Your technical emphasis consists of the knowledge, skills and abilities you bring with you to the program. Most students have their technical emphasis area satisfied with transfer credits, and there are several ways to earn credits for your technical emphasis area if it is not satisfied with transfer credits.
Credits for Work Experience
The BS in Management program offers credits for prior work experience through completion of a portfolio. A portfolio cohort experience is offered twice a year for a six-week term utilizing badges to mark progress. Once seven badges are completed you would earn the number of predetermined credits discussed with the Program Director prior to starting the process. The seven badges areas include: Resume, Professional Goals, Work Skills and Competencies, Educational Accomplishments, Autobiography, Life/Work, and Training Artifacts.
Within the BS in Management Program is the opportunity to complete an optional internship. The internship process involves a stretch assignment with your current employer that embraces implementation of your learning while advancing your profile in your organization. The internship course is designed for you to scope out a project, work with a mentor in the organization, or dive into a topic and apply what you’ve learned. The final outcome is to develop a video or present your project to a group within your workplace. You could use this experience to strengthen your LinkedIn profile.
National Standardized Testing
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST, or Dantes) test your mastery of college-level material through national standardized tests. You will earn college credit if your test score reflects a solid level of KSAs for the subject chosen.
- Stout CLEP equivalencies