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Technology Management Services

Technology Management Services is designed for experienced technicians who wish to enhance their technical expertise while at the same time increasing their skills in management, organizational relations, and communication; their knowledge of contexts within which the management of technology fits; their understanding of workplace issues that can affect productivity; and their ability to manage diversity in the workforce.

Program Summary

A. General Education (35-41 hours)
See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

B. Coordinated Study (54 Hours)
Technology Concentration (24 hours, 12 hours must be upper-division)
This includes courses taken from such departments as Engineering, Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics, Construction Technology, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and approved Earth Sciences courses.
It is assumed that students will take all technology concentration courses from one area. Students wishing to take a combination of classes from the above areas need permission of the University College Dean. A limited number of courses from Management Information Systems (MIS/SCMS) is allowed but can not make up the entire content of the technology concentration.

Management Services (30 hours)
Administration and Supervision (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
MGMT 3110 Organization and Management
TECH 4381 Principles of Supervision
PADM 3601 Public Administration

Organizational Systems (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
MGMT 3215 Management of Human Resources
MGMT 4420 Organizational Behavior in Business
PADM 4226 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations
PSYC 3508 Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Marketing and Public Relations (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
MKTG 3010 Principles of Marketing
JOUR 3400 Public Relations

Administrative Skills (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
ACCT 2010 Fundamentals of Accounting I
MIS 2749 Foundation/Information Systems
MIS 2770 Information Technical Infrastructure

Statistical & Research Methods (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
SOCI 3311 Social Statistics
EDPR 4541 Fundamentals of Applied Statistical Methods
SCMS 3711 Analytical Tools for Business Decisions
MATH 1601 Statistical Reasoning
MATH 4611 Introduction to Applied Statistics

Team and Organizational Relations (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
COMM 4011 Communications in Organizations
COMM 4342 Small Group Communication
COMM 4373 Interracial Communication
COMM 4375 Intercultural Communication
COUN 4621 Human Interactions
COUN 4781 Strategies for Crisis Intervention

Written Communication (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
ENGL 3601 Technical and Professional Writing
ENGL 3602 Writing and Editing in the Professions
ENGL 3603 Engineering Communications
ENGL 3604 Persuasive Writing
MGMT 3510 Business Communications

Social & Cultural Context (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
ANTH 4412 Neighborhood Development and Poverty
ANTH 3511 Culture, Kin and Family
CJUS 4180 Corporate and White Collar Crime
CJUS 4235 Private and Industrial Security
COMM 3003 Television and Culture
SLS 3105 Sport and Leisure as Popular Culture
SOCI 3422 Racial and Ethnic Minorities
SOCI 3432 Sociology of Gender
SOCI 3831 Marriage and Family
SOCI 4631 Cities in Change

Political & Economic Context (3 hours, Take one course from the following group
ACCT 3130 Legal/Political/Social Environment of Business
ECON 3411 Economics of Social Issues
ECON 4130 Government Regulation of Business
HIST 4824 Business History
POLS 4510 Politics in a Global Economy
ESCI 3430 Economic Geography

Technology & Culture (3 hours, Take one course from the following group)
COMM 4014 Computer Mediated Communication
HIST 3035 Technology and Culture in American History
PHIL 3512 Science, Technology and Human Values
PHIL 3514 Biomedical Ethics

C . Thematic Studies (6 hours)

D. Senior Project (3 hours)

UNIV 4995 Senior Project completed during the final semester)

E. Electives may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120 with a minimum of 42 upper-division hours.

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Biology (BIOL)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Chemistry (CHEM)
City and Regional Planning (PLAN)
Computer Science (COMP)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJUS)
Earth Sciences (ESCI)
English (ENGL)
Emergency Management (EMGT)
Environmental Studies (ENVR)
Health Administration (HADM)
History (HIST)
International Studies (INTL)
Judaic Studies (JDST)
Mathematics (MATH)
Military Science (ARMY)
Naval Science (NAVY)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
Sociology (SOCI)
Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Arabic (ARAB)
Chinese (CHIN)
Classics (CLAS)
French (FREN)
German (GERM)
Greek (GREK)
Hebrew (HEBR)
Italian (ITAL)
Japanese (JAPN)
Languages and Literature (LALI)
Latin (LATN)
Portuguese (PORT)
Russian (RUSS)
Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)


Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)

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