The Technological Innovation Certificate program introduces students to business fundamentals and to the processes necessary to design and commercialize technologically-innovative solutions. Students who complete the program will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to identify good problems involving tech innovation opportunities, to design solutions to those problems, and to commercialize their innovations.

Certificate Requirements (29 credit units)

Required Courses (20 credit units)

  • COMM 201.3
  • COMM 346.3
  • COMM 447.3
  • GE 431.3
  • GE 451.1
  • GE 490.1
  • GE 495.6

Elective Courses (9 credit units)

Students must select 9 credit units from the following, at least 3 credit units of which must be COMM courses:

  • COMM 204.3
  • COMM 205.3
  • COMM 211.3
  • GE 450.3
  • RCM 402.3
  • RCM 404.3
  • RCM 409.3

Note

Students who are registered in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering and who are already registered in, or have completed, an alternative capstone design course may substitute the “GE 495” requirement in this program with their existing capstone course, provided they also complete GE 496.3. The capstone design courses are as follows:

  • CE 495.6
  • CHE 495.6
  • CME 495.6
  • EE 495.6
  • ENVE 495.6
  • EP 495.6
  • GEOE 495.6
  • ME 495.6