Engineering Technology Management, Bachelor of Science (5007)
Gregory K. Arbuckle, firstname.lastname@example.org, (270) 745-2403
Stacy Wilson, email@example.com, (270) 745-3251
Technology is defined as any tool or operating system designed to improve the efficiency, quality, and competitiveness of an organization. Engineering Technology Management at Western Kentucky University is a 2+2 program designed specifically for students who currently hold a certificate (with at least 24 hours of technical credit) or an associate of applied science degree from a technical school, two-year college, or four-year institution. The Engineering Technology Management program is a capstone program that provides a two-year management emphasis for those working toward a supervisory position in industry. Graduates are empowered to obtain a position of leadership in business, industry, or workforce development in support of innovation and global competitiveness. Students who transfer to WKU with an applied associate degree (e.g., Associate of Applied Science) receive a 12-hour waiver from the overall 42 hour upper-level course requirement.
Graduates obtain employment in a wide variety of positions, some job titles of graduates include: systems integrator, industrial engineer, production manager/specialist, manufacturing engineer, maintenance specialist, quality manager, quality engineer, production engineer, general manager, plant manager, industrial trainer, project manager, systems analyst, shift supervisor, and technology educator.
Western Kentucky University provides upper-division hours both in the major and in general education toward the completion of the degree. Students take 39 hours of major that includes 12 hours of upper-division electives approved by the advisor. Majors then take general education or elective courses to fulfill university requirements regarding the following:
- 30 hours minimum in WKU courses
- 42 hours minimum upper-division courses (unless receiving a waiver)
- 120 hours minimum for graduation
- Colonnade Program Requirements
- MATH 116 or equivalent
Program Requirements (57 hours)
A baccalaureate degree requires a minimum of 120 unduplicated semester hours. More information can be found at www.wku.edu/registrar/degree_certification.php.
Students who began WKU in the Fall 2014 and thereafter should review the Colonnade requirements located at: https://www.wku.edu/colonnade/colonnaderequirements.php.
|Select 24 semester hours of advisor approved courses transferred from a technical school, college or university 100/200 level||24|
|SEAS 271||Industrial Statistics||3|
|MFGE 490B||Senior Research for Engineering Technology Management||3|
|MFGE 342||Manufacturing Operations||3|
|SEAS 310||Safety in Industry||3|
|MFGE 356||Systems Design and Operation||3|
|SEAS 390||Project Management||3|
|SEAS 430||Technology Management / Supervision / Team Building||3|
|SEAS 371||Quality Assurance||3|
|SEAS 394||Lean Systems||3|
|Select 6 hours of advisor-approved technical upper-division electives||6|
Students should consult with an advisor in planning their four-year degree program in Engineering Technology Management.
Finish in Four Plan
Engineering Technology Management at Western Kentucky University is a 2+2 program designed specifically for students who currently hold a certificate (with at least 24 hours of technical credit) or an associate of applied science degree from a technical school, two-year college or four-year institution. Students should consult with an advisor in planning their four-year degree program in Engineering Technology Management.
|SEAS 271||3||SEAS 371||3|
|MFGE 342||3||MFGE 356||3|
|SEAS 390||3||MFGE 490B||3|
|SEAS 394||3||Technical upper-division Elective||3|
|Technical upper-division Elective||3|
|Total Hours 33|