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Prototype Engineering Technology Major, B.A.S.

This major is for students who desire employment in the technical fields of the model making industry. It is not applicable to a licensure program. The program is ideal for students who wish to transfer from Northwest Technical College (NTC) and obtain a four-year degree in Prototype Engineering Technology at Bemidji State University.

Note: Transfer students must take a minimum of 30 semester credits from Bemidji State University. Forty (40) upper division semester credits are also required for graduation.

I. Required Technical Core Courses

Asterisked (*) courses either have prerequisites not included in this major or require consent of instructor.
NTC-- Bemidji Course Offerings
MODL 1130 Model Communications (2 credits)
MODL 1150 Print Reading/Sketching (2 credits)
MODL 1170 Molding and Casting (3 credits)
MODL 1180 Model Finishing (2 credits)
MODL 1190 Create/Innovation /Design (2 credits)
MODL 2210 Model Processes I (3 credits)
MODL 2215 Model Processes II (3 credits)
MODL 2220 Model Processes III (3 credits)
MODL 2225 Special Effects (3 credits)
MODL 2230 Rapid Prototyping (2 credits)
MODL 2235 Model Management (2 credits)
MODL 2245 New Product Development (2 credits)
MODL 2250 3D Solid Modeling (3 credits)

BSU Course Offerings
IT 1100 Orientation to Industrial Technology Programs (1 credit)
IT 1460 Technical Graphics (3 credits)
IT 2608 Computer-Controlled Machining (3 credits)
IT 3218 Advanced Machining Processes (3 credits)
IT 3460 Parametric 3D Modeling (3 credits)
*IT 3606 Engineering Model (4 credits)
*IT 3607 Architectural Model (4 credits)
IT 3610 Industrial Prototypes (4 credits)
IT 4600 Model Culmination (4 credits)

Subtotal 61 Credits

II. Guided Professional Core Courses

BSU Course Offerings
Select 14 credits from the following courses:
IT 3870 Technical Sales/Presentations (2 credits)
IT 3880 Human Resource Development (2 credits)
IT 3890 Material Handling and Plant Layout (2 credits)
IT 4819 Design Management (4 credits)
*IT 4870 Production Management (3 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 14 Credits

III. Required Culmination Core

BSU Course Offerings
IT/VSAR 3810 Portfolio Preparation (1 credit)
IT/VSAR 4810 Portfolio Presentation (1 credit)
IT 4970 Internship (2 credits)

Subtotal 4 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 79 Credits

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

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