Business Technology Management
If you’re interested in computers and management, this option could be a great fit. It provides an overview of the information systems area, with hands on lab experience.
Am I the right fit for this option?
If you are technically savvy, detail-oriented, with creative problem-solving and analytical skills, chances are you’ll find that the Business Technology Management (BTM) option will lead you to your ideal career.
Business Technology Management option course requirements
|COMM 2051||Introduction to Management Information Systems|
1 If you take COMM 205 in Year 3 Term 1, then you must complete COMM 335 and COMM 438 in Term 2 of Year 3. COMM 436, COMM 437,and COMM 439 would be taken in Year 4.
|COMM 335||Information Systems Technology & Development (Term 1)|
|Three credits from the following courses:|
|COMM 436||Information Systems Analysis and Design (Term 2)|
|COMM 4372||Database Technology (Term 2)|
|COMM 438||Management of Information Systems (Term 1 or 2)|
2 Credit will only be given for one of COMM 437 and CPSC 304.
|Year 3 or 4|
|COMM 4393||Business Telecommunications|
|Six credits from COMM 436, COMM 437, COMM 4384|
3 Credit will be granted for only one of COMM 439 and CPSC 317.
4 Whichever courses not taken in Year 3.
Other BTM courses which may be taken as electives
|COMM 3364||Introduction to Digital Business|
|COMM 3375||Business Programming and Analytics|
|COMM 4356||CIO Strategies|
|COMM 456||Information Technology Risks, Protection and Audit|
4 Prior to 2018W, COMM 336 was titled Introduction to e-Business.
5 Starting in 2019W, you will receive credit for only one of CPSC 103 and COMM 337. If you took both courses prior to 2019W, you will receive credit for both.
6 Formerly numbered COMM 486N.
Note: Not all of the above elective BTM courses are offered every year.
Careers in Business Technology Management
Being able to leverage technologies to meet and predict the changing needs of customers is pivotal to succeeding in today’s competitive business environment. This option gives you the best of both worlds – a business background and knowledge in information systems, project management, IT consulting and more.