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Bachelor of Professional Studies - BPS | Tennessee Technological University

Bachelor of Professional Studies - BPS

Major: Professional Studies
Concentration: Information Technology
Tennessee Technological University
Credit Hours Required: 120

Courses

The following list of degree requirements is for informational purposes only and may be subject to change. Upon acceptance to the institution, you should work closely with an academic advisor to ensure that your degree and course plans are current and accurate.

General Education courses: 60 credit hours

Professional Core: 21 credit hours (choose courses from each area)

Administration and Supervision (choose one)
LIST 4093 - Special Topics and Leadership - 3 credit hours 
MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management - 3 credit hours
PADM 3601 - Public Administration - 3 credit hours
TECH 4381 - Principles of Supervision - 3 credit hours
 
Organizational Systems (choose one)
PADM 4226 - Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations - 3 credit hours
PM 4120 - Organizational Theory & Behavior - 3 credit hours
 
Team & Organizational Relations (choose one)
COMM 3010 - Integrated Corporate Communication - 3 credit hours
ORCO 3240 - Organizational Communication - 3 credit hours
 
Statistical Methods (choose one)
JOUR 4410 - Public Relations Research - 3 credit hours
SOAA 3350 - Social Statistics - 3 credit hours
SOCI 4510 - Introduction to Social Research - 3 credit hours
 
Written Communications (choose two courses from this area)
ENGL 3134 - Computers, Writing & Literature - 3 credit hours
ENGL 3250 - Professional Communication - 3 credit hours
JOUR 3421 - Public Relations Writing - 3 credit hours
 
International Context (choose one)
JOUR 4712 - Mass Media & Cultures - 3 credit hours
POLI 4350 - International Law - 3 credit hours
POLS 3010 - Comparative Politics - 3 credit hours
PS 3510 - International Political Economy - 3 credit hours
SPAN 3550 - Latin America: The Countries and the Peoples - 3 credit hours
 
Information Technology: 15 credit hours (choose one course from each area)
 
Management Information Systems Overview
PTMA 3020 - Management Information Technology - 3 credit hours
MGMT 3220 - Management Information Systems - 3 credit hours
UNIV 3713 - Freedom, Openness and the Internet - 1 credit hour
 
Software
CSC 3700 - Software Analysis & Design - 3 credit hours
UNIV 4706 - Managing Software Development - 3 credit hours
 
Files/Operating Systems
INFS 3700 - Introduction to System Analysis and Design - 3 credit hours
 
Database Management
CSCI 3222 - Database Management Systems - 3 credit hours
UNIV 4708 - Introduction to Business Intelligence - 3 credit hours
 
Networks
CSCI 4017/5017 - Introduction to Information Assurance - 3 credit hours
INFS 4900 - Seminar in Data Communications - 3 credit hours
 
Information Technology Electives or Additional General Education: 24 credit hours (if needed)
Discuss elective course options with your academic advisor.

Culminating Special Project: 3 credit hours
UNIV 4995 - Culminating Special Project - 3 credit hours
 
 
Graduation Requirements:
  • At least 120 credit hours total.
  • At least 30 hours must be awarded from the degree-granting institution.
  • At least 45 credit hours at the 3000-4000 level.
  • No more than 24 credit hours in business courses. 

NOTE: See the institution's current year school catalog for additional information on program/degree requirements and academic policies and procedures.