IT 1101 Freshman Seminar (1-0). Seminar course designed to introduce students to faculty, facilities, and programs in Industrial Technology and to introduce students to college skills and resource essential for a successful college career.
IT 1303 (ENGR 1304) Engineering Drawing I (2-4). Use of American National Standards Institute symbols and conventions; techniques of freehand sketching; accepted styles and practices of lettering; and the relationship between points, lines and planes through multi-view drawing principles. Shape description through pictorial methods. Course fee: $15
IT 1305 Beginning Woodwork Technology (3-0). Hand tools, hand tool processes, care and use of hand tools, basic machine operations and techniques, as related to the woodworking industry. Emphasis on the acquisition of basic skill and safety.
IT 1306 Beginning Metalwork Technology (2-4). A comprehensive course in industrial metals processes. Problems of pattern development, shearing, cutting, forming, bending, folding, and fabricating sheet steel as related to the sheet metal industry. Investigation of other industrial processes and techniques such as: industrial foundry processes; cold metal forming using bending, twisting, hammering, and combining techniques; forging and tempering techniques. Course fee: $15
IT 1308 Basic Electricity (2-4). Principles of direct current and alternating current electricity. Applications of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuitry including Ohm’s Law, Kerchhoff’s Laws, batteries, meters, resistance, capacitance, inductance, magnetism and electromagnetism, soldering and assembly. Course fee: $15
IT 1309 Power Technology (2-4). A foundation course, which looks into energy, power, and transportation technologies. Investigation into their evolution, development, production, relationships, and use. Course fee: $15
IT 2301 Special Topics (3-0). The Special Topics course is used in case of Independent Studies or new course introduction. Course fee: $15
IT 2303 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (2-4). Introduction to how commercial CAD systems operate. Computer graphics hardware and software. Applications of CAD graphics applications specifically in two dimensions. Course fee: $15
IT 2304 (ARTS 2356) Photography (2-4). A foundation course in understanding the camera and the principles of its operation, light and film, darkroom techniques and photographic processes as they may be applied in industry using black and white films. Course fee: $15
IT 2305 Machine Wood Technology (2-4). A comprehensive course in industrial woods processes. The course includes some hand processes but focuses on machine operations as required in mill work and the woodworking industry. Reading and analyzing drawings, selecting materials, completing a bill of materials, and project planning are integral components in the course. Course fee: $15
IT 2306 Machine Shop Technology (2-4). A foundation course in the use of precision measuring instruments and metal working machines. Intended as an introduction to the machine shop practices of industry. Course fee: $15
IT 2307 Welding Technology (2-4). A study of principles and correct use of the equipment, materials, and processes required for oxy-acetylene welding, cutting and brazing, and electric arc welding. Course fee: $15
IT 2309 Technology of Small Engine Maintenance and Repair (2-4). The scientific, mechanical, and service concepts of two- cycle and four-cycle engines. Provides the student with the basic knowledge of these concepts and their application. Course fee: $15
IT 2313 Construction Graphics (2-4). This course provides visualization, interpretation, and communication of graphical geometry in construction design and engineering; graphical analysis of problems; plan reading; computer aided design, and fundamentals of information modeling software; introduction to common quantitative tools in construction. Primarily focuses on residential and light commercial construction.
IT 2314 Welding Technology II (2-4). Advanced topics based on accepted welding codes. Training provided with various electrodes in shielded metal arc welding processes with open V-groove joints in all positions. Prerequisite: IT 2307. Course fee: $15
IT 2315 Solar Photovoltaics Systems (2-4). Study of the history, technology, design and installation of solar photovoltaic systems, both on and off-grid. Course fee: $15
IT 2316 Ironworking I (2-4). Forge operation and basic blacksmithing techniques including metal forming, forge welding, and steel tempering techniques used in industry. Course fee: $15
IT 2317 Ironworking II (2-4). A continuation of the ironworking skills studied in IT 2316 including ornamental and tool making. Prerequisite: IT 2316 or permission of the instructor. Course fee: $15
IT 2355 Construction Estimating I (3-0). A practical study course designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skill necessary for accurately estimating required building material cost for construction projects. Included will be the study of cost analysis and cost control, overhead costa and control, cost comparison and adjusted standard cost.
IT 2365 Safety Management I (3-0). The course introduces the student to the OSHA Act and industry standards for achieving a zero injury daily outcome on industrial and construction projects. The course will include Construction Industry Institute research safety best practices, interactive activities involving safety culture, leadership techniques; behavior based safety, industrial hygiene, environmental concerns as well as industrial safety analysis techniques. Students will be introduced to OSHA regulations and industry practices related to creating and maintaining safe working environments. Students will be eligible to earn OSHA 10 -hour safety certification.
IT 3301 Special Topics (3-0). A course covering various topics in the field of Industrial Technology. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies. Course fee: $15
IT 3303 Architectural Drafting and Home Planning (2-4). Architectural drafting with emphasis on the principles of good design and planning the small home. Time is spent on architectural details, materials and methods of construction, energy conservation practices, the use of symbols, lettering, and building standards of the American Institute of Architects. Course fee: $15
IT 3309 Construction Project Management I (3-0). This course will provide an introduction to construction project management covering concepts of project selection, estimating, bidding, scheduling, subcontracting practices, cost controls, project documentation, construction bonds, insurance, payments and the elements of project close out. it will also provide for the development of professional communication skills through prepared multi-media presentations.
IT 3312 Building Systems (3-0). This course introduces students to the design, operation, materials and installation methods of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in construction. Students will be introduced to the basic design principles and components of mechanical and electrical systems. Students will perform simple calculations of cooling/heating loads/power demands, examine related building codes and standards, and understand selected installation methods for basic mechanical and electrical systems.
