The Industrial Technology option is designed to prepare technical and management oriented professionals for leadership responsibilities and employment in business, industry, education, and government. Industrial Technology is primarily involved with the management, operation, and maintenance of complex, technological systems. Typical positions held by graduates include, but are not limited to, industrial managers, training directors, operations managers, plant managers, production supervisors, and quality and safety engineers. Core classes include fundamentals of manufacturing, quality, maintenance management, production and inventory control, industrial safety, work analysis, industrial management, engineering economic analysis, manufacturing policy and ethics.
- Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge.
- Our graduates have the knowledge to make informed and ethical scientific decisions.
- Our graduates utilize appropriate quantitative skills in making decisions.
- Our graduates demonstrate the information literacy required for scientific study.
- Our graduates possess the knowledge and skills in engineering and the physical sciences to be successful.
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Major in Engineering-Physics (BS) – Industrial Technology Option
University Requirement – 2 hours
GSTD 1002 Freshman Seminar
General Education – 22 hours (13 hours of biological science, mathematics, social science, and fine arts/humanities course requirements are included in the major requirements) All Engineering majors must take 3 hours of US history or American government.
Basic Courses – 37 hours*
To be approved by program director of industrial technology.
Industrial Technology – 37 hours
ITEC 2023 Introduction to Industrial Technology
ITEC 2032 Industrial Safety
ITEC 3003 Quality Control
ITEC 3012 Maintenance
ITEC 3023 Production and Inventory Control
ITEC 3043 Work Analysis
ITEC 3073 Economic Analysis for Technology
ITEC 3263 Operations Management I
ITEC 3363 Operations Management II
ITEC 3503 Computational Methods
ITEC 3803 Industrial Materials
ITEC 4043 Advanced Manufacturing Systems
ITEC 4053 Lean Manufacturing
Other core requirements – 22 hours
MATH 1023 College Algebra
MATH 1033 Plane Trigonometry
MATH 2124 Applied Calculus
MATH 3043 Applied Probability and Statistics I
9 hours (work experience or junior-senior technical electives or applied projects)
*Minor is Management (18 hours), minor in Marketing (18 hours), or minor in General Business is strongly recommended.