Bachelor of Science Degree (Tennessee residents will receive a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree.)

Project Management and Administration - Project Management and Administration Option, Construction Option, and Information Technology Option (Online Program)

Objectives

This program exposes students to fundamental knowledge and skills utilized in entry-level project management and administrative positions. Students will be exposed to a variety of skills relating to planning, organizing, implementing, leading and controlling the work of a project to meet the goals and objectives of the organization. The program explores various areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ®).

The Project Management and Administration option of the Project Management and Administration program helps students understand the project planning process, including the project life cycle, requirements and scope and quality assurance plans. Core competencies include tools and techniques used in project management for planning, scheduling and creating strategies to identify risks and quantify their impact.

The Construction option of the Project Management and Administration program exposes students to a variety of techniques utilized to manage, coordinate and supervise the construction process from concept development through project completion on timely and economic bases.

The Information Technology option of the Project Management and Administration program helps students understand how to apply principles of information technology, computer systems management and business operations to the planning, management and evaluation of information technology in organizations.

Career Opportunities

This program offers graduates an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them pursue careers in a variety of entry-level project management and administration positions.

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Admission Requirements

Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.

Online Courses

All of the courses offered at the school in this program are distance education courses and are taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Each course will be taught over a period of either (a) six weeks or (b) 12 weeks, as determined by the school from time to time in its discretion. Courses are delivered through an asynchronous learning network. There is a prescribed completion schedule for the activities in each course. Support materials for each course will be sent to the student. These materials may include a course syllabus, a textbook(s), a CD-ROM(s) and other printed documents required for the course. Students will be assigned to a class for each course. Students in each course will interact with their classmates and the instructor through discussion board and e-mail systems.

Refer to the Online Course Information section of this catalog for additional requirements.

The student is obligated for any expense associated with obtaining access to the above specified computer equipment, software and Internet service. No school-owned computer equipment, software or Internet service will be accessible to the student.

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Class Size

Classes generally range in size from 15 to 30 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.

Program Outline

This program of study offers three options of coursework for a student to pursue. All of the courses (as such courses may be revised or modified from time to time by the school in its discretion) in one of the following options must be successfully completed.

Project Management and Administration Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified General Education Courses+
22.5
EN3220
Written Analysis+

This course introduces theories and principles of critical and creative thinking with the goal of analysis and production of comprehensive written documents. Focus is on critically evaluating ideas and arguments. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, SS3150 Research Methods or equivalent

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4.5
HU4640
Ethics+

This course introduces fundamentals of, and differences in, the morals and rules of conduct among individuals. Focus is on the identification and analysis of a variety of theoretical moral constructs and their application to individual and personal behavior. Prerequisite: EN3220 Written Analysis or equivalent

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4.5
MA3110
Statistics+

This course introduces descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include probability and probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and linear regression. Prerequisites: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent, MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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4.5
PY3150
Psychology+

This course introduces psychological theories from behavioral, humanistic and biological viewpoints. Students apply the skills of critical thinking, observation, information gathering and analysis to practice social science and scientific methodology. Prerequisite: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

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4.5
SC4730
Environmental Science+

This course explores the issues of environmental science using an integrative approach against a political, geographic, cultural and economic backdrop. Through hands-on and virtual labs and applied problem sets, students will study the impact humans have on the environment and the costs and benefits of mitigating the impact. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

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4.5
SP3450
Social Psychology+

This course is a survey of theories and research concerned with how individuals behave in social constructs, and how they influence and are influenced by other people. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, SS3150 Research Methods or equivalent

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4.5
SS3150
Research Methods+

This course introduces a step-by-step approach to conducting research. Topics include scientific reasoning, applying critical thinking principles to assess validity and reliability in research, and production of research-based documents. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, MA3110 Statistics or equivalent or MA3310 Calculus I or equivalent

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4.5
Subtotal 54.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified Core Courses**
49.5
BU3110
Business Negotiation+

This course examines topics in business negotiation, such as general contracts, labor agreements and sales contracts. Students will use standard scenarios to practice developing settlements that are fair for all parties involved in a negotiation. Prerequisites: BU1110 Introduction to Business or equivalent or PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent, FN2640 Fundamentals of Finance or equivalent or FN3140 Accounting and Finance for Business or equivalent

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4.5
BU3315
Quantitative Analysis+

This course focuses on mathematical methods used in decision making. Topics include linear programming, queuing theory, transportation method and working under conditions of uncertainty to make choices that improve business outcomes. Students will use software to practice solving business problems. Prerequisite: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent

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4.5
FN3140
Accounting and Finance for Business+

In this course, students will analyze the cost structure and timing of cash flows in a business, and use the budget and financial performance of the business as the basis to evaluate the attractiveness of its capital investments.

