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Technical and Applied Studies - B.T.A.S. Program Requirements

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

I.     DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)

Type     Course    Title    Credits   
US    10097    Destination Kent State: First Year Experience    1   
II.     MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (19 credits)  Courses count in major GPA    
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
CHDS    37900    Applied Studies Cornerstone *
3   
47900    Applied Studies Capstone Seminar *
4   
Choose from the following:
9   
BMRT    11009    Introduction to Management Technology (3)

WIC    COMM    35864    Organizational Communication (3) **

EERT    21010    Engineering and Professional Ethics (3)

ENG    30063    Business and Professional Writing (3)

ITAP    26638    Business Communications (3)

LIB/LIS    30010    Information Fluency in the Workplace and Beyond (3)     
DD    SOC    32570    Inequalities in Societies (3)     
WIC
DD
TECH    31000
Cultural Dynamics of Technology (3) **

36401    Application of Technology Management Software (3)

Choose from the following:    3   
COMT    11000    Introduction to Computer Systems (3)     
COMT    12000    Personal Productivity Software (3)

EERT    22003    Technical Computing (3)

MIS    24053    Introduction to Computer Applications (3)

III.     ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (67-70 credits)     
Type     Course    Title    Credits   

Kent Core Composition
6   
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning    3   
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)    9   
Kent Core Social Sciences (courses from two curricular areas)    6   
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory)    6-7   
Kent Core Additional    6   
Applied Courses *** (total hours depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division hours)    31-34   
IV.     MAJOR ELECTIVES OR CONCENTRATIONS (31-34 credits)    
Major Electives (not declaring a concentration) (31-33)   
Computer Technology Application Development Concentration (32-34)   
Computer Technology Applied Computer Security and Forensics Technology Concentration (31)   
Computer Technology General Concentration (31)   
Computer Technology Internet/Multimedia Concentration (31-32)   
Computer Technology Networking Concentration (31)   
MINIMUM TOTAL
121

* Minimum C (2.0) grade required.
** To fulfill the writing-intensive requirement, either COMM 35864, COMT 36318 or TECH 31000 must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade.
*** Applied courses should be chosen from the major in an associate degree program (a computer technology or technically-related associate degree if choosing one of the concentrations) or a declared minor or individualized specialization selected in consultation with an advisor.

Major Electives (not declaring a concentration)

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. MAJOR ELECTIVES (31-33 credits) Courses count in major GPA   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
Choose from the following groups of courses:
31-33

Foundation Courses     
DG

DG
ANTH

COMM 
38240 
48210
35852    Culture and Personality (3) or
Culture and Communication (3) or
Intercultural Communication (3)     
CHDS
ECON
MKTG
PSYC
TECH    37800
42075
35035
41581
36415    Small Group Process (2) or
International Economics Relations (3) or
Consumer Behavior (3) or
Health Psychology (3) or
Customer Service Technology (3)     
ENG

20002
30063    Introduction to Technical Writing (3) or
Business and Professional Writing (3)     
ENTR
MIS
TECH    27056
34060
36401    Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3) or
Operations Management (3) or
Application of Technical Management Software (3)     
HED
PH    46052
20006    Stress: Recognition and Management (2) or
Environmental Health Science (3)     
WIC

COMT

LIB/LIS
MIS
36318

30010
34054    Survey Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics (3)**
or
Information Fluency (3) or
Using Info Systems for Solving Business Problems (3)     
KMC
KMC

MATH

11009
11010
30011    Modeling Algebra (4) or
Algebra for Calculus (3) or
Basic Probability and Statistics (3)     
MIS
TECH    24163
46409    Principles of Management (3) or
Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (3)     

DD
SOC    32400
32510
32570    Individuals and Society (3) or
Sociology of Work or
Inequality in Societies (3)     
Organizational and Career Development Courses     
CACM
MIS
TECH    32020
44285
46409    Strategic Planning (3) or
Integrated Business Policy and Strategy (3) or
Strategic Management of Technology Innovation (3)     
WIC

COMM
MIS
POL    35864
34185
30301    Organizational Communication (3) * or
Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations (3) or
Introduction to Public Administration (3)     
HDFS
MIS    44033
34165    Non-Profit Management (3)   or
Dynamics of Leadership (3)     
MIS
PSYC
34185
31773
41532    Individual and Group Behavior in Organizations (3) or
Industrial Psychology (3) or
Social Psychology (3)     
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL
31-33

* Must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Computer Technology Application Development Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (32-34 credits) Courses count in major GPA   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
WIC    COMT     36318     Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics * +
3   
46308    Developing Desktop Applications *
3   
46340    Data Design and Implementation *
3   
ACTT, BMRT, COMT or ITAP electives    7   
COMT upper-division courses *
6   
Choose from the following: *    4   
COMT    36301    Advanced C++ Programming (4)     
36311    Advanced Java Programming (4)

Choose from the following: *    6-8   
COMT    36301    Advanced C++ Programming (4)     
36308    Ergonomics in Computer Systems (3)     
36311    Advanced Java Programming (4)     
36350    Programming Office Productivity Applications (3)     
46309
Development Distributed Applications (3)     
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL
32-34   

* Minimum C (2.0) grade required.
+ Must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Computer Technology Applied Computer Security and Forensics Technology Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (31 credits) Courses count in major GPA   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
WIC    COMT     36318     Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics * +
3   
36320    Computer Forensics *
3   
36330    Local Area Network Security Fundamentals *
3   
46331    Local Area Network Security and Firewalls *
3   
ACTT, BMRT, COMT or ITAP electives    7   
COMT upper-division courses *
6   
Choose from the following: *
6   
COMT    46310    Technology of Operating Systems (3)     
46311    Technology of Networking (3)     
TECH    36110    Principles of Fraud Examination (3)     
36410    Security for Business Students (3)     
36430    Security Management (3)     
36440    Security Investigation (3)     
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL
31   

* Minimum C (2.0) grade required.
+ Must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Computer Technology General Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (31 credits) Courses count in major GPA   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
WIC    COMT     36318     Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics * +
3   
TECH    36401    Applications for Technology Management Software*    3   
ACTT, BMRT, COMT or ITAP electives    7   
COMT upper-division courses *
18   
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL
31   

* Minimum C (2.0) grade required.
+ Must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Computer Technology Internet/Multimedia Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (31-32 credits) Courses count in major GPA   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
COMT    36310    Multimedia Development Tools *
3   
WIC      36318     Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics * +
3   
36336    Web Scripting II *
3   
46321    Web Database Integration *
3   
ACTT, BMRT, COMT or ITAP electives    7   
COMT upper-division courses **    6   
Choose from the following: *
6-7   
COMT    36308    Ergonomics in Computer Systems (3)

36311    Advanced Java Programming (4)     
46340    Database Design and Implementation (3)     
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL
31-32   

* Minimum C (2.0) grade required.
** VCD 37000 may be taken in place of COMT 36303; minimum C (2.0) grade required.
+ Must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Computer Technology Networking Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (31 credits) Courses count in major GPA   
Type     Course    Title    Credits    
WIC    COMT     36318     Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics * +
3   
36330    Local Area Network Security Fundamentals *
3   
46310    Technology of Operating Systems *
3   
46311    Technology of Networking *
3   
ACTT, BMRT, COMT or ITAP electives    7   
COMT upper-division courses *
12   
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL
31   

* Minimum C (2.0) grade required.
+ Must be earned with minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

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