What are B Tech Colleges?


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B.Tech Colleges are schools that offer programs that lead to the Bachelor of Technology degree, a four-year degree that combines the liberal arts with courses in the technical field. Some colleges that offer a B.Tech degree as of 2015 include Charleston Southern University, New York City College of Technology and the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.

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Students interested in a B.Tech degree should contact several schools to discuss specific requirements. For example, Charleston Southern University offers a B.Tech degree online in two concentrations, information systems and computer science. Students in the degree program must complete a total of 125 hours of coursework in their concentration and the school's general liberal arts core as of 2015, notes CSUniv.edu.

New York City College of Technology offers a communication design program that leads to a B.Tech degree. Students in this program take foundation courses in design theory and practice. Those who want to continue in the bachelor program choose to specialize in one of five tracks: advertising design, broadcast design, animation/illustration, graphic design or Web design. Students can also take elective courses in areas such as photography, media production management, speech and business management.

As of 2015, the University of Alaska at Fairbanks requires its B.Tech students to take at least 120 credits to receive the degree including the school's general requirements. Students must also take a technical writing and math-based course for the degree.

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