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General Technology Core (12 Credits)

The General Technology Core is designed to provide experiences that address topics in contemporary and future trends of technology. Philosophical dimensions influencing decision making, historical perspective, and implications for technological development, and technical systems are included. You must take ITEC 7050 Strategies For Technical Management and Communications during your first semester in the program.

GENERAL TECHNOLOGY CORE SCHEDULE:

Univ. Semester / Course Sp 16 Su 16 Fa 16 Sp 17 Su 17 Fa 17 Sp 18 Su 18 Fa 18 Sp 19 Su 19 Fa 19
ECU ITEC 7050 X X X     X X   X X   X
NCA&T TECH 708-5A X   X     X     X     X
UCM TMD 6015 X     X     X          
BGSU TECH 6820   X     X     X     X  

 

GENERAL TECHNOLOGY CORE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

East Carolina University (ECU)
ITEC 7050: Strategies For Technical Management and Communications (3 hours)

The study and application of Internet tools used by individuals and groups to develop and expand ideas. Participants will develop expertise through interactive problem solving activities applied to their work environment. Activities will emphasize synchronous and asynchronous methods used by information intensive organizations to build profits through ingenuity and invention.

 

North Carolina A & T (NCA&T)
TECH 708-5A: Impacts of Technology (3 hours)

Technology continues to advance at a very rapid rate unparalleled in history. These changes have caused the world to become more interdependent and concurrently competitive. This course will address human adaptive systems, characteristics of technology, historical developments, and assess new developments. Speculation about future developments and impacts will be conjectured.

University of Central Missouri (UCM)
TMD 6015: Legal Aspects of Industry (3 hours)

Legal aspects common to the industry, business, and government are part of the technological society. The structure of the legal system both nationally and internationally, laws which affect industry and technology, concepts of constitutional, civil, criminal, and administrative law will be studied. Ethical and moral implications will be discussed. The focus will be on legal concerns and corporate/societal responsibilities created by emerging technologies and global competition.

Bowling Green State University (BGSU)
TECH 6820: Technological System, Assessment, and Innovation (3 hours)

The course offers a reflective and reactive study of technological systems, assessment, and innovation in local and global environments. Students will link their environments to a broader international context.