Technology Management - BS

Texas A&M University’s Technology Management (TCMG) program focuses on the profound importance of connecting people, information, and technology from a multidisciplinary perspective for the betterment of society.

The students of the Technology Management program can expect to obtain integrated knowledge of human development, management, and technology competencies within a dynamic and rapidly evolving environment through innovative learning.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Management will inculcate students with the knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes to leverage technology opportunities in all organizations.

The BS-TCMG program will provide students with in-depth knowledge, hands-on experience, and practical skills of managing information technology and developing IT personnel to achieve organizational goals. Through our program, graduates will:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge that covers the full spectrum of information technology, including database, networking, systems administration, data analytics, and information security;
  • Obtain hands-on experience with a wide variety of technical tools commonly used in today’s IT industry;
  • Understand the human decision making process and managerial implications when interacting with information technology; and
  • Learn practical skills of managing the various technology, human, and business components in an organizational environment to achieve goals.

Our strong internship program provides graduates with direct experience in the development and management of information technology in a real-world organizational environment. These internships are designed to match the backgrounds and career interests of students.

The program could lead to a wide variety of careers in IT/data analytic fields, such as:

  • IT Support,
  • Business Analyst,
  • Data analyst,
  • User Experience Engineer,
  • Information Security Analyst
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 103
Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition
or Composition and Rhetoric
3
KINE 120 The Science of Basic Health and Fitness 1
MATH 168 Finite Mathematics 3
POLS 206 American National Government 3
American history elective 3
Creative arts elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
MATH 142 Business Calculus 3
POLS 207 State and Local Government 3
American history elective 3
Life and physical sciences elective 1 4
Social and behavioral sciences elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall
EHRD 203 Foundations of Human Resource Development 3
TCMG 272 Technology and End-User Support 3
ACCT 209 Survey of Accounting Principles 3
Language, philosophy and culture elective 1 3
Life and physical sciences elective 1 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
COMM 203 Public Speaking 3
MGMT 209 Principles of Business Regulations and Law 3
ENGL 210 Technical and Business Writing 3
ISTM 209 Business Information Systems Concepts 3
TCMG 274 Foundations of Networking in Education 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
EHRD 371 Applied Learning Principles 3 3
EHRD 391 Measurement and Evaluation in Human Resource Development and Technology Management 3
MGMT 309 Survey of Management 3
EHRD 481 Career Development Seminar 3
TCMG 303 Unix System Administration Practices 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
FINC 409 Survey of Finance Principles 3
EHRD 477 Project Management in Organizations 3
TCMG 308 Cybersecurity and Digital Ethics 3
TCMG 316 Database Systems Administration and Application 4
 Semester Credit Hours13
Fourth Year
Fall
EHRD 490 Research in Human Resource Development/Technology Management 3,4 3
MKTG 409 Principles of Marketing 3
TCMG 476 Technical Network Capstone 4
TCMG 412 Contemporary Issues in Technology Management 4 3
Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
TCMG 484 Professional Internship 4 6
EHRD 405 Principles and Practices of Leadership in Human Resource Development and Technology Management 5 3
TCMG 402 Instructional Technology and Design 5 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Students must have completed 60 hours to register for 300- to 400-level courses.

Three hours of International and Cultural Diversity and three hours of Cultural Discourse are required. Selection must be from courses on the approved list. Selection can be courses that also satisfy the requirement for social and behavioral sciences, creative arts, language, philosophy and culture, or electives.

Foreign Language Requirement - two years same foreign language in high school OR one full year (two semesters) of same foreign language in college.