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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4211
iat@fhsu.edu
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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 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.

Learn about the benefits of a degree in Applied Technology.

Fort Hays State University-Bachelor of Technology Leadership

Associate of Applied Science Degree from Community or Technical College 40 credit hours
(Maximum of 40 technical hours from Community or Technical College)  
General Education Courses 45 credit hours
Transfer Articulation Agreement-minimum of 45 credit hours of general education in the BTL for transfer students.  
To satisfy upper division requirements 12 of the general education needs to be 300 level or above  
Option I / Option II Requirements 33 credit hours
Elective 3 credit hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE  
121 credit hours

Bachelor of Technology Leadership (Option I)

LDRS 300 Introduction into Leadership Concepts 3 hours
LDRS 302 Introduction into Leadership Behavior 3 hours
LDRS 306 Leadership and Team Dynamics 3 hours
TECS   406 Probs. in Technology Studies (OR TECS 470 Power and Energy Res. & Dev.)
3 hours
TECS 480 Industrial Management (OR MGT 602 Production & Operations Mgt.)
3 hours
TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, and Liability 2 hours
TECS 406 Problems in Technology Studies – Industry Standard Safety Course
1 hour
TECS 495 Training and Instructional Systems (OR MGT 614 Training & Development) 
3 hours
MIS      304 Management Information Systems (OR approved upper division MIS course)
3 hours
IDS 401 Ethical Issues in the Professions and Business (OR IDS 301 Bioethics) 3 hours
IDS 300 Economics Ideas and Current Issues (OR IDS 499 Global Environ. Issues) 
3 hours
COMM 606 Conflict Management through Comm. (OR BCOM 301 Business Comm.)  
3 hours

 Bachelor of Technology Leadership (Option II)

LDRS 300 Introduction into Leadership Concepts 3 hours
LDRS 302 Introduction into Leadership Behavior 3 hours
LDRS 306 Leadership and Team Dynamics 3 hours
TECS 301 Introduction to Instructional Technology 3 hours
TECS 406 Problems in Technology, Educational Electives, or Graphic Communication 3 hours
TECS 460 Teaching Technology Education 3 hours
TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, and Liability
2 hours
TECS 406 Problems in Technology Studies – Industry Standard Safety Course 1 hour
BUED 611 Principals & Philosophy of Career and Technical Education 3 hours
BUED 613 Organization & Administration of Career and Technical Education Program 3 hours
TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students 3 hours
TEEL 340 The Effective Classroom (OR TEEL 350 Curriculum and Assessment)
3 hours

All transferred courses subject to approval of the registrar’s office. Students must complete the combination of:

  • 60 hours from a 4 year university.
  • 45 hours of upper division courses 300 or higher.
  • 45 hours of approved General Education. (TA 45-Transfer Agreement)
  • 33 hours of approved coursework in the major.
  • 30 hours of coursework taken from Fort Hays State University.
  • 121 total hours of coursework.

BTL Coordinator: Mr. Joseph Chretien      (785) 628-4314     DH 106A    jchretie@fhsu.edu  


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