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Institute of Applied Technology
Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4211
iat@fhsu.edu
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Manufacturing Technology

Are you interested in the field of metals, woods and plastics?

Classes include Robotics, Fluid Systems, and CAD/CAM/CNC (Computer-Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing/Computer Numerical Control). We’ll teach you product design as well as the manufacturing processes necessary for production.

See our University Catalog for more information about these courses. Manufacturing Technology curriculum requirements (PDF). Learn about the benefits of a degree in Applied Technology.

Program Summary
University Degree Requirements: 55 Credit Hours
Departmental Core Requirements: 35 Credit Hours
Concentration in Manufacturing Technology: 30 Credit Hours
Business Courses: 9 Credit Hours
TOTAL: 129 Credit Hours

Departmental Core Curriculum

  • TECS 110 Communication Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 120 Power, Energy, and Transportation (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 130 Production System (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 200 Engineering Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 318 Introduction to CAD (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 480 Industrial Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, & Liability (2 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 495 Training & Instructional Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 499 Industrial Internship (12 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 35 Credit Hours

Manufacturing Technology

  • TECS 119 Introduction to Welding (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 180 Materials & Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 240 Plastic Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 260 Metal Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 280 Wood Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 375 Flexible Manufacturing - Robotics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 420 Fluid Systems: Hydraulics & Pneumatics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 430 Computer-Aided Manufacturing (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 440 Maintenance & Repair of Equipment (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 483 Manufacturing Design & Production
    OR
    TECS 331 Machine Tool Operations (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 30 Credit Hours

Business Courses

  • MGT 101 Introduction to Business (3 Credit Hours)
  • ECFI 201 Principles of Economics (3 Credit Hours)
  • ACCT 203 Financial Accounting
    OR
    ECFI 205 Theory & Practice of Personal Finance (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 9 Credit Hours

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