2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Industrial Management Technology (AAS) A50260

The Industrial Management Technology curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function effectively with staff employees, front-line leadership, and mid-level management positions in organizations. The program emphasizes team building, TQM, SPC, motivation, continuous improvement, systems, and leadership.

Course work includes the integrated study of quality and productivity improvement, production operations, management, financial analysis, problem solving, and management of resources – human, physical, and informational. Course work incorporates a broad understanding of computer applications to analyze and solve problems.

Graduates should qualify for entry level positions such as front-line supervisors, engineering assistants, production planners, inventory supervisors, or quality control technicians. With additional training and experience, graduates could become plant managers or production managers.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

CTS 130Spreadsheet
2
2

3

DFT 119Basic CAD
1
2

2

ISC 132Mfg Quality Control
2
3

3

ISC 135Principles of Industrial Mgmt
4
0

4

ISC 136Productivity Analysis I
2
3

3

ISC 220Lean Manufacturing
2
2

3

ISC 233Industrial Org and Mgmt
3
0

3

MEC 111Machine Processes I
1
4

3

Safety Elective: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ISC 112Industrial Safety
2
0

2

or

ISC 121Envir Health & Safety
3
0

3

Manufacturing Electives: Select 9 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ISC 151Plant Layout
2
2

3

ISC 170Problem-Solving Skills
3
0

3

ISC 221Statistical Quality Control
3
0

3

ISC 235Management Problems
3
0

3

WLD 112Basic Welding Processes
1
3

2

ISC 170, ISC 221, ISC 235: Recommended for Gardner Webb University Degree Completion Program (Course & Hour Req)

Business Electives: Select 7 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

DBA 110Database Concepts
2
3

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

WBL 111Work-Based Learning I
0
10

1

DBA 110, ECO 251: Recommended for Gardner Webb University Degree Completion Program (Course & Hour Req)

Total Major Hours: 51-52

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 110Introduction to Communication
3
0

3

or

COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

 

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Select one of the following:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disciplines
3
0

3

ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ART 111Art Appreciation
3
0

3

ART 114Art History Survey I
3
0

3

ART 115Art History Survey II
3
0

3

DRA 111Theatre Appreciation
3
0

3

ENG 231American Literature I
3
0

3

ENG 232American Literature II
3
0

3

ENG 241British Literature I
3
0

3

ENG 242British Literature II
3
0

3

ENG 261World Literature I
3
0

3

ENG 262World Literature II
3
0

3

ENG 273African-American Literature
3
0

3

HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

HUM 170The Holocaust
3
0

3

MUS 110Music Appreciation
3
0

3

PHI 240Introduction to Ethics
3
0

3

REL 110World Religions
3
0

3

REL 211Intro to Old Testament
3
0

3

REL 212Intro to New Testament
3
0

3

REL 221Religion in America
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
PSY 150General Psychology
3
0

3

SOC 210Introduction to Sociology
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy
2
2

3

or

MAT 171Precalculus Algebra
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 19-20

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 70-72

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

ISC 135Principles of Industrial Mgmt
4
0

4

MEC 111Machine Processes I
1
4

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course*
2-3
2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
12-13
10
17-18

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

CTS 130Spreadsheet
2
2

3

 

ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disciplines
3
0

3

or

ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting
3
0

3

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Safety Elective*
2-3
0

2-3

Social/Behavioral Sciences Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
16-17
2
17-18

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

ISC 136Productivity Analysis I
2
3

3

ISC 220Lean Manufacturing
2
2

3

ISC 233Industrial Org and Mgmt
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Course*
3
0

3

Manufacturing Elective*
1-3
0-3

3

Total Credit Hours:
14-16
5-8
18

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
DFT 119Basic CAD
1
2

2

ISC 132Mfg Quality Control
2
3

3

Business Electives*
0-3
0-10

7

Manufacturing Electives*
1-3
0-3

6

Total Credit Hours:
4-9
5-18
18

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 70-72