Technology (TECH)

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TECH 210
English Studies -- Cultural Enrichment

This course is designed to introduce international students to Chicago and American culture while providing opportunities to improve English communication and conversational skills. The course will consist of classroom lectures, discussions, and cultural excursions to events and famous sites in Chicago. English language strategies learned in class will be reinforced by field trips, discussions, structured listening and speaking activities, and readings involving current topics. The course will provide students with real-world opportunities to practice English and enjoy cultural outings.

Lecture: 2 Lab: 0 Credits: 2
TECH 310
Language Lab

This course is designed to introduce international students to the sound system of North American English (NAE). Students will develop skills to improve pronunciation, fluency, and grammar through a combination of instructor-led activities and computer-based software.

Lecture: 1 Lab: 1 Credits: 1
TECH 465
Introduction to Social Commerce

Provides an introduction and basic knowledge of social commerce to help students develop a practical understanding of the design, construction, market readiness, and synergistic integration of a business mobile application. The course will provide a practitioner focus that will benefit students in a start-up or company/corporate setting.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
TECH 497
Special Projects

Independent study and projects in applied technology that are multi/cross-disciplinary not tied to a specific department.

Credit: Variable
TECH 565
Introduction to Social Commerce

Provides an introduction and basic knowledge of social commerce to help students develop a practical understanding of the design, construction, market readiness, and synergistic integration of a business mobile application. The course will provide a practitioner focus that will benefit students in a start-up or company/corporate setting.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
TECH 580
Topics in the Management of Technology

This course will cover a particular topic, varying from semester to semester, in which there is particular student or staff interest. This course may be taken more than once but only 9 hours of TECH 580 credit may be applied to a degree.

Credit: Variable
TECH 581
Consulting for Technical Professionals

This course explores the application of technology and technical management skills to working with business, industry, or various professions in solving specific problems for an organization as an internal or external consultant. Students learn how to involve clients in all phases of problem identification and solution with the goal that, at the end of a consulting assignment, the clients are able to sustain the necessary changes in their organization. Particular attention is paid to managing expectations among change agents, managers, executives, technical professionals, and other members of the organization. The course will cover the most critical, high-level, functional frameworks used by top consulting firms today as well as the tools commonly used by consulting professionals.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
TECH 597
Special Problems in Technology

Independent study and projects in applied technology that are multi/cross-disciplinary not tied to a specific department.

Credit: Variable