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The Department of Information Management (IM) was established in 1994. As one of the departments of the college of humanities and management in National Penghu University of Science and Technology, the department provides both theoretical and practical training in the field of information management and its applications in business. The major goal is to educate students prepare them with skills and knowledge in advanced information technology as well as knowledge management for both enterprises and the government agencies to help achieve effective and efficient management.
Especially, the IM department emphasizes on the software-hardware systematic planning, E-service, and the applications of Internet technology. For the curriculum design, the IM department covers general information management courses as well as information systems. For the practicum curriculum, the department centers on two facets, including e-Service technology and e-Business.
The minimum credit to obtain the bachelor degree are 130. The credits required for general education are 60, and the total credits required for IM department are 70 (42 credits for core courses and 28 for elective courses in science and business). The core courses (42 credits) includes: Introduction to computer, Data Structure, Database Management System, System Analysis and Design, System Programming, Computer Organization and Structure, Advanced Program Language, Network Communications, Information Management System, Multimedia Applications, Seminar, Business Administration and Management, Principles of Accounting, Marketing, and etc.