The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology is 180 units, of which 104 units are in the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.
The Industrial Technology program prepares graduates for careers in industry and education. The Industrial Career Track emphasizes preparation for technical leadership responsibilities within a broad variety of industries including aerospace, communication, manufacturing, transportation and utility services. The areas of course concentration are computer integrated design, internetworking, graphic communications, manufacturing processes and automation and power/energy/transportation. Instruction includes laboratory experiences with a project design centered approach. Graduates of programs in industrial technology are
called “technologists” to distinguish them from graduates of programs in engineering. Technologists apply management theory and practice with technical skills to solve problems.
The Technology Education Career Track offers preparation for the Single Subject Teaching credential (Offered through the Charter College of Education) in Industrial Technology Education.