American Bachelor in Information Technology


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Program Description

Manage others with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology

The primary aim of the this University of New York in Prague program is to blend a solid understanding of technology with business management skills. The program will prepare students for entry-level professional positions in the field of IT management in the global business and public sectors. This four-year degree is awarded by the State University of New York, Empire State College.

UNYP Bachelor of Information Technology graduates will gain:

  • An understanding of the mechanisms in an organization and/or enterprise including management, finance, aspects of law, sales and marketing, and human resource management;
  • Development of key business and management skills;
  • An understanding of IT architectures and the issues, concerns and strategies related to their deployment;
  • Knowledge of the processes involved in software programming and the elements involved in software development and testing to ensure its successful deployment;
  • The ability to prepare, present and support IT projects in front of a critical audience;
  • Complementary coursework that strengthens, enhances and expands on core business learning;
  • Elective courses that allow students to deepen their interests in a variety of subject areas such as integrated marketing communications, mass media, international relations, economics, finance and accounting, literature, and psychology;
  • The ability to think theoretically and analytically about contemporary issues in the global economy;
  • Improved oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Proficiency in using software applications and information technology for research;
  • The ability to work collaboratively in teams and in a multicultural setting;


Our approach places a great deal of emphasis on international aspects of commerce, which we believe are particularly critical in today's business environment. With our multinational faculty and student body, UNYP is in an especially strong position to provide this valuable international perspective. Unique to our program is the interactive and dynamic teaching style of our faculty. We recruit our professors from the EU and the USA, and most of them hold advanced degrees and professional experience in their fields of teaching. The theoretical and practical knowledge that you acquire in our program provides you with a wide range of options as to where you may wish to pursue your career, in terms of business and professional areas as well as geographical locality. The program also serves as a strong grounding for a career in the public sector, civil society or academia.

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Course Content

Core Information Technology courses:

  • Business Positions in Information Systems/Information Technology & Telecommunications
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Applications
  • Databases in the Enterprise
  • Developing Information Systems & Information Technology Strategies
  • Principles of Software Development
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) & Supply Chain Management (SCM) Applications
  • Financial Accounting Systems
  • IR Project Management & Costing
  • Information System Solution Selling
  • Knowledge Management
  • Legal Environment of Business & Information Systems
  • Marketing & Information Systems
  • Management Information Systems
  • Outsourcing Strategies
  • Project Management
  • Telecommunication Networks & Markets
  • Web Technologies & Applications for Business including Butt Computing
  • Business Analysis
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Security Management
  • Senior Project Proposal/Thesis

Core business courses:

  • Business Policy & Strategic Management
  • Ethics of Business & Public Administration
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Statistics for Business & Economics I
  • Statistics for Business & Economics II
  • Reason & Argument
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • International Business
  • European Integration
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • International Trade & Finance

Complimentary business courses:

  • Career Management
  • Comparative International Business Law
  • Economic Policies of the EU
  • Globalization
  • Human Resource Management
  • Money & Banking
  • International Politics
  • International Trade & Finance
  • Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Money & Banking
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Communications
  • Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Social & Economic Context of Globalization

Elective business courses:

  • Communication among Cultures
  • Communication Technologies
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • External Relations of the EU
  • Group Dynamics
  • International Organizations
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Intro to Advertising
  • Intro to Communications
  • Intro to Comparative Politics
  • Intro to Media Writing
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Labor Economics
  • Literature & Politics
  • Media & Society
  • Modern Diplomacy
  • Political Communication
  • Power & Privilege
  • Psychology of Adjustment
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Public Speaking
  • Social Psychology

Prospective Career Opportunities

  • Database administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • IT technical support officer
  • Systems analyst
  • IT sales professional
  • Management consultant

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Since 1998, UNYP has been offering the best in English-language higher education in Central Europe, with a focus on Business Administration, Communications, Finance, IT Management, Marketing, Internat ... Read More

Since 1998, UNYP has been offering the best in English-language higher education in Central Europe, with a focus on Business Administration, Communications, Finance, IT Management, Marketing, International Economic Relations, English Language & Literature, and Psychology. UNYP is the largest and leading English language higher education institution in the Czech Republic. Read less