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Department of Technology

(College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences)

www.uni.edu/indtech

The Department of Technology offers the following undergraduate and graduate programs and program certificates.  Specific requirements for these programs are listed within this Department of Technology section in the following order:

Undergraduate Majors (B.S.)

  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Technology and Engineering Education--Teaching

 Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)

  • Graphic Technologies
  • Technology Management
  • Combined B.A./M.S. or B.S./M.S. - Technology

Minors

  • Electrical and Electronics Technology (EET)
  • Graphic Technologies
  • Manufacturing Technology Design
  • Technology Education - Teaching
    Technology Management

Graduate Major (M.S.)

  • Technology

Graduate Major (D.I.T.)

  • Doctor of Industrial Technology

Program Certificates

  • Advanced Technology
  • Technology Management

Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

Construction Management Major (Extended Program)

The B.S. Construction Management major requires a minimum of 126 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 126 hours. 

Student must earn a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to register for upper division (100/3000/4000-level) Construction Management courses. 

Required core:
Construction science/construction:51
Construction Resources
Construction Graphics
Construction Law and Documentation
Engineering Materials
Statics and Strength of Materials
Construction Safety
Commercial and Heavy/Highway Construction
Land, Route, and Construction Surveying
Electrical Construction Materials and Methods
Construction Estimating
Undergraduate Research in Construction Management
Mechanical Systems in Construction
Construction Project Planning, Scheduling and Controlling
Computerized Construction Estimating
Construction Management
Structural Analysis in Construction
Methods Improvement and Construction Innovations
Required:
Business and Management:18
Accounting:
Principles of Financial Accounting
Management:
Introduction to Information Systems
Business Law
Information Systems Applications
Economics
Introduction to Decision Techniques *
Introduction to Economics
Mathematics and Science:15
Mathematics:
Calculus I
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Chemistry and Biochemistry:
General Chemistry I
Physics:
General Physics I
Total Hours84

*

ECON 1021 (920:020) Introduction to Decision Techniques has a prerequisite of STAT 1772 (800:072) Introduction to Statistical Methods or equivalent. STAT 1772 (800:072) Introduction to Statistical Methods may be used to satisfy Category 1C of the Liberal Arts Core.

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Major

The B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) major requires a minimum of 126 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 126 hours.

The Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) major provides theoretical and hands-on experience in the field of electrical circuits, conventional and renewable electrical energy, analog/digital electronics, microprocessors, modern electronic communication systems, digital signal processing, power electronics, control systems, networking, and their applications. EET program is Iowa's first and only ABET-TAC accredited program.

Required Mathematics and Science core: 22
Mathematics:
Precalculus
Calculus for Technology
Calculus I
Introductory Statistics for Life Sciences
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Computer Science:
C/C++ Programming
Visual BASIC Programming
Physics:
General Physics I
General Physics II
Required Technical Core:
Technology:52
Introduction to Circuits
Circuits and Systems
Introduction to Electrical Power and Machinery
Introduction to Analog Electronics
Introduction to Digital Electronics
Linear Control Systems
Advanced Analog Electronics
Advanced Digital Electronics
Microcontroller Applications
Computer-Aided Instrumentation and Interfacing
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
Advanced Electrical Power Systems
Electronic Communications
Applied Digital Signal Processing
Wireless Communication Networks
Power Electronics Applications
Senior Design I
Senior Design II
Required Technical Writing: 3
Technical Writing for Engineering Technologists
Total Hours77

Manufacturing Technology Major

The B.S. Manufacturing Technology major requires a minimum of 126 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (45 hours) and the following specified major requirements (66-69 hours), plus electives (15 hours) to complete the minimum of 126 hours.

Required Mathematics and Science Core: 12
Mathematics:
Calculus for Technology
Calculus I
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemical Technology
General Chemistry I
Physics:
General Physics I
Physics I for Science and Engineering
Required Technical Core:
Technology:0-3
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (or equivalent *)
Technology:42
Manufacturing Processes I
Manufacturing Processes II
Technical Drawing and Design I
Technical Drawing and Design II
Fundamentals of Automated Manufacturing
Engineering Materials
Statics and Strength of Materials
Statistical Quality Control
Managing Operations and Manufacturing Systems
Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing
Industrial Safety
Manufacturing Process Planning
Industrial Projects I
Industrial Projects II
Applied Industrial Supervision and Management
Concentration: choose one of the following three concentrations: 12
Total Hours66-69

*

Equivalency requires approval by department.


Advanced Manufacturing:
Manufacturing Tooling
Computer Aided Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Automation - Pneumatics and Hydraulics
Manufacturing Design:
Advanced CAD and Modeling
Manufacturing Tooling
Product Design
Machine Design
Metal Casting:
Transport Phenomena for Technologists
Molding Practices in Metal Casting
Melting Metallurgy and Practices
Tooling Practices in Metal Casting


Recommended elective hours from the following:
Technology:
Introduction to Circuits
Power Technology
Introduction to Electrical Power and Machinery
Manufacturing Tooling
Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Technology
Computer Applications in Technology
Transport Phenomena for Technologists
Technical Project Management
Advanced Manufacturing Processes
TECH 3179 (330:179) "Cooperative Education" (3 hrs. maximum)
Fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering
Nanotechnology Fabrication
Non-Destructive Evaluation of Materials/Scanning Electron Microscopy
Automation - Pneumatics and Hydraulics
Management:
Business Communication
Leadership and Human Relations
Communication:
Business and Professional Oral Communication
Listening
Philosophy:
Ethics
Sociology:
Conflict Resolution

Technology and Engineering Education-Teaching Major

The B.S. Technology and Engineering Education-Teaching major requires a minimum of 126 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements, the Professional Education Requirements, and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 126 hours.

Technology and Engineering Core
CHEM 1020 (860:020)Chemical Technology4
PHYSICS 1400 (880:011)Conceptual Physics4
or PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) General Physics I
MATH 1140 (800:046)Precalculus4
TECH 1008 (330:008)Manufacturing Processes I3
TECH 1010 (330:010)Manufacturing Processes II3
TECH 1018 (330:018)Construction Resources3
TECH 1006Project Lead The Way: Introduction to Engineering Design3
TECH 1022 (330:022)Communication Technology3
TECH 1024 (330:024)Technical Drawing and Design I3
TECH 3010Project Lead The Way: Principles of Engineering3
TECH 3114 (330:114)Product Development and Enterprise3
TECH 4290/5290Project Lead The Way: Digital Electronics3
or PHYSICS 4290/5290 Project Lead The Way: Digital Electronics
Technology and Engineering Electives: (choose from communication, construction, manufacturing, power and energy, and transportation and should have at least six hours in any three of these areas.9
Technology and Engineering Education Core: 12
Introduction to Technology and Engineering Education
Technology and Engineering Education Curriculum Planning
Technology and Engineering Education Teaching Methods (Includes level 3 field experience: prerequisite or co-requisiite: EDPSYCH 3128 level 2 field experience.)
Technology and Engineering Education Laboratory Management
Total Hours60

Note: Students in Technology and Engineering Education--Teaching Major will be waived from INSTTECH 1020 (240:020) Secondary Educational Technology and Design of the Professional Education Requirements. A student changing majors to a different teaching major would be required to complete INSTTECH 1020 (240:020) Secondary Educational Technology and Design .

 

Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs

Graphic Technologies Major

The Graphic Technologies major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (45 hours) and the following specified major requirements (61hours), plus university electives (14 hours) to complete the minimum of 120 hours.

Required:
Mathematics-Science Core10
Mathematics: (one of the following)3
Mathematics in Decision Making
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Chemistry and Biochemistry (select one of the following):4
Principles of Chemistry
Chemical Technology
General Chemistry I
Computer Science: (one of the following)3
Computing Skills and Concepts
Computing for All
Business and Management:15
TECH 3179 Cooperative Education
Industrial Safety
Applied Industrial Supervision and Management *
Graphic Communication Estimating and Management II
Graphic Communications Estimating and Management I
Technology:30
Communication Technology
Graphic Communications Foundations
Digital Pre-Media
Web Publishing
Graphic Communications Imaging
Advanced Digital Pre-Media
Digital Imaging I
Graphic Communications Technical Visualization
Digital Graphic Communications
Digital Imaging II
Electives:
Technology/Art (select two of the following technical electives): 6
Introduction to Graphic Programs
Technology in Society and Organizations
Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Technology
Graphic Design I
Total hours62

*

 TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g) has a prerequisite of TECH 3131; TECH 3143; or consent of instructor; junior standing.


 

Technology Management Major

The Technology Management major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours.

