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Bachelor's Degree

Biological Laboratory Science

Biological Laboratory Science (BIOL LAB BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE      • 120 CREDITS      • BIOL LAB BS

A Bachelor of Science in Biological Laboratory Science will prepare students to work in a laboratory setting as a Research Associate or Technician. Such positions can be found in academic, industrial and government settings, and include biotechnology manufacturing companies that produce genetically engineered products like new vaccines, drugs or modified plants and animals for human consumption, university and medical research laboratories, government regulatory agencies and forensics laboratories.

All BIOL, CHEM and PHYS prefixed courses required for the BS Biological Sciences degree program require a C or better grade for successful completion.

*If the career intent is pre-medicine/pre-dental/pre-veterinary medicine, consider completing BIOL221/221L Anatomy and Physiology I and BIOL222/222L Anatomy and Physiology II as electives

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Technology Project Management

Technology Project Management (TECHMPROJ BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  TECHMPROJ BS

This Technology Project Management program is designed to prepare students for various management positions within the technology field. Course work integrates accounting, finance, production, computer networking, and CIS with in-depth project management practices. Industries examined include IT, health care, construction, manufacturing, service, and government.  Students have the option of refining their focus by selecting specialty concentration options in Networking, Computer Information Systems (CIS), Information Security, Health Information Management, and Accounting Information Systems or creating an individualized specialty.

NOTE: PMP®, PgMP®, CAPM®, PMI-SP®, PMI-RMP®, and PMI-ACP® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Network Management and Security

Network Management and Security (NETMGTSEC BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  NETW MSEC BS

The Network Management and Security program will prepare the graduate with the technical knowledge and skills that are required to design, install, administer, maintain, and secure network systems and computers. Students will learn to evaluate user needs, purchase and install hardware and software, design and administer networks, and implement security best practices. Hands-on coursework will provide more advanced networking and security skills in a variety of hardware and software environments. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams from Microsoft, Cisco, EC Council and CompTIA.  Students will choose from three specialties: Advanced Cisco Networking, Network Security, or Server Administration.

*Either NETW490 or TECH489 must be completed unless the experiential learning component is satisfied. An upper level technology substitution must be chosen if the experiential component is completed within a required course in the major.

**Consider adding the Mathematics Minor (MTHM) 23 credits with this degree program. One of the required math courses (MATH215) is required in the foundations, the other five courses could be taken as part of the Open Elective Credits.

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Digital Forensics

Digital Forensics (DIGT FOR BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  DIGT FOR BS

The Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Forensics provides the necessary knowledge and skills for the collection, processing, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence in support of network vulnerability mitigation and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations. Students will use hands-on tools and techniques in a variety of environments for operating systems, file systems, networks, mobile devices, and electronic discovery of data.

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Cyber Defense

Cyber Defense (CYBER DEF BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  CYBER DEF BS

The Bachelor of Science degree in Cyber Defense provides the proactive and reactive knowledge and skills that encompass security in the technological environment. Students will learn to ensure appropriate treatment of risk, compliance, and assurance from internal and external perspectives. With an emphasis on how to best protect an organization’s information assets, topics will be covered from both the business and technology perspectives. Students will have a choice between two specialties: Information Assurance or Health Care Information Assurance.

*Either IAAS490 or TECH489 must be completed unless the experiential learning component is satisfied. An upper level technology substitution must be chosen if the experiential component is completed within a required course in the major.

**Consider adding the Mathematics Minor (MTHM) 23 credits with this degree program. One of the required math courses (MATH215) is required in the foundations, the other five courses could be taken as part of the Open Elective Credits.

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Computer Science

Computer Science (COMP SCIE BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  COMP SCIE BS

Our computer science program is designed to introduce students to topics ranging from algorithmic and applied theoretical foundations to cutting-edge developments in areas such as computer vision, artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation. Computer Science offers a comprehensive foundation that permits graduates to adapt to new technologies and new ideas while solving real world problems. Students will choose between three emerging specialties: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Theory and Algorithms or Gaming and Simulations.

*Either CSCI490 or TECH489 must be completed unless the experiential learning component is satisfied. An upper level technology substitution must be chosen if the experiential component is completed within a required course in the major.

**Consider adding the Mathematics Minor (MTHM) 23 credits with this degree program. Four of the required math courses (MATH205, MATH215, MATH250 and MATH350) are required in the foundations, the other two courses could be taken as part of the Open Elective Credits.

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Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems (CINFO SYS BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  CINFO SYS BS

The Computer Information Systems program is designed to educate students in a broad range of computer technology skills. Students will learn to work with leaders from functional areas to analyze information requirements and determine ways in which computer systems can meet those needs. Students will have a choice between four dynamic specialties: Database Analytics, Programming, Secure Software Development or Web and Mobile Development.

*Either CISP490 or TECH489 must be completed unless the experiential learning component is satisfied. An upper level technology substitution must be chosen if the experiential component is completed within a required course in the major.

 

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Medical Case Management (Completion Program - for Licensed Practical Nurses)

Medical Case Management (Completion Program - for Licensed Practical Nurses) (MCPN COM BS)

120 Credits

Bachelor of Science | 120 credits | MCPN COM BS

For students who are a Licensed Practical Nurse

The program is designed for the Licensed Practical Nurse. The purpose of the Medical Case Management bachelor’s degree program at Davenport University is to prepare graduates for career advancement in the area of medical case management. The student will learn the components of case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care.

Preadmission Requirements:
•    Must possess a current/valid unencumbered Practical Nurse license.
•    Must have a Practical Nursing Diploma with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher from an accredited program.

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the Medical Case Management profession, it is strongly recommended that students meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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Medical Case Management (Completion Program - for Students with Associate in Nursing)

Medical Case Management (Completion Program - for Students with Associate in Nursing) (MCNS COM BS)

123 Credits

Bachelor of Science | 123 credits | MCNS COM BS

For students with an earned Associate degree in Nursing

The program is designed for an associate degree nurse. The purpose of the Medical Case Management bachelor’s degree program at Davenport University is to prepare graduates for career advancement in the area of medical case management. The student will learn the components of case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care.

Preadmission Requirements:
•    Must possess a current/valid unencumbered Registered Nurse license.
•    Must have an associate degree in nursing with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher from an accredited two-year community college program.

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the Medical Case Management profession, it is strongly recommended that students meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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Medical Case Management (Completion Program - for Students with Associate in Allied Health)

Medical Case Management (Completion Program - for Students with Associate in Allied Health) (MCAH COM BS)

120 Credits

Bachelor of Science | 120 credits | MCAH COM BS

For students with an earned Associate degree in Allied Health

This program is designed for current Allied Health Professionals, such as respiratory therapist, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapy assistant, medical assistant, mental health and social work technician/assistant professionals. The purpose of the Medical Case Management bachelor’s degree program at Davenport University is to prepare graduates for career advancement in the area of medical case management. The student will learn the components of case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care.

Preadmission Requirements:
•    Must possess a current active credential/license allowing them to be employed within their profession.
•    Must have an associate degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher from an accredited community college or two-year college program.

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the Medical Case Management profession, it is strongly recommended that students meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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