Department of Industrial Management and Technology

The department prepares students for a wide array of management-oriented positions within manufacturing, construction, fabrication and oil field service as well as educational and governmental organizations.

The Educational Objectives of the Industrial Management and Applied Engineering Technology Program are:

  1. To prepare students for technology-related careers within industry, education, business and government.
  2. To provide students with an academic base for advanced studies and life-long learning opportunities and expectations.
  3. To provide students with a sense of ethics and ethical responsibility to their profession and society.

Department Faculty

Heidari, Farzin Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Management and Technology; B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.S., St. Cloud State University; Ph.D., University of Idaho.

Islam, Md. Monirul Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Management and Technology; B.Sc., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh); Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Soydas, Velda Lecturer, Department of Industrial Management and Technology; B. Eng., Istanbul Commerce University (Turkey); M.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Industrial Management and Technology (ITEN)

ITEN 1311  Technical CAD  3 SCH  (3-1)  

An introduction to a variety of mechanical drafting applications and techniques, including orthographic projection, pictorials, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing in pencil and Computer Assisted Drafting and Design.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 1315  Intro to Manufacturing Process  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Manufacturing processes of products using metal, plastic and wood. Laboratory experiences include projects related to machine tool operations, injection molding, thermoforming, CNC lathe and milling machining.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 2301  Industrial Electronics  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Industrial applications of electricity and electronics, including passive components, power utilization, solid state devices and electronic production techniques. Prerequisites: MATH 1314.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 2322  Measurements and Materials  3 SCH  (3-1)  

An introduction into measurement terms, concepts, and instruments along with characteristics and properties of basic materials used within industry. Laboratory experiences include contact and noncontact gaging and material testing. Prerequisites: CHEM 1405 or equivalent and PHYS 1375 or equivalent.

ITEN 2330  OSHA for General Industry  3 SCH  (3-0)  

An introduction to OSHA?s general industry standards and an overview of the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards. Standards will be reinforced with laboratory exercises and related problems.

ITEN 3306  Manufacturing Processes  3 SCH  (3-1)  

A survey of traditional and nontraditional manufacturing processes used in product development and production. Prerequisite: ITEN 1315.

ITEN 3310  Fluid Power  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Systems, instruments, and concepts utilized in the area of fluid power with emphasis on fundamental theories of operation, system design, component selection, maintenance and safety considerations. Includes an overview of fluid logic and electrical control circuits. Prerequisite: 3 SCH of PHYS counting toward degree.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 3313  Energy Systems  3 SCH  (3-1)  

An introduction to the basic principles of energy and power transmission for industrial technologists and non-engineers. Prerequisite: 3 SCH of PHYS counting toward degree.

ITEN 3321  Architectural CAD  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Planning, design and drafting of residential and commercial buildings. Prerequisite: ITEN 1311 or consent of instructor.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 3323  Cost Estimating  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Practical methods used in development of cost estimates in industrial management and technology, with emphasis on software used in the construction industry. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ITEN 3331  Construction Technology  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Systems, materials and equipment utilized in residential and commercial construction. Includes regulatory and economic analysis of construction projects.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 3333  Industrial Scheduling  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Planning, scheduling and monitoring of construction projects including development of critical path networks (CPM & PERT), GANTT bar charts and construction cost control and reporting practices. Prerequisite: credit or registration in ITEN 3323.

ITEN 3336  Industrial Hygiene I  3 SCH  (3-0)  

An introduction to industrial hygiene and recognition of industrial hazards. Prerequisite: ITEN 2330.

ITEN 3338  Industrial Hygiene II  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Industrial hazard evaluation and control methods, duties of safety professionals and government regulations. Prerequisites: ITEN 2330, credit in ITEN 3336 recommended.

ITEN 3345  Advanced Graphics and Modeling  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Advanced graphics with an emphasis in 3D design and solid modeling. Prerequisite: credit or registration in ITEN 3300.

ITEN 3349  Lean Production (WI)  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Planning and developing benchmarks for manufacturing operations; measuring, assessing, and enhancing productivity within industrial settings, including an overview of Lean Production concepts. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ITEN 4330  Manufacturing Systems  3 SCH  (3-0)  

A holistic overview of manufacturing; design and solid modeling, robotics, CAD/CAM principles and tradition and nontraditional manufacturing concepts with an emphasis in design analysis and production enhancement. Prerequisites: ITEN 3306 and ITEN 3315 or ITEN 3345.

ITEN 4332  Hazardous Waste and Fire Safe  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Study of fire prevention and hazardous substances. Hazard mitigation and containment polities will be reviewed. Prerequisites: CHEM 1405 or CHEM 1311/CHEM 1111.

ITEN 4336  Industrial Employment Research  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Survey of career opportunities in construction, manufacturing, and oil field service through class discussion, field trips and independent research. Includes job hunting skills development, resume development, and mock interviews. Prerequisite: junior standing.

ITEN 4340  Leadership and Supervision  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Supervision in industrial settings; ways and means to assess, motivate and train technical employees to help meet production goals and safety guidelines. Emphasis on the supervisor's functional and essential areas of knowledge, relations with others and personal development. Prerequisites: ITEN 3300 and ITEN 3331.

ITEN 4352  Quality Assurance  3 SCH  (3-1)  

Methods used to ensure quality production through the measurement and maintenance of desired product characteristics in manufacturing processes. Prerequisite: MATH 1316 or equivalent.

Fee: $5.00

ITEN 4353  Construction Management  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Study of management techniques to solve the unique problems associated with a construction project. Emphasis on the management of manpower, materials, money and machinery. Prerequisite: ITEN 3331 or equivalent.