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Industrial Technology Major, B.S.

The Industrial Technology program offers a variety of fields of emphasis, some of which have an applied technology focus, while others stress management technology. The applied technology field of emphasis, Manufacturing Technology, prepares individuals for hands-on application of engineering theory and practice. In contrast, Construction Management and Manufacturing Management fields of emphasis provide students with contemporary applications of management theories and practices in these occupational areas. The Virtual Modeling field of emphasis integrates the strength of the Industrial Technology program’s technical and professional cores with innovative 2-D and 3-D software object creation.

Note: Upon approval of the Department of Technological Studies, certain major courses can be substituted in the technical core, professional core, or area of emphasis from related Technical and Community College programs.

I. Required Technical Core

IT 1100 Orientation to Industrial Technology Programs (1 credit)
IT 1210 Materials and Processes - Forming (4 credits)
IT 1220 Materials and Processes - Separating (4 credits)
IT 1310 Mechanical Power (2 credits)
IT 1350 Electronic Technology (4 credits)
IT 1410 Communication Technology (3 credits)
IT 1460 Technical Graphics (3 credits)
IT 2250 Construction Technology (2 credits)
IT 2370 Automation Technology (3 credits)
IT 3310 Fluid Power (3 credits)
IT 4537 Industrial Design (3 credits)

Subtotal 32 Credits

II. Required Professional Core

IT 3870 Technical Sales/Presentations (2 credits)
IT 3880 Human Resource Development (2 credits)
IT 3890 Material Handling and Plant Layout (2 credits)
IT 4877 Industrial Maintenance and Safety (3 credits)
IT 4878 Quality Assurance (3 credits)
IT 4890 Industrial Organization and Leadership (3 credits)
IT 4897 Project Management (3 credits)

Subtotal 18 Credits

III. Required Foundation Courses

Students are required to take 6 credits of Math at the 1100 or higher level. Students are encouraged to take statistics and calculus.

In addition, students are required to take 7 credits from among the Physics, Chemistry, or Physical Science (specifically, SCI 1110 and SCI 1120) courses that are approved to fulfill Liberal Education Category 3. Other Category 3 courses may be substituted if approved by the Chair of the Department of Technological Studies. Students are encouraged to take a combination of Physics and Chemistry.

Subtotal 13 Credits

IV. Required Field of Emphasis

Select one of the following Fields of Emphasis:

A. Construction Management

Block I - Complete the following courses:

IT 3240 Construction Materials and Practices (3 credits)
IT 3250 Print Reading and Project Documentation (3 credits)
IT 3260 Project Bidding and Estimating (3 credits)
IT 4259 Construction Management (3 credits)

Block II - Select 6 credits:

Select among ACCT and BUAD non–Liberal Education courses.
IT 4970 Internship (1-3 credits)

Subtotal 18 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major, Field of Emphasis A
81 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree

B. Manufacturing Management

Block I - Select 12 credits:

IT 3460 Parametric 3-D Modeling (3 credits)
IT 3877 Engineering Problem Solving (3 credits)
IT 3879 Performance Measurement (3 credits)
IT 4870 Production Management (3 credits)
IT 4880 Total Quality Management (3 credits)

Block II - Select 6 credits:

Select among ACCT and BUAD non–Liberal Education courses.
IT 4970 Internship (1-3 credits)

Subtotal 18 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major, Field of Emphasis B
81 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree

C. Manufacturing Technology

Block I - Select 12 credits:

Note: Other courses may be used with approval of the Technological Studies Department.

IT 2608 Computer-Controlled Machining (3 credits)
IT 3217 Material Science and Metallurgy (3 credits)
IT 3218 Advanced Machining Processes (3 credits)
IT 3460 Parametric 3-D Modeling (3 credits)
IT 3877 Engineering Problem Solving (3 credits)

Block II - Select 6 credits:

Select courses applicable toward a minor in Computer Science (non-Teaching); Physics (may include lower sequence); Chemistry (not CHEM 2925); or Math (non-Teaching).
IT 4970 Internship (1-3 credits)

Subtotal 18 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major, Field of Emphasis C
81 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree

D. Virtual Modeling - Complete all of the following:

Block I - Complete the following courses (12 credits):

IT 2608 Computer-Controlled Machining (3 credits)
IT 3460 Parametric 3-D Modeling (3 credits)
IT 4006 Topics in Virtual Modeling (3 credits)
MODL 2250 3D Solid Modeling (3 credits) (NTC course)

Block II - Select 6 credits:

Select among ACCT and BUAD non-Liberal Education courses.
IT 4970 Internship (1-3 credits)

Subtotal 18 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major, Field of Emphasis D
81 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY MAJOR, B.S.

The following is a list of required Industrial Technology Major, B.S. courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions and this schedule is flexible.

Freshman

IT 1100 Orientation to Industrial Technology Programs
IT 1210 Materials and Processes - Forming
IT 1220 Materials and Processes - Separating
IT 1460 Technical Graphics
Liberal Education Courses

Sophomore

IT 1310 Mechanical Power
IT 1350 Electronic Technology
IT 1410 Communication Technology
IT 2250 Construction Technology
IT 2370 Automation Technology
Liberal Education Courses

Junior

IT 3310 Fluid Power
IT 3870 Technical Sales/Presentations
IT 3880 Human Resource Development
IT 3890 Material Handling
Major Specialization Courses
Liberal Education Courses

Senior

IT 4537 Industrial Design
IT 4877 Industrial Maintenance and Safety
IT 4878 Quality Assurance
IT 4890 Industrial Organization and Leadership
IT 4897 Project Management
Major Specialization Courses
Liberal Education Courses


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