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2009-2011 Courses and Programs

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Curriculum in Industrial Technology

Administered by the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. An undergraduate certificate in occupational safety is available; the requirements appear under Technology Systems Management courses and programs. A minor in Industrial Technology is available; the requirements appear under Technology Systems Management courses and programs. Students majoring in Industrial Technology choose between two options: Manufacturing or Occupational Safety.

Manufacturing Option
Cr. Degree Requirements
12.5 Interpersonal and public communications skills
  Engl 150, 250; Sp Cm 212 or AgEds 311; Engl 302 or 309 or 314; Lib 160
29 Mathematical, physical, and life sciences
  Math 142 and 160; Stat 104; Chem 163, 163L; Phys 111 and 112; and 6 cr. of life science from department-approved list
15 Humanities, ethics, and social sciences
  Econ 101; 3 cr. in humanities from college-approved list; 3 cr. in ethics from college-approved list; 3 cr. in international perspectives from university-approved list; and 3 cr. in U.S. diversity from university-approved list.  
30 Technology core
  TSM 110, 111, 115, 116, 201, 210, 270, 301, 310, 363, 397, 399, 401, 415, and 416.
6 Business core
  Acct 284; Econ 330 or 355 or 336, or Mgmt 370 or 414.
33 Option core
  TSM 216, 240, 337, 340, 370, 440, 443, 444, 445, 465, and 3 cr. of technical electives from department-approved list
125.5 Total credits
   
Occupational Safety Option
Cr. Degree Requirements
12.5 Interpersonal and public communications skills
  Engl 150, 250; Sp Cm 212 or AgEds 311; Engl 302 or 309 or 314; Lib 160
29 Mathematical, physical, and life sciences
  Math 142 and 160; Stat 104; Chem 163, 163L; Phys 111 and 112; Biol 155 and 3 cr. of life science from department-approved list.
15 Humanities, ethics, and social sciences
  Econ 101; 3 cr. in humanities from college-approved list; 3 cr. in ethics from college-approved list; 3 cr. in international perspectives from university-approved list; and 3 cr. in U.S. diversity from university-approved list.
30 Technology core
  TSM 110, 111, 115, 116, 201, 210, 270, 301, 310, 363, 397, 399, 401, 415, and 416
6 Business core
  Acct 284; Econ 330 or 355 or 336, or Mgmt 370 or 414.
33 Option core
  H S 105; I E 271; TSM 240, 272, 276, 370, 372, 470, 471, 477, and 8 cr. of technical electives from department-approved list.
125.5 Total credits
 
Typical Program for the First Year
Cr. Fall
1 Introduction to TechnologyTSM 110  
3 Trigonometry and Analytic GeometryMath 142
3 Critical Thinking and CommunicationEngl 150
5 General ChemistryChem 163, 163L
3 Life science elective
0.5 Library InstructionLib 160
 
Cr. Spring
1 Experiencing TechnologyTSM 111
3 Solving Technology ProblemsTSM 115
3 Principles of MicroeconomicsEcon 101
4 General PhysicsPhys 111
4 Survey of CalculusMath 160