Mathematics and Science Core: (one hour lab required)10
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Principles of Chemistry
Chemical Technology
General Chemistry I
Physics in Everyday Life
Conceptual Physics
General Physics I
Management:21
Technology in Society and Organizations
Technical Project Management
Statistical Quality Control
Managing Operations and Manufacturing Systems
Technology Training Strategies
Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing
Applied Industrial Supervision and Management
Technical Electives: **42
Manufacturing Processes I
Manufacturing Processes II
Introduction to Graphic Programs
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
Construction Resources
Communication Technology
Technical Drawing and Design I
Graphic Communications Foundations
Power Technology
Fundamentals of Automated Manufacturing
Living in Our Techno-Social World
Product Development and Enterprise
Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Technology
Computer Applications in Technology
Digital Imaging I
TECH 3179 Cooperative Education
Industrial Safety
Wind Energy Engineering
Graphic Communications Technical Visualization
Contemporary Instruction in Technology Education
Total Hours73

*

Equivalency requires approval by department.

**

 A minimum of 42 hours of supporting technical courses to be taken from the following or any other courses in the department of technology approved by the students advisor.


Combined B.A./M.S. or B.S./M.S. - Technology

Students with majors in a Department of Technology program, interested in the combined program should declare their intent by the end of the junior year (or have completed at least 90 semester hours). They should complete an Application for Admission to Graduate Study and the departmental application, as well as two professional references and have them submitted to the Graduate Coordinator before attempting to register. Application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.

Upon admittance to the combined B.A./M.S. or B.S./M.S. program, undergraduate students during their senior year may register for a maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit as a senior, with the approval of the student’s advisor, the instructor of the course(s), and the head(s) of the department(s) offering the course(s).  The admitted student may enroll and self-identify themselves with every instructor in the first two weeks of the semester in these 9 hours during the senior year, but before the baccalaureate degree is awarded. To be eligible for this exception to the undergraduate registration policies, the student must have earned at least 90 hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher at the time of registration. When registering for the graduate courses, approvals must be obtained on the same student request, with the IT Graduate Coordinator serving as the advisor.  (See policies and procedures for Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Students.)   

Graduate work completed on the early admission basis will be counted as graduate credit only after the baccalaureate degree has been awarded and enrolled for graduate course work within one year of the awarding of the baccalaureate degree. Actual admission to graduate study and classification as a graduate student commences the term after the student has completed the baccalaureate.

Minors

Electrical and Electronics Technology Minor (EET)

The EET minor provides basic theory and hands-on experience in the field of electrical circuits, electrical power and machinery, analog/digital electronics, PLCs and their applications.

Required:
Technology:18
Introduction to Circuits
Circuits and Systems
Introduction to Electrical Power and Machinery
Introduction to Analog Electronics
Introduction to Digital Electronics
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
Mathematics:4
Calculus for Technology
Calculus I
Computer Science:3
Visual BASIC Programming
C/C++ Programming
Physics:4
General Physics I
Physics I for Science and Engineering
Total Hours29

Graphic Technologies Minor

Required:
Technology:
TECH 1022 (330:022)Communication Technology3
TECH 1055 (330:055)Graphic Communications Foundations3
TECH 2070 (330:070)Digital Pre-Media3
TECH 3196 (330:196)Industrial Safety3
TECH 4161/5161 (330:161g)Digital Graphic Communications3
Electives:
Technology (select two of the following):6
Web Publishing
Graphic Communications Imaging
Advanced Digital Pre-Media
Digital Imaging I
Graphic Communications Technical Visualization
Graphic Communications Estimating and Management I
Total Hours21

Manufacturing Technology Design Minor

Available to all UNI majors except Manufacturing Technology majors.

Required:
Technology:15
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
Technical Drawing and Design I
Technical Drawing and Design II
Advanced CAD and Modeling
Product Design
Mathematics and Science:12
Calculus for Technology
Calculus I
Chemical Technology
General Chemistry I
General Physics I
Physics I for Science and Engineering
Total Hours27

Technology Education Minor-Teaching

Required:
Technology:0-3
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (or equivalent*)
Technology:27
Manufacturing Processes I
Manufacturing Processes II
Construction Resources
Introduction to Technology and Engineering Education
Communication Technology
Technical Drawing and Design I
Power Technology
Technology and Engineering Education Teaching Methods
Technology and Engineering Education Laboratory Management
Electives in Technology: (choose from construction or energy and power)3
Total Hours30-33

*

Equivalency requires approval by department.


Technology Management Minor

Required Courses:
Maths:
STAT 1772 (800:072)Introduction to Statistical Methods3
Technology:
TECH 3119 (330:119)Computer Applications in Technology3
TECH 3131/5131 (330:131g)Technical Project Management3
or TECH 3143 Managing Operations and Manufacturing Systems
TECH 3142 (330:142)Statistical Quality Control3
TECH 3196 (330:196)Industrial Safety3
TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g)Applied Industrial Supervision and Management3
Technical Electives:6
Total Hours24

Master of Science Degree Program

Major in Technology

Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should refer to their MyUNIverse Student Center To-Do list or contact the Department of Technology for other application requirements. Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.

This degree offers a thesis and non-thesis option. The program promotes a greater depth of understanding of applied technology and management. It provides opportunities to develop special research and application skills directly related to individual competencies, needs, and objectives.

This major requires as a prerequisite a bachelor's degree with a major in engineering or technology field. Degree admission to the Master of Science in Technology requires an applicant to have:

  1. Earned a minimum of 6 semester hours of college mathematics and 6 semester hours of college physics and/or chemistry and biochemistry or other science related to the major area (this may be either graduate or undergraduate credit)
  2. Earned a minimum of 15 semester hours in a major technical field and 8 semester hours in supporting technical subjects;
  3. Department application;
  4. Online Application for Graduate Study;
  5. TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 iBT;
  6.  Three professional references; and
  7. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00.

Only graduate courses (course numbers 5000 or above) will apply to a graduate program, even if the undergraduate course number (4999 or less) is listed. No exceptions will be made.

For both the thesis and non-thesis options, the Master of Science Technology degree program requires a minimum of 33 semester hours. A minimum of 15 hours of 200/6000-level course work is required for this degree program. For the thesis option, students must defend and present their research thesis to their committee members and the public.

Required core courses:
Technology Management
TECH 6100Engineering Cost Analysis3
TECH 6225 (330:225)Integrated Logistics and Production Operations3
TECH 6250 (330:250)Technology of Productivity Improvement3
TECH 6258 (330:258)Total Quality Management3
TECH 6275 (330:275)Advanced Lean Manufacturing3
TECH 6295 (330:295)Advanced Management and Supervision Technology3
TECH 6300Advanced Technical Project Management for Engineering and Technology3
Choose from one of following options:12
Total Hours33

A.   Non-Thesis Option

TECH 6288 (330:288)Master Internship/Project3
Supporting approved graduate elective course in Technology. A minimum of 9 graduate credit hours from 5000 or 6000 level courses should be taken in the department of Technolog.9

B.   Thesis Option

TECH 6292 (330:292)Research Methods in Technology3
TECH 6299 (330:299)Research (Master's Thesis)6
PSYCH 6001 (400:239)Advanced Statistics (Or any 5000/6000 statistics course )3

 

Doctor of Industrial Technology Degree Program

The Doctor of Industrial Technology (D.I.T.) degree is designed to develop scholars in the fields of education and industry. The University of Northern Iowa offers the D.I.T. degree to meet the increasing need for advanced degree work in the field of Industrial Technology, which includes, but is not limited to, technology, applied engineering, trade and industrial education, technical institute education, industrial training, and technology transfer. This research-oriented terminal degree program also includes the study of the technological systems used in industry and their effect on society and culture.

The D.I.T. program emphasizes the development of a thorough knowledge of

  1. Industrial technology as an intellectual discipline,
  2. The technological systems used in industry and their effect on people and the environment, and
  3. The potential and limitations of future developments in technological systems and their utilization in industry
  4. the intellectual tools necessary to pursue scholarly research and applied practices in the field of industrial technology and applied engineering.

The Doctor of Industrial Technology degree program is intended to prepare graduates for one or more of the following professional careers:

  1. Faculty, supervisors, and consultants of applied engineering or technology, trade and industrial education, technical institute education and technology education in secondary schools, colleges and universities.
  2. Researchers and project coordinators, technology transfer specialists, technology forecasters and assessors of technology for industrial policy planning and decision making.
  3. Academic leaders (e.g., deans, department heads, or directors) of technology-oriented programs at postsecondary institutions.
  4. Researchers and research coordinators for education and industry in specific content fields of technology.
  5. Designers, coordinators and directors of applied/engineering and/or industrial training or human resource programs, and related industrial applications.

The Doctor of Industrial Technology degree program requires a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit completed beyond the master's degree, including a minimum of 38 hours in 200/6000-level or 300/7000-level course work. Courses taken for the Master's degree cannot be repeated for the doctoral degree unless the course description allows it.

It is the student's responsibility to be familiar with all degree program requirements and take the initiative in meeting established guidelines. This information may be obtained from the Graduate Programs Coordinator in the Department of Technology.

Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should refer to their MyUNIverse Student Center To-Do list or contact the Department of Technology for other application requirements.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.  For requirements concerning admission, candidacy, scholarship, residence, examinations, dissertation, and graduation for the Doctor of Industrial Technology refer to www.uni.edu/tech/DIT and the Graduate Information section of this catalog.

