May 22, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Professional Studies, Information Technology Concentration, B.S.


University Studies  
615-494-7714
Dianna Rust, program coordinator
Dianna.Rust@mtsu.edu

The Professional Studies program helps students prepare for management positions in the field of information technology. The Professional Studies major consists of foundation courses in communications, statistics, supervision, organizational systems, organizational relations, and international context. The Information Technology concentration centers on software analysis, database management, data communications, and operating systems.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Professional Studies, Information Technology Concentration, B.S.   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Major Requirements (39 hours)


  • Administration and Supervision 3 credit hours
  • Organizational Systems 3 credit hours
  • Team and Organizational Relations 3 credit hours
  • Statistical Methods 3 credit hours
  •  Written Communication 6 credit hours
  • International Context 3 credit hours
  •  Management Information Systems Overview 3 credit hours
  • Software 3 credit hours
  • Files and Operating Systems 3 credit hours
  • Database Management 3 credit hours
  • Networks 3 credit hours
  • Culminating Special Project  (PRST/UNIV 4995) 3 credit hours (PRST 3995 prerequisite for PRST 4995)

Electives (40 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Professional Studies, Information Technology


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


  • Administration/Supervision 3 credit hours
  • Team and Organizational Relations 3 credit hours
  • Organizational Systems 3 credit hours
  • International Context 3 credit hours
  • Written Communication 3 credit hours
  • UNIV 4706 3 credit hours
  • PTMA 3020 or MGMT 3220 3 credit hours
  • Electives 6 credit hours
  • Upper-division electives 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • PRST 4995 - Culminating Project 3 credit hours OR
  • UNIV 4995 - Culminating Project 3 credit hours
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  • Written Communication 3 credit hours
  • Statistical Methods (all have prerequisites) 3 credit hours
  • CSCI 3222 3 credit hours
  • INFS 3700 3 credit hours
  • INFS 4900 3 credit hours
  • Electives (PRST 3995 prerequisite for PRST 4995) 12 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours