Undergraduate Course Catalog

Technology

S. CottonChairperson

Preparing students for challenging careers in business, industry, and teaching is the major focus of the Department of Technology. Bachelor’s degree programs in computer technology, construction management, graphic arts management, industry and technology, and technology and engineering teacher education prepare students for a broad range of careers in selected disciplines. Computer technology, construction management, and graphic arts management programs also include a Minor in Business Administration. 

Internship programs are required in the computer technology, construction management, and graphic arts management programs and are arranged in a wide variety of businesses and industries for students seeking firsthand experience in the day-to-day operations of contemporary organizations. Qualified students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs in the Department of Technology may choose internship programs after completing the freshman year of study. Students arrange positions through the internship coordinator. In addition, teacher education majors complete one semester of student teaching near the conclusion of their program of study.

The construction management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The teaching major in technology and engineering education program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly NCATE.

The department’s curricular advisors will assist students in selecting appropriate majors, minors, and courses, and will provide career counseling. An exit assessment must be completed by all majors and minors in the department.

See Interdepartmental Programs for the minor in Foundations of Computer Systems.


MAJOR IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY (BA/BS), 76 hours

The computer technology program transforms students into technology leaders in a sustainable global economy.  

This is achieved by presenting students with a strong foundation in the concepts, theories, and practices that serve as the basis for the varying aspects of information technology. This includes the design, implementation, and administration of secured systems and networks. Students then have the opportunity to develop expertise in specialty areas of interest through electives in higher level technology courses. 

Since the purpose of information technology is to facilitate the goals and objectives of a business or organization, students are required to complete the Minor in Business Administration. With an understanding of how organizations operate, students will be able to more effectively design systems and networks that will support the needs of the business or organization. 

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Core requirement, 43 hours

CS

MATH 
TCMP








TDPT

110 
120
132
111
210
211
270
310
311
340
465
466
380
390

Intro Comp Sci & Web Prog 
Computer Science 1
Brief Calculus
Computer Assembly Trblshooting
Internetwork Fundamentals
System Admin Fundamentals
Computer/Industrial Electronic
Internetwork Design Admin
Infrastructure Services
Wireless Networks
Information Security
Capstone Computer Technology
Internship in Technology
Training and Devel in Industry

3
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Electives, 15 hours from (choose 5)
 

TCMP
 








221
299X
321 
330
371
380
400
410
421
430
440
450
499

Alt Desktop Operating Systems (3)
Special Topics in Computer Tec (3)
Alt Server Operating Systems (3)
Internetwork Switching (3)
Voice over IP Network - VoIP (3)
Electronic Communication Admin (3)
Sustainability in Info Tech (3)
Scalable Internetworking (3)
Data Storage Disaster Recovery (3)
Convergent Networks (3)
Directory Services (3)
Ent Infrastructure Design (3)
Prob in Computer Technology (3)

 










15

Business administration minor, 18 hours   

ISOM 

MGT
MKG

ISOM

125 
135
300
300
or
300

Micro Apps for Business 
Business Information Systems
Managing Behavior in Org
Principles of Marketing (3)

Project Management (3)

3
3
3


3

6 hours from (choose 2)
 

ACC 
ISOM


MGT
MKG


201
226
251
311
361
310
320
325

Principles of Accounting 1 (3)
Business Systems App Dev (3)
Introductory Operations Mgt (3)
Info & Enter Sys: Analys/Des (3)
Managing Human Resources (3)
Consumer Behavior (3)
Advertising Management (3)
Professional Selling (3)

 



6

 
 

18 hrs
     

76 hrs
Students with sophomore standing electing MKG 300 must take ECON 116 or 201 for UCC.

MAJOR IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (BA/BS), 96 hours

Students preparing for management positions in the field of construction will complete the program below with a required minor in business administration. This prepares graduates to become project managers, estimators, project planners, technical trainers, CAD technicians, safety officers, site superintendents, product marketing representatives, and purchasers.  

Two required internship experiences provide students with relevant work experience in the field of construction. 

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ECON
MATH


ECON
PHYC


CHEM
NREM

NREM

TCST















TDPT

201
132
181
or
221
110
112
or
111
211
or
221

104
106
180
200
222
250
261
262
300
310
320
355
365
400
420
460
380

Elementary Microeconomics
Brief Calculus
Elementary Probability Stats (3)

Business Statistics (3)
General Physics 1
General Physics 2 (4)

General Chemistry 1 (4)
Water Resources (3)

Soil Resources (3)

Introduction to Construction
CAD for Const Management
Construction Documents
Site Preparation
Technical Presentation
Construction Methods Matls 1
Mechanical Construction
Electrical Construction
Structural Mechanics
Ethics in Construction
Estimating
Planning and Scheduling
Construction Safety
Const Proj Mngmnt
Construction Finance and Law
Capstone in Construction
Internship in Technology (3)

3
3


3
4


4


3

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
6

TCST technical electives approved by advisor 

7

 

81 hrs

The prerequisite for MATH 132 is a C- or better in MATH 111, or an appropriate score on the SAT/ACT or on the mathematics placement test, or permission of the department chairperson. The prerequisite for ECON 221 is a C or better grade in MATH 111 or a passing grade in MATH 132, 161, 162, 165, or 166. Other prerequisites may be necessary for MATH 111.  

CHEM 111, ECON 201, MATH 132, PHYC 110, and TCST 460 are required as part of the University Core Curriculum.  

Students may elect to take MATH 112, 125, and one additional science course (PHYC 112 or CHEM 112) instead of taking MATH 132 to meet accreditation, university, and program requirements. This election may take more than 120 credit hours for graduation.

Minor in Business Administration for Construction Management, 15 hours   
ACC
BL
ISOM
MGT
201
260
251
300
Principles of Accounting 1
Principles of Business Law
Introductory Operations Mgt
Managing Behavior in Org 
3
3
3
3
Business elective  3
     
15 hrs
     
96 hrs
Students may choose the business elective from ACC 202; ECON 202; RE 230; RMI 270; MGT 241, 261; or other business elective as approved by the construction management student advisor. 

