Nov 28, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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TIM is an interdisciplinary and intercollegial major which will enable students to specialize in TIM, Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Telecommunications Management. TIM 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 subdisciplines, 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. 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 major from both the Department of Business Information Systems and the School of Communication must have a minimum gpa 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 (PBA) curriculum requirements may apply for TIM. Students must meet the following requirements before being admitted.

  • Completion of PBA requirements
  • Completion of pre-TIM major courses

 

 

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

 

Program Requirements


Pre-Major Courses (6 hours)


Select Either:


Electives (9 hours)


After consulting the major advisor, students will be advised to select three courses from the following course list on their individual interest, specific need, or career planning.

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.

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


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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