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is required for admission to the program. The minimum GRE scores for a full admission status must rank as the 30th percentile in verbal, the 30th percentile in analytical writing, and the 50th percentile in quantitative sections.

Required core: 18
Technology Seminar (Three 1 credit hour course)
Research Design in Technology
Historical and Contemporary Issues in Technology
Technology and Societal Trends: Case Studies
Technology, Ethics and Leadership
Advanced Statistics
Applied Statistical Methods for Research
Statistical Quality Assurance Methods
Required Technical Elective Courses 9
A minimum of 9 credit hours from 6000 or 7000 level courses should be taken in the department of Technology related to the student’s career goals and competencies that are related to the student’s dissertation. Students cannot receive credit for the same courses that they took for the Master's program.
Supporting Course Work15
The supporting course work can be taken from any discipline at the university (including the technology department) as long as it relates to the career goals and competencies. Students cannot receive credit for the same courses that they took for the Master's program.
D.I.T. Internship:6
Doctoral Internship
D.I.T. Dissertation:12
Research (Doctoral Dissertation)
Total Hours60


Program Certificates

The University of Northern Iowa makes available, in addition to traditional programs, the opportunity for students to earn program certificates. Program certificates provide an alternative to programs leading to a degree, a major, or a minor; they certify that an individual has completed a program approved by the university. For information on the following certificates, contact the Department of Technology or the Office of the Registrar, which serves as the centralized registry.

Advanced Technology Certificate

This Advanced Technology Certificate program provides graduate students with the competencies, skills, and knowledge essential for the industrial technology environment where technical, supervisory, and managerial competencies are crucial. This program will provide an alternative to the program leading to the Master of Science in Technology degree, but the student may continue to satisfy the coursework requirements for the Master of Science in Technology degree if it is their desire. Completion of the 15 hours in any one of the seven areas will certify that an individual has completed a program approved by the university. There are seven areas and each will constitute a certificate area of 15 semester hours: Industrial Management, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering Technology, Graphic Communications, Manufacturing Materials, Manufacturing Technology, and Technology Education and Training.

All graduate students must be admitted to the Graduate College and satisfy all admission requirements specified for the Department of Technology Master of Science degree program. Upon completion of the 15 hours, the Department of Technology will award the program certificate.

For information on the following program certificates, contact the Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Technology.

Industrial Management:

Required:
Management:3
Strategic Management of Human Resources
Technology:6
Total Quality Management
Advanced Management and Supervision Technology
Management/Technology/Psychology (select two of the following): 6
Management Information Systems Concepts
Integrated Logistics and Production Operations
Technology of Productivity Improvement
Technological Evolution and Innovation
Industrial Psychology
Organizational Psychology
Total Hours15

Construction Management:

Required:
Technology:9
Sustainable/Green Building Construction
Risk Analysis and Management in Construction
TECH 6286 (330:286) *
Technology (select two of the following):6
Commercial and Heavy/Highway Construction
Land, Route, and Construction Surveying
Construction Project Planning, Scheduling and Controlling
Computerized Construction Estimating
Construction Management
Structural Analysis in Construction
Methods Improvement and Construction Innovations
Total Hours15


*

3 hrs. Studies In approved by instructor, advisor, and department.

Electrical Engineering Technology:

Required:
Technology:12
Applied Digital Signal Processing
Advanced Electrical Power Systems
Complex Digital System Design
Applied Embedded Systems
Technology electives approved by advisor:3
Total Hours15

Graphic Communications:

Required:
Technology:9
Graphic Communications Estimating and Management I
TECH 6286 (330:286) Studies in, 3 hrs.
Technological Evolution and Innovation
Technology (select two of the following):6
Graphic Communications Imaging
Advanced Digital Pre-Media
Graphic Communications Technical Visualization
Digital Graphic Communications
Total Hours15

Manufacturing Materials:

Required:
Technology:9
Metallurgy and Phase Transformation
Thermodynamics of Material Processing
Material Transformations and Modeling
Technology/Mathematics/Physics (select two of the following): 6
Nanotechnology Fabrication
Numerical Analysis
Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Intermediate Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Total Hours15

Manufacturing Technology:

Required:
Technology:9
Technology of Productivity Improvement
Machining Process Planning
Advanced Lean Manufacturing
Marketing/Management/Technology/Economics (select two of the following): 6
Marketing Management
Management Information Systems Concepts
Total Quality Management
Advanced Management and Supervision Technology
Managerial Economics
Total Hours15

Technology Education and Training:

Required:
Technology:12
Technology Training Strategies
Contemporary Instruction in Technology Education
Technology and Engineering Education Laboratory Management
Technical Program Development
Training and Development in Industrial Technology
Technological Evolution and Innovation
Technology/Psychology (select one of the following):3
Applying Instructional Design
Training and Instructional Design
Total Hours15

Technology Management Certificate (undergraduate)

Required:
Technology:18
Technology in Society and Organizations
Technical Project Management
Statistical Quality Control *
Managing Operations and Manufacturing Systems *
Industrial Safety
Applied Industrial Supervision and Management
Total Hours18

 

*

TECH 3142 (330:142) and TECH 3143 have prerequisites of MATH 1140 (800:046) Precalculus or MATH 1150 (800:048) Calculus for Technology or MATH 1420 (800:060) Calculus I or STAT 1772 (800:072) Introduction to Statistical Methods.

 

 

 

Construction Management, B.S.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
TECH 1018 (330:018)3Liberal Arts Core/Electives3-7
MATH 1420 (800:060)4TECH 1025 (330:025)3
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6-11MGMT 2080 (150:080)3
 PHYSICS 1511 (880:054)4
 13-18 13-17
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives3-6
TECH 2045 (330:045)3ACCT 2120 (120:030)3
STAT 1772 (800:072)3ECON 1021 (920:020)3
CHEM 1110 (860:044)4ECON 1031 (920:024)3
 TECH 2096 (330:096)3
 16 15-18
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives3Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 3126/5126 (330:126g)3TECH 3125/5125 (330:125g)3
TECH 3128 (330:128)3TECH 4124/5124 (330:124g)3
TECH 2080 (330:080)3TECH 3149 (330:149)3
TECH 2072 (330:072)3 
MGMT 3101 (150:101)3 
 18 18
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 4154/5154 (330:154g)3TECH 4100 (330:100)3
TECH 4175/5175 (330:175g)3TECH 4153/5153 (330:153g)3
TECH 4185/5185 (330:185g)3TECH 4173/5173 (330:173g)3
MGMT 3145 (150:145)3 
 18 18
Total credit hours: 129-141

 

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET), B.S.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
TECH 1037 (330:037)3Calculus Requirement4
MATH 1140 (800:046)4Liberal Arts Core/Electives6-9
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6-9TECH 1039 (330:039)3
 13-16 13-16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
TECH 2038 (330:038)3TECH 3152 (330:152)3
TECH 2041 (330:041)3TECH 3156 (330:156)3
TECH 2042 (330:042)3CS 1160 (810:036)3
STAT 1772 (800:072)3PHYSICS 1512 (880:056)4
PHYSICS 1511 (880:054)4Liberal Arts Core/Electives3
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9-12Liberal Arts Core/Electives3
TECH 3129/5129 (330:129g)3ENGLISH 3772/57723
TECH 3157/5157 (330:157g)3TECH 3160/5160 (330:160g)3
 TECH 3164/5164 (330:164g)3
 TECH 3166/5166 (330:166g)3
 15-18 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives6-9
TECH 4103/5103 (330:103g)3TECH 4104/5104 (330:104g)3
TECH 4167/5167 (330:167g)3TECH 4165/5165 (330:165g)3
TECH 4174 (330:174)1TECH 4176 (330:176)3
 16 15-18
Total credit hours: 119-131

 

Manufacturing Technology: Metal Casting, B.S.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives6
Chemistry Requirement4Calculus Requirement4
TECH 1008 (330:008)3TECH 1010 (330:010)3
TECH 1017 (330:017)3TECH 1024 (330:024)3
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives3Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
Physics Requirement4TECH 2060 (330:060)3
TECH 2024 (330:023)3TECH 2072 (330:072)3
TECH 2080 (330:080)3 
TECH 31433 
 16 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 3132/5132 (330:132)3TECH 3127 (330:127)3
TECH 3142 (330:142)3TECH 3134 (330:134)3
TECH 3196 (330:196)3TECH 3180 (330:180)3
 15 18
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core9Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 4112 (330:112)1TECH 4113 (330:197)2
TECH 4136 (330:136)3TECH 4137 (330:137)3
TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g)3 
 16 14
Total credit hours: 126

 

 

