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Technology Management, B.S.


The Bachelor of Science in Technology Management has curriculum designed to prepare students who want to develop skills which will enable them to successfully: Manage complex technical projects, manage people within an technical environment,  prepare to succeed in an ever changing environment which is reliant on technology, and be on the forefront of innovation and the future of work.  Employers are regularly seeking technically savvy individuals who can speak clearly about technical innovations while having the skill set to manage a wide variety of projects and individuals. The BS in TM will prepare this much needed workforce for success. For this degree, students must complete 45 technical credits. Up to 45 technical credits may be transferable from an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Associate of Science (AS), or individual courses from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in an approved technical area as agreed upon by the Technology Management advisor and department chair.

Online Degree Plan

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
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)   
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics 3
or STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5.0)  
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
  Social/Behavioral Science 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 and Opportunity Validation (3.0)  
  TECH 3400 Project Management 3
  TECH 3850 Quality Management 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 Management (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 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.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
Technical Credits AAS Degree Courses 12
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or  Literacies and Composition Across Context 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
STAT 1040 or STAT 1045
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
SS 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 Academic Writing and Research 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 Management 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



Technology Management


GT 616




Web Address:


Anne Arendt


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



Pauli Alin(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management

B.A., M.Soc.Sci., Communication, University of Helsinki; D.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Aalto University, Finland.

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Anne Arendt(2018)

Associate Professor

Department: Technology Management
Department Chair, Faculty

B.A., University of Minnesota; M..S, Walden University; M.B.A. Information Systems, University of Minnesota Carlson School; EdD, Utah State University.

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Armen Ilikchyan(2015)

Associate Professor

Department: Technology Management

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

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Kyle Merrill(2016)

Professional In Residence

Department: Technology Management

B.S., Statistics/Quality & Production, M.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University.

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Susan Thackeray(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Technology Management

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

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