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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Technology Administration, B.A.

Offered by Information Systems , the Business Technology Administration, B.A trains students for management positions in the growing job field of information systems (IS). It is an interdisciplinary program developing practical knowledge for integration of computers, organizational processes, and people into effective and efficient systems. Through a variety of courses such as human resources management, project management, business law, ethics, and operations management, student learn the skills to be successful managers, analysts and, administrators in an IS organization. In addition, Business Technology Administration, B.A. students experience working with companies on projects that analyze systems and research solutions for implementation in small and large enterprises.

University Requirements

Completion of Minimum University Requirements for an Undergraduate Baccalaureate Degree .

  • Minimum 120 credits and minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Completion of 45 upper-level credits, residence requirement, Writing Intensive requirement, and General Education requirement

Major Requirements

  • Minimum 65 credits
  • Minimum grade of ‘C’ in courses applied to the major
  • Minimum 9 IS and Management courses numbered 300 or higher completed in residence at UMBC

Course Requirements

Mathematics and Statistics (8 credits)

Complete the following:

Management (9 credits)

Complete the following:

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Programs

Qualified students may apply to an accelerated program, which allows them to share courses between a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. Students take graduate courses as undergraduate students and later apply those courses to master’s degrees. An undergraduate may apply to participate in an accelerated program even if the desired graduate program is in a department other than the one in which the student is majoring. More information is available from the Accelerated Program page of the Graduate School website.