Manufacturing Technology: Manufacturing Design, B.S.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives6
Chemistry Requirement4Calculus Requirement4
TECH 1008 (330:008)3TECH 1010 (330:010)3
TECH 1017 (330:017)3TECH 1024 (330:024)3
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives3Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
Physics Requriement4TECH 2060 (330:060)3
TECH 2024 (330:023)3TECH 2072 (330:072)3
TECH 31433 
TECH 2080 (330:080)3 
 16 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 3132/5132 (330:132)3TECH 3113 (330:113)3
TECH 3142 (330:142)3TECH 3024/5024 (330:122g)3
TECH 3196 (330:196)3TECH 3180 (330:180)3
 18 18
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 4112 (330:112)1TECH 4113 (330:197)2
TECH 3148 (330:148)3TECH 3135/5135 (330:135g)3
TECH 4155/5155 (330:155g)3 
TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g)3 
 16 14
Total credit hours: 129


 

 

Manufacturing Technology: Advanced Manufacturing, B.S.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives6
Chemistry Requirement4Calculus Requirement4
TECH 1008 (330:008)3TECH 1010 (330:010)3
TECH 1017 (330:017)3TECH 1024 (330:024)3
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives3Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
Physics Requirement4TECH 2060 (330:060)3
TECH 2024 (330:023)3TECH 2072 (330:072)3
TECH 31433 
TECH 2080 (330:080)3 
 16 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 3142 (330:142)3TECH 3113 (330:113)3
TECH 3177/5177 (330:177g)3TECH 3147 (330:147)3
TECH 3196 (330:196)3 
TECH 3132/5132 (330:132)3 
 18 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives12Liberal Arts Core/Electives6
TECH 4112 (330:112)1TECH 3180 (330:180)3
TECH 41623TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g)3
 TECH 4113 (330:197)2
 16 14
Total credit hours: 126

 

Technology and Engineering Education Teaching, B.S.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts/Electives3Liberal Arts/Electives3
TECH 1008 (330:008)3MATH 1140 (800:046)4
TECH 1019 (330:019)3TECH 1010 (330:010)3
TECH 1017 (330:017)3TECH 1018 (330:018)3
PHYSICS 1511 (880:054)4TECH 1024 (330:024)3
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts/Electives6Liberal Arts Core6
TEACHING 20171SPED 3150 (220:150)2
EDPSYCH 2030 (200:030)3TECH 1022 (330:022)3
TECH 2036 (330:036)3TECH 30103
TECH 10063 
 16 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Elective3Elective3
CHEM 1020 (860:020)4Liberal Arts/University Electives6
TEACHING 31281TECH 3190/5190 (330:190g)3
EDPSYCH 3148 (200:148)3TECH 4178/5178 (330:178g)3
MEASRES 3150 (250:150)2TECH 4290/52903
TECH 3120 (330:120)3 
 16 18
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts/University Electives6TEACHING 3138 (280:138)12
SOCFOUND 3119 (260:119)3 
TEACHING 4170/5170 (280:170g)3 
TECH 3114 (330:114)3 
TECH 4195/5195 (330:195g)3 
 18 12
Total credit hours: 126

 

 

 

Graphic Technologies, B.A.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 1022 (330:022)3Math Course3
Chemistry Course3-4TECH 1055 (330:055)3
 15-16 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives3Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
CS 1000 (810:021)3TECH 3163/5163 (330:163g)3
TECH 1065 (330:065)3TECH 2070 (330:070)3
TECH 3169 (330:169)3 
TECH 3196 (330:196)3 
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives6
TECH 3144 (330:144)3TECH 3179 Cooperative Education3
TECH 4194/5194 (330:194g)3TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g)3
 TECH 4184/51843
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 3150/5150 (330:150g)3TECH 4161/5161 (330:161g)3
TECH 4158/5158 (330:158g)3TECH 41933
 15 15
Total credit hours: 120-121

 

Technology Management, B.A.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 1008 (330:008)3TECH 1024 (330:024)3
STAT 1772 (800:072)3TECH 1065 (330:065)3
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Liberal Arts Core/Electives9
TECH 1018 (330:018)3Physics Requirement3-4
TECH 1022 (330:022)3TECH 3119 (330:119)3
TECH 2036 (330:036)3 
 15 15-16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives12
TECH 3142 (330:142)3Chemistry Requirement4
TECH 3143 or TECH 3131 or MGMT 31533 
 15 16
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives9Liberal Arts Core/Electives12
TECH 3114 (330:114)3TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g)3
TECH 3196 (330:196)3 
 15 15
Total credit hours: 121-122

 

 

Courses

TECH 1006. Project Lead The Way: Introduction to Engineering Design — 3 hrs.

This course is part of the nationally certified Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum. Students are introduced to the engineering design process and its application. Through hands-on projects, students apply engineering standards, use 2D and 3D CAD software to help design solutions, solve problems, and communicate solutions. (Spring)

TECH 1008 (330:008). Manufacturing Processes I — 3 hrs.

Materials and properties, fundamentals of metal casting, product design considerations, woodworking, plastics processing, metal forming, welding, assembly processes, powder metallurgy, and ceramic processing. Lecture and lab. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1010 (330:010). Manufacturing Processes II — 3 hrs.

Theory of metal machining, cutting-tool technology, turning and related operations, drilling and related operations, milling, grinding and other abrasive processes, other machine tools, nontraditional machining and thermal cutting processes, metrology. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1008 (330:008). (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1011. Introduction to Graphic Programs — 3 hrs.

Provides lab-based experiences for learning software skills utilizing the industry standard for graphic communications. Addresses fundamentals of the Adobe Creative Suite for print and multimedia. Provides a foundation for required courses in Graphic Technologies. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1015. Introduction to Sustainability — 3 hrs.

Students will gain a basic understanding of sustainability, with focus on possibilities for harmonizing economic, ecological, and social goals for current and future generations. They will conduct practical exercises to enhance personal sustainability. (Fall)

TECH 1017 (330:017). Computer-Aided Design and Drafting — 3 hrs.

Fundamental concepts and procedures of producing 2D drafting and 3D solid modeling applicable to design and/or drafting in such areas as architecture, communications, electronics, manufacturing, and interior planning. Lab activities using CAD software on microcomputer systems. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1018 (330:018). Construction Resources — 3 hrs.

Examination of the resources commonly utilized in the construction industry--money, materials, methods, processes, personnel--and their management. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1019 (330:019). Introduction to Technology and Engineering Education — 3 hrs.

Evolution and contemporary approaches in technology and engineering education. Examination of career opportunities. (Fall)

TECH 1022 (330:022). Communication Technology — 3 hrs.

Assessment of historical, state-of-the-art communication technologies as tools for exchange of ideas and information. Encompasses digital imaging, printing, publications, wired/wireless communications, technical illustrations, multimedia, and Internet. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1024 (330:024). Technical Drawing and Design I — 3 hrs.

Fundamentals of product design process, development of engineering drawings geometric constructions, multi-view projections, section views, auxiliary view (pictorials); using 2D drafting software. Use of 3D CAD techniques for design of parts/components. Prerequisite(s): pass CAD Proficiency test. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1025 (330:025). Construction Graphics — 3 hrs.

Analysis of the techniques used in developing construction drawings and reading construction specifications. Computer applications. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TECH 1018 (330:018). (Variable)

TECH 1037 (330:037). Introduction to Circuits — 3 hrs.

Introduction to AC circuits, in-depth DC circuits; current and voltage laws, circuit analysis including series and parallel circuits, inductance, capacitance, introductory magnetism; power calculations and electrical measurements, circuit simulation, troubleshooting techniques. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): MATH 1140 (800:046) or equivalent or consent of instructor. (Fall)

TECH 1039 (330:039). Circuits and Systems — 3 hrs.

AC circuits including j operators, phasors, transformers, reactance, capacitance, impedance, AC resonance, frequency response, passive filters, network theorems and circuit simulation. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1037 (330:037). Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): MATH 1140 (800:046). (Spring)

TECH 1040 (330:040). Fundamentals of Metal Casting Engineering Technology — 2 hrs.

Introduction to foundry technologies and careers; evolution, systems, research and development, and planning/control of foundry production; evaluation of all aspects of foundry operations including melting, molding, casting quality, and supervision. (Variable)

TECH 1055 (330:055). Graphic Communications Foundations — 3 hrs.

Concepts and processes used by the communications industry to place images on surfaces including conventional offset, laser techniques, inkjet technology, screen printing and specialized contemporary technologies are presented. Topics include imaging history, finishing techniques and the opportunity to experience actual print projects within a graphics lab. Includes both lecture and lab. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 1065 (330:065). Technology in Society and Organizations — 3 hrs.

Study of technology in society and the workplace, including selection, utilization, management, impact, and optimization. Focused experiences will facilitate technological literacy. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 2020 (330:020). Communication Systems — 3 hrs.

Industrial communications techniques, tools, and management strategies associated with design and delivery of messages in organizations. (Variable)

TECH 2024 (330:023). Technical Drawing and Design II — 3 hrs.

Engineering design process, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing pertaining to ANSI Y14.5M-1994, fasteners, gears, cams, assembly modeling, and rapid prototyping. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1024 (330:024). (Fall)

TECH 2036 (330:036). Power Technology — 3 hrs.

