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Bachelor of Applied Technology Courses
TMGT 3303 Communications and Conflict Resolution for Technical Managers. CIP 2311010031
Study and application of technical writing, business presentations, team building, interviewing, and business etiquette and professionalism. Also includes an investigation of the nature of conflict and the methods to resolve conflict with an emphasis on collaborative problem solving and mediation (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and PSYC 2301.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3305 Management and Organizational Behavior. CIP 5202010036
This course provides a comprehensive analysis of individual and group behavior in organizations. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of how organizations can be managed more effectively and at the same time enhance the quality of employees’ work life. Topics include motivation, goal setting and rewards, job design, group dynamics, work stress, power and politics, international aspects of organizations, organizational structure, decision making, communication, and organizational change and development. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3307 Operations Management. CIP 5202050036
This course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of operations management. Emphasis is on managerial processes for effective operations in both goods-producing and service-rendering organizations. Topics include operations strategy, process design, capacity planning, facilities location and design, forecasting, production scheduling, inventory control, quality assurance, and project management. The topics are integrated using a systems model of operations of an organization. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing, MATH 1314 or MATH 1342 and TMGT 3305.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3336 Legal Issues for Managers. CIP 5201010036
State and federal laws that affect management behavior and organizational practices. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and TMGT 3305.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3340 Quality Control Technology. CIP 5202050036
This course examines (1) the primary tools and methods used to monitor and control quality in organizations and (2) the ways in which quality can be improved. Included in the course are such topics as the historical development of quality management, the seven basic tools for quality improvement, and management strategies for analysis and process capability study. Emphasis is also given to control chart analysis and process capability study. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and TMGT 3305.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3347 Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. CIP 5202010036
The role of ethics and social responsibility in the management of public and private sector organizations. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and TMGT 3305.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3350 Applied Technical Statistics. CIP 5213020036
This course introduces students to descriptive statistics (measures of central tendency and variation and representing data graphically), and statistical inference. Inference will involve sampling techniques, estimation, hypothesis testing, and simple regression. Applications emphasize continuous improvement of products and services. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and MATH 1314 or MATH 1342.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A
 
TMGT 3353 International Business. CIP 5211010036
An overview of the international business environment and conditions affecting firms conducting business overseas. Special emphasis will be placed on managerial functions and elements of the management process in a firm operating under foreign economic, technological and political, social, and cultural environments. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3354 Leadership. CIP 5202010036
An examination of the nature and scope of leadership as it relates to applied technology and workforce training environments. The techniques for leadership, empowerment and team building are emphasized. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3355 Ergonomics and Human Factors.
A study of the relationship of human behavior and ergonomics as applied to workplace safety. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: OSHT 1309, OSHT 1405, or OSHT 2401 or approval of the Division Chair.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 3411 Information Technology in Enterprise Management. CIP 5202010036
The use of information technology in commercial and industrial enterprises. Topics include the use of computers and software in communication, accounting, inventory management, production, automation, sales, and financial forecasting. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: Junior standing, BCIS 1405 and TMGT 3305.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4301 Industrial Cost Estimating and Control. CIP 5202050036
Study of applied cost engineering with an emphasis on industrial/manufacturing cost estimating and cost control. The concept of Total Cost Management (TCM) is included. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4304 Risk Management in Industry. CIP 5217010036
A study of risk assessment and management techniques, methods, and models used in industry to minimize and control risks in a high technology industrial environment. Instructional topics include project management risks, European product market risks, software systems development risks, and program schedule and cost risks. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4305 System Safety Engineering.
This course emphasizes the specialized integration of safety skills and resources into all phases of a system’s life cycle. Accident prevention, beginning with systems engineering together with sound management, are combined in this course to enable students to fully comprehend their vital roles in preventing accidents. The total program, from basic design concepts through testing, maintenance/systems management, and operational employment, is fully examined and evaluated (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: OSHT 1309, OSHT 1405, or OSHT 2401 or approval of the Division Chair.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4312 Management of Technological Resources. CIP 5202030036
An examination of the tools and methods used to manage the technological resources of the enterprise. Emphasis on the relationships among technology, innovation, management, and business operations. Includes the process of developing a technology strategy and integrating it with the business strategy. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4341 Purchasing and Supply Management. CIP 5202020036
This course examines the responsibilities related to managing the flow of materials and services into organization. Traditional purchasing activities of global sourcing, bidding, contract administration and materials management are included in the course. Particular focus is given to the strategic issues of managing the supply function and the creative purchasing activities of developing buying strategy, supply research, economic analysis, value analysis, supplier certification and evaluation, and information systems analysis. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing and TMGT 3307.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4347 Production and Logistics Technology. CIP 1506130039
This is an advanced study of manufacturing planning and control systems. Special emphasis is given to capacity planning, materials requirements planning, just-in-time production systems, scheduling, and inventory management. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing and TMGT 3307.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4350 Industrial and Environmental Safety. CIP 1505070039
Concepts and principles dealing with problems, methods, and solutions in managing and developing effective industrial and environmental safety programs. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
Prerequisite: Senior standing and TMGT 3305.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.
 
TMGT 4396 Engineering Project Management. CIP 1506120039
Team Approach to the analysis and design of basic industrial-level projects; integration of concepts learning in previous required courses; six weeks interning in industry; a capstone learning experience. (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)

Prerequisite: Senior standing or approval of the department head.
Required skill level code: Reading, A; Writing, A; Math, A.

TMGT 4398 Strategic Management. CIP 5202010036
This capstone course introduces the principles and tools for managerial use in the development, implementation, and review of strategy for organizations. Topics include internal and external environmental analysis; value, competition, and strategic choice; strategic positioning; and implementation and control issues.
Prerequisite: Senior standing or approval of the department head.

 

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