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Industrial Technology (IT)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in
Industrial Technology (IT)
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Industrial Technology, General Option, is available through Purdue University's College of Technology at Richmond. Please refer to the Overview of the IT program for a more in-depth description of the curriculum.
The General Option of the B.S. in Industrial Technology is designed to enable a student with a technical Purdue A.S. degree to continue without loss of university credit. Consult the Purdue University academic counselor for how previous coursework may apply toward this B.S. degree. Students with credit from other institutions should ask about the latest course transfer and articulation agreements.
Descriptions of the courses taught by Purdue faculty can be found in Purdue's Courses & Schedules page.
Note: A concentrated-study technical certificate is also available related to IT.
See "Industrial Technology" under IT-Related Certificate .
IT Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirements
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (18 cr.)
ENG W131 Elementary Composition I (3)
ENG W132 Elementary Composition II (3)
ENG W234 Technical Writing (3)
ENG W231 Professional Writing Skills (3)
SPCH S121 Public Speaking (3)
ECON E103 Intro. to Microeconomics (3)
ECON E104 Intro. to Macroeconomics (3)
Humanities/Social Science Elective* (3)
Communication Elective (upper level)* (3)
MATHEMATICS (11 cr.)
MATH M125 Pre-Calculus Mathematics (3)
MATH M126 Trigonometric Functions (2)
Math or Computing Selective (6)
PHYSICAL SCIENCE (11 cr.)
PHYS P201 General Physics I (5)
Science Selective* (6)
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLGY CORE (24 cr.)
IET 104 Industrial Organization (3)
IT 114 Problem-Solving in Manufacturing (3)
IT 230 Elements of Distribution (3)
OLS 331 Occupational Safety and Health (3)
IT 342 Introduction to Statistical Quality (3)
IT 385 Industrial Ergonomics (3)
IT 442 Production Planning (3)
IET 451 Monetary Analysis for Industrial Decisions (3)
TECHNICAL CORE (18 cr.)
CSCI A110 Introduction to Computers and Computing (3)
MET 141 Materials I (3)
ECET 214 Electricity Fundamentals (3)
MET 242 Manufacturing Processes II (3)
CGT 110 Computer Graphics Communications (3)
MFET 243 Automated Manufacturing I (3)
TECHNICAL ELECTIVES ** (24)
IT, IET, MFET, CGT, CPT, ECET, MET Electives
GENERAL ELECTIVES ** (15)
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 121
* Consult the Purdue University Programs academic counselor for specific course options to meet this requirement.
** A minimum of 15 credit hours total are required at the 300 level or above, in the technical and general elective categories.
Purdue University College of Technology at Richmond
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Richmond, IN 47374
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