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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

College of Business and Technology


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Box 70699
Phone: (423)439-4289
Fax: (423) 439-5274
Web address: http://etsu.edu/cbat

College of Business and Technology

The vision of the College of Business and Technology is to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality education in the applied sciences, business, and technology in the region. In its desire to fulfill this vision, the College defines its mission as providing quality education and promoting and supporting economic and technical development in our region by

  • Providing our students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance career opportunities and encourage lifelong learning;
  • Advancing knowledge in academic and professional communities through research, creative and scholarly activities;
  • Providing support and leadership to our Departments, our College, our University, our business and civic communities, and our professions; and
  • Developing and promoting partnerships with business, industry, government and higher education.

The College of Business and Technology is comprised of seven departments: Accountancy; Economics and Finance; Management and Marketing; Computing; Military Science; Digital Media;  Engineering, Engineering Technology and Surveying.

Accreditation

Accreditation has been achieved through AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation), NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design), and ABET in the following programs:

 

AACSB, International 

Undergraduate and graduate accounting and business programs in the College of Business and Technology are accredited by AACSB.  Less than 5% of accounting and business programs world-wide have received this prestigious accreditation.

 

NASAD

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Media (Digital Animation, Digital Game Design, Digital Visual Effects, and Digital Visualization) program in the Digital Media Department and the Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture program in the Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Surveying Department are accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

 

ABET, Inc. 

Bachelor of Science in Computing:

The Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://http:www.abet.org.

 

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology:

The Construction Engineering Technology; Electronics Engineering Technology, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs are accredited by the ETAC Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Mapping Science:

The Surveying and Mapping Science program is accredited by the ASAC Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

CIDA

The Interior Architecture program in the Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Surveying Department is accredited by Council for Interior Design Accreditation.

 

Business and Technology Career Services

College of Business and Technology (CBAT) Career Services is a full-service provider of career services exclusively meeting the needs of CBAT students and alumni. CBAT Career Services provides support for student and alumni professional development by helping them solidify career goals, learn and apply job search skills, and engage in experiential learning as part of an evolving professional vision.

Internship/Co-op Program

An Internship/Co-op Program is offered to CBAT students wishing practical experience in their major. Students must be degree-seeking majors in the College with an overall GPA of 2.75 and have a GPA of 3.0 in their major coursework. In addition, students must also have declared a major in the College and successfully completed at least two courses in their majors before registering for an internship. Successful completion of the internship/co-op earns students one to three elective credits in their major.

 

A full listing of internship/co-op program requirements and processes can be found in the College of Business and Technology Internship/Cooperative Guide, which can be obtained in 316 Sam Wilson Hall.

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