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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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