2021-2022 Academic Catalog

B.S. in Industrial Technology Management

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology Management degree focuses on operations management, industrial cost analysis, operations research, project management, computer-integrated manufacturing, and production and inventory control.

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online)

Associate Degree Requirement

Students in this program need to (1) have completed an associate degree in an industrial technology-related area or approved equivalent (60 credits minimum) or (2) complete such a degree at Cal U while earning this bachelor's degree.

Of the 60 associate degree credits, 30 will be applied to the Cal U requirements in General Education, and 30 credits will be applied to the major requirements. Associate of Applied Science degree programs qualify for admission to this program, provided students have completed algebra, trigonometry and physics. Students who have not taken Statistical Quality Control should do so as a technical elective.


Course Credits
General Education Courses 42
Building a Sense of Community
From Associate Degree
From Associate Degree
Public Speaking
From Associate Degree
Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
From Associate Degree
Health and Wellness
Any Health and Wellness Course
Technological Literacy
From Associate Degree
Any Humanities Course
Fine Arts
Any Fine Arts Course
Natural Sciences
From Associate Degree
Social Sciences
ECO 201  Principles of Microeconomics
General Education Options
  • Any Ethics and Multicultural Awareness Emphasis Course
  • 10 credits from Associate Degree
Required Major Courses 60
From Associate Degree 27
ITE 305  OSHA General Industrial Safety 3
ITE 342  Quality Planning and Analysis 3
ITE 375  Principles of Production 3
ITE 376  Technical Supervision 3
ITE 385  Industrial Cost Estimating 3
ITE 420  Production Analysis 3
ITE 461  Supply Chain Fundamentals 3
ITE 471  Project Management 3
ITE 481  Concepts and Issues in Technology Management 3
ITE 495  Internship  OR  ITE 499  Research Project 6
Free Electives 18
From Associate Degree 6
Student-Selected Courses 12
Total 120

Additional requirements, not counted toward the General Education requirements, include:

  • Special Experience Course (1 course required): ITE 471 Project Management
  • Writing-Intensive Component Courses (2 courses required): ITE 420 Production Analysis AND ITE 481 Concepts and Issues in Technology Management
  • Laboratory Course (1 course required): From Associate Degree

Program Notes:

  • At least 42 credits of advanced coursework (defined as any course numbered 200 or above with at least one pre-requisite course) are required.
  • Admission to the industrial technology management program requires an associate degree in a related area (60 credits maximum); 27 of those credits will be applied to "General Education," 27 credits will be applied to "Required Major Courses" and 6 credits will be applied to "Free Electives."
  • Graduates of other associate degree programs qualify for admission if they have completed six credits of math (algebra and statistics preferred), a quality control course and a lab-based physics. Any of these courses not completed at the prior level may be completed at the bachelor’s degree level as electives or extra courses.

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