IT 3316 Advanced Machine Metalwork Technology (2-4). Modern methods, techniques, and materials of the metal working industry. Special emphasis is placed upon advanced lathe and milling operations. Prerequisite: IT 2306 or equivalent or special permission. Course fee: $15
IT 3319 General Automotive Maintenance and Repair (2-4). General automotive maintenance and repair is designed to enable students to understand and maintain automobiles.
IT 3322 Plastics Technology
IT 3323 Three Dimensional Computer Graphics (2-4). An advanced course in computer aided drafting and design. Focus is on 3D design including work with solids and materials rendering. Prerequisite: IT 2303 or special permission. Course fee: $15
IT 3324 Construction Materials (3-0). This course introduces students to the basic building materials and systems use din construction buildings, bridges, and infrastructure projects. Students will develop a basic understanding of building materials, their uses and application. It offers a basic understanding of the use of common materials used in systems such as foundations, structural framing/skeleton, building envelops, and finishes. Namely, it introduces students to proper terminology and usage of wood, steel, and concrete materials and selected manufactured components.
IT 3325 Methods and Techniques of Construction (2-4). Methods, techniques and processes in the construction industry. Emphasis on practical application and the acquisition of skills in standard residential construction practices. Course fee: $15
IT 3326 Pattern Making and Foundry (2-4). Advanced foundry and pattern making techniques with emphasis on molding, materials and equipment, core making, construction of various types of patterns, casting non-ferrous metals, production methods, and quality control. Prerequisite: IT 2305 or equivalent. Course fee: $15
IT 3354 Studio Photography (2-4). Advanced study in photography. Emphasis is on studio lighting techniques, studio equipment, posing, and composing. Time is spent on corrective techniques and advanced processing and finishing techniques. Prerequisite: IT 2304 or equivalent. Course fee: $15
IT 3355 Construction Estimating II (3-0). This course introduces students to the skills and tools necessary to prepare formal bids for construction projects. It focuses on pricing, indirect costs, bid analysis and use of computer aided software. The course addresses the bidding procedure from receipt of bid documents through work breakdown, work quantification, pricing and bid submittal for lump sum and unit price bids, and preparation of project proposals. Prerequisites: IT 2355
IT 4301 Organization of Industrial Processing (3-0). A course designed to acquaint students with production planning and research from design through marketing for industrial products. Course fee: $15
IT 4303 Architectural Working Drawings and Specifications (2-4). Emphasis is on developing complete plans, schedules, and specifications for common construction. Attention will be given to residential, light commercial, structural specifications, and an introduction to computer applications in architecture. Course fee: $15
IT 4305 Special Processes in Wood Technology (2-4). Modern wood technology, wood lamination, the application of plastic laminates, advanced lathe operations, advanced gluing and decorating techniques, advanced finishing processes, techniques of bending and special designs. Course fee: $15
IT 4306 Machine Design and Fabrication (2-4). A look at how industrial machines are designed. Time is spent designing and building an industrial or production machine. Prerequisite: IT 2306 and/or 3316 or special permission. Course fee: $15
IT 4307 Advanced Welding Technology (2-4). Advanced theory and practical application of knowledge in the area of welding. Prerequisite: IT 2307 or special permission. Course fee: $15
IT 4309 Construction Project Management II (3-0). This course will serve as capstone course focusing on construction project management covering concepts of project selection, estimating, bidding, scheduling, subcontracting practices, cost controls, project documentation, construction bonds, insurance, payments and the elements of project close out. Students will also be introduced to the field of program management. This course provides the opportunity to review and integrate skills and knowledge taught in the entire program. It provides an exercise in which the students develop a formal written proposal and present heir proposal to a panel of industry professionals. It will also provide for the development of professional communication skills through prepared multi-media presentations. Prerequisites: IT 3309
IT 4310 Building Information Modeling for Construction (3-0). This course will provide an introduction to building information modeling and the integrated project delivery method, productivity measurement, digital modeling, and construction process modeling for construction scheduling.
IT 4311 Special Problems in Industrial Technology (3-0). Individual study in a selected area of industrial technology. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies based on and individual program requirements. Course fee: $15
IT 4313 Construction Project Controls (3-0). This course is designed to provide the student an introduction to construction related financial documents. Emphasis is placed on creating schedule of values, labor and operations cost reports, income statements, balance sheets and construction budgets; Students are also introduced to the techniques required to effectively monitor the financial aspects of a construction project. The students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities and knowledge while learning many of the vital elements and challenges that projects teams face in the development and execution of a construction project, while also learning of the processes and systems available to them from pre-construction to closeout.
IT 4319 Construction Planning and Scheduling (3-0). This is a study course in construction planning and scheduling using the critical path method of scheduling. The course addresses the development and use of bar charts, CPM network diagrams, CPM calculations, and other selected topics such as resource leveling, network crashing, and earned value management. Specifically the course address the development of parameter cost estimates for activities that relate to the construction of a building project; work packages sequenced, planned and leveled to develop a working project execution document; development of procedures to monitor actual field progress. Also studied are methods of efficient job control and sensible scheduling of employees, machines, materials, and money on a construction job.
IT 4329 Facility Design and Management (3-0). This course provides a basic understanding the concepts, science, and strategic decision processes associated with locating and designing facilities. Students will learn how facility design can enhance customer satisfaction, and the methods to effectively utilize people, equipment, space and energy in facilities. Additionally, students will learn how facility design can reduce costs and grow supply chain profitability, and to identify safety hazards in facilities.