BACHELOR DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAM
The Technology Management Program typically includes 63 credit hours. The specific courses and credit required vary, depending on coursework transferred.
If the student transfers a technology-related associate of science (A.S.), the courses taken at ISU will be as listed below. If the student transfers a technology-related associate of applied science (A.A.S.), the student will complete the coursework listed below; deficiencies can be satisfied once admitted to the University.
To determine availability of a course for a particular semester, refer to the class schedule.
MET 405 Economic Analysis for Engineering and Technology—3 credits.
This course is designed to provide students with the principles of investment economic analysis, decision-making among alternatives, and replacement analysis. Inflation, depreciation, cost concepts, bond, and income tax considerations are included. Prerequisites: MATH 115
TMGT 351 Professional Internship—3 credits.
Coordinated work experience in industry, which will result in a comprehensive written report of the experience. Repeatable for three hours.
TMGT 361 Quality Systems and Tools—3 credits.
History, philosophy, tools, processes, and systems of quality are covered.
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 471 Production Planning and Control I—3 credits.
Principles of planning, scheduling, routing, and developing procedures of production control.
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 491 Creativity and Ideation Techniques and Practice—3 credits.
Conscious and deliberate experimentation toward more productive thinking and idea generation, culminating in applications of techniques learned.
TMGT 497 Problem Solving Techniques: A Team Approach—3 credits.
Investigation of and practice using several problem solving techniques as practiced in industrial organizations. Techniques include consensus, brainstorming, Synectics, Problem Solving conference, Force Field Analysis, and Kepner-Tregoe among others.
Delivery: On campus
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.
TMGT 478 Industrial Organization and Functions—3 credits.
The development and organization of industry and study of the major production related functions.
Delivery: On campus
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.
SFTY 318 Industrial Accident Prevention I—3 credits.
The study of accident prevention with regard to: machine guarding, the use of power tools, plant layout, appraising sources of hazards, and personal protective equipment. Prerequisites: HLTH 212, 314 or concurrent.
Delivery: On campus
DIRECTED ELECTIVES—21 CREDITS
Technical associate of science (A.S.) transfer students complete a minimum of 21 credits with the following priorities:
Technical associate of applied science (A.A.S.) transfer students complete a minimum of 21 credits with the following priorities:
Distance Education Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU distance education programs may not be available in all states. Currently, distance programs are not offered in the states of Arkansas and 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 31 May 2013