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The industrial technology major is designed to prepare technical and/or management-oriented professionals for employment in business, industry, education and government. It is primarily involved with management, operation and maintenance of complex technological systems while engineering and engineering technology are primarily involved with the design and installation of these systems. The Industrial Technology Program produces a technical generalist who is competent in assessing problems and proposing solutions to improve productivity related to product specifications, material, and processes, industrial control and information systems and manufacturing production.
A study of the production processes used with metallic and forest product materials. Industrial resources, their location, extraction, and processing into standard stocks are also covered. Students learn properties, uses and processing of metal and wood materials.
A study of the development and impact of communication technology. Emphasis is placed on the integration of technical skills to produce information-based products such as print and telecommunications media. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of the instructor.
An application of psychological principles and research to human behavior in work settings. Among the topics covered are personnel selection, training, and evaluation; employee motivation and job satisfaction; and organizational leadership and theory. Prerequisites: Completion of PSYC 201S with a grade of C (2.0) or higher.
Students entering the Bachelor of Science program in Industrial Technology should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Standard ODU admission criteria and procedures are required for admission to this program.
paper based: 550, internet based: 79
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