Bachelor of Science Degree (Tennessee residents will receive a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree.)

Project Management (Online Program)

This program combines theory and techniques used by professional project management practitioners in a digital global environment. The program includes instruction on the project management knowledge areas and processes designated by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Courses teach knowledge and skills to help participate in and lead the management of a variety of project types. The program offers students the opportunity to learn and practice the techniques of initiating, planning, organizing, staffing, guiding, monitoring and controlling a project through an integrated process to meet identified requirements on time and on budget. The program is also designed to foster critical thinking, analysis and communication skills.

A variety of types and sizes of businesses, government agencies and other organizations use project teams to help accomplish their goals in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Graduates may begin their careers in entry-level positions as a project team member, project coordinator, project scheduler, project resource coordinator or project manager.

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Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.

The student is responsible, at his or her expense, for providing all supplies and equipment for the students use in the online courses in the program, including, without limitation, a computer (and the associated accessories and peripheral equipment, including without limitation, a monitor, keyboard and printer), software and Internet service and e-mail account.

All of the courses offered at the school in this program are distance education courses and are taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Each course will be taught over a period of either (a) six weeks or (b) 12 weeks, as determined by the school from time to time in its discretion. Courses are delivered through an asynchronous learning network. There is a prescribed completion schedule for the activities in each course. Support materials for each course will be sent to the student. These materials may include a course syllabus, a textbook(s), a CD-ROM(s) and other printed documents required for the course. Students will be assigned to a class for each course. Students in each course will interact with their classmates and the instructor through discussion board and e-mail systems.

Online Student Preparation - Prior to starting any of the online courses in this program, the student is encouraged to complete the online student preparation, which describes the protocols that the student must follow when taking an online course.

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The student must have access to a computer (and the associated accessories and peripheral equipment), software and Internet service that satisfy the following specifications:

Minimum Requirements for Computer: Pentium IV or equivalent PC-compatible (MacIntosh or Unix-based machines are not supported), 512MB RAM (1GB preferred), CD-ROM, 5GB free space (10GB preferred) on master hard drive.

Minimum Requirements for Software: Windows XP or 2000 (or higher), Microsoft Office Professional 2003 (or higher), Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher), and functional e-mail address with file attachment capabilities. The student will be required to obtain any software tools, plug-ins and/or applications identified in the course syllabus for any course in the program of study.

Minimum Requirements for Internet Service: 56Kb modem (Cable or DSL connection strongly preferred).

The student is obligated for any expense associated with obtaining access to the above specified computer equipment, software and Internet service. No school-owned computer equipment, software or Internet service will be accessible to the student.

Classes generally range in size from 15 to 25 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.

Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified General Education Courses++
24
EG351
Social Psychology+

This course introduces theories and principles of how an individual's thoughts, feelings and actions are influenced by their social interaction. This course focuses on how to apply these principles to understanding our dynamic world. Prerequisites: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent, An introductory Social Science Course

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4
EG371
Research Methods+

This course offers a step-by-step, systematic approach to conducting research. Emphasis is on using critical thinking, efficient research techniques and the ITT Tech Virtual Library to produce an in-depth white paper. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

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4
EG372
Written Analysis+

This upper level writing course focuses on writing analytical documents. Areas of study include principles and techniques of drafting and refining an analysis of a complex document or situation. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, GE217 Composition II or equivalent

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4
EG381
Statistics+

This course is designed to offer students the skills necessary to interpret and critically evaluate statistics commonly used to describe, predict, and evaluate data in an information driven environment. The focus is on the conceptual understanding of how statistics can be used and how to evaluate statistical data. Prerequisite: GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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4
EG452
Economics and Change+

This course examines the issues of the changing global economy in an information society. Topics include contemporary economic issues and the impact they have on our daily lives. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

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4
EG462
Contemporary World Culture+

This interdisciplinary study of contemporary world culture focuses on the impact of globalization and electronic communication. This course explores how global economical, cultural, political and communication processes are influenced by the rapid technological changes within our contemporary world. Prerequisites: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

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4
EG468
Ethics+

This course provides students the opportunity to explore competing ethical theories and through analysis and critical thinking to determine their own code of ethics. Prerequisite: EG372 Written Analysis or equivalent

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4
EG481
Environmental Issues+

This course offers an integrative approach to global, environmental issues. Topics of study include an analysis of environmental challenges confronting contemporary, global society against a political, geographical, cultural and economical backdrop. Students are instructed on how to apply a systematic problem solving approach in reviewing the issues, related policies and recommendations for confronting these challenges. Prerequisites: EG371 Research Methods or equivalent, An introductory level Social Science course

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4
Subtotal 56.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified Core Courses**
40
EC311
Introduction to Project Management+

This course is an introduction to the discipline of project management. Topics include an overview of its evolution, its various processes and principles, tools and techniques and project life cycle. Students will also be introduced to a project management software. Prerequisite: TB143 Introduction to Personal Computers or TB145 Introduction to Computing or TB150 Computing and Productivity Software

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4
PM331
Overview of Digital Technology+

This course emphasizes the use of digital technology to develop distinct competitive advantage in relations with competitors, customers and suppliers with respect to products and services and related projects. It examines the impact of technology on the global business community and business processes.

