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Information Technology

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Mission Statement

In accordance with the mission of Missouri Baptist University and the School of Business, the Information Technology program provides curriculum with strong core technical knowledge and the opportunity to specialize in Cyber Security, Networking, or Application Development.  Students are prepared to meet the demands of business technology needs from a Biblically based Christian perspective.  Select courses are designed to prepare students for industry certifications.  Students are encouraged to engage in networking with students, faculty, and professionals to make career choices that honor God’s calling.

 

  • Lead applications developer
  • Applications architect
  • Messaging administrator
  • Data modeler
  • Network manager
  • IT auditor
  • Web developer
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Help desk
  • Staff consultant

MAJOR: (includes Business Administration minor)

School of Business Core Requirements
ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
MATH 243 Probability and Statistics1 3
BUSN 281 Career and Professional Development 1
BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3
BUSN 353 Communication Strategies in Business 3
BUSN 363 Financial Management 3
BUSN 463 Strategic Management 3
ECON 123 Microeconomics2 3
MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3
MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3
Total Hours 31

1Bachelor of Science Degree Requirement credit hours
2General Education Requirement credit hours

Technical Core Courses
BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice 3
ITBU 203 Introduction to Application Development 3
ITBU 213 IT Infrastructure 3
ITBU 313 Introduction to Cyber Security 3
ITBU 333 System Analysis and Design 3
ITBU 353 Data and Information Management 3
ITBU 363 Business Analytics 3
ITBU 473 Project Management 3
Total Hours 24

Concentration: Candidates should choose one area in which to specialize for a total of 12 hours.

General Concentration
Upper Division ITBU Elective Courses 9
Upper Division School of Business Elective Courses 3

Cyber Security Concentration
ITBU 383 Application Security 3
ITBU 433 Organizational Security 3
ITBU 443 Risk Management: Threats and Counter Measures 3
ITBU 453 Audit and Control 3

Application Developer Concentration
ITBU 303 Intermediate Application Development 3
ITBU 403 Human-Centered Interaction/Web Design 3
ITBU 413 Advanced Application Development 3
ITBU 423 Database Application Development 3
Total Hours 12

Total Hours to Complete Major Requirements 67

  • Students should pay careful attention to courses which are only offered once a year, or every other year (see course descriptions), so that graduation may occur in a timely manner.
  • Students are encouraged to declare a second major before completing 60 hours.

MINOR: Information Technology (for all majors)

BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice 3
ITBU 203 Introduction to Application Development 3
ITBU 213 IT Infrastructure 3
ITBU 333 System Analysis and Design 3
ITBU 353 Data and Information Management 3
ITBU 473 Project Management 3
Total Hours to Complete Minor Requirements 21

Karen Kannenberg, D.Mgt.


Acting Dean, School of Business
Contact information:
Karen.Kannenberg@mobap.edu

Brenda Bradford, MBA


Dean of University Diversity/ Inclusion Initiative,
Associate Professor of Business Administration

Contact information:
Brenda.Bradford@mobap.edu
314-392-2339

Guy Danhoff, MBA, ABD


Assistant Professor of Health and Sports Sciences
Part-Time School of Business

Contact information:
Guy.Danhoff@mobap.edu
314-392-2339

Tim Delicath, PhD


Associate Professor of Educational Research; Director for Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research
Contact information:
Tim.Delicath@mobap.edu
314-485-8438

Steve Gustafson, CPA, MAcc, MST


Special Lecturer in Accounting
Contact information:
Steve.Gustafson@mobap.edu

Brian Jackson, MBA


Instructor of Business Administration
Contact information:
Brian.Jackson@mobap.edu

Stephanie Kontrim-Baumann, MBA


Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Administration
Contact information:
Stephanie.Baumann@mobap.edu

Amber Pyatt, DNP, RN


Founding Dean of Nursing, Associate Professor of Nursing
Contact information:
Amber.Pyatt@mobap.edu

Megan Wilson, MBA


Director, Farmington and Hillsboro Regional Learning Centers
Contact information:
Megan.Wilson@mobap.edu