MAJOR IN GRAPHIC ARTS MANAGEMENT (BA/BS), 82 hours

Students preparing for management positions in the graphic arts industry will complete a departmental major in graphic arts management and a minor in business administration. A required internship gives students experience in the graphic arts industry. Plans for internship credit are arranged with assistance and approval of the program coordinator and internship coordinator, who also supervises the internships. 

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Required technical courses

TGRA









180
181
182
183
281
283
285
286
381
385
386
387

Introduction to Graphic Comm 
Print Imaging Systems
Digital Imaging 1 
Screen and Specialty Graphics
Ink and Substrate
Packaging Technology
Digital Imaging 2
Digital Photography 1  
Color Management
Cross Media Communications
Planning and Finishing
Digital Photography 2

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Required management courses

TDPT

TGRA


380
390
480 
484
486
488
489

Internship in Technology  
Training and Devel in Industry  
Capstone in Graphic Comm
Practicum in Graphic Comm
Advanced Management Systems
Cost Analysis 
Quality Control and Automation

3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Required Business Administration minor

18

       

CHEM ECON  

111
201 

General Chemistry 1  
Elementary Microeconomics 

4
3

     
 82 hrs

MAJOR IN INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY (BA/BS), 32 hours

Courses in industry and technology are elected with the advice of the department chairperson. 

MINOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, 18 hours

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MGT

MKG

300
361
300
310
Managing Behavior in Org
Managing Human Resources
Principles of Marketing
Consumer Behavior 
3
3
3
3
6 hours from the following concentrations (choose 2):   
Accounting     
ACC
201
Principles of Accounting 1  (3)

Marketing
   
MKG



320
325
400
460
Advertising Management (3)
Professional Selling (3)
Product Management (3)
Strategic Supply Chain Mgt (3)



Management
 
MGT

241
363
Entrepreneurial Experience (3)
Employee Development (3)

Information Systems and Operations Management  
ISOM
125 Micro Apps for Business (3)
6
     
18 hrs
MGT 300 and MKG 300 require sophomore standing (30 hours). MKG 300 requires sophomore standing including ECON 116 or 201.

MINOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOR CONSTRUCTION
MANAGEMENT, 15 hours

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ACC
BL
ISOM
MGT

201
260
251
300

Principles of Accounting 1
Principles of Business Law  
Introductory Operations Mgt  
Managing Behavior in Org

3
3
3
3

Business elective 

3

     

15 hrs

Students may choose the business elective from ACC 202; ECON 202; RE 230; RMI 270; MGT 241, 261; or other business elective as approved by the construction management student advisor.  

Open only to construction management majors to meet the requirements for accreditation by the American Council of Construction Education. ACCE standards require specific courses in law, accounting, management, and economics. 


MINOR IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY, 18 hours

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TCMP 



111
210
211
310
311

Computer Assembly Trblshooting  
Internetwork Fundamentals  
System Admin Fundamentals  
Internetwork Design Admin  
Infrastructure Services  

3
3
3
3
3

TCMP elective course 

3

     

18 hrs 


MINOR IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 18 hours

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Construction core, 15 hours

TCST



104
180
320
355
400

Introduction to Construction 
Construction Documents  
Estimating 
Planning and Scheduling  
Const Proj Mngmnt

3
3
3
3
3

     

15 hrs 
3 hours from   
TCST

106
200
250
252
300
302
310
350
365
420
CAD for Const Management (3)
Site Preparation (3)
Construction Methods Matls 1 (3)
Building Diagnostics (3)
Structural Mechanics (3)
Highway Construction 1 (3)
Ethics in Construction (3)
Mechanical/Electrical Systems (3)
Construction Safety (3)
Construction Finance and Law (3)
 
Approved technical elective  3
     
18 hrs


MINOR IN DESIGN TECHNOLOGY, 18 hours

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TCST
TDPT
TGRA

TMFG

106
280
286
387
105

CAD for Construction Management
3D Prototyping
Digital Photography 1
Digital Photography 2
Technical Design Graphics

3
3
3
3
3

3 hours from     

Approved electives

3
     

18 hrs

MINOR IN DIGITAL PUBLISHING, 18 hours

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TGRA  




180
182   
283
285
381
385

Introduction to Graphic Comm
Digital Imaging 1  
Packaging Technology 
Digital Imaging 2 
Color Management  
Cross Media Communications

3
3
3
3
3
3

     

18 hrs


MINOR IN FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS, 19-21 hours
(See Interdepartmental Programs.) 


MINOR IN GRAPHIC ARTS TECHNOLOGY, 18 hours

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TGRA  






180
181
182
183
184
381   
or
386

Introduction to Graphic Comm
Print Imaging Systems 
Digital Imaging 1 
Screen and Specialty Graphics
Comp Applications-Graphic Arts    
Color Management (3)
  
Planning and Finishing (3)

3
3
3
3
3


3

     

18 hrs


MINOR IN INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP, 18 hours

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NO

SHORT TITLE

CR HRS

MGT  

TDPT

TMFG

361
300
360
390
161

Managing Human Resources
Managing Behavior in Org  
Industrial Safety and Health 
Training and Devel in Industry  
Intro Manufacturing Industries 

3
3
3
3
3

Approved technical elective 

3

     

18 hrs


MINOR IN INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY, 24 hours

Courses in industry and technology are elected with the advice of the department chairperson. 

See the Miller College of Business, Departments of Information Systems and Operations Management and Management, for the minors in industrial technology for students with majors in logistics and supply chain management or management. 

