Accreditation: Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE.org)
The industrial technology program, through its two concentrations, provides students with the opportunity to develop a specialty within a broader framework of technical operations knowledge. By selecting the manufacturing concentration, the student specializes in direct manufacturing support of a technical or managerial nature. Knowledge of management principles, physical sciences, technology of industry, and liberal arts is employed to optimize manufacturing processes, materials, and personnel. The quality concentration allows the student to develop the ability to assist the product or service organization in obtaining the maximum level of quality performance in a lean environment. This concentration requires a professional internship that places the student in a specialty position in a local organization as a culminating activity.
Program graduates have filled positions as industrial engineers, manufacturing engineers, quality-assurance specialists, directors of technology, production/lean operations managers, corporate trainers, cost estimators, purchasing managers, first line supervisors, supply chain managers, distribution supervisors, safety engineers, drafting specialists, technical writers, web masters, and technical sales and marketing specialists.
Evening study available.
This program accepts freshmen, sophomores, and transfer students.
Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours 33-39
Technology/Core Courses (24 credit hours)
TEC 101 TECHNICAL DRAWING 3
TEC 201 MATERIALS PROCESSING 3
TEC 311 MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TESTING 3
TEC 312 MATERIALS MANAGEMENT 3
TEC 313 STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL 3
TEC 314 ELECTROMECHANICS 3
TEC 402 ERGONOMICS 3
TEC 403 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS 3
Concentration Requirements (18 credit hours)
Select a concentration from the following: 18
Required in Other Fields for Accreditation (12 credit hours)
Core Math 3
Core Chemistry 3
MAT 124 FUNCTIONS AND MODELING II 3
PHY 107 GENERAL PHYSICS I 4
All College Electives
27-33 credit hours 27-33
Total Credit Hours 120
TEC 400/BUS 320 MARKETING 3
TEC 302 CAD/CAM (COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING/COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING) 3
TEC 351 ENERGY SYSTEMS 3
TEC 404 INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS 3
TEC 405 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 3
TEC 465 SAFETY MANAGEMENT 3
MAT 311 INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS 3
SPC 307 GROUP COMMUNICATON 3
TEC 200 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3
TEC 321 MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS 3
TEC 323 QUALITY IMPROVEMENT THROUGH DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS 3
TEC 488 QUALITY INTERNSHIP
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