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4
PM332
Project Management Techniques+

This course builds on Introduction to Project Management by introducing software that will be used throughout the program. Using a step-by-step approach, students are introduced to the skills and techniques used to initiate, plan, schedule, execute, monitor and close a project. Prerequisite: EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

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4
PM333
Project Communication and Documentation+

In this course students examine techniques for effective and efficient documentation throughout the different project phases including initiation, planning, execution, and closing a project. The course will also present appropriate techniques to communicate to the different stakeholders. Prerequisites: GE217 Composition II or equivalent, EC311 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent; Prerequisite or Corequisite: PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

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4
PM341
Project Cost and Budget Management+

This course provides the theory and techniques related to project cost management including the processes of cost estimating, budgeting resources, monitoring and controlling. Students will apply techniques provided in Project Management Techniques to facilitate scheduling, estimate tracking and control a project to meet the schedule and budget requirements. Prerequisites: GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent, PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

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4
PM342
Project Procurement and Contract Management+

This course examines project contracts and procurement processes and explores the stages of contracting and procurement in the project environment. The course will include skills and techniques designed to develop a procurement plan, contract statement of work, contract evaluation criteria, request for proposals, project management plans. The course also includes the processes of contract administration and closure. Prerequisite: PM333 Project Communication and Documentation or equivalent

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4
PM351
Project Human Resource Management+

The purpose of this course is to provide the students with the processes and techniques required to make the most effective use of the people involved in a project. The course includes the development of a staffing management plan, acquiring and training the project team and monitoring the team performance. Prerequisite: PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

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4
PM352
Project Quality Management+

This course explores project quality management and how it relates to both the processes and people of the project. The students will examine basic quality concepts and explore the sub-processes of quality management including quality planning, quality assurance and quality control. Prerequisites: EG381 Statistics or equivalent, PM332 Project Management Techniques or equivalent

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4
PM453
Project Risk Management+

This course examines identifying, analyzing and responding to project risk. It will address techniques to anticipate, prevent and alleviate major project risks. Prerequisites: PM341 Project Cost and Budget Management or equivalent, EC421 E-Commerce Legal and Security Issues or PM342 Project Procurement and Contract Management or equivalent, PM352 Project Quality Management or equivalent

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4
PM454
Leadership and Project Team Management+

This course covers skills required to successfully lead a project team. It includes desirable project manager characteristics, skills and styles as well as techniques project managers can use to motivate project teams. In addition the course covers managing differences, team facilitation, decision-making techniques and communication with the stakeholders. Prerequisite: PM351 Project Human Resource Management or equivalent

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4
PM462
Management of Global Projects+

This course provides an introduction to the integration of the project processes needed in developing and managing projects in a digital environment. Emphasis is on impact of cultural differences in managing a project virtual team. Prerequisites: EC321 Introduction to E-Commerce or PM331 Overview of Digital Technology or equivalent, PM333 Project Communication and Documentation or equivalent, PM351 Project Human Resource Management or equivalent

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4
PM468
Project Management Integration I (Capstone Project)+

Using the skills and knowledge from the program Project Management Integration I is the first of a two-course series focused on the integration of the processes of the project management cycle. Through the use of case or problem analysis students integrate the principles from previous courses. Students will also initiate and plan their capstone project. Prerequisite: PM453 Project Risk Management or equivalent

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4
PM469
Project Management Integration II (Capstone Project)+

This course is the second in a two-course series focused on the complete project management cycle. Students will execute, monitor and close their capstone project. The outcome of the course will require a demonstration of the knowledge and skills acquired through the earlier courses. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 168 credits earned in the program of study including PM468 Project Management Integration I (Capstone Project) or equivalent; Prerequisite or Corequisite: PM454 Leadership and Project Team Management or equivalent

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4
Subtotal 92.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified Elective Courses+
32
Subtotal 32.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate degree (Grand total)
180
Subtotal 180.0

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Notes

+ In this program, this course is a distance education course that is taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Refer to the Online Course Information section of this catalog for additional information relating to these courses.

++In this program, the Unspecified General Education courses are distance education courses taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of the catalog for the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

*General Education courses include courses in the humanities, composition, mathematics, the sciences and the social sciences. The Unspecified General Education courses must include at least one course in each of the following categories: the humanities, composition, mathematics and the social sciences. For Minnesota students, the General Education courses must include at least two courses in each of the following categories: the humanities, composition, mathematics and the social sciences. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of the catalog for the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

**Unspecified Core courses may be accumulated from one selected discipline of study relating to the students career path.

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog . The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.