excellent classroom and online instruction, faith integration, critical thinking and global business environments.
credit hours (bba)
Developing A Christian Mind
DCM 2301 - Developing a Christian Mind
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 - World Literature I
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts
Foundations for Excellence
FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence
is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
HIST 2301 - World Civilization I
HIST 2302 - World Civilization II
KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
[Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis
MATH 1308 - Calculus for Business Analysis
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
POLS 2301 - American National Government
an additional three credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology
COMA 1302 - Speech and Interpersonal Communication
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
FINA 3301 - Corporate Financial Management
MANA 3301 - Principles of Management (S-L)
MANA 3305 - Managerial Statistics
MANA 3306 - Management Communication
MANA 3308 - Business and Public Law
MANA 4301 - Operations and Quality Management
MANA 4320 - Strategy and Problems in Management
MRKT 3301 - Principles of Marketing
STIM 3301 - Information Systems for Management
Systems Technology and Information Management Major
STIM 2311 - Enhancing Software User Interfaces
STIM 3306 - Networks and Data Communications
STIM 3310 - Information Systems Analysis and Design (S-L)
STIM 3320 - Web Page Design
STIM 3330 - Database Design
STIM 4300 - IT Cybersecurity
STIM 4330 - IT Project Management (S-L)
STIM 4340 - Current IT Trends and Emerging Technologies
Upper-Level Business Electives
Lower or Upper-Level Business Electives
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 42 upper-level credit hours
Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.
Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
MINOR IN SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
See information about the Systems Technology and Information Management minor here.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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