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.

Requirements

Requirements for the Human Resource Development degree include the following:

  1. A minimum of 120 semester credit hours for the Bachelor of Science degree:
  2. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)
  3. Program Core Curriculum (27 hrs.)
    TECH 2323: Computer Applications in Technology
    TECH 3311: Manufacturing Processes
    TECH 3324: Plant Layout & Facilities Operations
    TECH 3333: Polymer Processing
    TECH 3344: Industrial Safety
    TECH 3355: Supply Chain Management
    TECH 4317: Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
    TECH 4323: Lean Production
    TECH 4343: Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  4. Lower Level Electives (9 hrs.)
  5. Departmental Core Curriculum (16 hrs.)
    *MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations or
    HRD 3333: Human Relations
    TECH 4301: Supervision
    TECH 3310: Total Quality Management
    TECH 4320: Job Analysis and Design
    TECH 4372: Capstone Experience
    TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio
    * Denotes course applied to minor
  6. Required Business Admin. Minor (18-24 hrs.)
    MANA 3305: Operations Management
    MARK 3311: Principles of Marketing
    ACCT 3300: Survey of Accounting or
    ACCT 2301 & ACCT 2302: Principles of Accounting
    FINA 3315: Personal Finance
    *ECON 1301 or ECON 2301 or ECON 2302 (will apply in both Minor and University Core)
    Upper Level CBT Electives (3 hrs.)
  7. Lower or Upper Level Electives (3-9 hrs.)
  8. A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in upper-division courses in HRD and Technology. No grade below a "C" in the major will be accepted toward the degree.

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for Industrial Technology

Freshman Year

First Semester (16 hrs.)

ENGL 1301: Grammar and Composition I

HIST 1301: United States History I

Lab Science

Visual and Performing Arts

Elective

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

ENGL 1302: Grammar and Composition II

HIST 1302: United States History II

MATH 1314: College Algebra

Elective

Elective

Sophomore Year

First Semester (16 hrs.)

POLS 2305: Introductory American Government

Lab Science

TECH 2323: Introduction to Computer Applications

ECON 1301, 2301, 2302: Economics recommended

Elective

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

POLS 2306: Introductory Texas Politics

MATH 1342: Statistics

World/European Lit. Requirement

Humanities requirement

Elective

Junior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

FINA 3315: Personal Finance

ACCT 3300: Survey of Accounting

or ACCT 2301 & 2302: Principles of Accounting

MANA 3305: Operations Management

TECH 3311: Manufacturing Processes

TECH 3333: Polymer Processing

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

TECH 3355: Supply Chain Management

TECH 3344: Industrial Safety

MARK 3311: Principles of Marketing

TECH 3324: Plant Layout & Facility Planning

College of Business & Technology Elective

Senior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

HRD 3333: Human Relations or

MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations

TECH 4301: Supervision

TECH 3310: Total Quality Management

TECH 4343: Advanced Manufacturing Process

Elective

Second Semester (13 hrs.)

TECH 4320: Job Analysis Techniques

TECH 4323: Lean Production

TECH 4317: Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

TECH 4372: Capstone Experience

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio