Industrial Technology Course Descriptions
A total of 186 (noncoop option) or 202 (co-op option) quarter credit hours are required for the BS degree in industrial technology:
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (64-66 hours): see University General Education Requirements.
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Technical Core (63 Cr. Hrs.) BUS 100; MFE 111; IET 149, 154, 156, 222, 226, 249, 307, 308, 349; MTH 131, 132, 133, 200. A Technical Option (2324 Cr. Hrs.) is required as follows: CAD/CAM Option (23 Cr. Hrs.) IET 143, 203, 301, 310, 436, 450; Construction Technology Option (23 Cr. Hrs.) IET 203, 247, 227, 228, 295, 298, 450; Electronics Technology Option (23 Cr. Hrs.) IET 147, 231, 301, 310, 401, 450; Business Management Option (24 Cr. Hrs.) ACC 201, 202, 203; BUS 201, 331, 343, 353; ECO 210. Technical Electives (2122 Cr. Hrs. required for noncoop option; 78 Cr. Hrs. required for coop option) selected from accounting (ACC), business (BUS), chemistry (CHM), computer science (CPS), finance (FIN), management (MGT), management information systems (MIS), marketing (MKT), mathematics (MTH), physics (PHY), or water resources management (WRM). General Electives (14 Cr. Hrs.) electives which can be freely selected to match student interests or career goals. Agency/Practice/Coop (APC) (30 Cr. Hrs. optional at 15 Cr. Hrs. per quarter) APC 29901 (students with 4793 Cr. Hrs.), APC 39901 (students with 94140 Cr. Hrs.), APC 29901 (students with 141+ Cr. Hrs.).
IET 117. Introduction to Photography (II, III; 3) An introductory course designed to convey proper picture taking techniques through the study of photographic composition and darkroom practices in developing negatives and printing enlargements. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.
IET 119. Introduction to Technology (I, III; 4) A general orientation with emphasis upon the understanding of industry and technology and their impact on our culture, its history and understanding of the basic concepts and functions concerning orientation to industrial enterprise, product research and development, construction, manufacturing, industrial graphics, and personnel management. Research, individual and group problems, and activities. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.
IET 141. Engineering Drawing (I; 4) The basic engineering tools of drawing, introduction to the graphic language; technical sketching, lettering, graphic description of shape by orthographic projections; the geometry of graphical construction; and primary auxiliary projection. Two twohour laboratory periods and two hours of lecture per week.
IET 143. Blueprint Reading and Technical Drawing (III; 4) A study in blueprint reading for the common elements of drawing; dimensioning, sections, geometric tolerancing, working drawings and machine and tool drawings. Special attention is given to numerical control (NC), computer numerical control (CNC), and computeraided drafting (CAD) as it relates to computeraided manufacturing (CAM) systems. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: IET 149.
IET 147. Electronics Circuit Fundamentals (I; 4) This course will instruct the student about the broad field of linear electronics which encompasses those circuit functions which are designed to process analog quantities as opposed to digital quantities. Analog quantities are those that vary continuously over a specified range. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.
IET 148. Semiconductor Devices (III; 2) A course designed to establish a solid foundation of theoretical concepts which lead to a better understanding of semiconductors. Two twohour laboratory periods per week.
IET 149. Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (I, II, III; 4) An introduction to computer-aided training using AutoCAD. Study and use of fundamental graphical techniques as applied to engineering. Course will cover the use of basic AutoCAD commands, multiview and pictorial projections, auxiliary views, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) fundamentals. Two one-hour lectures and four one-hour laboratory periods per week.
IET 154. Electrical Circuits I (II; 4) Basic analysis and troubleshooting techniques for DC and AC electrical circuits are studied with emphasis on industrial applications. Topics include the concept of resistance, inductance, capacitance, nodal and loop analysis, network theorems, RL and RC transient analysis, and application of operational amplifiers. Conventional and computer analysis techniques utilized.
Three lecture and two laboratory periods per week. Prerequisites: MTH 13 l, 132, 133.
IET 156. Electrical Circuits II (11; 4) A continuation of Electrical Circuits 1. Topics include phasor and impedance concepts, power calculations, polyphase systems, complex frequency, resonance, mutually coupled circuits, linear transformers, and twoport networks. Analysis techniques include conventional and computerized modeling methodology. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: IET 154 and MTH 133.
IET 201. Seminar in Industrial Construction (I, III; 3) Seminars and reports of individual investigations concerning problems encountered in industrial construction. Topics cover current developments and trends.
Guest speakers used when appropriate. Two one and one half-hour lecture sessions per week.
IET 203. Descriptive Geometry (III; 4) Advanced orthographic projection; problems of point, line, plane and curve surfaces. Computerized approaches presented. Four hours of laboratory and two hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: IET 149.
IET 222. Digital Systems. (I; 4) An introductory course on the basic tools for the analysis and tronbleshooting of combinational and sequential logic as employed in digital computers and control systems. Topics include number systems, boolean algebra, logic gates, combinational logic elements and circuits, programmable logic devices and synchronous sequential circuits. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.
IET 226. Microprocessors (III; 4) Introduction to the application and development of software and hardware for interfacing to microprocessorbased systems. Software topics include software architecture, software development tools, and assembly language programming. Hardware topics include memory, input/output, interrupts, direct memory access and timing. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: IET 222.
