2014-2015 Catalog


Technology and Applied Design Artisan Studies Concentration B.S.

The Technology and Applied Design: Artisan Studies concentration prepares the student for a variety of career options. This program is designed to give the student a strong background in design, communications, production and power/energy technologies, combined with a study of management strategies and procedure focused more for the artisan level scale. Students completing this program may pursue careers that include a variety of options, but primarily interested in owning their own business.

Degree Requirements

A major in Technology and Applied Design: Artisan Studies Concentration is achieved by the completion of the following requirements, in addition to the General Education and electives required for a degree:

Required Core Courses

TAD 130Design and Documentation

1 Course Credit

TAD 140Design Prod. in Woods

1 Course Credit

TAD 180Graphic Com and Design

1 Course Credit

TAD 245Materials/Processing/Testing

1 Course Credit

TAD 265Electricity and Electronics

1 Course Credit

TAD 275Power and Energy Technology

1 Course Credit

Required Capstone Course

TAD 488Research in Technology

1 Course Credit

Required Distribution Courses

Three (3) of the following

TAD 330Comp Aided Drafting & Design

1 Course Credit

TAD 340Studio in Woods

1 Course Credit

TAD 345/SENS 345Ecological Architecture (SENS)

1 Course Credit

TAD 382Advanced Graphics

1 Course Credit

TAD 455Comp Integrated Manufacturing

1 Course Credit

TAD 470Advanced Power and Energy

1 Course Credit

TAD 490

1 Course Credit

TAD 495Internship

1 Course Credit

Required Collateral Courses

MAT 101/MAT 108Math Modeling Using Computer

1 Course Credit

or

Higher (or waiver)

Two (2) additional course credits, chosen from:

ART 110Design

1 Course Credit

ART 115Drawing Fundamentals

1 Course Credit

ART 123Ceramics I

1 Course Credit

ART 125Fibers I

1 Course Credit

COM 312Mass Communication

1 Course Credit

CSC 111Storytelling-Comp Animation

1 Course Credit

SENS 215/APS 215Sustainable Appal Comm (APS)

1 Course Credit

or

Other TAD courses (one of the following TAD courses recommended:

TAD 115Construction Technology

1 Course Credit

TAD 202Photography

1 Course Credit

TAD 213/APS 213Appalachian Crafts (APS)

1 Course Credit

Three (3) courses chosen from:

BUS 120Accounting I

1 Course Credit

BUS 240Business Law

1 Course Credit

BUS 257Consumer Behavior

1 Course Credit

BUS 363Marketing

1 Course Credit

ECO 101Principles of Macroeconomics

1 Course Credit

or

ECO 102Principles of Microeconomics

1 Course Credit

ECO 370Environ Issue in Public Policy

1 Course Credit

BUS 114Business App & Prog (CSC)

1 Course Credit