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Fort Hays State University
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Technology Leadership

Are you ready to build on your associate degree? Students who have successfully completed an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) can now complete the Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Hays State University.

Our Technology Leadership program includes general education courses such as Multiculturalism in the U.S. and degree courses such as Leadership and Team Dynamics. You’ll learn applied skills as well as the leadership and management skills that are essential in today’s workplace.

See our University Catalog for more information about these courses. BS in Technology Leadership curriculum requirements (PDF). Learn about the benefits of a degree in Applied Technology.

Here's what our graduates have to say about the program.

Option 1
Technology Leadership for Business and Industry

Your previously earned AAS credits: Variable
BS General Education: 31 Credit Hours
Business and Industry: 29 Credit Hours
TOTAL: 60 Credit Hours (+ your AAS credit hours)

Fort Hays State BS General Education

  • GSCI 110 World Geography (3 Credit Hours)
  • HIST 111 Modern World Civilization (3 Credit Hours)
  • IDS 350 Multiculturalism in the United States (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • PHIL 340 Introduction to Ethics (3 Credit Hours)
  • BIOL 200 Humans and the Environment (3 Credit Hours)
  • PHYS 102 Physical Science (3 Credit Hours) • PHYS 102 Physical Science Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • GSCI 340 Environmental Geology (3 Credit Hours)
  • POLS 300 Current Political Issues (3 Credit Hours)
  • IDS 390 Technology in Society (3 Credit Hours)

General Education Hours: 31 Credit Hours

Business and Industry Technology Leadership Courses

  • LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behaviors (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 310 Fieldwork in Leadership Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 480 Leadership and Team Dynamics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 480 Industrial Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, and Liability (2 Credit Hours)
  • MIS 304 Management Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • IDS 300 Economic Ideas and Current Issues (3 Credit Hours)
  • IDS 401 Ethical Issues in the Profession (3 Credit Hours)

Technology Leadership Hours: 29 Credit Hours

Option II
Technology Leadership for Career and Technical Teachers

Your previously earned AAS credits: Variable
BS General Education: 31 Credit Hours
Career and Technical Teachers: 34 Credit Hours
TOTAL: 65 Credit Hours (+ your AAS credit hours)

  • LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 302 Introduction to Leadership Behaviors (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 480 Leadership and Team Dynamics (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 650 Principles of Organizational Leadership (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, and Liability (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 606 Conflict Management Through Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • IDS 300 Economic Ideas and Current Issues (3 Credit Hours)
  • TESS 494 Secondary School Experience (4 Credit Hours)
  • TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students (3 Credit Hours)
  • TEEL 202 Foundations of Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • TEEL 431 Educational Psychology (3 Credit Hours)

Technology Leadership Hours: 34 Credit Hours

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