MINOR IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
COMPLIANCE, 18 hours

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Required courses, 15 hours from

EMHS
TDPT


TCST

TDPT

350
101
201
301
365
or
360

Haz Mat Health and Safety (3)
Fund S & H Technology (3)
S & H Reg Compliance (3)
Develop/Manage S & H Programs (3)
Construction Safety (3)

Industrial Safety and Health (3)

15

Electives, 3 hours from

AQUA

HSC
NREM

PEP
TDPT
WWIN

260
301
250
346
347
250
380
201

Emergency Medical Responder (3)
Instructor of CPR & First Aid (2)
Emergency Health Care (3)
Indoor Environmental Quality (3)
Occupational/Indust Hygiene (3)
First Aid (2)
Internship in Technology (3)
Improving Worker Wellbeing (3)

3





18 hrs

MINOR IN PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY, 16 hours

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CHEM 
TDPT
TMFG

111
125
105
225
325

General Chemistry 1  
Survey of Plastics  
Technical Design Graphics 
Industrial Plastics 
Plastics Product Design

4
3
3
3
3

     

16 hrs

MINOR IN SIX SIGMA, 15 hours
(See Interdepartmental in the Miller College of Business.)

TEACHER EDUCATION

Teaching programs require additional courses in educational methods. The professional education courses are included in this listing. See the Department of Educational Studies and Teachers College for the descriptions of these courses and other professional requirements of the teacher education program. 

TEACHING MAJOR IN TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING 
EDUCATION (BA/BS), 39 hours

The Teaching Major in Technology and Engineering Education curriculum prepares students to teach engineering and technology education at the secondary level (grades 6-12). 

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MATH
PHYC
TCST
TDPT  


TEDU 

111
100
250
100
204
406
102
305
403

Pre-calculus Algebra
Conceptual Physics
Construction Methods Matls 1
Technology and Society 
Energy Processing
Technical Decision Making 
Design Techniques  
Technological Systems
Technological Enterprise   

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

3 hours related to engineering competency

TCST
TDPT
TMFG

106
210
105

CAD for Const Management (3)
Engineering Principles (3)
Technical Design Graphics (3)

3

3 hours related to information processing

CS
TCMP
TGRA 

110
111  
180

Intro Comp Sci & Web Prog (3)
Computer Assembly Trblshooting (3) 
Introduction to Graphic Comm (3)

3

3 hours related to materials/resources

TDPT


TEDU
TMFG

203
280
303
108
262

Material Processing (3)
3-D Prototyping (3)
Manufacturing Systems (3)
Production Techniques (3)
Manufacturing Materials (3)

3

Directed elective  3
     

39 hrs
CHEM 111 is prerequisite to TMFG 262. Students should take PHYC 100 for the University Core Curriculum and to satisfy the prerequisite for TDPT 210. Either CHEM 111 or PHYC 100 may satisfy the University Core Curriculum Tier 1 Domain-Natural Sciences.

SENIOR HIGH, JUNIOR HIGH/MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM

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Professional education sequence, 42 hours

EDFO
EDJH
EDMU
EDPS

EDRD
EDSE


TEDU

420
385
205
251
390
320
380
460
465
195
395    
396

Soc, Hist, Phil Found of Ed  
Prin of Tchng in Mid Schl 
Intro to Multicul Ed
Development Secondary 
Educational Psychology 
Disciplinary Literacy Elem Sch
Princ of Tchng in Sec School 
Student Tchng: Sec Schl (6-7) 
Elective Student Teaching (3 or 5)
Exploring Technology Education 
Teaching Technology 
Prgrm Plnnng Implemt

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
7
5
3
3
3

     

42 hrs
See Professional Education Assessment/Decision Points for additional information. Students must complete TEDU 195, 395, and 396 prior to student teaching. 


TECHNOLOGY: COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY (TCMP)

111 Microcomputer Assembly and Troubleshooting (3)
Covers various aspects of PC technology and troubleshooting. Through lecture and lab, students will gain an understanding of the design, installation, and maintenance of PC hardware, software, operating systems, and network connectivity.

210 Fundamentals of Network Design (3)
Data networks are a fundamental aspect of most organizations. In this course, the core concepts, theories, and practices of network design and implementation will be addressed. These will be reinforced through hands-on projects and case study.

211 System Administration Fundamentals (3)
Introduction to the fundamentals of system administration in a client-server environment. Focus on the management of resources on prevailing network operating systems.
    Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in TCMP 111.

221 Alternative PC Operating Systems (3)
Comparative analysis of current and emerging PC operating systems. In addition to exploring the relative strengths and weaknesses of alternative PC operating systems such as Linux and Macintosh, the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of these operating systems will be explored through hands-on labs. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 111.

270 Computer and Industrial Electronics (3)
Theory and application of electronics in computer technology industry. Includes fundamentals of electricity, DC circuits, introduction to semiconductor devices, microcontrollers, and integrated circuits. Work includes the use of test meters, power supplies, breadboards, and circuit simulation software.

299X Special Topics in Computer Technology (1-6)
Special topics relevant to the computer technology field. Course titles will be announced before each semester.
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

310 Internetwork Design and Administration (3)
Intermediate course in network design and administration. Topics may include layer-2 switching concepts, intermediate IP addressing strategies, and wide area network (WAN) protocols. The application of concept and theory is achieved through labs and case projects.
    Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in TCMP 111 and 210.

311 Infrastructure Services (3)
A study of the infrastructure services in a network operating system that are required for basic functionality of a networked environment. Topics may include the design, implementation, security, and troubleshooting of infrastructure services such as DNS, DHCP, NAT, and others.
    Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in TCMP 211.

321 Alternative Server Operating Systems (3)
Comparative analysis of current and emerging server operating systems. In addition to exploring the relative strengths and weaknesses of alternative server operating systems, the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of these operating systems will be explored through hands-on labs. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 221, 311.

330 Internetwork Switching (3)
A detailed study of switching technology in a networked environment. Topics may include multilayered switching, multicast, Spanning Tree, trunking, and VLAN. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 111, 210, 310.

