Business Technology & Management (BS)

Whether you want to own your own business or climb the corporate ladder, increase your chances of success with a background in business. This program will give you a more in-depth education in professional accounting, computer skills, management, marketing, human resources, presenting, and professional communications. A bachelor’s degree can open more doors than an associate degree alone, and future employers will want to see that you have the knowledge to adapt to the challenges of a dynamic marketplace.

As a Business Technology and Management graduate, you will be well-prepared to move into any career in business. The courses link with functional management areas through case studies and real-world situations.

Are you ready to get down to business?

In addition to the student outcomes included in the business technology and management associate program, a student with a Bachelor of Science in Business Technology & Management will be able to:

  • Understand the accounting cycle on an accrual and cash basis
  • Interpret financial statements and prepare budgets
  • Apply financial information to broad-based business decision making
  • Develop and deliver an effective oral team presentation on a strategic business topic
  • Understand the structure and function of human behavior in organizations and how behavioral influences impact productivity, organizational effectiveness, and efficiency at the individual, small group, and organizational levels
  • Develop marketing strategies to satisfy specific target audiences and create a marketing mix using the 4 Ps: product, price, place, and promotion
  • Apply and integrate marketing concepts with other disciplines to affect a business strategy
  • Perform human resources functions in the areas of selecting, training, and evaluating personnel
  • Identify best practices in employee training, development, appraisal, and rewards
  • Understand the basic operations, tools, and production functions of an organization involved in the efficient and effective production and delivery of goods and services
  • Understand the genesis of project, program, and portfolio management
  • Use the tools and techniques involved in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects
  • Integrate the disciplines of management, human resources, marketing, and finance to develop and affect corporate strategies and plans

The student, in conjunction with the Department Chair, develops a sequence of courses to best meet their background and needs that still satisfies the degree requirements. A typical curriculum is shown here.

Minimum Degree Requirements

Bachelor degree students are subject to Vermont Tech’s minimum degree requirements. The minimum degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Technology & Management are:

  • 6 credits of English, including Technical Communications
  • 6 credits of Information Technology, CIS 1041/2 Computer Applications I & II
  • 6 credits of Mathematics, including MAT 2121 Statistics
  • 7 credits of Natural or Physical Sciences
  • 12 credits of Arts/Humanities or Social Science, including 3 credits at the 3,000+ level
  • 3 credits of other general education courses
  • 40 credits - General Education Requirements
  • 36 credits - Electives
  • 38 credits from Core Curriculum, including:
    • ACC 1010 - Computerized Accounting
    • ACC 2121 - Financial Accounting or ACC 1020 Survey of Accounting
    • BUS 1010 - Exploring Business & Entrepreneurship
    • BUS 2020 - Principles of Management
    • BUS 2230 - Principles of Marketing
    • BUS 2270 - Interpersonal & Oral Communication
    • BUS  2440 - Introduction to Business Law
    • BUS 3230 - Principles of Financial Management
    • BUS 3250 - Organizational Behavior & Management
    • BUS 3811 - Business Problem Practicum
    • BUS 4080 - Business Policy & Strategy Development
    • ECO 2060 - Survey of Economics, Micro or Macro will substitute
  • 6 credits from the following:
    • BUS 3150 - Production & Operations Management
    • BUS 3410 - Business Ethics
    • BUS 4310 - Writing for Workplace Success
    • BUS 4530 - Technical Project Management

120 credits - total degree requirements

Careers in Business Technology and Management

Placement Rate
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Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of 2018. National Data: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destinations for the College Class of 2017 (December 2018)

Job Projections
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Projected Employment Growth for Business & Financial Operations occupations, 2016-2026. National data: Job openings for all occupations (source: BLS)

Median Pay
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2017 Median Pay (Business & Financial Occupations) vs. National Median for All occupations (2017), Source: BLS

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of '12-'17
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  • Sales Facility Manager
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  • Campaign Coordinator Member Service Representative
  • Financial Representative Accounts Specialist
  • Logistics Office Clerk
  • Buyers Agent Front Desk Agent
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  • Produce Clerk Business Analyst
  • Event Planner Sales Associate
  • Field Service Technician Conference Assistant
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  • Operations Clerk HR Administrative Assistant
  • Project Leader Support Staff
  • Admissions Assistant Asst. Chief Technology Officer
  • Department Manager Resident Support Specialist
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