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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Telecommunications and Information Management Major (TMBJ)(36 hours)


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Students should visit the program website at  tim.wmich.edu/ for information on the program and how to apply. Faculty advisors are available for both Haworth College of Business students and College of Arts and Sciences students.

Telecommunications and Information Management (TIM) is an interdisciplinary and inter-collegial major that will enable students to specialize Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Telecommunications Management. The TIM major prepares students for the top fastest growing occupations projected by the U.D. Department of Labor (www.bls.gov/emp).

This major is offered through the Computer Information Systems program, Department of Business Information, Haworth College of Business (HCob) and the School of Communication (COM), College of Arts and Science. The TIM major is designed to train students in a variety of telecommunications, data communications and information technology, including network operations and security, information assurance, wireless and satellite communication, Internet communication, cable television, telephony, and database management. The program’s mission is to give students a well balanced education in a variety of business and technical management issues.

TIM students (TMBJ) graduating from the Haworth College of Business will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree. Those TIM students (TMLJ) graduating from the College of Arts and Sciences will receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.

Admission Requirements:

Students applying to the TIM major from both the Department of Business Information Systems and the School of Communication must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 and meet with the appropriate program advisor in either the Department of Business Information Systems or the School of Communication.

Business Students:
Students who complete the pre-business administration curriculum requirements may apply to TIM. Students must meet the following requirements before being admitted.

  • Completion of pre-B.B.A. requirements
  • Completion of pre-TIM major courses 

Communication Students:
Students who complete the Pre-TIM major requirements may apply to TIM. To graduate, students must meet all College of Arts and Sciences curriculum requirements. See the Communication advisor for more information.

  • Completion of 30 overall semester hours, at least 15 hours of which are at WMU
  • Completion of pre-TIM major course

Program Requirements fo Haworth College of Business Students


Pre-Major Required Courses


Note:


Clusters


The following course clusters are recommended to students who wish to develop a subspeciality in e-Business or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

e-Business Cluster


And one of the following:


GIS course cluster:


Because each GIS course contain 3 credit hours for lecture and 1 credit hour for lab, students who select one or more GIS course together with other elective course(s) may exceed the required 9 hours of elective credits.

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