How can organizations use information technology to gain a competitive advantage?

The School of Business at Lubbock Christian University proudly offers three degrees which teach students to apply technical skills in a business environment.

 

The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Management Information Systems (ISM): This program will equip you with skills to communicate in both the business and technology worlds. ISM graduates go on to careers in systems analysis and design, user support, as well as technology management.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology (IST): This program allows you to choose eighteen elective hours that can be applied to areas that enhance your toolset for various areas in the IST industry. Graduates find careers in computer programming, systems analysis and design, and networking.

 

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Media Arts (DMA): This program combines classes from the disciplines of Art, Communication, Business, Advertising and Technology.  Digital Media Arts graduates have a strong technical grounding as well as training in design.  DMA graduates can go on to careers in graphic design and web design.

 

Here is a quick side-by-side comparison of the Advanced Technology degree plans offered by the School of Business at Lubbock Christian University:

 

ISM

IST

DMA

Name

BBA - Management Information Systems

BS - Information Systems and Technology

BA - Digital Media Arts

Philosophy

Use technology skills and business acumen to solve problems. Act as a liaison between the business world and the technical world by understanding both.

Use technology to solve problems in a business environment

Use technology to present the organization in the best possible light

Business Classes
  • Introduction to Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Corporation Finance I
  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Business Calculus
  • Management
  • Project Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Accounting
  • Business Ethics
  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Project Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
Core of technology classes
  • Programming I
  • Database
  • Networking
  • Web Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • 9 hours of technology courses selected by the student
  • Programming I
  • Programming II
  • Database
  • Networking
  • Web Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • 12 hours of technology courses selected by the student
  • Programming I
  • Web Design
  • Web Programming
  • Multimedia Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Video I
  • Digital Fundamentals and Imaging
  • Advertising Design
  • Document Design
  • 9 hours of additional technology courses selected by the student
Careers
  • Computer Support
  • Information Technology Management
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Programmer / Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Graphic Designer
    (With the technical knowhow to publish their designs.)
  • Web Master
  • Social Media Manager
  • (and many moreā€¦)
Required Internship

Yes

Yes

Yes

Elective hours

6

18 (Enough for a minor in almost any subject)

6

Please contact Gregg Greerif you have any questions at all about the information above or about LCU or our programs.