The Technology Management major provides technology proficiency together with the managerial know-how that employers need. With a sound base of knowledge in the core areas of programming, networks, databases, web, and digital media, combined with both fundamental upper-level management courses such as leadership, organizational development, and project management, graduates will be capable of managing technical staff and projects, but will also develop their capacities as strategic leaders who understand changing organizations and can make a contribution even as trends continuously emerge.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of fundamental management and accounting practices.
- Possess proficiency in technology, including fundamentals of programming, network systems, databases, and the web.
- Lead teams, manage projects and make decisions effectively.
- Communicate successfully to and with technical and non-technical audiences.
- Engage with emerging trends in the rapidly evolving environments of technology and business, and understand their potential applications and risks.
- Assess the contributions that effective technology management makes to organizational goals and their achievement.
- Apply, integrate, and synthesize competencies gained from technical and management courses to make a strategic contribution to business enterprise.
Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at Granite State College
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for conferral
A minimum grade of C is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
|ENG 500||The Writing Process||4|
|COMM 542||Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics||4|
|COMM 543||Visual Communication||4|
|CRIT 501||Introduction to Critical Inquiry||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Math for Our World|
|Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems||4|
|Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World||4|
|Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression||4|
|CRIT 602||Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking||4|
|IDIS 601||Interdisciplinary Seminar||4|
A minimum grade of C is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
|Major in Technology Management|
|CMPL 515||Programming Fundamentals||4|
|CMPL 612||Advanced Software Tools||4|
|COMM 540||Persuasive Communication||4|
|MGMT 500||Principles of Management||4|
|or MGMT 566||Organizational Behavior|
|COMM 601||Trends in Digital and Social Media||4|
|CMPL 614||Computer and Network Systems||4|
|ACCT 511||Financial Accounting||4|
|COMM 605||Professional Communication||4|
|MGMT 622||Database Management Systems||4|
|LD 602||Leadership Theory||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace|
|Effecting Positive Change in Organizations|
|MGMT 623||Systems Analysis and Design||4|
|MGMT 626||Project Management Strategies||4|
|CMPL 650||Best Practices in Information Technology||4|
Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the students general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.