340 Wireless Network Communications (3)
A study of current and emerging wireless technologies and their integration into the design and implementation of networks. Topics include fundamental wireless communication concepts, wireless local area networks (WLAN), and their impact on organization communications.
    Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in TCMP 111 and 210.

371 Voice over Internet Protocol Networking (3)
Focuses on the hardware and infrastructure need for Voice over IP (VoIP) network systems. Extensive use of voice enabled network routers, IP telephones, POE switches, and other supporting network equipment is included. Students will configure both small (local office) and large (multi location) VoIP systems.
    Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in TCMP 310 and 311.

380 Electronic Communications Administration (3)
A study of electronic communications methodologies in an enterprise network. Topics may include e-mail and groupware systems administration. Design, selection, installation, and management of these systems will be emphasized. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 111, 211, 311.

400 Sustainability in Information Technology (3)
A study of sustainability issues related to the field of information technology. Explores the environmental, economic, and human impact of information technology. 
    Prerequisite: junior standing.

410 Scalable Internetworking (3)
A study of advanced network design issues for the large to enterprise level network. Topics may include advanced routing (OSPF, IS-IS, BGP) and advanced IP addressing (IPv6). 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 310.

421 Data Storage/Disaster Recovery (3)
A study of the strategies for data storage and recovery. Topics may include SAN, NAS, and disaster recovery methodologies. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 111, 211, 311.

430 Convergent Network Systems (3)
A study of the convergence of services on enterprise networks. With the convergence of voice, video, and data networks, current and emerging concepts, technologies, and practices that facilitate a unified communication network will be emphasized. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 310, 311.

440 Directory Services (3)
A study of directory services and their impact on organizations. Topics will include how directory services can be designed, implemented, secured, and maintained in an enterprise network to achieve a centralized authentication and resource management strategy. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 311.

450 Enterprise Infrastructure Design (3)
Students will explore the requirements for establishing an enterprise level information technology infrastructure. Included will be an in-depth study of datacenter design. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 111, 210, 211, 310, 311; junior standing.

465 Information Security (3)
Covers three tenets of data communications: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Students will learn to think critically and comprehensively about data security.
    Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in TCMP 310 and 311.
    Open only to juniors and seniors.

466 Capstone in Computer Technology (3)
Students will be engaged in immersive learning experiences integrating and applying the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed throughout the computer technology curriculum. 
    Prerequisite: senior standing. 

499 (TMFG 499) Problems in Computer Technology (1-3)
Individual advanced study and experimentation in computer technology.
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

TECHNOLOGY: CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY (TCST)

104 Introduction to Construction (3)
Overview of the aspects of construction management including designer-builder relationships, construction documents, estimating, scheduling, project management, safety, materials, and other relevant subjects.

106 CAD for Construction Management (3)
Focuses on the application of computer-aided design processes in construction management.

180 Construction Documents (3)
Overview in the reading and utilization of construction documents, including print reading. Use and analysis of the project manual and specification sections, bidding documents, and other relative subjects.
    Prerequisite: TCST 104.

200 Site Preparation (3)
The study of the processes related to the preparation of a construction site. Specific topics include the fundamentals of surveying, soil types, and foundation systems.

206 Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Construction Management (3)
Application of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in construction management, including creating three-dimensional models of projects, extracting quantities of materials, creating animations, time-phased simulations, and clash detection/correction.         
    Prerequisite: TCST 104 and 180.  

222 Technical Presentation for Construction Managers (3)
Examines presentation of technical information for construction managers, including oral and written communication in technical and professional settings.                 
    Prerequisite: ENG 103 or 104 or 114 and COMM 210.

250 Construction Methods and Materials 1 (3)
Introduction to the application of sequential construction methods combined with the study of materials as they are utilized in structures. Special emphasis on the role of a construction manager in the proper handling and utilization of construction materials.

251 Construction Methods and Materials 2 (3)
Team-based integration and management of construction, documentation, testing, and application of construction materials for a specified structure. Special emphasis on the use of concrete, steel, and minor supporting materials to fabricate and combine free-spanning structural components for a specified structural project.

252 Building Diagnostics (3)
Overview of building construction and energy systems, energy audit techniques, principles of heat transfer and air movement. Field and laboratory work to include pressurization and remote heat sensing devices to measure energy loss in building.

261 Mechanical Construction Management (3)
The study of managing the construction of mechanical systems, including codes, design, methods, and materials related to plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and fire sprinkler systems.                 
    Prerequisite: TCST 104 and 106 and 180.

262 Electrical Construction Management (3)
The study of managing the construction of electrical systems, including codes, design, methods, and materials.         
    Prerequisite: TCST 104 and 106 and 180.  

280 Construction Specifications for Construction Management (3)
Examines what construction specifications are, how they are developed, and how they are applied in construction management. Focuses on understanding and interpreting written construction documents and improving communication among all members of the construction team.         
    Prerequisite: TCST 104 and 180.  

299X Special Topics in Construction Management (1-9)
Special topics relevant to the construction management profession. Course titles will be announced before each semester.
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

300 Structural Mechanics (3)
The study of static equilibrium, free-body, shear and bending-moment diagram. The computation of loads, moment, and shear for beams and trusses. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 112; PHYC 110.

302 Highway Construction 1 (3)
Basic knowledge of sources, properties, design methods, standards, tests, and uses of materials in various types of highway construction. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 250.

303 Highway Construction 2 (3)
Highway construction methods and economic applications. Team development of construction scheduling and cost estimates for highway construction projects under closely simulated conditions. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 302, 355. 

310 Ethics in Construction (3)
Examines professionalism within the modern construction industry. Traces the development of building professions with regard to the foundations of current practice. Focuses on career options and planning, leadership, ethics, and ethical practice using case studies and selected readings. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 104.

315 Sustainable Construction (3)
Provides detailed knowledge related to sustainable construction. Emphasis will be on green building rating systems, and course work includes case studies, guest speakers, field trips, investigation of green materials, and a term project.                 
    Open only to juniors and seniors.