Introduction to energy and mechanical power systems. Lecture and lab cover traditional and emerging electrical power technologies such as renewable energy applications. (Fall)

TECH 2038 (330:038). Introduction to Electrical Power and Machinery — 3 hrs.

Single and polyphase circuits, DC machines, AC single and polyphase synchronous and induction machines, power transformers, introduction to conventional- and renewable-based power systems. Includes lecture and lab projects. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1037 (330:037); TECH 1039 (330:039); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060). (Fall)

TECH 2041 (330:041). Introduction to Analog Electronics — 3 hrs.

Semiconductor materials, P-N junction, characteristics of electronic devices: junction diodes, photodiodes, LED, Zener diodes, and their applications, BJT and FET transistors, small-signal amplifiers, oscillators, electronic circuit simulation and troubleshooting. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1037 (330:037); TECH 1039 (330:039); MATH 1140 (800:046). (Fall)

TECH 2042 (330:042). Introduction to Digital Electronics — 3 hrs.

Number systems and codes, digital arithmetic, Boolean algebra, elementary logic gates, combinational logic circuits, sequential logic circuits, logic circuit design and industrial applications, simulation and troubleshooting. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1037 (330:037); TECH 1039 (330:039); MATH 1140 (800:046). (Fall)

TECH 2045 (330:045). Construction Law and Documentation — 3 hrs.

Examination of construction contract principles, construction documents, and the component parts of law affecting construction operations. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1025 (330:025). (Variable)

TECH 2060 (330:060). Fundamentals of Automated Manufacturing — 3 hrs.

Flexible and fixed automation systems: transfer lines, CNC programming, robotics, and FMSs. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 2070 (330:070). Digital Pre-Media — 3 hrs.

Using industry standard applications and technology, this course introduces students to the essentials of preparing a file for different mediums including print, web, and electronic media. An in-depth look into electronic file development, digital prepress techniques, variable data implementation, interactive pdf creation, color management and epublishing. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1055 (330:055). (Fall and Spring)

TECH 2072 (330:072). Engineering Materials — 3 hrs.

Introductory course of principles and properties of materials, including metals, composites (concrete and asphalt), ceramics, wood, glass, and polymers. Corrosion concepts integrated into course to understand impact on applications of materials. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); sophomore standing. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 2080 (330:080). Statics and Strength of Materials — 3 hrs.

Evaluation of force and force resultants, and reporting of material characteristics and strength, and probable usefulness in the construction of structures. Prerequisite(s): PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130). (Fall and Spring)

TECH 2096 (330:096). Construction Safety — 3 hrs.

OSHA standards (29 CFR Part 1926) for the construction industry. Fall protection, crane utilization, concrete and masonry, steel erection, demolition and scaffolding. Focus on the uniqueness of the construction industry and development of a comprehensive safety and health program. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing. (Fall)

TECH 3010. Project Lead The Way: Principles of Engineering — 3 hrs.

This course is part of the nationally certified Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum. Students investigate principle concepts encountered in engineering and related fields. Topics include mechanisms, energy, statistics, materials, and kinematics. Students develop problem-solving skills and apply knowledge of research and design to create solutions to various challenges, document work, and communicate solutions. Prerequisite(s): PHYSICS 1400 (880:011) or PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130). (Spring)

TECH 3024/5024 (330:122g). Advanced CAD and Modeling — 3 hrs.

Design and development of three-dimensional models, productivity techniques, system customization, and translation of graphic databases using a parametric, solid modeling system. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1024 (330:024); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3101/5101 (330:101g). History and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education — 2 hrs.

Philosophy and historical development, principles, practices, and organization of public career and technical and adult education in the nation. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3102 (330:102). Living in Our Techno-Social World — 3 hrs.

Exploration of the complex relationships between technology and society. Students discover how social systems affect the nature and use of technology and how the nature and use of technology affect social systems. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Same as CAP 3102 (CAP:102)) (Spring)

TECH 3113 (330:113). Manufacturing Tooling — 3 hrs.

Principles of cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, progressive dies, and gaging; tool geometry, tool life, cost analysis, ergonomics, and safety in tooling design applications. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1008 (330:008); TECH 1010 (330:010); TECH 1024 (330:024); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); TECH 2072 (330:072); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3114 (330:114). Product Development and Enterprise — 3 hrs.

Application of organizational management practices within a simulated product development and enterprise environment. Activities relate to development and enterprising functions such as financing, designing, producing, and marketing a product. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1008 (330:008); TECH 1017 (330:017) or TECH 1022 (330:022) or TECH 1024 (330:024); or consent of instructor; junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 3115 (330:115). Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Technology — 3 hrs.

Basic DC/AC electrical circuits, electrical machines, analog/digital electronics fundamentals, electronic devices/systems, actuators, sensors, AD/DA converters and their applications. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1140 (800:046) or equivalent. (Variable)

TECH 3119 (330:119). Computer Applications in Technology — 3 hrs.

Study of major technology-oriented programming software including spreadsheet applications, technical report writing, database management, and presentation graphics. Applications are introduced as solutions to specific technology problems through programming exercises. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing. (Variable)

TECH 3120 (330:120). Technology and Engineering Education Curriculum Planning — 3 hrs.

Development of programs and courses for technology and engineering education and related fields, including content decision-making, delivery strategies, and program evaluation. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1019 (330:019); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 3121/5121 (330:121g). Applied Technology Systems — 3 hrs.

Applications and analysis of technology systems. Also includes equipment operation, maintenance, and safety. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1008 (330:008); TECH 1010 (330:010); TECH 1024 (330:024); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3125/5125 (330:125g). Commercial and Heavy/Highway Construction — 3 hrs.

Examination of systems and operational procedures used to construct commercial, heavy and highway projects. Analysis/design of airports and highways. Earthmoving, dewatering, and construction economics. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2120 (120:030); MGMT 2080 (150:080); TECH 1025 (330:025); junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Spring)

TECH 3126/5126 (330:126g). Land, Route, and Construction Surveying — 3 hrs.

Principles of aerial, boundary, land and route surveying including leveling, area and earthwork volume calculation, photogrammetry, traverse computations, building, culvert, pipeline, municipal street, and highway construction. Design and layout of highway curves. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1018 (330:018); TECH 1025 (330:025); MATH 1420 (800:060); junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Variable)

TECH 3127 (330:127). Transport Phenomena for Technologists — 3 hrs.

Application of fluid flow and heat transfer concepts to material processing including conduction, convection, radiation, Bernoulli's principles, and turbulent flow. Thermodynamic principles are reviewed and applied to heat power cycle systems. Thermal and fluid computational dynamics are covered and applied to physical simulation models. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1024 (330:024); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130). (Odd Springs)

TECH 3128 (330:128). Electrical Construction Materials and Methods — 3 hrs.

Basic principles of electricity and materials. Methods of electrical system designs in building construction. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2045 (330:045). Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Fall)

TECH 3129/5129 (330:129g). Linear Control Systems — 3 hrs.

Learning open and closed loop control theory, applications to analogies for modeling and design procedures. Introducing sensors, actuators, PID control, analog controllers, and elementary concepts of dynamic performance and stability. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3152 (330:152); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3131/5131 (330:131g). Technical Project Management — 3 hrs.

Project management concepts, needs identification, composition and role of project teams, project communication, related project management techniques, practical implementation, and project management software. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 3132/5132 (330:132). Metallurgy and Phase Transformation — 3 hrs.

Advanced principles of metallurgy, properties, microstructural analysis, and heat treatment of metals and alloys used in manufacturing. Transformation kinetics are included. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); or consent of instructor; junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3134 (330:134). Molding Practices in Metal Casting — 3 hrs.

Study of molding practices used in contemporary metal casting. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2072 (330:072); CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing or consent of instructor. (Odd Falls)

TECH 3135/5135 (330:135g). Product Design — 3 hrs.

Applied manufacturing design process: design teams define, plan and document design project. Concept generation and evaluation, engineering and product performance specifications, costing, production process, and product support. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1024 (330:024); TECH 2024 (330:023); TECH 3024/5024 (330:122g); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3142 (330:142). Statistical Quality Control — 3 hrs.

Application of quality concepts to manufacturing environment using statistics, sampling techniques, probability, and control charts. Calculation and interpretation of process capability, design of experiments, and continuous improvement. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1140 (800:046) or MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060) or STAT 1772 (800:072). (Fall and Spring)

TECH 3143. Managing Operations and Manufacturing Systems — 3 hrs.

Analysis and management of Manufacturing functions. Topics include: forecasting, project management, operations cost analysis, plant layout, process planning, quality control, total quality management, statistical process control, inventory management, materials requirement. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1140 (800:046) or MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060) or STAT 1772 (800:072). (Fall and Spring)

TECH 3144 (330:144). Web Publishing — 3 hrs.

Development of interactive Web sites with content management tools. Emphasis on creating Website for accessibility and usability, digital content management, and site layout and maintenance. Lecture on current graphics' industry issues and hands-on Web publishing activities. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1022 (330:022). (Variable)

TECH 3147 (330:147). Computer Aided Manufacturing — 3 hrs.

