An undergraduate micro-credential provides marketable opportunities for undergraduate students with at least one specific overarching objective and student learning outcome. Micro-credentials are narrower in scope and shorter in duration than baccalaureate degrees and in some cases undergraduate certificates as well. Undergraduate micro-credentials are not “degree” programs. Students achieve a badge for the micro-credential if they earn a minimum GPA of 2.66, receive no grade lower than a C, and complete any additional requirements set by the awarding program.
College of Business Administration
This proposed three course micro-credential is intended for students outside the accounting major a deeper understanding of how to use both financial and managerial accounting information in the decision making process.
|ACCT 3303||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|or ACCT 3300||Accounting Concepts|
|ACCT 3301||Accounting and Finance Data Analytics 1||3|
|ACCT 3302||Cost Accounting||3|
Business Analytics & Intelligence
The micro-credential in Business Analytics & Intelligence program provides students fundamental knowledge and skills in data analytics methods & techniques and enables them harness the power of data for data-driven decision making. Business Analytics is the study of how organizations use data to analyze performance, make strategic decisions, and achieve business goals.
|CIS 3302||Introduction to Business Analytics||3|
|Two courses from the following:||6|
or CIS 4302
|Web & Social Analytics|
or CIS 4303
The micro-credential in Cybersecurity provides students the fundamental knowledge and skills required to secure organizational data and systems.
|CIS 4341||Information Technology Security and Risk Management||3|
|Two of the following:||6|
or CIS 3361
|Introduction to Computer Forensics|
or CIS 4342
|Computer Security Principles and Practices|
or CIS 4345
|Network and Systems Security|
or CIS 4348
|Security Trends and Malware Analysis|
This micro-Credential is a three course cluster of courses intended to deepen students understanding of financial decision making.
|FIN 4300||Advanced Financial Management||3|
|FIN 4307||Analysis of Fin Statements||3|
The micro-credential in Project Management delivers comprehensive knowledge of essential techniques and the fundamental concepts for successful cost-effective management of both long-term development programs and short-term projects. Important areas of study include project risks and costs, as well as developing and sustaining appropriate communications while continuously engaging stakeholders within projects. This micro-certification program follows the curriculum guidance of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and as a result this micro-credential helps prepare students for professional certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) or the Certified Assistant in Project Management (CAPM).
|MGMT 4370||Introduction to Project Management||3|
|MGMT 4371||Managing Schedules, Earned Value, and Risk in Projects||3|
|MGMT 4372||Project Communication Management and Stakeholder Engagement||3|
Supply Chain Management
This micro-credential provides an opportunity to gain the professional knowledge and skills needed to conduct business in a supply chain, including purchasing and sourcing, manufacturing, warehouse management, and transportation logistics. This micro-credential is intended for individuals who are interested in entering and furthering their careers in all aspects of supply chain management. Typical job titles which utilize the knowledge and skills delivered by this micro-credential include supply chain analyst, sourcing specialist, warehouse lead, and transportation coordinator, among others. In addition, this micro-credential helps prepare students for professional certifications such as those offered by the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
|MGMT 4321||Production and Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 4323||Supply Chain Management||3|
|MGMT 4324||Transportation Logistics and Distribution||3|