The Department of Telecommunications & Business Education offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Systems Technologies, an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Telecommunications, a Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications Administration, and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Education with two emphases: a Composite Teaching degree or an emphasis in Business Systems Technologies. Minors are offered in Telecommunications, Business Systems Technologies, Multimedia, Business/Marketing Education, and Business Education. The last two minors require an education major. Also offered are a Telecommunications Certificate program and a Professional Network Cisco Option Certificate program.
The department offers courses in word processing, spreadsheets, database management, telecommunications, local area networks, desktop publishing, graphics, business communications, multimedia, network certification, and other related areas.
Telecommunications Administration graduates study both the voice side and the data side of the discipline. On the voice side, students learn about designing, installing, and managing phone systems, and making decisions regarding the purchase and operation of hardware and software. On the data side, students learn about computer networks, network operating systems, and computer application programs.
Business Education graduates are qualified to enter both the business world and the classroom. The Composite Teaching Emphasis qualifies individuals to teach business and marketing-related subjects at the secondary school level. The Business Systems Technologies Emphasis qualifies individuals for careers in information processing, administrative services, office administration, and supervision.
Business Systems Technologies Associate of Applied Science graduates are trained for employment as administrative assistants, information technology specialists, records managers, and other office-related positions.
Students for any degree from the Telecommunications & Business Education (TBE) programs are subject to the following policies:
Weber State University 2007-2008 Catalog