Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale
Technology Management, B.A.S.
Take the Next Step Toward Technology Management B.A.S.
The Technology Management Bachelors of Applied Science (B.A.S.) program is designed to build upon an AS degree in Software and Database Development, Network Systems Technology, or Cybersecurity. However, this degree is open to any student, with an AA degree, seeking to expand their technology and leadership skills. This degree completion prepares you to move into a supervisory or management position. The B.A.S. in Technology Management degree program is one of four bachelor degree programs offered at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida, and prepares students to become effective technology leaders and innovators.
Getting your bachelor’s degree in Technology Management is an important way to fast-track your career. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth between 2014 and 2024 for computer and information systems managers is projected to increase by 15% with a national median salary of $131,600 per year. Moira Alexander, CIO magazine, states “by 2020, reports estimate that there will 700,000 new project management jobs in the United States.” The demand for computer and information systems managers will continue to grow as firms expand to digital platforms.
Technology Management Option Course Requirements
ENC1102, English II
CTS1650, Network Fundamentals
COP2700, Data Structure (SQL)
CGS1103, Project Management Concepts and Processes
COP2701, Database Design and Management
CTS1120, Computer and Network Security (Security+)
COP1000, Introduction to Programming Logic
DIG2100, Web Design I
CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications
GEB3213, Business Communication for Professional Effectiveness
CGS3092, Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology
FIN3400, Financial Management
ISM4318, Agile Project Management
ISM4548, Web Analytics
MAN4520, Quality Management (Six Sigma)
ISM4302, Emerging Technologies
MAN3503, Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making
CIS3083, Cloud Computing for IT
ISM4330, Information Security Policy Administration and Management
MAN4900, Capstone Project
COP2840, Internet Programming
COP3834, Developing Websites Using PHP MySQL
CTS1651, Router Technology (Basic) CCNA
ISM4323, Network Security Management
CIS4200, Security Penetration Testing
CIS3122, Cybersecurity Analyst
What can you do with a Technology Management BAS Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Data Warehousing Specialists
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Information Security Analysts
Computer Systems Analysts
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Georgetown University Online
University of Miami
Florida Atlantic University
Computer LabsThe computer labs in the Advanced Technology Center on the Panama City campus offer up-to-date software for student to create design documents, develop software applications, project management documents, and design and develop web-application.
How do I apply to the Technology Management BAS Program?
To apply to the Technology Management degree program, you’ll need to complete two applications: the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College and the Technology Management B.A.S. entrance form. Please download and review the new student checklist for information on admission to the program. Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.
Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.