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4.5
MG4650
Team Leadership+

In this course, through case studies, scenarios and simulations, students will study leadership perspectives as applicable to the role of team manager. Topics include methods to motivate team performance, managing a project team and evaluating team success. Prerequisite: MG3250 Trends in Leadership or equivalent or PM4530 Management of Global Projects or equivalent

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4.5
PM3110
Introduction to Project Management+

This course explores the discipline of project management. Topics include characteristics and phases of a project, the project life cycle, project process groups, project knowledge areas and project standards. Students will compare project management to program management.

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4.5
PM3220
Project Communication and Documentation+

This course explores a variety of project documents, project communications and the management of multiple projects within the same time period. Students will prepare and analyze primary project documents, such as project management plans, requirements documents and baselines, and will study different forms of project communications. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

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4.5
PM3225
Project Management Tools and Techniques+

This course introduces tools and techniques used in project management. Topics include defining project scope, identifying and tracking project risks, and evaluating, controlling and closing a project. Project management software is used to develop an integrated project plan and create a project work breakdown structure and schedule. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

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4.5
PM3320
Project Cost and Budget Management+

This course examines the importance of cost management in executing a project plan and incorporates the elements of mid-course changes and cash flow management. Topics include cost estimation, creating a realistic baseline, evaluating project performance and presenting project benefits to the customer. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

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4.5
PM3325
Project Quality Management+

This course provides an applied review of quality principles related to projects. Topics include problem solving tools, such as flow charts, checklists, cause and effect diagrams, and audit techniques to assess compliance with company-documented processes. Prerequisites: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent, PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM3420
Procurement and Contract Management+

This course examines the preparation and analysis of a project procurement plan, following guidelines described in the PMBOK® Guide. Topics include logistics, ethics, closure and administration of the procurement process, including required documentation. Prerequisite: PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM4530
Management of Global Projects+

This course explores the management of multi-cultural, multi-national projects. Topics include leading virtual meetings and building trust and cooperation among teams that have different work standards. Prerequisite: PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM4620
Project Risk Management+

This course examines the process of assessing and managing risk in a project. Topics include developing a project risk management plan, identifying and documenting risk in a project, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analyses, planning risk responses and applying PMBOK® and PMI® standards to a project. Prerequisites: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent, PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM4799
Project Management and Administration Capstone Project+

This is a project course, designed to combine elements of courses in the program, in which students develop and present a formal, detailed and comprehensive project management plan. A formal written document and presentation are required. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 171 credits earned in the program of study

(close)
4.5
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified Elective Courses+
18.0
Subtotal 18.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate degree (Grand Total)
180.0
Subtotal 180.0

Construction Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified General Education Courses+
22.5
EN3220
Written Analysis+

This course introduces theories and principles of critical and creative thinking with the goal of analysis and production of comprehensive written documents. Focus is on critically evaluating ideas and arguments. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, SS3150 Research Methods or equivalent

(close)
4.5
HU4640
Ethics+

This course introduces fundamentals of, and differences in, the morals and rules of conduct among individuals. Focus is on the identification and analysis of a variety of theoretical moral constructs and their application to individual and personal behavior. Prerequisite: EN3220 Written Analysis or equivalent

(close)
4.5
MA3110
Statistics+

This course introduces descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include probability and probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and linear regression. Prerequisites: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent, MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PY3150
Psychology+

This course introduces psychological theories from behavioral, humanistic and biological viewpoints. Students apply the skills of critical thinking, observation, information gathering and analysis to practice social science and scientific methodology. Prerequisite: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
SC4730
Environmental Science+

This course explores the issues of environmental science using an integrative approach against a political, geographic, cultural and economic backdrop. Through hands-on and virtual labs and applied problem sets, students will study the impact humans have on the environment and the costs and benefits of mitigating the impact. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
SP3450
Social Psychology+

This course is a survey of theories and research concerned with how individuals behave in social constructs, and how they influence and are influenced by other people. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, SS3150 Research Methods or equivalent

(close)
4.5
SS3150
Research Methods+

This course introduces a step-by-step approach to conducting research. Topics include scientific reasoning, applying critical thinking principles to assess validity and reliability in research, and production of research-based documents. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, MA3110 Statistics or equivalent or MA3310 Calculus I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
Subtotal 54.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified Core Courses**
49.5
PM3110
Introduction to Project Management+

This course explores the discipline of project management. Topics include characteristics and phases of a project, the project life cycle, project process groups, project knowledge areas and project standards. Students will compare project management to program management.