320 Estimating (3)
An introduction to estimating in construction. Reviews and incorporates knowledge of construction planning and processes, developing estimates using labor costs, and standards used by the industry. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 104, 180, or permission of the department chairperson.

350 Mechanical and Electrical Systems (3)
The study of codes, design, methods, and materials related to electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

355 Planning and Scheduling (3)
Planning and scheduling practices for managing construction projects. Topics include parameters affecting planning, presentation of scheduling information, impact of changes, and resource allocation and management. Specific emphasis on critical path method, network diagramming, calculations, and computer applications. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 104, 180, or permission of the department chairperson.

365 Construction Safety (3)
Study of the practices used to establish a safe and healthful environment for construction site personnel/occupants. Includes the codes and requirements of safety and health regulating agencies.

400 Construction Project Management (3)
The study of project management concepts, procedures, and practices common in the construction industry. Includes construction project management concepts, roles, and responsibilities; labor relations; administrative systems and procedures; cost control data and procedures; documentation at job site and office; change orders; submittal processes; quality control philosophies and techniques; and computer applications. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 104, 180, 320, 355, or permission of the department chairperson. 

420 Construction Finance and Law (3)
The principles of business law applicable to the construction process including employer, employee, and client rights and obligations, and partnerships. The principles of finance related to construction are also covered. 
    Prerequisite: ACC 201.

460 Capstone in Construction (3)
A construction product, process, or system is studied. Conduct in-depth research on an approved topic related to construction. Results of the research are formally presented to peers and faculty. 
    Prerequisite: TCST 104, 180, 320, 355, or permission of the department chairperson. 
    Prerequisite or parallel: TCST 400; TDPT 390. 
    Open only to majors in construction management with senior status.

490 Independent Study in Construction Management (1-9)
Academic project directed by a Construction Management faculty member. Written proposal must be approved by program director prior to term of study.
    Prerequisite: sponsorship by a CM faculty member and written proposal must be approved by CM program director prior to term of study.
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.

TECHNOLOGY: DEPARTMENT (TDPT)

100 Technology and Society (3)
The history, development, production, use, and assessment of technology and an examination of its effects upon resources, individuals, society, and the environment.

101 Fundamentals of Safety and Health Technology (3)
Study of accident-prevention and loss-control methods, procedures, and programs and their impact on people and workplaces; and the ethical application of codes and standards, applicable safety and health-related practices, and safety engineering and management principles.

102 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design (3)
Designed to provide students with an introduction to the use of computer-aided software utilizing the use of 2-D applications.

110 Instructional Technology in the Elementary School (2)
Develops basic skills in the use of instructional technology to support teaching and learning in the elementary school. Includes lab activities outside of class.

125 Survey of Plastics (3)
Surveys the plastics industry and introduces the uniqueness of plastics relative to traditional materials. Topics include plastics organizations, environmental issues, career and job opportunities, identification of plastics, manufacture of plastics, application of plastics, etc.

154 Graphic Communication for Interior Design (3)
Introduction to the fundamentals of graphic communication techniques used in design fields. Explores sketching, mechanical, and computer techniques to produce graphics for a variety of presentation methods.

160 Technical Analysis (3)
The computational and presentation skills needed to solve technical problems.

201 Safety and Health Regulations and Compliance (3)
Mandatory safety and health regulations and compliance standards and procedures are investigated based upon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), insurance institute, and workplace standards/practices.

203 Material Processing (3)
Industrial materials and processes are studied, including material identification, classification, properties, procurement, processing, use, and disposal. Includes laboratory activities.

204 Energy Processing (3)
Examines sources and types of energy and common energy processing techniques. Emphasizes controlling and transmitting energy and the operation of energy conversion systems. Includes laboratory activities.

210 Engineering Principles (3)
Examines core concepts and principles of engineering, including constraints, optimization, and predictive analysis. Laboratory experiences emphasize the development of skills required to apply engineering processes. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 111; PHYC 100.

213 Interior Construction Materials, Processes, and Products (3)
Designed specifically for non-majors. Content is organized around specific construction units related to materials, processes, and products of residential and commercial construction. 

280 3-D Prototyping (3)
Introduction for students from many disciplines to use the 3-D graphics software, reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, laser machining, and CNC machining to iteratively manipulate original 3-D product designs and make prototypes.

299X Experimental/Developmental Topics (3 or 6)
Topics relevant to the discipline. Course titles will be announced before each semester.
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

301 Developing and Managing Safety and Health Programs (3)
An analysis of the concepts, relationships, and principles of managing an organization's occupational safety and health technology duties and functions; and the development of safety objectives and policies, training procedures and practices for integration into an organization, and evaluation and management of risk and program implementation and evaluation. 
    Prerequisite: TDPT 101 or permission of the instructor.

303 Manufacturing Systems (3)
Manufacturing systems, tools, and processes are studied as they are applied to producing products. Laboratory experiences cover manufacturing systems emphasizing tooling design, automated manufacturing, and control systems. Includes laboratory activities. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 105 or TCST 106, TEDU 108 or permission of the department chairperson.

360 Industrial Safety and Health (3)
Study of the practices used to establish a safe and healthful environment for industrial personnel. Includes the requirements of safety- and health-regulating agencies, and hazard recognition and correction.

364 Technology Education for the Elementary Grades (2)
A laboratory in technology education emphasizing the use of tools, materials, and processes that provide enrichment of the elementary program. Methods of planning and developing individual and group activity units are examined and evaluated.

369 Cooperative Education in Technology (1-3)
A planned continuous placement in a technology-related position that integrates and applies course content to the workplace. A paid work and learning experience for computer technology and graphic arts management majors.
    Prerequisite: permission of the work experience coordinator.
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

380 Internship in Technology (3)
Emphasizes internal or external placement in a technology workplace. Provides opportunities to integrate and apply course content to the workplace. A paid or unpaid work experience for majors in the Department of Technology. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the work experience coordinator. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

390 Training and Development in Industry (3)
Training and development in industry and their relationship to the job and organization. Emphasizes skills needed to systematically plan, implement, evaluate, and revise training and development programs. Provides opportunities for practical application and practice.