IET 227. Construction Technology I (II; 3) Provides an opportunity to learn and apply basic knowledge and skills of the construction industry. Students to learn the theory and application of construction that will allow graduates to develop the abilities and skills needed to secure jobs in the construction industry. Two hours of laboratory and two hours of lecture per week.
IET 228. Construction Technology II (III; 3) A study of residential, commercial and public works construction. A laboratory course directed toward developing insight into advanced understanding of construction theory, such as commercial building, road construction, towers and tunnels. Prerequisite: IET 227. Two hours of laboratory and two hours of lecture per week.
IET 231. Microcomputer Systems (I; 3) Indepth study of the management of resources in single and multiuser computer systems. Emphasis is on the problems of file systems, process scheduling, memory allocation, protection, and tools needed for solution. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: IET 156, 226.
IET 247. Architectural Drawing (II; 4) Course coverage includes basic residential planning, light construction principles, working drawings of small homes, architectural details, residential, mechanical and electrical systems, and writing specifications. Two two-hour laboratory periods and two hours of lecture per week.
IET 249. Advanced Engineering Graphics (I, II, 111; 4) Detailed study of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T); form, location and runout, create blocks and assign attributes, create extruded and wireframe 3D shapes, create solid models, create solid model renderings, import and export DXF/DXB and IGES files, import and export raster files. AutoCAD and SilverScreen software will be used throughout the course. Two lectures and four laboratory periods per week. Prerequisite: IET 149.
IET 250. Advanced Photography (III; 3) Course emphasizes advanced photographic composition, advanced camera and darkroom techniques, and work with studio photography. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: IET 117 or permission of instructor.
IET 256. Fundamentals of Electrical Power Distribution and Wiring (III; 3) (On Demand) Residential wiring; industrial wiring system; National Electric Code; electric lighting; wiring tables; D.C. motors, generators and controls; A.C. motors, generators and controls; transformer design and construction; power systems; distribution systems; transformer connection voltage regulators industrial instrumentation; industrial safety; explosion proof wiring; conduit layout and installation. One hour of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week.
IET 277. Basic Concepts in Fluid Power (I, II; 3) (On Demand) The study of hydraulics and pneumatics, systems terminology, theory, principles, mechanics, circuits, applications, and selection factors. An introduction to PLC control and fluidics is included. Two hours of laboratory and two hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: MTH 133.
IET 295. Cost Estimating (I; 3) (On Demand) Building cost estimating methods, detailed materials and labor takeoff methods, contractor's overhead costs wages withholding, and payroll deductions, insurance, tax, bond, and economics of construction costs. Cost control in the designer's and contractor's office and on the job. Three lecture periods per week.
IET 298. Surveying (III; 3) The fundamental use of the transit and level. Exercises include linear measurement, angular measurements; extending straight lines, differential and profile leveling, a simple transverse survey, and the keeping of accurate surveyor's data and notes. Two hours of laboratory and two hours of lecture per week.
IET 301. Manufacturing Design (II; 4) The design process and principles of computer-aided drafting as applied to the manufacturing industry. Includes product and tool design created on (CAD) system. Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: IET 149, 307.
IET 307. Materials, Machining and Machine Shop Processes (I; 4) Theory and practice involved in laying out and machining metal. Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week.
IET 308. Computer Numerical Control (II; 4) This course will cover general topics in computer numerical control. Course content will also include specific information as it applies to the general field of CNC. A study of machines that are directed by codes, letters, and numbers. Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory work per week. Prerequisite: IET 307.
IET 310. Advanced Computer Numerical Control (I, III; 4) The study of advanced CNC concepts. Course content will include writing programs consisting of tool length offsets, cutters diameter compensation and canned cycles through the use of various G codes, the student will also be required to produce parts by using Computer Aided Manufacturing Processes: two hours of lecture and four hours laboratory experience. Prerequisite: IET 249, 308.
IET 349. Statistical Quality Control (III, 4) This course involves statistical quality control and design methods. Emphasis will be placed on how various types of control charts are being used in industry to control part quality and various manufacturing processes. Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: MTH 133.
IET 401. Electronics (III; 3) Overview of electronic systems and the design process as applied to diodes, bipolar junction and field effect transistor amplifer circuits, timers, and power supplies. Provides basic understanding of the most important concepts of these topics by using Computer-Aided Analysis as a tool for evaluating electronic circuit performance and troubleshooting. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: IET 156.
IET 450. Special Technical Problems (I, II, III, IV; 24)
IET 436. Welding (II; 3) A general course in welding which includes the theory and practices in oxyacetylene, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Weld-ing (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Basic operations and weld joints will be performed. Emphasis is placed on weld design and safety in the use of welding equipment, tools, and supplies. Robotic arc welding will be introduced. Lecture, demonstration and laboratory. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.
IET 450. Special Problems (I, II, III; 24) Problems involving the correct use of instruments and materials utilized in today's technical areas. Solutions to individual assignments will require knowledge and use of technical courses previously taken. Students will work individually, or in groups, on special problems in: (a) CAD/CAM, (b) Electricity and/or Electronics, (c) Manufacturing, (d) Technical Drawing, and (e) Con-struction Technology.
IET 451. Computer-Aided Manufacturing (III; 4) A study of computer numerical control (CNC), computer aided drafting (CAD), robotics and other computer based manufacturing applications. Students produce parts using the CNC turning center and the vertical machining center. Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: IET 249, 308, MTH 133.