"What Can I Do With a Major in... Innovative Technologies?"
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Innovative Technologies program will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Apply mathematical, statistical and scientific principles to technological situations to maintain and enhance the work within business or industry.
- Use the computer proficiently as an essential tool in planning, monitoring, and controlling of work within business or industry.
- Understand management concepts in the areas of Production Management, Product Research and Development, or Robotics and Automation.
- Understand and utilize core competencies in design and drafting,technical writing, quality systems, project management and safety leadership.
- Communicate effectively in both individual and team situations using both oral and written communications
- Utilize critical thinking skills to solve problems in both individual and team situations.
- Areas of specialization: Production Management, Product Research and Development, Robotics and Automation.
Demonstrate emphasis area competencies in:
- Production Management (hydraulics, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, machine tool technology, engineering economy, inspection, computer numerical control, robotics, automation, legal aspects of industry).
- Product Research and Development (production design drafting, engineering material science, simulation technology, entrepreneurship, quality control management, industrial statistics, research design and analysis).
- Robotics and Automation (computer numerical control, robotics,automation, applied electricity, digital principles, industrial electronics).
Individuals who work as industrial or manufacturing engineers for 5-10 years somtimes advance to higher levels of managment. Please refer to: US Dept. of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook: "Engineering and Natural Science Manangers"
Related Career Titles
Computer Aided Drafting Director
Related Job Listings/ Job Search Website
American Society for Quality
American Society for Quality (KC)
Employers of Architects & Engineers
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
National Association of Manufacturers
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
National Tooling & Machining Association
Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (UCM)
Four-Year Academic Plan
Innovative Technologies: B.S. Degree
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