2016-17 Catalogs

Minor in Industrial Management

This minor is designed to provide students with a variety of management courses valuable in technical environments. Students take courses to understand the many organizational elements and functions composing industrial operations. Students completing this minor will develop a broad-based, cross-sectional/functional understanding as a "generalist" management professional.

To obtain a minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology, students must take at least nine credits in the minor beyond those used in their major, technical or professional courses in another degree in the Department of Technology, or another minor.

Students can obtain only one minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology, and that minor cannot be in another concentration in their degree.

Only six transfer credits can be used toward a minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology and they must be equivalent to courses in the minor. Transfer courses are subject to review by the minor advisor and subject matter expert.

Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by a vote of the Department faculty.

A minimum of 18 credit hours taken from the following list of courses monitored by a faculty advisor in the Department. Students must declare the minor. Admission to the minor will require the completion of at least 24 credits in the student's major with a grade point average of 2.0. Successful completion of the minor will require a grade point average of 2.0 in the courses making up the minor.

Courses Credits
ITP 210 Technical Writing 3
ITP 280 Managing Organizations in a Technological Environment 3
ITP 310 Facility Planning 3
ITP 330 Production Control 3
ITP 340 Fundamentals of Quality 3
ITP 350 Leadership, Teambuilding and Facilitation 3
ITP 381 Human Resource Development 3
ITP 410 Technical Operations and Strategies 3
ITP 490 Cost Analysis and Control 3
ITS 300 Ergonomics/Time Study 3
ITS 320 Occupational Safety and Health 3