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College of Business

Student Resources

As a student of the College of Business, you have access to a number of resources to enhance your learning experience along the way. 

  • Technology Resources

    Downloads

    Tech offers many Adobe, Microsoft, and other packages for you to download. 

    See full list of downloads


    Student Computer Specifications
    The specifications on the linked PDF above represent the best recommendations for computer hardware and software for students participating in coursework through the College of Business.


    ITS has contracts listed on the ITS webpage (view details on their services web site) for Dell, Apple, and Lenovo products.  So, there are multiple vendors and many choices are available.

  • Senior Exit Exams

    TTU College of Business Exit Exams

    Getting ready to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) from Tennessee Tech? Make sure you take these required tests.

    When are you required to take the exams?

    • You must be enrolled in BMGT 4930 Business Strategy classes in order to take the tests; taking the test will affect your grade in this course.
    • You must REGISTER in order to take the tests.
    • Registration opens on Sunday,  Jan. 29 and closes at midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 1.
    • Exams completed in under 15 minutes will need to be repeated.

    How many tests do I have to take?

    Every senior in the College of Business must take TWO standardized tests to complete the requirements for graduation:

    • The ETS Business Major Field Test
    • The California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST)

    Why do I have to take these tests?

    • The State of Tennessee requires students attending state-supported colleges and universities to complete these general education assessments as a requirement
    • Failure to take these tests will result in having your diploma held until this condition is met

    What are these tests like?

    ETS Business Major Field Test ›
    • Is designed to be a 2-hour test that is administered ONLINE
    • Has 120 multiple-choice questions
    • Has questions about Accounting, Economics, Management, Quantitative Business Analysis, Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, the Legal Environment, and International Issues
    • Mathematical operations do not require the use of a calculator
    • To do your best, you should plan to spend the allotted time on the test
    • Test description and sample questions are available at https://quizlet.com/343172348/ets-major-field-test-practice-test-bachelors-degree-in-business-flash-cards/
    California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST) ›
    • Is designed to be a 45-50 minutes test that is administered ONLINE
    • Tests your critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Mathematical operations do not require the use of a calculator
    • To do your best, you should plan to spend the allotted time on the test
    • Test description and sample questions are available at http://www.insightassessment.com

    Why should I do my best on these tests?

    • It is important to you because employers and graduate programs value business knowledge and the ability to think critically and solve problems.
    • Your college degree is worth as much as the university that grants it. By doing your best on these tests, you help raise Tennessee Tech’s institutional score. The better Tennessee Tech’s College of Business looks, the better you look.
    • Your results help the College of Business maintain its AACSB accreditation. The College of Business uses your test results to find ways to improve the business curriculum and programs.
    • Tennessee Tech benefits from your success. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission awards funding based in part on institutional scores from tests like these.

  • E.A.G.L.E. Online Writing Tutorial

    The Top Five Tips list explains five of the most common errors in English made by college students. Explanations and examples in each section are followed by quizzes with answers to test understanding of the concepts.

    Learn more

  • Eagle's Flight

    Eagle's FlightEagle’s Flight is a program designed to enable undergraduate students to transition from lower division general education coursework into foundational business courses as a ‘learning community’ of students.  As a learning community you will attend at least two classes together and will have additional opportunities for learning support including study skills workshops, career planning sessions, tutoring and study sessions, and other skill building sessions.

  • Bloomberg Terminals

    BMC is recognized world-wide, and will signal to prospective employers that you have attained a high level of competency in using the Bloomberg Professional Service as well as optimize job performance. The BMC course consists of 4 modules: Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income, and Equities. You can complete the BMC at no cost at the Tennessee Tech Bloomberg Room. Below are some helpful downloadable resources:

  • Production Studio

    The College of Business production studio is a media production lab open to Tennessee Tech faculty and staff.

    Standard equipment in the room includes:

    • Video production space (with production booth)
    • 80 inch touch-screen presentation screen with stylus for annotations
    • Desktop PC (with Adobe Suite)
    • iMac (with iMovie and teleprompter software)
    • Elmo document camera
    • Lenovo Yoga tablet PC
    • Lapel Mic for additional audio flexibility
    • Light board capabilities
    • Specialty LED lighting

    A comprehensive user guide is also available for your reference.

    FAQs

    Studio Features

    Studio Monitors Studio Scanner Studio Booth Studio Touchscreen
    The studio includes a confidence monitor in addition to a teleprompter monitor You have access to a document scanner that ties directly into your recording feed A recording booth can make additional changes during or after the recording is complete An 80 inch touchscreen is available to use during your recording

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