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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 in 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 200G 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 ENTR 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
  HR 3430 Introduction to 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 Customer Relationship Management (3.0)  
  TECH 4400 Advanced Project Management (3.0)  
  TECH 481R Internship (1.0)  
  TECH 489R Undergraduate Research in Technology Management (1.0)  
  TECH 490R Current Topics in Technology Management (3.0)  
  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 Art and Design
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 Electrical Automation and Robotics Technology
TM Emphasis in Engineering Design 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 a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. 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.

Flexible delivery options (e.g., online, hybrid, live interactive, evening, weekend, education centers) are available for this degree. These vary by semester. Please check the Schedule of Classes for the semester you plan to enroll.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1040 Statistics 3
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
PP or BIOL Physical Science or Biology 3
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
TECH 200G Recommended Social Science 3
  Semester total: 18
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
HH or FA  Humanities or Fine Arts 3
FF or HH  Fine Arts or Humanities 3
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 9
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
TECH 3000 Intro To TM 3
PP or BB Physical Science or Biology 3
TECH 3010 Creativity, Innovation and Change Management 3
ACC 3000 Financial, Managerial and Cost Accounting 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
TECH 3400 Project Management 3
TECH 3850 Quality Assurance in Technology 3
TECH 4420 Organization Information Technology 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097  Personal Health and Wellness 2
HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
TECH 301R Technology Lecture Series  1
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
TECH 4910 Senior Capstone Project  3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
TECH 405G  Global, Ethical Professional Issues in Technology 3
T.M. Elective   3
American Institutions  3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
PP or BB Physical Science or Biology 3
T.M. Elective   3
T.M. Elective   3
T.M. Elective   3
T.M. Elective   3
  Semester total: 15
  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 technical and operations management relevant to the global economy. Our courses provide appropriate knowledge and skills through engaged learning, hands-on activities, scholarship investigation, ethical responsibility, creativity, and lifelong learning. Students will be prepared for professional careers in management and entrepreneurship as well as provided with a strong foundation for advanced academic study. Our graduates will also be prepared to contribute to their employers and communities through leadership, service, and a concern for the environment.

 
 

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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Leong Chan(2015)

Lecturer

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.S., Computer Engineering Applications, Shenzhen University, China; M.S., Engineering Management, Ph.D., Technology Management, Portland 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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Armen Ilikchyan(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technology-Russia; M.I.T., Industrial Technology, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D. (ABD), Technology Management, Indiana State University.

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John Maclean(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Utah; M.L.S., Interdisciplinary Technology, Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., Business, Capella University.

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Susan Thackeray(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management
Faculty



A.A.S., B.S., Multi-media Communications, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Education, Instructional Technology, Utah State University; Ph.D., (ABD), Education, Curriculum, Teaching & Learning, Northeastern 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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