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Department of Applied Technology
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Center For Applied Technology 121
Phone: 785-628-4211
dat@fhsu.edu
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The Bachelor of Science in Technology Studies has five concentration areas.

 

The program definitions for the concentration areas are listed below:

Engineering Design Technology

The Engineering Design Technology concentration prepares graduates for a variety of careers in the drafting and design industry. Throughout the program, students learn how to solve design problems using the engineering design process, engineering design principles, drafting and design standards, and a combination of 2D and 3D CAD applications. In addition to industrial technology, business, and liberal education courses, coursework in the concentration includes application based learning in the areas of computer-aided drafting and design, engineering graphics, construction graphics, civil graphics, and manufacturing graphics.

Manufacturing Technology

The Manufacturing Technology concentration prepares graduates for a variety of careers in the manufacturing industry including production designer, fabricator, supervisor, and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technician. Throughout the program, students learn the concepts and skills needed for success in manufacturing along with effective business and leadership principles. In addition to the industrial technology, business, and liberal education courses, coursework in the concentration includes hands-on learning in the areas of material processes, machine tool operations, robotics, fluid systems, computer-aided manufacturing, and maintenance and repair of equipment.

Construction Technology

The Construction Technology concentration prepares graduates for a variety of careers in the construction industry including residential and commercial construction, millwork, furniture and cabinet construction, and home and building inspections. Throughout the program, students learn the concepts and skills needed for success in construction as well as the business skills needed for effective leadership in the construction industry. In addition to the industrial technology, business, and liberal education courses, coursework in the concentration includes hands-on learning in the areas of material processes, furniture and cabinetmaking, construction graphics, fluid systems, building construction, and mechanical and electrical systems.

Construction Management

The Construction Management concentration prepares graduates for a career in the construction management industry. Throughout the program, students learn the concepts and skills needed for success in construction as well as the business and management skills for effective leadership in the construction industry. In addition to the industrial technology, business management, and liberal education courses; coursework in the concentration includes hands-on learning in the areas of planning and design, estimating and scheduling, construction graphics, building construction, and mechanical and electrical systems.

 

Technology Education

Teachers who specialize in this area are highly sought after.

We offer three specializations that lead to a Kansas Technology Education License:

You'll need to complete one semester of student teaching at the end of the program.

 

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Leadership (BSTL)
This degree is for students who have, or are working on, an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree from a community college or technical college. It allows you to combine your AAS coursework with advanced courses in technology, industrial management and leadership. We offer two options:

  • Option I for Business and Industry Concentration Along with General Education classes, the curriculum emphasizes management and leadership courses.
  • Option II for Career and Technical Education Concentration The curriculum includes business, management and leadership courses, as well as education courses.

Both are available on campus and online.

 

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Applied Technology
The Associate of Applied Science degree gives students a working knowledge in one of the three areas of applied business and industry technology:

 

Certificate in Applied Technology

Find out more about certificate programs

Download the Intent to Complete a Certificate

 

Scholarships

For more information on scholarships, go here.

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