Advanced programming for CNC machines, machining parameters, machining centers, turning centers, CAM application programs to create part geometry, tool paths, machining parameters, and post process NC code. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1008 (330:008); TECH 1010 (330:010); TECH 1024 (330:024); TECH 2060 (330:060). (Odd Springs)

TECH 3148 (330:148). Machine Design — 3 hrs.

Principles of design for machine elements, failure analysis, static and dynamic loads. Machine elements include power transmission elements such as fasteners, gears, belts, chains, shafts, keys, couplings, clutches, brakes, springs, bearings. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); TECH 2080 (330:080). (Fall)

TECH 3149 (330:149). Construction Estimating — 3 hrs.

Construction cost analysis techniques for estimating materials, labor, equipment, and subcontracting costs in commercial building construction. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1018 (330:018); TECH 1025 (330:025); TECH 2045 (330:045). Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. Corequisite(s): TECH 4124/5124 (330:124g). (Spring)

TECH 3150/5150 (330:150g). Graphic Communications Imaging — 3 hrs.

Explorations of conventional graphic arts imaging technologies and processes including screen printing processes, dye sublimation, and other conventional imaging technologies. Emphasis on technical information and hands-on experiences. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1055 (330:055); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3152 (330:152). Advanced Analog Electronics — 3 hrs.

Amplifier and oscillator circuits using discrete electronic devices, principle of feedback, ICs - SSI, MSI and LSI, operational amplifiers, electronic circuits using OP-AMPs, measurement and simulation techniques, regulated power supplies, industrial applications of ICs, troubleshooting techniques. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1037 (330:037); TECH 1039 (330:039); TECH 2041 (330:041). Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); sophomore standing. (Spring)

TECH 3156 (330:156). Advanced Digital Electronics — 3 hrs.

Arithmetic circuits, sequential logic circuit analysis and synthesis, counters and registers, shift registers, memory devices, digital and analog interfaces, ADC, DAC, and Multiplexing. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1037 (330:037); TECH 1039 (330:039); TECH 2042 (330:042) or CS 1410 (810:041); sophomore standing. (Spring)

TECH 3157/5157 (330:157g). Microcontroller Applications — 3 hrs.

Microcontroller technology applied to real-time industrial problems; survey of industrial computer hardware, networking, and software. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3152 (330:152); TECH 3156 (330:156); CS 1130 (810:030) or CS 1160 (810:036); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 3160/5160 (330:160g). Computer-Aided Instrumentation and Interfacing — 3 hrs.

Computer-aided instrumentation and interfacing; real-time industrial data acquisition hardware and software; sensors, signal conditioning; design and debugging of data acquisition systems using software tools. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3152 (330:152); TECH 3156 (330:156); TECH 3157/5157 (330:157g); junior standing. Corequisite(s): TECH 3129/5129 (330:129g). (Spring)

TECH 3163/5163 (330:163g). Advanced Digital Pre-Media — 3 hrs.

An advanced look into using industry standard applications and technology, this course course introduces students to the essentials of preparing a file for different mediums including print, web, and electronic media. An in-depth look into electronic file development, digital prepress techniques, variable data implementation, interactive pdf creation, color management and epublishing. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1055 (330:055); TECH 2070 (330:070); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3164/5164 (330:164g). Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) — 3 hrs.

Introduction to PLCs, Basic Modes of Operation Ladder Logic Diagrams, industrial applications, sequencers, bit-wise operations, arithmetic operations, and conditional branching. Lab activities and projects. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2038 (330:038); TECH 1039 (330:039); TECH 2041 (330:041); TECH 2042 (330:042); CS 1130 (810:030) or CS 1160 (810:036); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3166/5166 (330:166g). Advanced Electrical Power Systems — 3 hrs.

Analysis, modeling, simulation, and operation of electrical utility, commercial, and industrial power systems. Voltage-drop calculations, voltage regulation, system protection, faults, and harmonics. Power quality in industrial power systems. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2038 (330:038); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 3168/5168 (330:168g). Technology Training Strategies — 3 hrs.

Developing training programs in technological environments, including analysis and utilization of program planning models for business and industry, and specific strategies for customizing training for various groups within an organization, including synchronous and asynchronous delivery methods. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3169 (330:169). Digital Imaging I — 3 hrs.

Photography fundamentals for digital imaging. Emphasis on developing calibration, creating profiles for digital cameras, imaging technologies, and output devices. Lecture and hands-on capturing and manipulating digital images for cross applications and content management. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1022 (330:022). (Fall)

TECH 3177/5177 (330:177g). Advanced Manufacturing Processes — 3 hrs.

Fundamentals of production lines, rapid prototyping, semiconductor manufacturing, IC fabrication and packaging, introduction to nanotechnology, nanofabrication processses, process planning, group technology, concurrent engineering, design for manufacturability. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); TECH 1008 (330:008); TECH 1010 (330:010); TECH 1024 (330:024); TECH 2060 (330:060); TECH 2072 (330:072); junior standing. (Odd Falls)

TECH 3180 (330:180). Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing — 3 hrs.

Introduction to lean manufacturing systems and concepts - basic philosophy of reducing waste in areas such as production, processing, inventory, transportation, waiting time, and scrap generation - to improve quality, reduce cost and production time, and sustainability in manufacturing and product design. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3143; MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060) or STAT 1772 (800:072); junior standing or consent of instructor. (Spring)

TECH 3181/5181 (330:181g). Instructional Design for Career and Technical Education — 2 hrs.

Project management concepts, needs identification, composition and role of project teams, project communication, related project management techniques, practical implementation, and project management software. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3182/5182 (330:182g). Coordination of Techniques in Career and Technical Programs — 2 hrs.

Planning, organization, development, and teaching of cooperative or multi-occupational programs in career and technical education. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3183 (330:183). Fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering — 3 hrs.

Application of technical knowledge to solve industrial problems within the functional area of manufacturing engineering. Preparation for examination through the manufacturing Engineering Certification Institute. Prerequisite(s): junior standing or consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 3188/5188 (330:188g). Nanotechnology Fabrication — 3 hrs.

Developmental analysis of nanotechnological fabrication developments with a focus on nanoparticles, nanoscale devices, production techniques, and their interdisciplinary applications in various industrial fields such as material science, manufacturing, physical sciences, and electronic technology. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 4210/5210 (860:148g) or PHYSICS 4210/5210 (880:148g); junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3190/5190 (330:190g). Technology and Engineering Education Teaching Methods — 3 hrs.

Methods of teaching in technology and engineering education and related fields, including group and individualized instructional strategies. Includes 25 hours of field experience. Need minimum grade of C prior to student teaching. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1019 (330:019); junior standing. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TEACHING 3128. (Spring)

TECH 3191/5191 (330:191g). Implementing Career and Technical Programs — 2 hrs.

Basic principles of instruction, instructional organization, methods of presentation, lesson planning, and applications of audio-visual media. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3192/5192 (330:192g). Non-Destructive Evaluation of Materials/Scanning Electron Microscopy — 3 hrs.

Non-destructive evaluation of materials using such techniques as x-ray, gamma ray, liquid penetrant tests, magnetic particle, eddy currents, SEM, etc. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2072 (330:072) or TECH 3132/5132 (330:132); junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3193/5193 (330:193g). Evaluation in Career and Technical Programs — 2 hrs.

Basic concepts and techniques for evaluating students and programs in career and technical education. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3181/5181 (330:181g) or consent of department; junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 3196 (330:196). Industrial Safety — 3 hrs.

Examination of the directives mandated for General Industry (29 CFR Part 1910) by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Emphasis on developing and implementing a comprehensive safety and health program. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 4000/5000. Wind Energy Engineering — 3 hrs.

Fundamentals and history of wind power. Operation, control, applications, types of wind turbines. Stand alone, grid connectivity, transmission, economic and management issues regarding the adoption of wind as an energy source. Technical, political and economic implications. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

TECH 4100 (330:100). Undergraduate Research in Construction Management — 3 hrs.

Senior group research project pertaining to a topic in construction. Includes an oral and written presentation of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Prerequisite(s): TECH 4154/5154 (330:154g). Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Spring)

TECH 4103/5103 (330:103g). Electronic Communications — 3 hrs.

Basic communication concepts including propagation, modulation, demodulation, receivers, transmitters, antennas, transmission lines, digital coding, pulse modulation and other digital/data communication techniques. Introduction to fiber-optic and satellite communications. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3152 (330:152); TECH 3156 (330:156); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 4104/5104 (330:104g). Applied Digital Signal Processing — 3 hrs.

Introduction to discrete-time signals and systems, digital sampling theory, discrete Fourier transform, Z transform, and FIR/IIR filter design. Projects and labs based on MATLAB and DSP development kit (TMS320C5510) will be performed. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3156 (330:156) or CS 1410 (810:041); CS 1160 (810:036) or CS 1130 (810:030); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 4110/5110. Manufacturing Process Planning — 3 hrs.