400 Capstone in Technology for the Elementary Grades (3)
Use of hands-on laboratory experiences to apply, integrate, and assess technological concepts, systems, processes, and products. Includes laboratory activities. 
    Prerequisite: EDTE 120; TDPT 100; or permission of the department chairperson.

406 Technological Decision Making (3)
Focuses on technology assessment techniques used to differentiate the potential impacts of alternative technological decisions. Policy development in the public and private sectors, and at the personal level, is examined. 
    Prerequisite: junior status.

450 Industrial Research and Development (3)
Focuses on the methodology and practices of technical research and development as conducted in an industrial setting. In laboratory activities students perform basic tasks associated with product and process research and development. 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 403 or TMFG 161.

TECHNOLOGY: EDUCATION (TEDU)

102 Design Techniques (3)
Introduces tools and techniques for developing and communicating technological designs. Experiences include sketching, rendering, mechanical and computer-aided drawing, modeling, and presentation skills. Includes laboratory activities.

108 Production Techniques (3)
Studies the tools, machines, and processes used in the technology education classroom and laboratory. Laboratory experiences help develop techniques related to material and information processing. Includes laboratory activities.

195 Exploring Technology Education (3)
The profession of teaching technology in the public schools is introduced and discussed. Study of the role of education, good teacher qualities, and the development of technology education programs. State and national curriculum trends are analyzed.

202 Product Design (3)
A variety of design models and techniques are explored. Focuses on elements and principles of design, design processes and characteristics, developing and evaluating potential solutions, modeling, and presenting solutions. Includes laboratory activities. 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 102, 108.

290 Career and Technical Student Organizations (3)
Emphasizes the implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of career and technical student organizations.

292 Principles and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education (3)
Introduction to the foundation and operation of various career and technical educational programs. Analyzes legislation in the light of past and present issues of career and technical education and its function as a vital component of the educational system.

304 Transportation Systems (3)
Studies transportation technology as it is applied to vehicular and support systems for moving people and cargo in various environments. The effects of transportation technology on individuals, society, and the environment are introduced and explored. Includes laboratory activities. 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 102, 108 or permission of the department chairperson.

305 Technological Systems (3)
The study of technological systems involving communication, production, transportation, and bio-technologies. Classroom and laboratory experiences examine the nature of modern systems. 

390 Trade and Occupational Analysis (3)
A study of the fundamentals of analyzing trades and occupations. Techniques of identifying occupations by breakdown into jobs, tasks, and processes.

392 Career and Technical Related Class Content (3)
A study of the sources of related materials and techniques of developing and using these materials.

393 Career and Technical Guidance (3)
Principles, purposes, and practices of guidance by the teacher. Examines and evaluates educational and occupational information, testing programs, school records, occupational trends, and job-training programs.

395 Teaching Technology (3)
Studies the development and implementation of strategies for teaching technology education. Emphasizes planning daily instruction, preparing support materials, classroom management, assessing and evaluating learning, and a variety of teaching strategies and skills in technology education. Includes a public school teaching experience. 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 195.

396 Program Planning and Implementation (3)
Design and evaluate technology-based instruction and curriculum for meeting student needs. Facility planning, program planning, and trends in technology education are explored. Includes a public school teaching experience. 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 395.

403 Technological Enterprise (3)
Presents the relationship between technology and the corporate sector. Emphasizes organization, management, operation, and impact of technological enterprises. Laboratory experiences include organizing, staffing, and operating a student-managed enterprise. Includes laboratory activities.                 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 102 or TMFG 105 or TCST 106, TEDU 108. 

410 Capstone Experience in Technology (3)
A technological product, process, or system is studied. Conduct in-depth research on an approved topic related to technology. Results of the research are formally presented to peers and faculty. 
    Prerequisite: junior standing.

490 Study in Technology (1-3)
Personal or group study of a technology that is not emphasized in other courses. 
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

492 Organization and Coordination of Career and Technical Education (3)
The organizational structure, responsibilities, and roles recognized in the operation of career and technical education programs. Major emphasis on state functions.

TECHNOLOGY: GRAPHIC ARTS MANAGEMENT (TGRA)

180 Introduction to Graphic Communications (3)
Introduction to graphic communications through the history of printing, conventional, and digital reproduction of prepress, press, and post press processes. Career opportunities will also be explored.

181 Print Imaging Systems (3)
Explores print imaging systems through the use of traditional printing processes. Focus will be on offset lithography, flexography, and gravure. Emphasis will also be placed on artwork preparation, image generation/conversions, plates and platemaking, inks, substrates, presswork and finishing operations associated with these printing processes.

182 Digital Imaging 1 (3)
Emphasizes the theoretical and practical applications of digital imaging technologies including Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Study includes an in depth look at vector and raster graphic file types as well as trapping, photo manipulation, color settings/corrections, color modes, and photo editing.

183 Screen and Specialty Graphics (3)
Study of screen and other specialty graphics operations and its relationship to various substrate materials. Includes screen printing, pad printing, 3D printing, and vinyl cutting. A focus is placed on artwork preparation, image generation/conversion, production techniques, equipment requirements and usage, and capabilities in the area of screen and specialty graphics.

184 Computer Applications in Graphic Arts (3)
Computer applications for design and graphic communication are examined and applied. Applications include: Windows and Macintosh operating systems, image illustration and manipulation, page layout, Web site, and other graphic design applications.

281 Ink and Substrate (3)
Students examine inks, substrates, and ink-substrate interactions. Students also develop skills in ink and paper testing. 
    Prerequisite: TGRA 180, 181, 182, 183.

283 Packaging Technology (3)
Explores the effective use of packaging within graphic communications. Using current software specific to packaging, students will acquire an understanding of the process as images are created and applied to current packaging principles. Additional content will cover packaging as it relates to the specific substrates and output processes.
    Prerequisite: TGRA 182.

