B.S. Degree with a Major in Technology and Applied Design with a Technology Management Concentration
The Technology and Applied Design: Technology Management Concentration prepares the student for a variety of management-related positions in a wide range of career fields. This program is designed to give the student a strong background in design, production, communications, and power/energy technologies, combined with a study of management strategies and procedures. Students completing this program may pursue careers that include production management, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, design engineering, quality control, sustainable development and a wide range of related positions.
Requirements for the Major
A major in Technology and Applied Design: Technology Management is achieved by the completion of the following requirements, in addition to the General Education and electives required for a degree.
Required Core Courses
TAD 130, 140, 180, 245, 265, and 275
Required Capstone Course
Required Distribution Courses
Two (2) of the following TAD 330, 352, 455.
One additional course chosen from advanced (TAD) 330, 340,382, 455, 460, 470, or other courses approved by the Program;
Required Collateral Courses
MAT 115 or higher (or waiver). Two (2) additional course credits, chosen from: ART 110,123, 125, CHM 101 or 131 (recommended), CSC 125, 126, PHY 217 (recommended) or higher, or other TAD courses. Three (3) courses chosen from: BUS 120, 240, 315, 363, 364 (recommended), ECO 101, 102, 250
Exploring the Major
Students with interests such as education, engineering, architecture, or other special areas relating to technology should consult with a faculty member in the Program.
Admission to the Major
No additional or special curricular requirements must be met for admission to this major.
Course Sequencing Considerations (in order to complete degree requirements within eight terms)
It is highly preferred that students considering this major take TEC 110 and 111 in the first and/or sophomore years.
Proficiency Requirements for Retention in and Completion of the Major
In addition to completing specified course requirements, each student must satisfy program standards for written and oral communication.
Other Considerations or Recommendations
Only two additional courses are required to earn the Business Administration minor at Berea. Please see the Economics and Business Program’s section of this publication for minor requirements.