Industrial Technology Degree
Students will be well trained in the high-demand technical and managerial areas of: six sigma, lean manufacturing, quality control, computer-aided manufacturing, industrial robotics, manufacturing processes, industrial safety, facilities planning, cost estimating and personnel supervision.
Our Capstone Program Option makes it possible for those of you who hold associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degrees in a wide variety of manufacturing-related disciplines to complete your bachelor of science degree requirements within two academic years. A.A.S. graduates with a grade point average of 2.25 (out of 4.00) are eligible to apply for this program during their first semester of enrollment at the University.
We also offer a specialized weekend format for the convenience of those of you who are already working. Our weekend program is offered at 9 community college and military base sites in Illinois , Tennessee, Arkansas and Delaware. Each course is typically offered on three alternate weekends over a five-week period. By completing two courses each semester, you can complete the entire program core requirements within 26 months.
About a third of your total hours will be in the University’s Core Curriculum (courses required of all students pursuing a bachelor’s degree) and will provide you with a broad background in the liberal arts and sciences improve your communication skills and help you understand the world in which you will be making decisions.
The majority of your time will be spent taking Industrial Technology Core requirements and technical electives that will help you meet your career objectives.
Industrial Technology focuses on the management and business aspects of manufacturing. Highly demanded technical areas of the Industrial Technology program include computer-aided manufacturing, quality control, manufacturing processess, and robotics. A well-rounded curriculum provideds graduates with a variety of career options as technologist, engineers, managers, and supervisors.
Our program is one of the longest-accredited programs in the U.S. by the Assciation of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), 3300 Washtenaw Ave., Suite 220, Ann Arbor, MI 48104- 48104-4200. Phone: 734 | 677.0720. For more information visit their Web site at: atmae.org.
Dr. Mandara Savage
Phone: (618) 536-3396