B.S. Degree with a Major in Technology and Applied Design with an Artisan Studies Concentration
The Technology and Applied Design: Artisan Studies concentration prepares the student for a variety of career options. This program is designed to give the student a strong background in design, communications, production and power/energy technologies, combined with a study of management strategies and procedure focused more for the artisan level scale. Students completing this program may pursue careers that include a variety of options, but primarily interested in owning their own business.
Requirements for the Major
A major in Technology and Applied Design: Artisan Studies Concentration 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
Three (3) of the following TAD 340, 345, 382, 455, 470, 490, 495
Required Collateral Courses
MAT 101 or higher (or waived). Two (2) additional course credits, chosen from: ART 110, 115,123, 125, COM 312, CSC 111, SENS 215 or other TAD courses (one of the following TAD courses recommended: TAD 115, TAD 202; TAD/APS 213) Three (3) courses chosen from : BUS 120,240,257,363, ECO 101 or 102, 370 and BUS/CSC 114
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.