2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

INT 20030 - Standards: Legal Issues

0.13 CR
Throughout history, standardization in manufacturing has been necessary for several reasons. The chief motivations to standardization and creating standards include:  cultural, political, legal, or financial. In this module the student will learn about the history of standardization; how, where, and why standards in the United States are developed; and some legal issues involved with the setting of manufacturing standards.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the four groups of standards: voluntary, de facto, consortia, and regulatory.
  2. Explain the importance of standards in manufacturing.
  3. Apply standards to different processes.
  4. Distinguish between different standard organizations.