With SPC's Technology Development and Management B.A.S. Degree, you can achieve your goals as a manager, improve productivity in your organization and become a strong and effective leader in your information technology career. Courses for this technology development and management bachelor's degree are taught in eight-week sessions that can be taken online or in a blended format.

Subplans in this technology bachelor's degree include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Project Management
  • Software Assurance
  • Software Development

Our technology bachelor's degree is perfect if you already have an associate degree, and the courses are designed by expert faculty and advisory committee members who work in the field.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2018 Employment

11,800

2028

14,310

Percent Change

21

Projected Job Openings

1190

Computer Systems Analysts

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2018 Employment

18,700

2028

21,880

Percent Change

17

Projected Job Openings

1600

Industrial Production Managers

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2018 Employment

4,910

2028

5,540

Percent Change

13

Projected Job Openings

420

Information Security Analysts

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2018 Employment

4,830

2028

6,680

Percent Change

38

Projected Job Openings

570

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2018 Employment

17,960

2028

20,680

Percent Change

15

Projected Job Openings

1450

OTHER CAREER INFO

Our Technology Development and Management B.A.S. Degree prepares you for these other careers:

Software Developers, Applications

Skills you learn in SPC's Technology Development and Management B.A.S. Degree

  • Effectively lead and manage small- to medium-sized project teams
  • Develop fiscal plans and understand the financial implications of decision-making
  • Execute, evaluate and manage projects
  • Develop and implement innovative technology solutions to enhance the profitability of an organization
  • Manage technology, security, information assurance and/or at-risk areas in an organization
  • Analyze and improve strategic processes across an organization
  • Create optimal value through information and technology
  • Protect information and technology resources and provide leadership to the organization to ensure security and reduce risks

Technology Development and Management Bachelor of Applied Science

TMGT-BAS

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2020 (570)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2020 (570), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

John Duff
Baccalaureate Academic Chair
727-341-7176
Duff.John@spcollege.edu


Dr. James Stewart
Dean of Technology
stewart.james@spcollege.edu


Program Summary

The Technology Development and Management bachelor's degree gives students a solid credential in the evolving field of technology management. Students will receive a balance of technology and management education to make you a front-runner in today's competitive environment. You will also have the opportunity to specialize in one of five fields: Data Science, Cybersecurity, Software Development, Project Management, Software Assurance, or Cyber Defense and Risk Mitigation. Through state-of-the-art delivery systems, we help you to achieve your goals as a manager, improve productivity in your organization and become a strong and effective leader.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.


Florida CIP Code

1101110991: TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (BAS)

Federal CIP Code

11.1099: Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.


Admission Rules

Admission to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Development and Management degree program (TMGT-BAS) requires:

60 credits from a regionally accredited institution, including:
- 15 credits of transferable general education courses
- ENC1101- Composition I or equivalent
- a college Math Course: MAT 1033, MAT1100, STA 2023, STA 2023H OR any MAC, MGF, MTG, MAS math prefix

21 Technical Credits:
From current listing of acceptable certificates OR from classes that begin with the following prefixes CAP, CEN, CET*, CGS, CIS, CNT, COP, CTS with a Grade C or better.

*CET 1114C cannot be used to satisfy this requirement

If you are interested in pursuing the Software Development or Software Assurance, sub plan you must complete one of the following:

Computer Programming and Analysis AS degree (CWPA-AS)
Computer Programmer Certificate (CMPRG-CT)
Computer Programming Specialists Certificate (CPS-CT)
Permission of the Dean

If you are interested in pursuing Cyber Defense and Risk Mitigation you must complete one of the following:

Cybersecurity AS degree (ITSC-AS)
Cybersecurity Certificate (ITSC-CT)
Permission of the Dean

Students that have completed the BMET-AS program may be admitted to the Cybersecurity (ISA) or Project Management (PM) subplans only. Admission to the TMGT-BAS program requires completion of 21 technical credits, all with a minimum grade of C. The following courses may be used to complete the technical credit requirement:

o BME 1008C, BME 2930, EET 1084C, EET 1205C
o Any course with prefix CAP, CEN, CET*, CGS, CIS, CNT, COP, CTS

If you are interested in pursuing the Data Science sub plan you must take STA2023.