285 (282) Digital Imaging 2 (3)
Focuses on the development of skills in pagination and file preparation for print and cross media graphics. Students will develop skills in Adobe InDesign while covering topics including: preflighting, imposition, layout, print settings, fonts/typography, and print workflows. Included will be topics on digital toner, and digital ink jet.

286 Digital Photography 1 (3)
This digital photography course emphasizes design, exposure techniques, composition, basic digital image capture, and electronic image manipulation.

381 Color Management (3)
Color management is the measurement, evaluation, and monitoring of color as it is transferred through various input and output devices. Both theoretical and practical applications will be covered with the opportunity for students to understand the complex variables available within the area of graphic communications.
    Prerequisite: TGRA 182.

382 Digital Imaging 3 (3)
Advanced study of digital imaging systems. Topics include the control and calibration of image creation as well as image output and proofing. Importance of current imaging standards will also be stressed.
    Prerequisite: TGRA 285.

383 Offset Lithographic Presswork (3)
Advanced study of lithographic printing designed to provide an understanding of the control, operation, and advancements of the lithographic printing press. Information for both Web and sheet fed operations will be included with emphasis on monitoring and controlling printing press characteristics. 
    Prerequisite: TGRA 180, 182, 285.

385 Cross Media Communications (3)
Students will explore the multiple ways alternative media is used to promote communication goals. The creation and interpretation of these methods will provide important information that will allow the student to understand how use of cross media publishing can improve return on investment of traditional print media.
    Prerequisite: TGRA 182.

386 Planning and Finishing (3)
Designed to provide an understanding of the requirements in today's finishing operations. Also covers the many aspects of mailing and fulfillment vital to today's print operations. Included will be an understanding of the specifications and requirements necessary to produce materials in a cost effective manner.

387 Digital Photography 2 (3)
Emphasizes color theory, digital editing software, and composition principles as they relate to the photographic process. Applications to commercial photography, lighting, and the photographic studio will also be covered. 
    Prerequisite: TGRA 286 or ART 231 or the equivalent.

480 Capstone for Graphic Communications (3)
A capstone course that focuses on the research of emerging trends, processes, and technologies in the contemporary graphic arts/printing industry. Students are required to complete a senior research project related to the graphic arts/printing industry.
    Prerequisite: senior standing.

484 Practicum in Graphic Communications (3)
Integration of graphic communications processes, from design, to production of print products, and services for clients. Emphasis is placed on managing the process and participating in a variety of roles utilizing skills learned in class. These skills include: customer service, design and layout, time management, planning, press production/supervision, and quality control.
    Prerequisite: senior standing or by permission of the department chairperson.

486 Advanced Management Systems (3)
Designed to cover the latest in the facilitation and control of graphic information distribution, this course will cover database management, variable data publishing, and Digital Rights Management.
    Prerequisite: senior standing.

488 Cost Analysis (3)
An introduction to project workflow issues and estimating practices prevalent in the graphic communications industry. Emphasis is placed on computer based estimating practices currently used in the industry today, which include estimating, scheduling, and cost analysis.
    Prerequisite: senior standing or by permission of the department chairperson.

489 Quality Control and Automation (3)
Develops the student’s understanding and knowledge within the areas of integration, automation, and Lean Manufacturing through an in-depth exploration of control systems used in the printing and publishing industries. Topics of discussion include plant and facility layout (equipment space and safety needs), logistics, inventory control, materials handling, and health and safety concerns associated with print production (MSDS information, press safety, facility safety, etc.).
    Prerequisite: senior standing or by permission of the department chairperson.

499 Problems in Graphic Communications (1-3)
Individual advanced study and experimentation in graphic communications.
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

TECHNOLOGY: MANUFACTURING (TMFG)

104 Introduction to Six Sigma (3)
Introduces the tenets of Six Sigma and Lean Performance. Uses descriptive statistics (graphical techniques) to develop analytical and problem-solving skills.

105 Technical Design Graphics (3)
Introduction to mechanical design and production drawing. Topics include: sketching, lettering, solid modeling, multiview drawings, isometric drawings, auxiliary and section views, dimensioning and tolerancing, and the creation of working drawings. Unigraphics solid modeling software is the primary design tool used in the laboratory. A weekly laboratory is scheduled.

161 Introduction to Manufacturing Industries (3)
Introduction to manufacturing and its managed activities: research and development, production, marketing, industrial relations, and finance. Laboratory experiences involve organizing, staffing, and operating a model manufacturing enterprise.

205 Computer-Aided Design (3)
Emphasizes modeling and dimensioning. Additional topics include: feature identification and parametric design, dimensioning and modeling with consideration to part relationships, fundamentals of geometric, dimensioning and tolerancing, advanced work with assembly drawings, design of functional gages, and rapid prototyping. A weekly laboratory is scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 105 or equivalent. 
    Parallel: appropriate 100-level mathematics course.

225 Industrial Plastics (3)
Study of industrial plastics processes, materials, and product design. Includes polymer chemistry, processing nomenclature, injection molding, extrusion, extrusion blow molding, compression and transfer molding, thermoforming, and other topics. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: CHEM 111. 

233 Machine Tools (3)
Theory and application of production and automated machine tools. Laboratory includes tool design, cutting theory, basic machines, feeds, speeds, precision measurement, NC programming, and safety. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 112 or equivalent.

262 Manufacturing Materials (3)
Fundamentals of material science with an emphasis on how material properties influence their application in products and processing. Metallic, polymeric, and ceramic materials will be discussed. Laboratory activities using standardized testing procedures will provide a practical understanding of material characteristics. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: CHEM 111 or permission of the department chairperson.

265 Applied Quality Control (3)
Emphasis on application of statistics to quality control. Includes hypothesis testing, statistical process control, measurement system analysis, and review of current quality standards. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 181 or ECON 221, or by permission of the instructor.

