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Science and Technology Management Degree Information

The Science and Technology Management Program is a rigorous and challenging degree plan that satisfies the industry's demand for technologically savvy business graduates with backgrounds in engineering. In the STM Program, students take engineering, math, and science classes while working toward a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. STM students develop abroad strategic perspective of business principles and acquire a solid command of the technical fundamentals of engineering. The STM Program's combination of engineering and business prepares students to manage effectively in highly technical business environments.

Is the Science and Technology Management degree right for you? Students who enjoy high-tech environments, and want an edge in getting jobs in technical or consulting industries, will benefit from the STM program. STM graduates are in high demand for careers like financial management in technology firms, consulting in MIS/business/strategy, program management at technical firms (including project/procurement managers in the supply chain space), and the emerging field of quantitative analysis. Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, Intel, Shell, Target and Texas Instruments are all companies that have hired students from the program.

Want to learn more from current students? The Business Engineering Association meets every Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in UTC 3.104.

The tabs below give more information on the core and concentration requirements, as well as courses an STM major can expect to take.

General Requirements General Requirements 
Scientific Calculus
(Thru M408L)

Natural Sciences
Scientific Calculus
(Thru M408D* or 408M*)
& Differential Eqns.

Chem 301 
Upper and Lower Division
Business Core
Upper and Lower Division
Business Core 
                                                                                                                     *May substitute other equivalents

Major Requirements STM Business Courses (5) 
Upper Division Electives STM Engineering Courses (4) 
  Business Elective
Free Elective Free Elective 

  • OM 337.5: Project Management
  • ACC 329: Managerial Accounting & Control
  • FIN 374C: Financial Plan/Policy for Large Corps./FIN 374S: Entrepreneurial Finance
  • MAN 374: Strategy/MIS 375: Strategic IT Mgmt
  • Internship or Practicum (Operations Management or Management Information Systems)

  • Mechanical Engineering Base - EM 306: Statics or ME 320: Applied Thermodynamics
  • Computer Engineering Base - EE 306: Intro to Computer Systems
  • Electrical Engineering Base - EE 302: Intro to Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • Engineering Capstone - ME 375K: Prodn. Engr. Mgt. or ES 377: One-Semester Startup or ASE 374K: Space Systems Engr.

Prof. Edward Anderson
Faculty Advisor
Kayla Ford
Academic Advisor
Merri Su Ruhmann
Career Advisor


To find out more about applying to McCombs Business School, please visit Texas BBA.