Manufacturing Technology

This specialization offers students an opportunity to work in the field of metals, woods, and plastics.  Emphasis is placed on designing products along with the manufacturing processes necessary for production.  Students learn skills to be proficient as managers or supervisors.  Activities include: woods, metals, plastics processes, robotics, fluid systems, manufacturing design, and computer-aided manufacturing.

For more description of these courses, visit the FHSU University Catalog.

PDF Version of Manufacturing Technology curriculum requirements

General Education Program

Total Hours
55
Core Requirements
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
TECS 110 Communication Systems 3
TECS 120 Power, Energy, and Transportation 3
TECS 130 Production System 3
TECS 200 Engineering Graphics 3
TECS 318 Introduction to CAD 3
TECS 480 Industrial Management 3
TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, & Liability 2
TECS 495 Training & Instructional Systems 3
TECS 499 Industrial Internship 12
  Total Hours 35
Manufacturing Technology
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
TECS 119 Introduction to Welding 3
TECS 180 Materials & Processes 3
TECS 240 Plastic Processes 3
TECS 260 Metal Processes 3
TECS 280 Wood Processes 3
TECS 375 Flexible Manufacturing - Robotics 3
TECS 420 Fluid Systems: Hydraulics & Pneumatics 3
TECS 430 Computer-Aided Manufacturing 3
TECS 440 Maintenance & Repair of Equipment 3
TECS 483 TECS 331 Manufacturing Design & Production OR Machine Tool Operations 3
  Total Hours 30
Business Courses
Course # Course Title Credit Hours
MGT 101 Introduction to Business 3
ECFI 201 Principles of Economics 3
ACCT 203 ECFI 205 Financial Accounting OR Theory & Practice of Personal Finance 3
  Total Hours
9
Bachelor of Science in Technology Studies
  Total Hours 129

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