(close)
4.5
PM3150
Construction Techniques+

This course examines building techniques and construction materials. Topics include basic materials and installation methods for construction, site-work, concrete, masonry, metals, curtain-walls and finishes.

(close)
4.5
PM3220
Project Communication and Documentation+

This course explores a variety of project documents, project communications and the management of multiple projects within the same time period. Students will prepare and analyze primary project documents, such as project management plans, requirements documents and baselines, and will study different forms of project communications. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3225
Project Management Tools and Techniques+

This course introduces tools and techniques used in project management. Topics include defining project scope, identifying and tracking project risks, and evaluating, controlling and closing a project. Project management software is used to develop an integrated project plan and create a project work breakdown structure and schedule. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3320
Project Cost and Budget Management+

This course examines the importance of cost management in executing a project plan and incorporates the elements of mid-course changes and cash flow management. Topics include cost estimation, creating a realistic baseline, evaluating project performance and presenting project benefits to the customer. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3325
Project Quality Management+

This course provides an applied review of quality principles related to projects. Topics include problem solving tools, such as flow charts, checklists, cause and effect diagrams, and audit techniques to assess compliance with company-documented processes. Prerequisites: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent, PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3420
Procurement and Contract Management+

This course examines the preparation and analysis of a project procurement plan, following guidelines described in the PMBOK® Guide. Topics include logistics, ethics, closure and administration of the procurement process, including required documentation. Prerequisite: PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM3450
Building Codes+

This course explores structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing building codes. Topics include references to organizations responsible for developing building codes and zoning ordinances, and the role of inspections in ensuring compliance with building codes. Prerequisite: PM3150 Construction Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM4530
Management of Global Projects+

This course explores the management of multi-cultural, multi-national projects. Topics include leading virtual meetings and building trust and cooperation among teams that have different work standards. Prerequisite: PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4550
Construction Cost Estimating+

In this course, students study the estimation of direct and indirect construction project costs, such as labor, material and equipment. Topics include overhead and profit, bidding and computer-based estimating. Prerequisite: PM3150 Construction Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4620
Project Risk Management+

This course examines the process of assessing and managing risk in a project. Topics include developing a project risk management plan, identifying and documenting risk in a project, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analyses, planning risk responses and applying PMBOK® and PMI® standards to a project. Prerequisites: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent, PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4650
Construction Project Scheduling+

This course examines the planning and scheduling of construction projects. Topics include time schedules for materials, labor and equipment, and the use of communication tools in construction project planning. Prerequisite: PM3150 Construction Techniques or equivalent

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4.5
PM4797
Project Management and Administration-Construction Option Capstone Project+

This is a project course, designed to combine elements of courses in the program, in which students develop and present a formal, detailed and comprehensive project management plan. A formal written document and presentation are required. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 171 credits earned in the program of study

(close)
4.5
Subtotal 108.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified Elective Courses+
18.0
Subtotal 18.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate degree (Grand Total)
180.0
Subtotal 180.0

Information Technology Option

Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified General Education Courses+
22.5
EN3220
Written Analysis+

This course introduces theories and principles of critical and creative thinking with the goal of analysis and production of comprehensive written documents. Focus is on critically evaluating ideas and arguments. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, SS3150 Research Methods or equivalent

(close)
4.5
HU4640
Ethics+

This course introduces fundamentals of, and differences in, the morals and rules of conduct among individuals. Focus is on the identification and analysis of a variety of theoretical moral constructs and their application to individual and personal behavior. Prerequisite: EN3220 Written Analysis or equivalent

(close)
4.5
MA3110
Statistics+

This course introduces descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include probability and probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and linear regression. Prerequisites: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent, MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PY3150
Psychology+

This course introduces psychological theories from behavioral, humanistic and biological viewpoints. Students apply the skills of critical thinking, observation, information gathering and analysis to practice social science and scientific methodology. Prerequisite: EN1320 Composition I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
SC4730
Environmental Science+

This course explores the issues of environmental science using an integrative approach against a political, geographic, cultural and economic backdrop. Through hands-on and virtual labs and applied problem sets, students will study the impact humans have on the environment and the costs and benefits of mitigating the impact. This course includes a laboratory component. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, MA1210 College Mathematics I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
SP3450
Social Psychology+

This course is a survey of theories and research concerned with how individuals behave in social constructs, and how they influence and are influenced by other people. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, SS3150 Research Methods or equivalent

