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Bachelor's Degree

Technology Project Management

Technology Project Management (TECHMPROJ BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  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.

*Students in the BS Technology Project Management will have the option of selecting the Professional Focused Technical Specialty. The successful graduate will complete 18 credits in a focused technical area. The 18 credits must be approved by the program specific Department Chair and/or the Associate Dean prior to beginning any courses applicable to the Professional Focused Technical Specialty.

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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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Network Management and Security

Network Management and Security (NETMGTSEC BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  • 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.

*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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Computer Science

Computer Science (COMP SCIE BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  MINIMUM •  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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Health Information Management

Health Information Management (HLTH INFO BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  MINIMUM 120 CREDITS  •  HLTH INFO BS

The Davenport University Health Information Management Bachelor of Science program prepares individuals to assume an emerging key role in supporting the electronic and technological infrastructure for health services delivery. Students in the program utilize an electronic health record system which provides students with a learning experience that uses state-of-the-art technology and software. Health information managers are experts in managing patient health information and medical records, administering computer information systems, collecting and analyzing patient data, and using classification systems and medical terminologies. These professionals work in a broad range of settings throughout the healthcare industry. These include the continuum of care delivery organizations, including hospitals, multispecialty clinics and physician practices, long-term care, mental health, and other ambulatory care settings. The profession has seen significant expansion in non-patient care settings, with careers in managed care and insurance companies, software vendors, consulting services, government agencies, education, and pharmaceutical companies.

Students successfully completing this CAHIIM accredited program are eligible to take the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the HIM workforce, it is strongly recommended that students in the HIM BS program meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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Health Services Administration

Health Services Administration (HLTH SRV BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  HLTH SRV BS

The Health Services Administration program prepares the graduate for entry-level management positions in various health care settings and organizations. Health services administration careers can include working in integrated health care systems, retirement and long term care facilities, physicians’ practices, community health organizations, health care associations and insurance carriers third party administrators. Specialties are designed to assist students needing or desiring a more focused area of interest. This degree prepares individuals interested in pursuing Davenport University’s MBA program.


*It is recommended that students seeking this degree program complete BIOL120 and BIOL131. Biology, chemistry and/or natural science electives may be substituted if the student has previously earned applicable ­credits.

Please note that students will not be awarded both the B.B.A. Health Services Administration and the B.S. Health Services Administration. Only one degree and catalog year of the Health Services Administra­tion major may be declared.

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Medical Case Management

Medical Case Management (MED C MGT BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  MED C MGT BS

This program is designed to prepare the individual who is interested in entering or advancing 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. The program is open to health and human services professionals including Nurses and Medical Assistants, as well as those with no health-related background.

Potential employment for medical case managers may include working with insurance providers, third party administrators, integrated health care systems, physicians’ practices, rehabilitation agencies, legal firms, human services organizations or attorneys practicing in worker compensation and personal injury, government agencies, self insured organizations or as an independent consultant. This curriculum can prepare students for entry into the Davenport University's MBA 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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Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems (CINFO SYS BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  MINIMUM •  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 Specialty, Programming Specialty, Secure Software Development Specialty or Web and Mobile Development Specialty.

*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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Legal Studies

Legal Studies (PARALGL BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  PARALGL BS

The American Bar Association (ABA) approved Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies builds upon the foundation developed in the Associate of Science degree program and provides the opportunity for further study in the areas of litigation, computer applications, and legal specialties. The degree will prepare students to successfully transition to law school or to immediately perform the duties required of a paralegal through studies that focus on effective communication skills, critical thinking, litigation procedures, computer applications for law offices, ethics and various legal specialties. Although the paralegal plays a key role in providing legal services to clients, only attorneys may accept cases, give legal advice, represent clients in court, or provide other direct legal services to clients. The courses of the Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies is an excellent pre-law degree and provides valuable preparation for careers in law firms, corporations, government agencies, the judiciary, non-profits and other law-related settings.

 

 

 

 

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