Technical Studies: Curriculum
Courses from the technical studies program are taught in three buildings on campus.
- The Eberly Science and Technology Center houses the EET Analog Lab, the Digital/Embedded Systems Lab and the California Manufacturing Assistance Center, which includes labs for CADD, materials testing, metrology, computer numerical control and automation/robotics.
- Helsel Hall has labs for CADD/drafting, digital prepress, electronics, foundry, graphics/printing, machine tools, manufacturing technology, multimedia technology, photography darkroom and photography studio.
- Coover Hall has labs for bio-related technologies, elementary school technology, screen printing, flexography, engineering materials and physical technologies.
The recommended framework for completing this program is flexible and customized to meet specific workforce needs. The program will include 32 credits in a professional technical core, which can include regular college courses, certificate programs, apprenticeship equivalencies, workforce training equivalencies, minors, internships and on-the-job work experience.
The general education component includes 28 credits, including UNI 100, 15 credits of general education elective courses and three credits each of courses communication skills, mathematics, social sciences and technological literacy .