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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 2.0.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0935)

Semester I Credits

ENGL 101 Composition and the Spoken Word (GER 10) 3
MATH Math Elective4 4
PHYS/CHEM Physics or Chemistry Elective5 4
  Program Elective1 2
  Program Elective1 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

Semester II Credits

ACCT 101
ACCT 104
Accounting I OR
Survey of Accounting
4
MATH Math Elective4 4
PHYS/CHEM Physics or Chemistry Elective5 4
  Program Elective1 3
  Program Elective1 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 Elective1 3
  Program Elective1 3
GER2 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester IV Credits

BSAD 201 Business Law I 3
  Program Elective1 3
  Program Elective1 3
GER2 3
GER2 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester V Credits

BSAD 340 Management Communications* 3
SOET 361 Project Management 3
  U/L Program Elective1 3
  Program Elective1 3
  Program Elective1 3
TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VI Credits

BSAD 301 Principles of Management 3
SOET 370 Engineering Economics 3
  Program Elective1 3
  Program Elective1 3
  U/L Liberal Arts/Science 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

Semester VII Credits

BSAD 449 Management Policies 3
SOET 377 Engineering Ethics 1
SOET 430 Systems Analysis 3
  U/L Program Elective1 3
  U/L Program Elective1 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
  U/L Program Elective1 3
  U/L Program Elective1 3
  U/L Business Elective3 3
  TOTAL CREDITS 13

* Fulfills writing intensive requirement.

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

All graduates must have a minimum of 45 U/L credits and 30 liberal arts credits.

1All Program Elective courses presented for graduation must have at least a grade of C (or transfer credit). Program Electives can be chosen from the Canino School of Engineering technology or the Business Department.

2 Seven of ten SUNY General Education Requirement subject areas (including mathematics and basic communication) and 30 credits of SUNY General Education courses must be completed within the first two years of full-time study of the program. The list of all subject areas is: 1.) Mathematics; 2.) Natural Science; 3.) Social Science; 4.) American History; 5.) Western Civilization; 6.) Other World Cultures; 7.) Humanities; 8.) The Arts; 9.) Foreign Language; 10.) Basic Communication.

3 A business elective (U/D) is an elective from business school upper division courses.

4 Minimum mathematics requirement is MATH 121 College Algebra or MATH 123 Pre-Calculus Algebra, or equivalent.

5 Physics or Chemistry Electives can be chosen from PHYS 121&125, PHYS 122&126, PHYS 131&135, PHYS 132&136, CHEM 150, CHEM155, or equivalent.

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