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Expand your educational and professional horizons by getting involved in any of our engagement opportunities offered by the TTU College of Business Information Technology Program. The Business Information Technology Program along with the rest of the College of Business maintains and supports student clubs and organizations, annual events and conferences, and program-specific student collaborations and experiential learning opportunities to further elevate our rich education experience. Getting involved does not only open doors for future employment and professional growth, but it also makes for a more memorable and valuable university experience.

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Association of Information Technology Professional (AITP)

AITPThe Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is a university club that (insert purpose of the club and what the club activities consist of). AITP is perfect for students who are interested in a career in business computing and information systems. Business Management, Option BIT (Business and Information Technology) students comprise the majority of the membership, but all business students are encouraged to join. AITP allows students to:

  • Connect with Other BIT Majors
  • Early Job Recruitment Opportunities
  • Guest Lecturers
  • Professional Development
  • Hands-on Experience
  • Mentorship Opportunities with Alumni
  • Plant Tours
  • Paid Internships
  • Computer Forensics Lab

 

Beta Gamma Sigma

beta gamma sigmaBeta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is the international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools. Inducted as students, BGS members go on to serve in critical leadership roles in corporate, entrepreneurial, government, non-profit, and academic sectors. Members currently reside in all 50 U. S. states and more than 190 countries. Membership in this organization represents national recognition of scholastic achievement. Membership is by selection and invitation, and those eligible include students who rank in the upper 7% of the junior class, the upper 10% of the senior class, and the upper 20% of the graduate class. Induction is in the spring semester in which students are recognized at an annual induction ceremony and banquet.

 

Computer Forensics

computer forensicsComputer Forensics and Investigations (DS4125) introduces students to the exciting world of digital forensics. Computer Forensics is relevant to all areas of business, criminal justice, human resource management, and computer science. Through the course, students develop skills working in a state-of-the-art forensic lab solving cases using forensic methodologies. These cases often include steganography, cryptography, password cracking, recovery of hidden or deleted data, and analysis of digital artifacts. The class is designed for technical and non-technical students who have a basic understanding of computer software (DS2810 or equivalent). If you are interested in enrolling, please contact Dr. Doc Wells.  

 

Eagle Works

eagle worksEagle Works is an annual competition held by the Tennessee Tech Center for Rural Innovation in which TTU students can create, develop, and present entrepreneurial ideas for a chance to win. Students of any college, department, or discipline are invited to dream big and enter the shark-tank style competition to potentially receive funding for their team’s proposal. If you are looking for an entrepreneurial growth opportunity, be sure to enroll in the next Eagle Works competition. To find more information about the 2023 Eagle Works competition, please visit: https://www.tntech.edu/innovation/eagleworks/index.php   

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