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Industrial Technology Management - Program Description

The Industrial Technology Management (ITM) curriculum provides students with the opportunity to blend technical interests with management and leadership aspirations. This academic program is ideal for students seeking to build upon a background in engineering technology (e.g. electrical, mechanical, civil, or construction) with an emphasis on developing abilities for project management, systems thinking, managerial skills, entrepreneurship, and business development.

Students in this Major:

  • Have a specialization in an engineering discipline.
  • Are able to plan and manage technical projects.
  • Are prepared to contribute to business development activities such as field services, technical marketing, product development and operational support.
  • Are able to communicate in an organized manner through technical reports in written, oral, and other formats appropriate to their careers.
  • Develop skills to function in and lead a team based effort.

Career Opportunities:

Employment opportunities are broad and span the range of industry and commerce. Opportunities in this market include:

  • Manufacturing and quality control
  • Operations management
  • Logistics
  • Field managers
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Sales

Admission Requirements:

  • Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.
  • Incoming students will meet all general admission requirements as freshmen to SUNY Canton and be prepared to take College Algebra (MATH 121). Transfer students will be evaluated individually by the program academic advisor and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0935)

Semester I Credits

ENGL 101
ENGL 102
Expository Writing (GER 10) OR
Oral & Written Expression (GER 10)
3
MATH 123 Pre-Calculus (GER 1) 4
PHYS 121 College Physics I 3
PHYS 125 Physics Lab I 1
SOET 116 Introduction to CAD 2
  Program Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester II Credits

ACCT 101
ACCT 104
Foundations of Financial Accounting OR
Survey of Accounting
4
MATH 161 Calculus I (GER) 4
PHYS 122 College Physics II 3
PHYS 126 College Physics II Lab 1
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 18

Semester III Credits

ECON 101
ECON 103
Macroeconomics (GER 3) OR
Microeconomics (GER 3)
3
MATH 141
MECH 251
Statistics (GER) OR
Quality Control
3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
GER (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester IV Credits

BSAD 201 Business Law I 3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
GER (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
GER (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester V Credits

BSAD 340 Management Communications* 3
BSAD 355 Management of Technology 3
SOET 361 Project Management 3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VI Credits

BSAD 301 Principles of Management 3
SOET 370 Engineering Economics 3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
  U/L Liberal Arts/Science 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VII Credits

BSAD 449 Management Policies 3
SOET 377 Engineering Technology Issues 1
SOET 430 Systems Analysis 3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
  U/L Liberal Arts/Science 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester VIII Credits

SOET 348 Engineering Safety 1
SOET 477 Engineering Technology Capstone Project 3
  General Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
  Program Elective 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 13

* Fulfills writing intensive requirement.

U/L = Upper Level Courses (300/400).
GER = General Education Requirement.

Program Electives: Any course from the Canino School of Engineering Technology, or the Business Department. All Program Elective courses presented for graduation must have at least a grade of "C" (or transfer credit).

NOTE: Industrial Technology Management students must meet seven of the ten General Education Requirements and successfully complete the SUNY Canton Computer Competency requirement. Four of the GERs (GER 1, 2, 3, and 10) are met with existing curriculum course requirements. The remaining three GERs must be met by selecting one course each in three of the following six areas: American History (GER 4); Western Civilization (GER 5); Other World Cultures (GER 6); Humanities (GER 7); The Arts (GER 8); Foreign Language (GER 9).

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Industrial Technology Management
Eric Cheng
Curriculum Coordinator
315-379-3904
cheng@canton.edu