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Industrial Technology Bachelor of Science

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.

Degree Requirements

Requirements for the Industrial Technology degree include the following:

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours for the Bachelor of Science degree:

University Core Curriculum (42 hrs.)

Departmental Core Curriculum (16 hrs.)

MANA 3311Managing People in Organizations

or

HRD 3333Human Relations

TECH 4301Supervision

TECH 3310Total Quality Management

TECH 4320Job Analysis and Design

TECH 4372Capstone Experience

TECH 4173E-Portfolio

Technology Core Curriculum (30 hrs.)

TECH 1320Industrial Materials

TECH 2311Electrical and Fluid Systems

TECH 2323Introduction to Computer Applications

TECH 3311Manufacturing Processes

TECH 3324Plant Layout and Facilities Planning

TECH 3333Polymer Processing

TECH 3344Industrial Safety

TECH 4317Computer Integrated Manufacturing

TECH 4323Lean Production

TECH 4343Advanced Manufacturing Processes

Required Business Admin. Minor (15-18 hrs.)

MANA 3305Operations Management

or

MANA 3330Management Information Systems

MARK 3311Principles of Marketing

ACCT 3300Accounting and Finance for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

or

FINA 3300Accounting and Finance for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

or

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting [TCCN: ACCT 2301]

and

ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Accounting [TCCN: ACCT 2302]

FINA 3315Personal Finance

TECH 3355Supply Chain Management

 

Lower or Upper Level Electives (14-17 hrs.)

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for Industrial Technology

Freshman Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

ENGL 1301College Composition I [TCCN: ENGL 1301]

HIST 1301United States History I [TCCN: HIST 1301]

TECH 1320Industrial Materials

Creative Arts (3 hrs.)

Life and Physical Sciences (3 hrs.)

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

SPCM 1315Fundamentals of Speech Communication [TCCN: SPCM 1315]

HIST 1302United States History II [TCCN: HIST 1302]

TECH 2323Introduction to Computer Applications

Human Expression (3 hrs.)

Life and Physical Sciences (3 hrs.)

Sophomore Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

POLS 2305Introductory American Government [TCCN: GOVT 2305]

MATH 1342Statistics [TCCN: MATH 1342]

TECH 2311Electrical and Fluid Systems

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hrs.)

Social and Behavioral Science (3 hrs.)

Economics recommended
ECON 1301Introduction to Economics [TCCN: ECON 1301]

ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics [TCCN: ECON 2301]

ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics [TCCN: ECON 2302]

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

POLS 2306Introductory Texas Politics [TCCN: GOVT 2306]

TECH 3311Manufacturing Processes

TECH 3333Polymer Processing

HRD 3333Human Relations

or

MANA 3311Managing People in Organizations

STEM (3 hrs. - see University Core for approved courses)

Junior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

FINA 3315Personal Finance

ACCT 3300Accounting and Finance for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

or

FINA 3300Accounting and Finance for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

or

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting [TCCN: ACCT 2301]

and

ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Accounting [TCCN: ACCT 2302]

TECH 3355Supply Chain Management

TECH 4301Supervision

Elective (3 hrs.) 

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

TECH 3324Plant Layout and Facilities Planning

TECH 3344Industrial Safety

MARK 3311Principles of Marketing

TECH 3310Total Quality Management

Upper-level CBT Elective (3 hrs.)

Senior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

MANA 3305Operations Management

or

MANA 3330Management Information Systems

TECH 4320Job Analysis and Design

TECH 4317Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Electives (6 hrs.)

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

TECH 4323Lean Production

TECH 4343Advanced Manufacturing Processes

TECH 4372Capstone Experience

TECH 4173E-Portfolio

Electives (5 hrs.)