Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

Industrial Technology is a field of study designed to prepare technical and/or technical management-oriented professionals for gainful employment in business, industry, education, or government. Graduates in Industrial Technology will be involved with the application of theories and concepts found in science, mathematics, and the humanities. A strong emphasis is placed on communication and the application of computer and technical skills.

General Degree Requirements

  1. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)
  2. Departmental Core Curriculum (16 hrs.)

TECH 4301: Supervision
TECH 4310: Total Quality Management

TECH 4320: Job Analysis

HRD 3333: Human Relations

or MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations

TECH 4372: Capstone Experience

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

C. A minimum of 39 semester hours in the major to include:

 

TECH 1320: Industrial Materials

 

TECH 1330: Fundamental of Electronics

 

TECH 2311: Mechanical & Fluid Sys.

 

TECH 2323: Intro to Computer Apps.

 

TECH 3311: Manufacturing Processes

 

TECH 3312: Facilities Operations & Maintenance

 

TECH 3315: Visual Comm. Technology

 

TECH 3333: Polymer Processing

 

TECH 3344: Industrial Safety

 

TECH 3355: Supply Chain Management

 

TECH 4317: Computer-Integrated Mfg.

 

TECH 4323: Lean Production

 

TECH 4343: Adv. Mfg. Processes

 

D. A minimum of six (6) semester hours of Business courses.

MANA 4305: Operations Management

MARK 3311: Principles of Marketing

E. Approved upper and lower-division electives (15 hrs.)

F. A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in upper-division courses in the major.

G. No grade below a "C" in the major will be accepted toward the degree.

H. A minimum of 45 semester hours must be completed at the upper level.

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum

Freshman Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

ENGL 1301: Grammar and Composition I

3

HIST 1301: United States History I

3

Lab Science

4

Visual and Performing Arts

3

TECH 1301: Technology and Society

3

Total Hours:

16

Second Semester

Credit Hours

ENGL 1302: Grammar and Composition II

3

HIST 1302: United States History II

3

MATH 1314: College Algebra

3

TECH 1320: Industrial Materials

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

POLS 2305: Intro. American Gov.

3

Lab Science

4

TECH 1330: Fundamentals of Electronics

3

Social and Behavioral Science requirement

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

16

Second Semester

Credit Hours

POLS 2306: Intro. Texas Politics

3

MATH 1342: Statistics

3

World/European Lit. Requirement

3

TECH 2311: Mechanical and Fluid Systems

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Junior Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

Humanities requirement

3

TECH 3315: Visual Commun. Technology

3

MANA 4305: Operations Management

3

TECH 3311: Manufacturing Processes

3

TECH 3333: Polymer Processing

3

Total Hours:

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

TECH 3355: Supply Chain Management

3

TECH 3344: Industrial Safety

3

MARK 3311: Principles of Marketing

3

TECH 3312: Facilities Operation & Maint.

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Senior Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

HRD 3333: Human Relations

3

TECH 4301: Supervision

3

TECH 4310: Total Quality Management

3

TECH 4343: Advanced Manufacturing Process

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

TECH 4320: Job Analysis Techniques

3

TECH 4323: Lean Production

3

TECH 4317: Computer-Integrated Mfg.

3

TECH 4372: Capstone Experience

3

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

1

Total Hours:

13