Technology Management

Bachelor of Applied Science

The B.A.S. Technology Management degree prepares students to gain long-term career positions in the fields of information technology or technology management.  Students have the opportunities to gain knowledge of advanced concepts of technology in the areas of computer networking, Linux operating systems, computer programming, network security, database administration, web development, and hardware maintenance, as well as the managerial experience to oversee projects in each area.  Courses within the B.A.S. degree also prepare students to gain advanced certifications in managerial and technological subjects, giving students improved opportunities to gain beneficial employment assignments or land promotions within their current professions.

Area A: Essential Areas
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
MATH 1111College Algebra3
Area B: Institutional Options
COMM 1110Fundamentals of Speech3
One of the following electives:1
Argumentation and Advocacy
Intro to Greek Mythology
Creative Writing
Natural Hazards
Appalachian Hist-Special Topic
Sports Hist & Amer Character
Health and Wellness Concepts
Mystery Fiction in Pop Culture
Political and Social Rhetoric
Christian Fiction/Pop Culture
Race and Ethnicity in America
PRSP Elective (See advisor)
Area C: Humanities/Fine Arts
Choose one to two ENGL course(s):3-6
World Literature I
World Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
American Literature I
American Literature II
Intro to Film as Literature
If only one ENGL course chosen, add one of the following:0-3
Art Appreciation
Expressions of Culture I
Expressions of Culture II
Music Appreciation
World Music
American Music
Theatre Appreciation
Area D: Science/Mathematics/Technology
Eight Credit Hours of Lab Science Electives:8
Astronomy of the Solar System
and Astronomy of Solar Sys. Lab
Stellar and Galactic Astronomy
and Stellar & Galac. Astronomy Lab
Environmental Studies
Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology II
Principles of Botany
Survey of Chemistry
Principles of Chemistry I
Principles of Chemistry II
Principles of Geology
Historical Geology
Geology & the Environment
Introductory Physics I
Introductory Physics II
Principles of Physics I
Principles of Physics II
MATH 1401Elementary Statistics3
Area E: Social Science
HIST 2111United States History to 18773
or HIST 2112 United States Hist since 1877
POLS 1101American Government3
Two of the following electives:6
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Geography
Intro to Human Geography
Intro to Physical Geography
World Civilization to 1500 CE
World Civilization since 1500
United States History to 1877
United States Hist since 1877
Intro to World Religions
Intro to Philosophical Issues
Logic and Critical Thinking
Intro to Political Science
State and Local Government
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Adjustment
Human Development
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Technical Credits:
BUSA 2201Fundamentals of Computer Appli3
CAPS 1140Microcomputer Operating System3
CAPS 1145Introduction to Networks3
CAPS 1152Linux3
CAPS 1270Switch, Route, Wireless Ess3
CAPS 1276Ent Net, Security, Automation3
Electives (must be approved by department chair)21
Technology Management Core:
ITEC 3251Linux II3
MGIS 3351Principles Mgmt Info Systems3
MGIS 3352Management Application Prog I3
MGIS 3353Management Applications Programming II3
MGIS 3356Database Management Systems3
MGIS 3390Management of IS Security3
MGIS 4701Systems Analysis & Design3
Upper Level Electives:
Choose two ITEC Electives:6
Cybersecurity Operations
Special Topics in ITEC
Internships in ITEC
Choose four electives:12
Communication for Prof Setting
Special Topics in ITEC
Cybersecurity Operations
Internships in ITEC
Telecommunications Management
Web-based MIS
Databases:Big Data & Analytics
Principles of Management
Physical Education
PHED Activity Elective1
Total Hours121