An orientation course designed to provide an industry overview as well as generalized skills. This course may be taken in any industrial specialty in which the student wishes to get basic skills in a wide range of areas. This course relates to any technical/industrial program.
An orientation to the safety associated with the industry. Focuses on business/industry safety in the work place.
An orientation to the specialized equipment/tools within the class and industry. Focuses on the proper use of equipment/tools.
Skills development in an applied setting. Beginning-level techniques are developed through design and completion of projects. (3-5 credit hours.)
Skills development in an applied setting. Intermediate-level techniques are developed through design and completion of projects. (3-5 credit hours.)
Skills development in an applied setting. Advanced-level techniques are developed through design and completion of projects. (3-5 credit hours.)
Topics that deal with important issues within the Industry. Includes problem-solving techniques, troubleshooting, etc. (3-5 credit hours.)
Advanced skills used in the work place on special projects related to a student’s career goals. (3-5 credit hours.)
Development of skills in job seeking and keeping. The course prepares the student with successful techniques for finding gainful employment and in progressing once on the job.
A capstone course designed to integrate academic and technical lectures and labs with business and industry work experience. (3- 6 credit hours.)
A study of specific leadership and decision-making skills and their application to a business organization. Among the topics to be covered are characteristics of leaders, techniques of decision making, interpersonal skills, and other related topics.
A study of technology as it affects the lives of people in an industrial society. The course will also study the impact of technology on the work place.
Risk and safety hazards and techniques for identifying, analyzing, eliminating, or transferring the perils of risk. Includes current laws regarding risk and safety, workers’ compensation insurance, employer-employee relations, and employee mistreatment in the workplace.
Broad coverage of telecommunication and computer network types and protocols used to drive the diverse voice, video, and data needs of today’s business. Includes network vocabulary and the understanding of how telecommunication and network functions are used in today’s business environments. Prerequisite: MGMT 3423.
A course designed to introduce managers and professionals to specific applications of computer and telecommunications tools in business. Various hardware and software perspectives will be introduced to acquaint students with “real world” application of the concepts in business and industrial settings. Prerequisite: TECH 4003.
An overview of the impact of governmental regulation on business and industry. Among the topics to be studied will be environmental, health, occupational, and safety regulations at both the state and federal levels.
Small group project that integrates the materials in required courses. Includes discussions about professional and ethical issues. Prerequisite: Completion of 90 percent of Tech program. (Formerly TECH 4500 and TECH 4503)