This course deals with the best practices used in industry to design and manufacture successful products. Product cycle in manufacturing, product quality, Machining capability, Assembly capability, Part design for producibility, Design for manufacturing and assembly, Concurrent Engineering, Part design analysis, Tolerance stacking, Process design and development, Operation selection, Manufacturing process selection, Tooling selection, Tolerance charting, Process parameter selection, Cost estimation, Economics of process planning. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Corequisite(s): TECH 4112 (330:112). (Fall)

TECH 4112 (330:112). Industrial Projects I — 1 hr.

Cross-disciplinary teams work to research and develop a project with industrial partners. Conception phase includes problem identification, product development and testing, cost analysis, and/or process planning. First semester culminates in project proposal. Must register for TECH 4113 (330:197) in spring semester. Prerequisite(s): senior standing. Corequisite(s): TECH 4110/5110; 12 semester hours completed in major concentration or consent of instructor. (Fall)

TECH 4113 (330:197). Industrial Projects II — 2 hrs.

Cross-disciplinary teams work to research and develop a project with industrial partners. Implementation phase includes research, testing, fabrication, and product/process documentation. Second semester culminates in project completion and seminar presentation. Prerequisite(s): TECH 4112 (330:112). (Spring)

TECH 4124/5124 (330:124g). Mechanical Systems in Construction — 3 hrs.

Basic principles, methods, and equipment pertaining to building mechanical systems (heating, cooling, ventilation, and plumbing) related to human health and comfort. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Variable)

TECH 4136 (330:136). Melting Metallurgy and Practices — 3 hrs.

Advanced course in the principles of metal melting practices with an emphasis on microstructural evolution and thermodynamic reactions. Topics include basic melting practices for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Processing considerations are covered in relation to developed microstructure and refractory reactions. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2072 (330:072); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing or consent of instructor. (Even Falls)

TECH 4137 (330:137). Tooling Practices in Metal Casting — 3 hrs.

Advanced course in the principles of foundry tooling design including selection of pattern materials, rapid prototype development techniques, gating and riser design, and basic core box production techniques. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2072 (330:072); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); CHEM 1020 (860:020) or CHEM 1110 (860:044); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing or consent of instructor. (Even Springs)

TECH 4153/5153 (330:153g). Construction Project Planning, Scheduling and Controlling — 3 hrs.

Further development of estimating expertise in previous courses with emphasis on planning, scheduling, and controlling of construction projects based on the use of CPM and Precedence Programming. Assessment of computer-aided scheduling and control systems. Prerequisite(s): TECH 4154/5154 (330:154g); junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Spring)

TECH 4154/5154 (330:154g). Computerized Construction Estimating — 3 hrs.

Utilization of contemporary and emerging building estimating software and advanced estimating techniques. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3149 (330:149); junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Fall)

TECH 4155/5155 (330:155g). Finite Element Analysis — 3 hrs.

Fundamental concepts of the finite element method for linear stress and deformation analysis of mechanical components. Development of truss, beam, frame, plane stress, and plane strain elements. Practical modeling techniques and use of general-purpose codes for solving practical stress analysis problems. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2080 (330:080); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 4158/5158 (330:158g). Graphic Communications Technical Visualization — 3 hrs.

Development of technical presentations by utilizing digital graphics and technologies for new approaches to visualization; lecture and skills development for creating 2D simulations and animations, data based graphics and charts, and creation of technical presentations. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1022 (330:022); junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 4161/5161 (330:161g). Digital Graphic Communications — 3 hrs.

Emphasis on contemporary and future issues in the graphic communications industry. Study of the creation and conversion of graphics for cross-media applications for print and the Internet. Creative problem solving and portfolio development. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 4162. Automation - Pneumatics and Hydraulics — 3 hrs.

Basic application of hydraulics and pneumatics towards industrial automation. It includes hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, motors, fluid logic control and electrical devices used in fluid control. Pneumatic circuits and applications. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060); PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); TECH 2060 (330:060). (Even Falls)

TECH 4165/5165 (330:165g). Wireless Communication Networks — 3 hrs.

Topics include wireless transmission fundamentals, protocols and TCP/IP suites, cellular wireless networks, Mobile IP, wireless LAN technologies, IEEE 802.11 and IEEE 802.15 standards, and security issues in wireless networks. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TECH 4103/5103 (330:103g) or CS 3470/5470 (810:147g). (Spring)

TECH 4167/5167 (330:167g). Power Electronics Applications — 3 hrs.

Theory and industrial applications of solid-state electronic devices for control and conversion of electrical power. Fundamentals of power computations. Analysis/design of power converter circuits and components: single and 3-phase rectifiers, DC-DC, AC/AC converters, and inverters. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2038 (330:038); TECH 3152 (330:152); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 4173/5173 (330:173g). Construction Management — 3 hrs.

Management concepts in construction: business methods, finance, decision making, labor relations, marketing, quality control, marketing and computer applications. Analysis of office and field problems. Prerequisite(s): TECH 4154/5154 (330:154g); junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Spring)

TECH 4174 (330:174). Senior Design I — 1 hr.

Individual and/or team analytical research or design project. Collaboration with local industry, government agencies, or research institutions is encouraged. Must register for TECH 4176 (330:176) in spring semester. Prerequisite(s): senior in EET major. (Fall)

TECH 4175/5175 (330:175g). Structural Analysis in Construction — 3 hrs.

Structural analysis of wood, concrete, steel, and composite, finite element analysis of structural members. Emphasis on topics such as the design of form work and scaffolding. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2080 (330:080); junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. (Fall)

TECH 4176 (330:176). Senior Design II — 3 hrs.

Development and completion of project identified in TECH 4174 (330:174). Prerequisite(s): TECH 4174 (330:174). (Spring)

TECH 4178/5178 (330:178g). Contemporary Instruction in Technology Education — 3 hrs.

Inquiry into recent applications in instructional strategies and content, including research, development, and management of modular technology instructional systems. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1019 (330:019) or consent of instructor; junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 4184/5184. Digital Imaging II — 3 hrs.

Students will explore digital imaging formats in a lab-based, hands-on environment. Topics include color calibration and printing large format images, as well as workflow and production issues, color pre-press and digital formats appropriate to multiple media. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3169 (330:169); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 4185/5185 (330:185g). Methods Improvement and Construction Innovations — 3 hrs.

Analysis and evaluation of construction improvements, overview of current innovations in construction such as sustainability/LEED/BIM. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Prerequisite for Construction Management majors: student must have a minimum UNI GPA of 2.20 to take 3000/4000-level construction management courses or student will be dropped. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TECH 4154/5154 (330:154g). (Fall)

TECH 4187/5187 (330:187g). Applied Industrial Supervision and Management — 3 hrs.

Investigation of industrial supervision and management; includes directed field study in industry. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 3153 (150:153) or TECH 3131/5131 (330:131g) or TECH 3143 or consent of instructor; junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 4193. Graphic Communication Estimating and Management II — 3 hrs.

Exploration of workflow systems for cost and pricing associated with the graphic imaging industry and web-to-print publishing. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1055 (330:055); TECH 4194/5194 (330:194g); junior standing. (Spring)

TECH 4194/5194 (330:194g). Graphic Communications Estimating and Management I — 3 hrs.

Study of traditional and modern management principles. Exploration of software for cost and pricing associated with the printing industry and web-to-print publishing. Development of marketing strategies for variable data printing and ancillary services. Prerequisite(s): TECH 1055 (330:055); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 4195/5195 (330:195g). Technology and Engineering Education Laboratory Management — 3 hrs.

Design of safe and effective facilities for technology and engineering education and related fields, facility management, and development of a safety program. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3120 (330:120) or TECH 3190/5190 (330:190g); junior standing. (Fall)

TECH 4198 (330:198). Independent Study.

(Variable)

TECH 4290/5290. Project Lead The Way: Digital Electronics — 3 hrs.

Introduction to the theory and applications of analog and digital electronics utilizing the Digital Electronics curriculum from the nationally certified Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum. Especially intended for science and technology K-12 education majors to become certified PLTW teachers of this course. Prerequisite(s): PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) or PHYSICS 1400 (880:011) or PHYSICS 1701 (880:130); junior standing. (Same as PHYSICS 4290/5290) (Spring)

TECH 6100. Engineering Cost Analysis — 3 hrs.

Principles of economic factors in engineering project evaluation, planning and implementation. Engineering decision analysis, money-time relationships, measures of investment, break-even method, cost-benefit ratio, risk management. Engineering projects analyzed/justified. Prerequisite(s): admission to Graduate Program or consent of instructor. (Odd Falls)

TECH 6200 (330:200). Industrial Technology Concepts and Issues — 2 hrs.

Survey of the major topic areas of industrial technology and the professional issues in the field with the development of a Personal Career Development Plan (PCDP) in respect to those concepts, issues, and concerns. Prerequisite(s): consent of department or instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6225 (330:225). Integrated Logistics and Production Operations — 3 hrs.

