BACHELOR DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAM
The technology bachelor degree-completion program typically includes 60 credit hours. The specific courses and credit required vary, depending on coursework transferred. To determine availability of a course for a particular semester, refer to the class schedule.
Note: If the student transfers a technology-related associate of applied science (A.A.S.), the courses taken at ISU will be as listed below. If the student transfers a nontechnology-related A.A.S., the student will complete the coursework listed below; deficiencies can be satisfied once admitted to the University.
ECT 437 Industrial Computer Systems Management—3 credits.
Evaluation of control computers in an industrial environment; the direct and indirect cost trade-off of implementing a hardwired vs. a programmed controller. The effect of management decisions on industrial computer applications. Economics of open and closed systems, software vs. hardware, in-house vs. contract maintenance, and multi-vendor vs. single vendor systems. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing or consent of instructor.
HRD 355 Work-Life Integration—3 credits.
An exploration of how work and family interconnect and influence each other. The course analyzes the implications of these linkages from the perspective of multiple stakeholders, including women, men, children, and employers. Students learn how gender, social class, family structure, and race affect individuals’ balancing acts. Such topics as historical overview of the relationship between work and family, work-family conflict, organizational work-life policies and programs, and legal and business issues concerning work-life are studied.
HRD 394 Occupational Liability and Safety—3 credits.
The investigation of the safety environment. Safety terminology, hazards, and the need for safety training programs are included.
HRD 468 Continuous Performance Improvement—3 credits.
An exploration of the leaders, principles, processes, tools, and resources of the movement to improve products, services, and relationships in industry and education.
PKG 381 Environmental Issues in Packaging—3 credits.
The course investigates the impact of political climates, cultural norms, and other situations on the way environmental issues are viewed around the world. Emphasis is placed on ethical decision-making, personal responsibility, and the sociological impacts of choices made. Prerequisites: Junior standing or consent of instructor.
SFTY 212 Introduction to Industrial Health and Safety—3 credits.
A study of the changing role of the industrial health and safety manager in the occupational environment.
TMGT 429 Workplace Law for the Technical Manager—3 credits.
Analysis of laws and regulations that have the greatest influence on management of front-line industrial employees. Research and synthesis of legislation, landmark and recent litigation, case studies, trends, and industrial projects are used to prepare technical managers to meet the letter and spirit of the law while meeting management goals.
TMGT 492 Industrial Supervision—3 credits.
The role of supervision functions in industry with emphasis upon principles and practices of human behavior and human relations within the industrial environment. Prerequisites: student must have a minimum junior standing or have prior approval of instructor.
TMGT 478 Industrial Organization and Functions—3 credits.
The development and organization of industry and study of the major production related functions.
Specialization Courses—24 credits
Working with an advisor, students use coursework in this area to customize a specialization to meet their career and personal goals.
Concentrations are offered in the following areas:
A minor is offered online in the following area:
Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering online degrees. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states. Currently, online programs are not offered in the state of Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.
The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.
Last updated 11 July 2014