301 Automation and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems (3)
Comprehensive technical introduction to automation in manufacturing. Includes flow line production, material handling, group technology, and flexible and computer-integrated manufacturing. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 161, MATH 112 or 132 or permission of the department chairperson.

305 Manufacturing Design with CAD (3)
Design of tools and fixtures for manufacturing. Includes general purpose workholders, modular and dedicated fixtures, jigs, fixturing principles, degrees of freedom, locating and clamping components, wireframe and solid modeling, and 3-D to 2-D conversion. Students design solid models of fixtures. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 205, 233, 335.

307 Applied Statics (3)
Force systems, resultants and equilibrium, trusses, frames, beams, and shear and moments of beams are studied. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 161.

325 Plastics Product Design (3)
Includes plastic materials testing, ASTM standards, mold design and process considerations, material rheology, failure analysis, mold bases, molding problems and solutions, snap fit design, competitive processes, and other selected topics. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 225.

326 Plastic Production Systems (3)
Plastics processing with automated production equipment. Emphasizes injection molding, extrusion, and thermoforming. Appropriate applications of process capability, Ishikawa diagrams, control charts, and other process variation identification tools for both process and product analysis. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 325.

327 Advanced Plastics Product Design (3)
Emphasizes rheology, additives and their impact on processing and final part characteristics, part design, mold flow, cavity fabrication, cavity material selection, part failure, cooling calculations, and rapid prototyping. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 265, 325.

331 Automated Machines (3)
Theory and application of automated machines in the manufacturing environment. Laboratory focuses on the programming and operation of NC machine tools. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 112; TMFG 205, 233.

333 Manufacturing Machine Tool Processing (3)
Focuses on conditions that influence the control of metal manufacturing processes. Laboratory activities emphasize the significance of locators, power requirements, feeds, speeds, micro-structure, coolants, and other variables. Complex operations are covered on grinding, milling, EDM, and other multifunctional machine tools. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 233.

334 Welding and Foundry (3)
Flat-position welding with electric and oxyacetylene equipment. Limited work with gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) equipment. Emphasizes various casting methods, pattern design, sands, gating, cores, furnaces, pouring techniques, and automated foundry practices. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 262.

335 Applied Mechanics (3)
Combined statics and strength of materials with applications in manufacturing. Includes design of bolted connections, simple structures, centroids, moments of inertia, and beam design. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 161; PHYC 110; TMFG 262.

340 Fluid Power: Hydraulic Systems (3)
Fundamentals of hydraulic systems emphasizing applications of Bernoulli’s equation. Includes component types and designs, hydraulic circuit analysis, and design of hydraulic systems. Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 307 or permission of the department chairperson.

363 Manufacturing Operations (3)
Focuses on analyzing product designs and the design, engineering, and operation of industrial production systems through classroom and laboratory activities. 
    Prerequisite: TEDU 403 or TMFG 105 and 161.

365 Six Sigma Foundations (3)
Development of Lean Six Sigma foundational skills and analytical and statistical analysis skills. Lean Six Sigma tools are introduced. Topics include: Lean and Six Sigma concepts and practices, quality tools, basic statistics, continuous and discrete process capability, and control methods. Students are required to pass ten Lean Six Sigma Commercial Exams.                 
    Prerequisite: ECON 221. 

370 AC Circuit Analysis (3)
Studies the usage and interaction of discrete electronic components, integrated circuits, and microcontrollers. Weekly laboratory scheduled work includes use of capacitors, diodes, transistors, analog/digital converters, and operational amplifiers. 
    Prerequisite: TCMP 371.

375 Project Planning and Control (3)
Focuses on project planning and control. Students will participate in a simulated lean Six Sigma project. Students will take comprehensive lean Six Sigma black belt certification exams. Students who pass all the exams will receive lean Six Sigma black belt certificate of proficiency. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 365, 425.

407 Applied Strength of Materials (3)
The principles of strength, stiffness, and stability are introduced and applied primarily to mechanical components. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 162; TMFG 307 or 335.

425 Design of Experiments (3)
Includes, but is not limited to, single-factorial, multi-factorial, and fractional ANOVA and Design for Six Sigma. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 265.

426 Research and Development in Plastics (3)
Development of research started in TMFG 425. Includes aspects of materials, processing, quality, DOE, materials testing, literature searches/review, and others. Capstone course. Extensive laboratory work required. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 340, 425.

460 Projects in Computer-Aided Manufacturing 1 (3)
This is the first course of a two-semester sequence of senior capstone. Encompasses the design of product, the selection of raw materials, and the sequence of manufacturing processing techniques. The course emphasizes teamwork, project management, testing through simulation or prototype, and oral and written communications. 
    Prerequisite: senior standing.

463 Manufacturing Planning and Controls (3)
Emphasizes quantitative techniques for manufacturing planning and control. Topics include forecasting techniques, capital equipment justification, production and inventory planning and scheduling (MRP/JIT), and project planning and control (CPM/PERT). Weekly laboratory scheduled. 
    Prerequisite: MATH 162; TMFG 301.

465 Advanced Six Sigma (3)
Introduction to advanced Lean Six Sigma tools and development of analytical analysis and decision-making skills through participation in a simulated project. Extensive use of statistics and Minitab. Students required to pass seven Lean Six Sigma Certified Exams.         
    Prerequisite: ISOM 355 and TMFG 365.                 
    Parallel: ISOM 361. 

469 Six Sigma Project 2 (3)
A paid or unpaid work and learning experience where students will be required to complete the Six Sigma project started in TMFG 465. Student will be required to prepare a full project report. Student will spend a significant amount of time working with a community partner. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 465; permission of the department chairperson.

473 Projects in Computer-Aided Manufacturing 2 (3)
This is a continuation of TMFG 460. It includes CNC, CAD, CAM, robotics, and other computer-based technology in manufacturing systems. Extensive laboratory work required. 
    Prerequisite: TMFG 460.

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