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Technology Management, B.S.

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Technology Management has a multidisciplinary focus and is designed for students who want to develop leadership and management skills within their technical area or combination of related areas. Students may enter the program with (1) an Associate of Applied Science degree in an approved technical area, (2) an Associate of Science degree containing at least 45 credit hours in an approved technical specialty, or (3) an approved technical specialty containing courses from related areas. Students have the options of earning a Six-Sigma Green Belt certification, completing Center for Advancement in Leadership certification, and preparing for Project Management Institute (PMI) exams.

Total Program Credits: 123

Matriculation Requirements: 45 Credits

 

Students must complete 45 technical credits (see list below)

  1. See specific Technical Area for the 45 credit requirement. Or See Technology Management Emphasis in Integrated Technology
45
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology (3.0)  
  MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics 3
Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:   
  Biology  3
  Physical Science  3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science  3
  Humanities Distribution  3
  Fine Arts Distribution  3
  TECH 2000 Technology and Human Life 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 28 Credits
Meet with Technology Management advisor to complete a degree plan prior to enrollment in Technology Management courses.   
  TECH 3000 Introduction to Technology Management 3
  TECH 3010 Creativity Innovation and Change Management 3
or MGMT 3170 Entrepreneurship (3.0)  
  TECH 3400 Project Management 3
  TECH 3850 Quality Assurance in Technology 3
  TECH 405G Global Ethical and Professional Issues in Technology 3
  TECH 4420 Organization Information Technologies 3
  TECH 4910 Senior Capstone Project 3
  ACC 3000 Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts 3
  MGMT 3430 Human Resource Management 3
  TECH 301R Technology Lecture Series 1
  Business Computer Proficiency  
or INFO 2100 Computer Proficiency for Technology Professionals (3.0)  
or IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3.0)  
Elective Requirements: 15 Credits
Complete 15 credits from the following: 15
  TECH 3700 Materials Management (3.0)  
  TECH 4000 Reliability Engineering and Safety (3.0)  
  TECH 4200 Technology Marketing and Distribution (3.0)  
  TECH 4400 Advanced Project Management (3.0)  
  TECH 4820 Current Topics in Technology Management (3.0)  
  TECH 481R Internship (1.0)  
  TECH 489R Undergraduate Research in Technology Management (1.0)  
  TECH 497R Independent Study (1.0)  
  LEGL 3000 Business Law (3.0)  
  ENGL 3300 Collaborative Communication for Technology Professions (3.0)  
  MGMT 3470 Lean Management Systems (3.0)  
  Up to 6 credits toward Leadership Certification with the Center for the Advancement of Leadership  
  Students may select up to 9 credits of other upper division technology related courses with advisor approval.  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 123 semester credits
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. No grade lower than a C- in any TECH course.
  4. Residency hours--minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  5. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  6. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.

Note: No upper-division Technology Management (i.e., Technology Management or Business Management) course work older than six years can be counted toward graduation.

 
 

TM Emphasis in Arts and Visual Communications
TM Emphasis in Automotive Technology
TM Emphasis in Aviation Science
TM Emphasis in Building Construction and Construction Management
TM Emphasis in Building Inspection Technology
TM Emphasis in Cabinetry and Architectural Woodwork
TM Emphasis in Collision Repair Technology
TM Emphasis in Construction Management
TM Emphasis in Diesel Mechanics Technology
TM Emphasis in Digital Media
TM Emphasis in Drafting Technology
TM Emphasis in Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology
TM Emphasis in Emergency Services
TM Emphasis in Facilities Management
TM Emphasis in Information Systems and Technology
TM Emphasis in Integrated Technology

 
 

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is intended to be a guide. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
MATH 1040 Statistics 3
  Semester total: 18
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097  Personal Health and Wellness 2
PP or BIOL Physical Science or Biology 3
  Semester total:

17

Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
HH or FA  Humanities or Fine Arts 3
TECH 2000 Social Science 3
  Semester total: 18
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 9
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing

   3 

TECH 3000 Intro To TM 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
TECH 3010 Creativity, Innovation and Change Management 3
TECH 3400 Project Management 3
TECH 3850 Quality Assurance in Technology 3
TECH 4420 Organization Information Technology 3
ACC 3000 Financial, Managerial and Cost Accounting 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 3430 Human Resource Management 3
TECH 4910 Senior Capstone Project  3
TECH 301R Technology Lecture Series  1
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
PP or BB Physical Science or Biology 3
FF or HH  Fine Arts or Humanities 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
TECH 405G  Global, Ethical Professional Issues in Technology 3
T.M. Elective   3
T.M. Elective   3
American Institutions  3
PP or BB Physical Science or Biology 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
T.M. Elective   3
T.M. Elective   3
T.M. Elective   3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 123

Department

Name:

Technology Management

Location:

GT 616

 Telephone:

801-863-8137

Email:

UVUTechManagement@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/tm

Chair:

Cheryl Hanewicz

 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Technology Management Department is to provide academic degrees in the areas of technical operations, including project and quality management. Our courses provide knowledge and skills through engaged learning and hands-on activities that foster scholarship investigation, ethical responsibility, creativity, and lifelong learning. Students will be prepared for professional careers in management and entrepreneurship, and provided with a strong foundation for advanced academic study. Our graduates will be prepared to contribute to their employers and communities through leadership, innovation, service, and environmental consciousness.

 
 

Technology Management

Advisor: Carrie Peterson

 
 

Faculty

Anne Arendt(2011)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Walden University; M.B.A., University of Minnesota; Ed.D., Utah State University.

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Cheryl Hanewicz(2005)

Associate Professor

Department: Technology Management
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Individualized, M.A., Liberal Studies, Ed.D., Education in Educational Leadership, Eastern Michigan University.

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Floyd Olson(1998)

Associate Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



A.A., B.S., Industrial Technology; M.S., Management Technology, University of Wisconsin; D.I.T., Industrial Technology, University of Northern Iowa.

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Russell Thornley(2008)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.A., Psychology, University of Nevada; M.S., Organizational/Applied Social Psychology, Ph.D., Organizational/Applied Social Psychology, Brigham Young University.

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Angela Trego(2013)

Lecturer

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University.

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