Nashville State Community College A.A.S. in General Technology (Technology)

Degree Advancement Program: Advance from an A.A.S. into a Bachelor’s Degree


Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies with a concentration in Information Technology prepares the student for management positions in the field of computer information technology. The component courses are in the fields of supervision, organizational systems, communications, statistics, and organizational relations. Other applicable courses include software development, programming languages, database management, and data communications, providing a broad spectrum of courses to offer preparation for a variety of careers.

Completing an A.A.S. in General Technology at Nashville State Community College builds an excellent foundation and preparation for a bachelor’s degree program. Sixty (60) credit hours may be transferred from NSCC and credited toward a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies with a concentration in Information Technology available through MTSU’s University College. You may take some or all of the courses required to complete the bachelor’s degree online to allow your studies to fit around your work and family responsibilities.

How to get started

Contact the NSCC or MTSU representative listed below.

Nashville State Community College
Seneca McPhee
Nashville State Community College Requirements (Opens in a new tab)

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Requirements

ENGL 1020 Research and Arg. Writing (MTSU) - 3 Credits
or ENGL 1020 English Composition II (RODP) - 3 Credits

COMM 2200 Fund. of Communication (MTSU)3 Credits
or SP 110R50 Fund. of Public Speaking (RODP)3 Credits

History (choose two)
HIST 2010 Survey of United States History I - 3 Credits
HIST 2020 Survey of United States History II - 3 Credits
HIST 2030 Tennessee History - 3 Credits

Humanities and/or Fine Arts* - 6 Credits
Natural Sciences* - 8 Credits (Depends on Gen Ed elective)
Social/Behavioral Sciences* - 3 Credits
Mathematics* - 3 Credits
(Depends on Gen Ed elective)

Administration and Supervision (choose one)
PADM 3601 Public Administration - 3 Credits
MGMT 3610 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior - 3 Credits
TECH 4381 Principles of Supervision - 3 Credits
LIST 4093 Special Topics and Leadership - 3 Credits

Organizational Systems (choose one)
PM 4120 Organization Theory and Behavior - 3 Credits
PADM 4226 Intro. to Nonprofit Organizations - 3 Credits 

Team and Organizational Relations (choose one)
ORCO 3240 Organizational Communication - 3 Credits
COMM 3010 Integrated Corporate Communication - 3 Credits

Statistical Methods (choose one)
SOAA 3350 Social Statistics - 3 Credits
SOCI 4510 Introduction to Social Research - 3 Credits
JOUR 4410 Public Relations Research - 3 Credits

Written Communications (choose two)
ENGL 3134 Computers, Writing, and Literature - 3 Credits
ENGL 3250 Professional Communication - 3 Credits
JOUR 3421 Public Relations Writing - 3 Credits

International Context (choose one)
SPAN 3550 Latin America: Countries and Peoples - 3 Credits
POLI 4350 International Law - 3 Credits
PS 3510 International Political Economy - 3 Credits
POLS 3010 Comparative Politics - 3 Credits
JOUR 4712 Mass Media and Cultures - 3 Credits

Information Technology Concentration
MGMT 3220 Mgmt. Information Systems - 3 Credits
or PTMA 3020 Mgmt. Information Technology - 3 Credits
or UNIV 3713 Freedom, Openness, and the Internet - 1 Credit

CSC 3700 Software Analysis and Design - 3 Credits
or UNIV 4706 Managing Software Development  - 3 Credits

INFS 3700 Intro. to Systems Analysis and Design  - 3 Credits

CSCI 3222 Database Management Systems - 3 Credits
or UNIV 4708 Intro. to Business Intelligence - 3 Credits

INFS 4900 Seminar in Data Communications - 3 Credits
or CSCI 4017/5017 Intro to Information Assurance - 3 Credits

Capstone Course
UNIV 4995 Culminating Project - 3 Credits

Nonbusiness Electives* (3000/4000 level) - 6 Credits 

Total Credit Hours - 66 - 70

*Students should consult with their MTSU advisors to determine courses that fulfill program requirements.

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