Please note that total program hours may vary. Consult an advisor for any additional questions.

Graduation Rules

GRADE OF "C" OR BETTER REQUIRED IN ALL COURSES

NOTE: If you have not completed two years of the same foreign language in high school or 8 credits in college, you will need to complete 8 credits of foreign language before completing the B.A.S. program.

ADMISSIONS COURSES
60 credits in a related discipline with at least 15 General Education credits

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
Additional General Education Courses

Enhanced World View Requirements*
A. Communications * 9
B. Humanities/Fine Arts* 6
C. Mathematics 6
D. Natural & Physical Sciences 6-7
E. Social & Behavioral Sciences* 6
F. Ethics 3
G. Computer/Information Literacy Competency (see catalog for details)

MAJOR CORE COURSES
(30 credits) Grade of "C" or better required

BUL 3564 Legal Aspects of Managing Technology 3
GEB 3213 Business Communication for Professional Effectiveness 3
MAN 3303 Management & Leadership Practices 3
MAN 3503 Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making 3
ISM 3011 Management Information Systems 3
ISM 3232 Applied Systems Analysis 3
ISM 4113 Software Design Methodologies 3
ISM 4212 Database Management & Analysis 3
ISM 4361 IT Services Management 3
ISM 4915 Senior Capstone Project 3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
SUBPLAN: DATA SCIENCE (DATAANALYT) (15 Credits) Grade of "C" or better required

ISM 4545 Data Analytics Technologies 3
ISM 4547 Data Analytics Management 3
CAP 4773 Projects in Data Science 3
CTS 4454 Business Intelligence and Data Mining 3
CAP 4770 Principles of Data Mining 3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
SUBPLAN: CYBERSECURITY (ISA) ( (15 credits) grade of "C" or better required

ISM 4323 Security Essentials 3
ISM 4320 Core Security Principles 3
ISM 4324 Applications in Information Security 3
ISM 4330 Information Security Policy Administration and Management 3
ISM 4321 Strategic Cyber Security Enforcement 3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
SUBPLAN: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT (SFTDEV) (15 credits) Grade of "C" or better required

COP 4504 Advanced Software Programming 3
COP 3035 Intermediate Computer Programming 3
CEN 4031 Advanced Program Development Frameworks 3
COP 4533 Algorithmic Design and Development 3
CEN 4722 Human Computer Interfaces 3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
SUBPLAN: PROJECT MANAGEMENT (PM) (15 credits) Grade of "C" or better required

MAN 4583 Project Management 3
MAN 4741 Innovation, Change and Agile Projects 3
MAN 4881 Authority Influence and Projects 3
** MAN 4883 Project Management Methodology in Specialization 3
MAN 4885 Complex and Advanced Projects 3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
SUBPLAN: SOFTWARE ASSURANCE (SFTAS)(15 CREDITS) Grade of "C" or better required

CEN 3088 Software Security 3
CEN 4078 Software Assurance and Security 3
COP 3035 Intermediate Computer Programming 3
CNT 3010 Foundations: Operating Systems & Networks 3
ISM 4323 Security Essentials 3

SUBPLAN CORE COURSES
Cyber Security Defense and Risk Mitigation (CSDR) (15 credits)

ISM 4323 Security Essentials 3
CIS 3661 Security Architectures 3
CNT 3421 Securing the Cloud 3
CTS 4124 Threat Detection and Mitigation 3
CIS 4200 Security Penetration Testing 3

** A range of specialization courses in project management application areas and content expertise areas will provide students with specific skills for their industry and advanced topics relating to project management practice. Students will have to select three advanced topics from a set of 4 or more offerings each year.

Total Credits 120

Technology courses and certifications in St. Petersburg College's technology associate degrees transfer to this bachelor's degree.

technology development degree progression

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to our Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Development and Management degree program, you may need to meet additional requirements, such as minimum GPA or an associate degree.

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