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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Operations Technology | A.A.S.

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Career Outlook  

Transfer Agreements 

The Operations Technology program provides students with knowledge of the fundamentals of operations management, industrial health and safety, quality management systems, supervision, human relations and problem solving. Advanced courses in management, manufacturing automation, manufacturing processes, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma prepare students for the latest in operations and quality programs. The program culminates in a project in which students demonstrate the totality of their knowledge of industrial technology operations.

Some possible careers include ►
manufacturing engineering technicians, quality technicians and industrial supervisors at local manufacturing facilities

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate a basic knowledge of industrial operations;
explain the fundamentals of logistics operations;
demonstrate basic knowledge of supply chain management;
explain the uses and effectiveness of the various quality systems;
apply problem solving tools to logistics problems;
explain how human relations in the workplace are essential for continuous improvement;
develop an ethical model of conduct for workplace relationships;
explain cost considerations inherent in logistics operations;
demonstrate effective written and oral communications skills; and
apply effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Semester 1

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications     3     ►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  EGR 110S Print Reading and Sketching   2    
  ENG 121S Composition I     3    
  IMT 112S Environmental Health & Safety   3    
  IMT 120S Operations Management I   3    
  MGT 126S Human Relations in the Workplace     3    
  Credit Hours 17    

Semester 2

  IMT 130S Quality Management Systems     4     ►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 3.
►Student should investigate possibility of a summer internship early in the second semester.
  IMT 220S Operations Management II     3    
  MFG 114S Survey of Manufacturing Processes     4    
  MTH 125S General Statistics   3    
  PHI 123S Introduction to Ethics   3    
  Credit Hours 17    

Semester 3

  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication     3     ►Advisor and student to agree on schedule for Semester 4.
  IMT 114S Labor Relations   3    
  IMT 244S Lean Systems  OR  4    
  IMT 246S Six Sigma          
  MFG 234S CNC Programming   3    
  MGT 110S Effective Management   3    
  Credit Hours 16    

Semester 4

  EGR 231S Machine Reliability     2     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school, if applicable.
►Capstone course offered spring semester only.
  EGR 250S Engineering Technology Capstone Project  OR 3    
  EGR 291L Internship Experience  AND      
  EGR 291R Internship Seminar        
  MGT 230S Problem Solving and Decision Making   3    
  PSY 121S Introduction to Psychology   3    
  Technical Elective♦ 3      
  Credit Hours 14      

Total Credit Hours | 64

♦ Student must work with advisor to determine appropriate course based upon requirements of transfer school.

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