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Industrial Technology Courses

IT 111 - Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Hours: 3
(ENGR 1304) Computer Aided Design (CAD). Three semester hours (2 lecture, 2 lab) This is an introductory course in computer-aided drafting/design. Students will be taught basic CAD commands, tools, multi-view drawing and dimensioning techniques.

IT 112 - Product Design and Development
Hours: 3
(ENGR 1305) Product Design and Development. Three semester hours. (2 lecture, 2 lab). Product development and design processes and methods, including product specifications, concept development, engineering drawings, design for prototyping, and manufacturing. Prerequisites: IT 111 or the equivalent.

IT 303 - Industrial Communications
Hours: 3
Study and application of technical writing documents, letters, manuals and reports. Emphasis also on presentations, team building, employee training, interviewing, business etiquette and professionalism. Prerequisites: Junior standing.

IT 340 - Quality Management & Improvement
Hours: 3
This course examines (1) the primary tools and methods used to monitor and control quality in organizations and (2) the ways in which quality can be improved. Included in the course are such topics as the historical development of quality management, the seven basic tools for quality improvement, and management strategies for implementing world class quality improvement strategies. Emphasis is also given to control chart analysis and process capability study. Prerequisites: IE 201 or MIS 128 or CSCI 126.