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Manufacturing Fundamentals

Upon completion of the Manufacturing Fundamentals emphasis area, students will have a basic understanding of the core skills and industry standards in order to enter the field of manufacturing. With classes focusing on these core fundamentals, students will learn about the environment, analysis, design, and implementation of these manufacturing standards. This curriculum is designed for students who want to prepare for entry-level employment in the manufacturing field, or students who are already in the field and are looking to add to their credentials.

These courses are listed for information purposes only.
Please do not take classes without speaking with your advisor.

INDT 3363 Motion and Time Study
(Prerequisite: Junior Standing) Two hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. A study of the techniques for analysis of production systems, the design of work stations, and the development of time standards.

INDT 3373 Forecasting and Cost Modeling
(Prerequisite: BQA/MA/ST 2113 & INDT 3363) Three hours lecture. Use of the higher functions of spreadsheet software to undertake costing of manufacturing process routes and to forecast changes in manufacturing scenarios.

INDT 3813 Tech Writing & Presentation for Industry
(Prerequisite: Junior Standing) Three hours lecture. The creation of work instructions, manuals, requests for proposals, presentations, justification for equipment, and professional and personal communications, using different communication media.

INDT 4224 Quality Assurance
(Prerequisites: INDT 3373 & Junior Standing) Four hours lecture. Concepts and procedures to design, plan, assure and audit quality and quality systems, with an introduction to Six Sigma and experimental design.

INDT 4263 Manufacturing Technology and Processing
(Prerequisite: Junior Standing) Three hours lecture. Discussion and appreciation of manufacturing processes with regard to material processing.

The semesters in which these courses are offered are subject to change.
The departments control when the courses will be available.