May 2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Technology Management

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Program Description

This program of study is designed to provide students with foundation skills and knowledge in various technical areas. In addition, this program is further designed to teach the student the necessary business skills and academic knowledge for entry-level management positions in a technical environment.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

1. Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management

2. Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.

3. Develop a marketing plan

4. Formulate strategic business solutions

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential entry-level job position titles include, but are not limited to, general manager and operations manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 122.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Management Core Courses

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Technical Courses

Students must complete at least 24.00 semester credit hours of technical courses. Selection or transfer of courses will be in consultation and with the approval of the student’s academic advisor. Any resulting deficiency in the total of 24.00 semester credit hours required may be made up with additional technology or business courses.

Open Elective Courses

A minimum of 21.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. A minimum of 6.00 semester credit hours must be 300- to 400-level.

Note: Completion of BU 345 - Project Management  or IT 346 - Information Technology Project Management  eliminates either course as an additional elective (see Required Management Core Courses). Completion of BU 482 - Strategic Management  will eliminate an additional elective.

Required Capstone or Internship

3.00 semester credit hours are required.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline.

12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications

9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity)

6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics

3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science

6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

2.00 semester credit hours are required.

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