Technology Management, Bachelor of Applied Science
The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Technology Management is designed to prepare students who have successfully completed the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree from SACSCOC accredited technical institutions. The BAS in Technology Management offers all coursework online and is available for location-bound students who cannot take advantage of the traditional in-class instructions to earn a BAS degree in Technology Management. Through a combination of business management and business information systems courses, the BAS curriculum provides a solid grounding in the skills needed to manage human and technology resources in today’s global and dynamic business and industry settings. Career opportunities in Technology Management include industrial and service management, technology security specialist, quality control management, business/management information systems specialist, and other related fields.
Albany State University and Albany Technical College are proactive educational collaborators committed to providing greater educational opportunities and services for students transferring between institutions. This commitment strongly supports the concept of seamless transfer that embraces the principle that transfer students should not be required to repeat competencies already achieved.
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science Degree programs from Albany Technical College can seamlessly carry over concentration areas within the Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management degree program at Albany State University. The following are BAS concentrations offered at ASU:
- Business Management Programs
- General Management
- Human Resources Management
- Operations Management
- Service Sector Management
- Small Business Management
- Marketing Management Programs
- Marketing Management
- Retail Management
- Health Information Technology
- Hotel/Tourism/Restaurant Management
- Business Administrative Technology
- Culinary Arts Technology
- Design & Media Production Technology
- Drafting Technology
- Computer Information System Programs
- PC Maintenance Specialist
- Computer Support Specialist
- Internet Specialist- Web Design
- Network Specialist
- Electronics Programs
- Biomedical Instrumentation Technology
- Communications Electronics Technology
- Industrial Electronics Technology
- Field Occupation
- Fire Services Administration
- Business Logistics Management
- The student must earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS degree) in one of the concentrations listed above. Albany Technical College graduates are required to have attained a “C” or better in each course for transfer to Albany State University.
- Students should receive 15 hours of transfer credit in Areas A-E, and 36-42 additional transfer credit hours toward the BAS degree program. Other transfer credits may be granted on a case-by-case basis if directly equivalent to required ASU courses.
- The student must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 in overall program.
- The student must complete the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) as a part of course requirements of MGMT 4199.
Technology Management Guide Sheet
All Technology Management students must complete 42-43 credit hours in the approved core (see Core Curriculum in Academic Information for complete listing of courses) and 48 hours in business core requirements.
|Core Curriculum for Non-STEM Majors (Areas A-E) 1||42|
|Area F: Courses required for the program of study 4|
|Minimum grade of "C" required in each course|
|ACCT 2101||Accounting Principles I||3|
|ACCT 2102||Accounting Principles II 5||3|
|MIST 2010||Fundamentals of Computer Applications||3|
|ECON 2105||Principles of Macroeconomics ((if not taken in Area E))||3|
|ECON 2106||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|MIST 2040||Communication for Management 2, 5||3|
|or BUSA 1105||Introduction to Business|
|Area G: Business Majors 4|
|Minimum grade of "C" required in each course|
|BUSA 3100||Business Internship I||3|
|BUSA 4105||International Business 5||3|
|ECON 3205||Economic and Business Statistics 5||3|
|FINC 3105||Foundations of Financial Management 5||3|
|MGMT 3105||Legal Enviroment of Business||3|
|MGMT 3106||Management Science and Operations Management 5||3|
|MGMT 4110||Organizational Behavior 5||3|
|MGMT 4205||Management Information Systems 5||3|
|MGMT 4199||Business Policy 5||3|
|MKTG 3120||Principles of Marketing||3|
|Area H: Tech Block Concentration Specific Courses 3, 4|
|Select 21 technical credit hours||21|
|ASU 3000-4000 level electives-choose 9 hours||9|
|First-Year and Wellness Course Requirements Outside the Core|
|ASU 1101||First Year Experience: Pathways to Success||1|
|HEDP, WELL||Health & Wellness Requirement 6||2|
|Total Semester Hours||123|
Take both if ECON 2105 is taken in Area E.
Please see Academic Advisor to receive a copy of this form specific to your concentration.
Students must earn a C or better for all courses in Areas F, G, and H. The minimum GPA for graduation is 2.25. No more than 39 semester hours in Technology Management and traditional Business courses (excluding Economics) can be transferred to Areas F, G, and H.
The health & wellness requirement may be fulfilled by taking one - two (2) credit hour health or wellness course OR two one (1) credit hour health or wellness activity courses.
The Office of Career Services is responsible for assisting students with opportunities for professional employment and for internships.