Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Courses in Industrial Management and Technology

ITEN 1311 Technical CAD
An introduction to a variety of mechanical drafting applications and techniques, including orthographic projection, pictorials, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing in pencil, and computer assisted drafting and design



ITEN 1315 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes

An introduction to manufacturing processes of products using metal, plastic, and wood. Laboratory experiences include projects related to machine tool operations, injection molding, thermoforming, CNC lathe, and milling machining.



ITEN 2301 Industrial Electronics

Industrial applications of electricity and electronics, including passive components, power utilization, solid state devices, and electronic production techniques.

 

ITEN 2320 Industrial Materials
An introduction to the sources, properties, and testing of a variety of industrial materials.



ITEN 2330 OSHA for General Industry
An introduction to OSHA's general industry standards and an overview of the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards.

 

ITEN 3306 Manufacturing Processes
A survey of traditional and nontraditional manufacturing processes used in product development and production. 




ITEN 3308 Industrial Plastics
A survey of the characteristics and the processes utilized in producing products from industrial plastics.



ITEN 3310 Fluid Power
Systems, instruments, and concepts utilized in the area of fluid power.  Course emphasizes fundamental theories of operation, system design, component selection, maintenance, and safety considerations.  Includes an overview of fluid logic and electrical controls.




ITEN 3311 Manufacturing Facilities
Study of principles, methods, and techniques utilized in planning, operating, and maintaining manufacturing and industrial facilities.



ITEN 3313 Energy Systems
An introduction to the basic principles of energy and power transmission for industrial technologists and non-engineers.

 

ITEN 3315 CAD/CAM
Application, economics, and programming of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools.

 

ITEN 3321 Architectural CAD
Planning, design and drafting of residential and commercial buildings.

 

ITEN 3323 Cost Estimating
A survey of practical methods used in the development of cost estimates in all areas of industrial management and technology with an emphasis on the software used within the construction industry.



ITEN 3324 Industrial Controls
Digital electronics and the application of microprocessors to industrial control. Laboratory experiences include problems in programming and control system interfacing.

 

ITEN 3331 Construction Technology
Systems, materials and equipment utilized in residential and commercial construction.  Includes regulatory and economic analysis of construction projects.

 

ITEN 3336 Industrial Hygiene I
An introduction to industrial hygiene and recognition of industrial hazards.

 

ITEN 3338 Industrial Hygiene II
Industrial hazard evaluation and control methods, the duties of safety professionals, and government regulations.  



ITEN 3349 Lean Production
Planning and developing benchmarks for manufacturing operations; measuring, assessing and enhancing productivity within industrial settings, including an overview of lean production concepts (departmental writing intensive course).

 

ITEN 3352 Inspection and Gaging
Systems, instruments, and concepts utilized in the area of inspection and gaging with emphasis on traditional instruments and overviews into in-process and post-process inspection, contact and non-contact gauging, digital gaging.



ITEN 3399/4399 Industrial Internship
Supervised on-the-job experience in an industrial/technical area.  This course can be repeated for up to 6 semester credit hours.



ITEN 4320 Safety Program Administration
An examination of safety administration issues that affect the workplace including safety awareness and loss control, regulation and compliance, and behavior assessment and modification.

 

ITEN 4330 Manufacturing Systems
A holistic overview of manufacturing; design and solid modeling, robotics, CAD/CAM principles, and tradition and nontraditional manufacturing concepts with an emphasis in design analysis and production enhancement.

 

ITEN 4333 Project Scheduling
Resource allocation and resource leveling, money and network schedules, project monitoring and control are covered with an emphasis on integrating costs and schedule, earned value, CPM in dispute resolution and litigation, schedule risk management.

 

ITEN 4336 Industrial Employment Seminar
In-depth survey of current topics in industrial production through class discussion, field trips, and research.  Includes job hunting skills, resume writing, and interviewing.

 


ITEN 4340 Leadership and Supervision
Supervision in industrial settings; ways and means to assess, motivate, and train technical employees to help meet production goals and safety guidelines.  Emphasis on the supervisor’s functional and essential areas of knowledge, relations with others, and personal development.

 

ITEN 4352 Quality Assurance
Methods used to ensure quality production through the measurement and maintenance of desired product characteristics in manufacturing processes.



ITEN 4353 Construction Management
Study of management techniques to solve the unique problems associated with a construction project.  Emphasis on the management of manpower, materials, money, and machinery.



ITEN 4362 Data Analysis and Decision Making
Concepts of data analysis, distributions, probability, regression analysis, and other statistical analysis techniques with technological and industry applications reinforced by laboratory exercises using a spreadsheet application program.

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