Mar 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Industrial Technology Certificate

Program Description

Code 181 - 30 Credits

The Industrial Technology core curriculum will prepare people to install, maintain and repair manufacturing equipment found in a variety of industries (including, but not limited to: metal, plastics, automotive, medical, pharmaceutical, and food processing). Graduates will have career pathways for continuing education in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering technology or business administration with a concentration in manufacturing. Students may pursue either a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Technology.

Modules within the curriculum cover:

  • Applied Science and Materials
  • Electro-Mechanical Devices, Equipment, and Safety
  • Mathematics
  • Process Applications and Operations
  • Product Design Elements
  • Programming and Controls
  • Quality and Lean Manufacturing
  • Standards and Regulations

Modular Format

Industrial Trades curricula are offered in a non-traditional, modular format. Module descriptions are not listed in the catalog. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at

Industrial Trades Orientation

All students interested in taking Industrial Trades modules must complete one or more core curriculum orientation. The orientation is a core curriculum prerequisite. Students will not be able to register for modules until the orientation is completed.


To earn the certificate, students must complete thirty (30) credits in the core Industrial Technology curriculum. For more information about Industrial Technology modules go to the Industrial Trades page at

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