Southeast Missouri State University

The Technology Management option is specifically designed for students who have earned technically-oriented accredited Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) degrees and for those with national certifications or exams and two years of directly related work experience.  Students are awarded up to 34 credit hours towards the Technology Mangement major with the Technology Management option.

To complete the BS Degree, students must complete the University Studies requirements and the Technology Managment core courses.  In addition, with the help of an advisor, students are required to take MA139 (Applied Calculus) and will select 21 credit hours of upper-level technical electives to build upon the skills gained through the AAS degree.

Students with national certifications or degrees from non-regionally accredited schools will be required to submit a portfolio for review by the faculty.  Contact the Advising Center for portfolio details.

What Will I Study in This Major and Option?

The Technology Management option incorporates a combination of technology and management courses designed to build upon technical expertise from the AAS degree.  The Technology Management option will prepare students to manage technical change as it relates to their career goals.  Students will choose technical elective hours, with the help of an advisor, based upon the career goals and interests.

Program of Study

Technology Management Curriculum
University Studies Curriculum

In certain instances, specific University Studies courses are required for a degree.

The Technology Management option is specifically designed for students who have earned accredited Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in technically-oriented programs and desire to complete a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Technology Management. In addition to credit for the transferable general education courses completed at the community college, students will also be awarded up to 34 hours credit for the approved technical transfer courses from their A.A.S. degrees.

In addition, this option is available to students who have three years of related work experience and a recognized national certification or exam score.  These students submit a portfolio to the Department of Polytechnic Studies to be reviewed/approved by the faculty.

To complete the B.S. degree, students will meet their remaining University Studies requirements and the Technology Management required core courses. In addition, with the help of an advisor, students are required to take MA139 (Applied Calculus) and will select 21 credit hours of upper-level technical electives to build upon the skills gained through the AAS degree.

This option is available in a variety of formats to meet students’ needs:

Contact the Advising Center at (573)986-6746or e-mail aeller@semo.edu.

Technical Elective Focus Areas

In consultation with an advisor, students can choose technical electives from areas such as:

  • Commercial Photography
  • Computer and Multimedia Graphics
  • Construction Management and Design
  • Electrical and Control
  • Industrial and Safety Management
  • Sustainable Energy Systems Management
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Systems
  • Telecommunications and Computer Networking

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Analyst
  • Computer Graphics Designer
  • Construction/Project Manager
  • Graphics Manager
  • Energy Manager
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Facilities Manager
  • Manager of Production Plant
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer
  • Network Systems Adminstrator
  • Plant Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Safety Specialist
  • Senior Project Engineer
  • Senior Technical Services Manager
  • Telecom Engineer
  • Tool Design Engineer
  • Validation Test Engineer

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