(close)
4.5
SS3150
Research Methods+

This course introduces a step-by-step approach to conducting research. Topics include scientific reasoning, applying critical thinking principles to assess validity and reliability in research, and production of research-based documents. Prerequisites: EN1420 Composition II or equivalent, MA3110 Statistics or equivalent or MA3310 Calculus I or equivalent

(close)
4.5
Subtotal 54.0
Course Number Course Credit Hours
----------
Unspecified Core Courses**
54.0
MG4650
Team Leadership+

In this course, through case studies, scenarios and simulations, students will study leadership perspectives as applicable to the role of team manager. Topics include methods to motivate team performance, managing a project team and evaluating team success. Prerequisite: MG3250 Trends in Leadership or equivalent or PM4530 Management of Global Projects or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3110
Introduction to Project Management+

This course explores the discipline of project management. Topics include characteristics and phases of a project, the project life cycle, project process groups, project knowledge areas and project standards. Students will compare project management to program management.

(close)
4.5
PM3140
Systems Analysis+

This course explores information systems infrastructure at an enterprise level. Topics include identifying business requirements for information systems solutions, evaluating effectiveness of IT processes, design, analysis and implementation issues in information systems, and infrastructure capacity and capability. Prerequisite: PT1420 Introduction to Programming or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3220
Project Communication and Documentation+

This course explores a variety of project documents, project communications and the management of multiple projects within the same time period. Students will prepare and analyze primary project documents, such as project management plans, requirements documents and baselines, and will study different forms of project communications. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3225
Project Management Tools and Techniques+

This course introduces tools and techniques used in project management. Topics include defining project scope, identifying and tracking project risks, and evaluating, controlling and closing a project. Project management software is used to develop an integrated project plan and create a project work breakdown structure and schedule. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3320
Project Cost and Budget Management+

This course examines the importance of cost management in executing a project plan and incorporates the elements of mid-course changes and cash flow management. Topics include cost estimation, creating a realistic baseline, evaluating project performance and presenting project benefits to the customer. Prerequisite: PM3110 Introduction to Project Management or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3325
Project Quality Management+

This course provides an applied review of quality principles related to projects. Topics include problem solving tools, such as flow charts, checklists, cause and effect diagrams, and audit techniques to assess compliance with company-documented processes. Prerequisites: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent, PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3420
Procurement and Contract Management+

This course examines the preparation and analysis of a project procurement plan, following guidelines described in the PMBOK® Guide. Topics include logistics, ethics, closure and administration of the procurement process, including required documentation. Prerequisite: PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM3440
Project Management for Information Technology+

This course examines the characteristics of IT-specific projects. Students will study a variety of approaches to managing IT projects. Prerequisite: PM3140 Systems Analysis or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4530
Management of Global Projects+

This course explores the management of multi-cultural, multi-national projects. Topics include leading virtual meetings and building trust and cooperation among teams that have different work standards. Prerequisite: PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4540
Managing Software Development Projects+

This course explores basic principles of software development project management. Students will study a variety of software development methods and models. Focus is on application of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) to project planning and management. Prerequisite: PM3440 Project Management for Information Technology or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4620
Project Risk Management+

This course examines the process of assessing and managing risk in a project. Topics include developing a project risk management plan, identifying and documenting risk in a project, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analyses, planning risk responses and applying PMBOK® and PMI® standards to a project. Prerequisites: MA3110 Statistics or equivalent, PM3225 Project Management Tools and Techniques or equivalent

(close)
4.5
PM4795
Project Management and Administration Information Technology Option Capstone Project+

This is a project course, designed to combine elements of courses in the program, in which students develop and present a formal, detailed and comprehensive project management plan. A formal written document and presentation are required. Prerequisites: Completion of a minimum of 171 credits earned in the program of study including PM4540 Managing Software Development Projects or equivalent

(close)
4.5
Subtotal 112.5
Course Number Course Credit Hours
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Unspecified Elective Courses+
13.5
Subtotal 13.5
Course Number Course Credit Hours
Minimum required credit hours for the Baccalaureate degree (Grand Total)
180.0
Subtotal 180.0

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Notes

+ In this program, this(these) distance education course(s) is(are) taught completely online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Refer to the Online Course Information section of this catalog for additional information relating to these courses, including the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

*General Education courses include courses in the humanities, composition, mathematics, the sciences and the social sciences. The Unspecified General Education courses must include at least one course in each of the following categories: the humanities, composition, mathematics and the social sciences. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of this catalog for the general education category pertaining to each general education course.

**Unspecified Core courses may be accumulated from one selected discipline of study relating to the student's career path.

NOTE: The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog . The school may, at any time in its discretion, vary the offering and/or sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.