Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Requirements

  1. Forty-four semester credit hours of General Education (core curriculum) requirements. (See Core curriculum requirements section of this catalog)
  2. A Major Field of Study, consisting of 21 upper-division semester hours in Human Resource Development, Technology, Management, Marketing, Accounting or Finance as approved by the student's advisor.
  3. A total of 16 semester credit hours of departmental core courses in Human Resource Development and Technology, as follows:

TECH 4301: Supervision

TECH 4310: Total Quality Management

TECH 4320: Job Analysis Techniques

HRD 3333: Human Relations

or MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations

TECH 4372: Capstone Experience

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

D. Additional electives to complete degree requirements of 120 semester credit hours.

1. Upper-level academic credit not to exceed 12 semester credit hours may be granted to individuals submitting evidence of relevant work experience in an area of technical specialization. This experience will be validated by a faculty committee and the Department Chair of Human Resource Development and Technology. Evidence of this experience must be submitted within six months of initial enrollment.

2. Students must complete a minimum of 24 semester credit hours of technical electives and 12 semester credit hours of management electives to meet ATMAE accreditation requirements.

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (Technical Professions Option)

Total Semester Credit Hours = 120

Suggested Curriculum

Junior Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

TECH 4301: Supervision

3

Major Field of Study

3

Major Field of Study

3

Major Field of Study

3

Core curriculum requirement

3

Total Hours

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

HRD 3333: Human Relations

3

TECH 4320: Job Analysis

3

Major Field of Study

3

Major Field of Study

3

Core curriculum requirement

3

Total Hours

15

Senior Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

TECH 4310: Total Quality Management

3

Major Field of Study

3

Upper-division electives

3

Core Curriculum requirements

3

Total Hours

12

Second Semester

Credit Hours

TECH 4372: Capstone Experience

3

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

1

Upper division elective

3

Core curriculum requirement

3

Total Hours

10