Study of analysis, design, and issues integrating logistics and supply operations in technological organizations. Includes sourcing and supply systems, process/product development activities, supply chain practices and quality considerations. Prerequisite(s): admission to Department of Technology graduate program or consent of instructor. (Odd Falls)

TECH 6231 (330:231). Thermodynamics of Material Processing — 3 hrs.

Application of thermodynamic principles and energy changes associated with processing of metals, ceramics and polymers. Concepts such as mass and energy balances, fundamental laws of thermodynamics, Gibb's free energy, and activity of binary liquid and solid solutions. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6235 (330:235). Material Transformations and Modeling — 3 hrs.

Material transformation topics such as solidification science, micro- and macro- segregation principles, fluid flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids, and advanced solid state transformations are covered and directly correlated to material modeling techniques. Prerequisite(s): admission to Department of Technology graduate program and consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6242 (330:242). Complex Digital System Design — 3 hrs.

Complex digital systems design at the logic gate level. Basic structure, sub programs, packages and libraries of VHDL; combinational/sequential logic design with VHDL; VHDL simulation and synthesis, FPGA implementation. Projects and labs using Xilinx Spartan-3 FPGA development kit. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3156 (330:156) or admission to Department of Technology graduate program or consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6244 (330:244). Applied Embedded Systems — 3 hrs.

Design and implementation of microcontroller-based embedded computing systems to solve real-world problems. Methodologies, hardware platforms, software design and analysis, embedded OS, real-time scheduling, mixed signal processing, hardware accelerators, low power optimization. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3157/5157 (330:157g) or admission to Department of Technology graduate program or consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6250 (330:250). Technology of Productivity Improvement — 3 hrs.

Exploration of productivity as an operational concept; analysis of productivity in industrial settings to seek improvement through technical and managerial expertise. Prerequisite(s): admission to Department of Technology graduate program or consent of instructor. (Even Falls)

TECH 6258 (330:258). Total Quality Management — 3 hrs.

Managerial, technological, behavioral, and statistical concepts applied to total quality management. Quality management philosophies, continuous improvement, productivity, and issues affecting quality that apply to manufacturing, service, and technological organizations. Prerequisite(s): program approval and advisor endorsement, or approval of instructor. (Even Springs)

TECH 6262 (330:262). Sustainable/Green Building Construction — 3 hrs.

Technologies and processes used in green building construction including low impact site development, material selection, energy efficiency in heating/air conditioning and lighting. Water conservation and reclamation. Prerequisite(s): TECH 4153/5153 (330:153g). (Variable)

TECH 6265 (330:265). Risk Analysis and Management in Construction — 3 hrs.

Cost concepts, comparison of alternative investments, economic analysis of projects in public sector, break-even and sensitivity analysis, risks and uncertainty in project investments, and decision models. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3125/5125 (330:125g); TECH 4185/5185 (330:185g). (Variable)

TECH 6273 (330:273). Machining Process Planning — 3 hrs.

Survey of various methods of metal removal, mechanics of orthogonal cutting, thermal aspects of metal cutting, cutting fluids, tool wear, tool life, machinability, machining economics, abrasive machining processes, high speed machining, ultra-precision machining and hard turning. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6275 (330:275). Advanced Lean Manufacturing — 3 hrs.

Development of skills and techniques in applying lean manufacturing to service and industrial settings. Topics include lean enterprise, product development, supplies network, JIT tools, Theory of Constraint, and value stream mapping. Prerequisite(s): TECH 3180 (330:180) or consent of instructor. (Odd Falls)

TECH 6282 (330:282). Technology Seminar — 1 hr.

Selected advanced topics in technology and engineering technology as needed. (Variable)

TECH 6283 (330:283). Research Prospectus Seminar — 1 hr.

Supervised writing and research leading to the development and presentation of a prospectus for graduate research. Prerequisite(s): TECH 6292 (330:292); advisor approval. (Variable)

TECH 6284 (330:284). Industrial Technology — 2 hrs.

Offered in separate areas as shown in Schedule of Classes. Credit may be earned in more than one area but not repeated in a single area. Requires written consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6288 (330:288). Master Internship/Project — 3 hrs.

Masters' students may choose to do an internship or a research project, but not both. An internship is a supervised practicum in an industrial organization, public service agency, or education setting. A research project is a major industrial assignment ending with a measured deliverable with a substantial written report required. Approval by department graduate advisor is required for registration. Students should not take this course during their first semester. Prerequisite(s): limited to master's degree candidates; program approval, advisor and department head endorsement. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

TECH 6289. Seminar in Engineering and Technology — 1 hr.

Seminar in Engineering and Technology

TECH 6290 (330:290). Training and Development in Industrial Technology — 3 hrs.

Systematic application of training to enhance industrial productivity and development of the various techniques and skills to assess training needs, develop and evaluate training programs, and manage the training process in an industrial environment. (Variable)

TECH 6291 (330:291). Technical Program Development — 3 hrs.

Development of skills and techniques in the method of identifying, analyzing, selecting, and organizing instructional content. Consideration for installation, operation and evaluation of a curriculum plan in industrial technology areas. Prerequisite(s): TECH 6290 (330:290) or consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6292 (330:292). Research Methods in Technology — 3 hrs.

Introduction to research and scholarly investigation. Critical Analysis of Research, Research Problem & Purpose, Characteristics of Good Research Questions, Hypothesis & Variables, The Value of a Literature Review, Purpose, Need, Validity, Reliability, Quantitative Research Methodologies, Experimental Research, Correlational Research, Causal - Comparative Research, Samples, Survey research, Qualitative Research methodologies, Historical, Ethnographic Research, Individual exploration of possible thesis topics, Research proposal, Presentation methods. (MS students should not take this during their first semester. DT students should take only after completing 30 hours of course work). (Spring)

TECH 6294 (330:294). Technological Evolution and Innovation — 3 hrs.

Overview of technology - its chronological development and evolution. Interrelationships among disciplines and influence of contemporary technology on industry, culture, education, and society. (Even Springs)

TECH 6295 (330:295). Advanced Management and Supervision Technology — 3 hrs.

Development of knowledge, skills, and advanced application experiences of management technologies utilized in industrial supervision and management. Prerequisite(s): admission to Graduate Program. (Even Springs)

TECH 6296. Research Design in Technology — 3 hrs.

Emphasis on the relationships between theory, planning, research design, instrumentation assessment and administration, data collection and analysis, and the interpretation of findings. Includes critical review of previous research and preparation of proposed manuscripts. Prerequisite(s): graduate status or consent of instructor. (Variable)

TECH 6299 (330:299). Research (Master's Thesis).

Prerequisite(s): consent of department. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 6300. Advanced Technical Project Management for Engineering and Technology — 3 hrs.

Technical project management and system management ensure technical progress toward objectives, proper deployment and conversation about human and financial resources, and achievement of cost and schedule targets. The course focuses on technical, industrial systems development, scheduling technical project planning and control; structuring performance measures and metrics; technical teams and technical project management. Prerequisite(s): graduate status or consent of instructor. (Summer)

TECH 7300 (330:300). DIT Post Comprehensive Registration.

(Fall and Spring)

TECH 7375 (330:375). Historical and Contemporary Issues in Technology — 3 hrs.

Historical, contemporary and future developments and Technological innovations of manufacturing, production, communication, and power systems and their impact on people, society and the environment. Prerequisite(s): admission to Doctor of Technology program or consent of instructor. (Fall)

TECH 7376 (330:376). Contemporary and Future Developments in Industrial Technology — 3 hrs.

A study with emphasis on production, communication, and power systems; and their interrelationship with people, society, and the environment. Prerequisite(s): TECH 7375 (330:375). (Variable)

TECH 7377 (330:377). Technology and Societal Trends: Case Studies — 3 hrs.

Case studies on the impact of technological and innovation evolution on societal trends and changes in its culture, with emphases on discussions of the influence of such contemporary changes in disciplines such as education, industry and research. Prerequisite(s): admission to Doctor of Technology program or consent of instructor. (Spring)

TECH 7378 (330:378). Technology, Ethics and Leadership — 3 hrs.

Survey of the issues, values, principles, and ethics of a technological society. Emphasis on the leadership principles, behaviors, and normative ethics of the technologist to practice the ethical decision-making process within a technological or institutional organization. Prerequisite(s): admission to graduate program or consent of instructor. (Fall)

TECH 7388 (330:388). Doctoral Internship — 3-6 hrs.

Offered in education and industry to provide practical experience in teaching, supervision, administration, or management. May be taken once in educational environment and once in industrial environment. Prerequisite(s): consent of advisor; advancement to candidacy; completion of at least 21 semester hours in required core. (Fall and Spring)

TECH 7399 (330:399). Research (Doctoral Dissertation).

Prerequisites: successful completion of 40 credit hours in approved program of study, internship, and approval of dissertation proposal. (Fall and Spring)