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    May 29, 2023  
2021-2022 | Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Operations | A.A.S. | Part-Time

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Career Outlook  

Transfer Agreements 

The Industrial Operations program provides students with a broad background in operations management, industrial health and safety, quality systems, statistics, management techniques and human relations. The program culminates in a project in which students demonstrate the totality of their industrial operations knowledge. Students may seek lean manufacturing certification or a Six Sigma green belt with projects conducted at local manufacturing facilities.

Some possible careers include ►
managers, supervisors or team leaders in inventory control, manufacturing, material handling, materials resource planning, operations, quality, purchasing, transportation and warehousing

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate a basic knowledge of industrial operations;
demonstrate a basic understanding of industrial operations management;
explain the uses and effectiveness of the various quality systems;
apply problem solving tools to industrial operations 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 industrial operations;
explain the cost savings potential of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma programs;
demonstrate effective written and oral communications skills; and
apply effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Semester 1

  MGT 110S Effective Management     3 C    
  MGT 126S Human Relations in the Workplace   3 C  
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 2

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications     3      
  IMT 242S Manufacturing Costs & Controls   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 3 [Summer]

  ENG 121S Composition I     3      
  MGT 223S Project Management   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 4

  IMT 112S Environmental Health & Safety     3 C    
  IMT 120S Operations Management I   3 C  
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 5

  IMT 130S Quality Management Systems     4 C    
  IMT 220S Operations Management II   3 C  
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 6 [Summer]

  COM 121S Introduction to Communication     3      
  MGT 230S Problem Solving and Decision Making   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 7

  IMT 244S Lean Systems  OR    4 C    
  IMT 246S Six Sigma       C  
  MGT 219S Negotiated Decision Making   3 C  
  Credit Hours 7  

Semester 8

  MTH 125S General Statistics     3      
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 6    
  1To be chosen from a BUS, CIS, EGR, HRM, IMT, MFG or SCM course.

Semester 9 [Summer]

  IMT 250S Industrial Operations Project     3      
  PHI 123S Introduction to Ethics   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 10

  PSY 121S Introduction to Psychology     3     ►Meet with transfer institution advisor, if applicable.
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 6    
  1To be chosen from a BUS, CIS, EGR, HRM, IMT, MFG or SCM course.

Semester 11

  ENG 125S Technical Writing   3     ►Submit graduation application.
  Credit Hours 3  

Total Credit Hours | 65