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Transfer Office
270-745-5065
transfer@wku.edu
1906 College Heights Blvd #11052 Bowling Green, KY 42101-1052

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TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (AAS OR AS TO BS)

Effective Date: 8/1/2015 - 7/31/2018

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (AAS OR AS TO BS) degree at Western Kentucky University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
DLC Elective 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
NS Course 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
QMS 240 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
OC Course 3
Heritage Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
QR Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
QR/NS Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

This agreement allows KCTCS graduates to transfer AS (and AAS) coursework from KCTCS into the Technology Management Bachelor of Science degree. Technology Management at Western Kentucky University is a 2+2 program designed specifically for students who currently hold a certificate or associates degree from a technical school, two-year college or four-year institution. The Technology Management program is a capstone program that provides a two-year management emphasis for those working toward a supervisory position in industry. Graduates of a AAS in a technology-related discipline may transfer a block of courses into WKU to meet the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Technology Management. For example, an AAS from KCTCS in Air Conditioning Technology, Automotive Technology, Collision Repair Technology, Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Computerized Manufacturing & Machining Technology, Diesel Technology, Electrical Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Manufacturing Industrial Technology, Quality Management Systems, Welding Technology and other Technology orientated KCTCS programs as approved by the WKU Technology Management faculty.

The Technology Management program required courses include: AMS 271, 310, 356, 371, 390, 394, 396, 430, 490, and twelve hours of advisor-approved technical upper-division electives. In addition to course requirements, students must meet WKU graduation requirements.

Those with questions about the WKU Technology Management program may contact:
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Phone: 270-745-3251
Email: ams@wku.edu

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
AMS 271 (3) 3
AMS 310 (3) 3
AMS 356 (3) 3
AMS 394 (3) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
AMS 371 (3) 3
AMS 390 (3) 3
AMS 396 (3) 3
AMS Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
AMS Elective 3
AMS Elective 3
AMS Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
AMS 430 (3) 3
AMS 490 (3) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Program Notes

Those with questions about the WKU Technology Management program may contact:
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Phone: 270-745-3251
Email: ams@wku.edu


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