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Lake Superior State University

Industrial Technology: Bachelor of Science

Program Description

Your academic experience will include a foundation in the basic sciences, mathematical concepts through algebra and trigonometry, general education, software, technology and automation.

You will learn to apply your skills toward the solution of practical, industrial-type technical problems. During your senior year, you will participate in the construction-and-build semester of a real-world industrial project, working with engineers and company representatives. During your time at LSSU, you will also have developed communication skills that will enable you to grow and succeed in your professional career.

Not a first-time college student? There are multiple technical and free electives to allow transfer students to fit into the flow of the program.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

  • CHEM108 Applied Chemistry 3
  • CHEM109 Applied Chemistry Lab 1
  • COMM101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
  • CSCI101 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications 3
  • CSCI105 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
  • Social Science Elective 3
  • EGEE125 Digital Fundamentals 4
  • EGET110 Applied Electricity 4
  • EGET175 Applied Electronics 4
  • EGME110 Manufacturing Processes 3
  • EGME141 Solid Modeling 3
  • EGME240 Assembly Modeling and GD&T 3
  • EGMT225 Statics and Strength of Materials I 4
  • EGME312 CNC Manufacturing Processes 3
  • EGNR265 C Programming 3
  • CSCI121 Principles of Programming 3
  • EGNR310 Advanced Quality Engineering 3
  • EGRS215 Introduction to Robotics 2
  • EGRS365 Programmable Logic Controllers 3
  • EGRS380 Robotics Technology 2
  • EGRS381 Robotics Technology Lab 1
  • MATH102 Intermediate Algebra 4
  • MATH111 College Algebra 3
  • MATH131 College Trigonometry 3
  • MATH207 Principles of Statistical Methods 3
  • PHYS221 Principles of Physics I 4

Complete one sequence:

Industrial Project

  • EGNR496 Senior Directed Project 3

Cooperative Project

  • EGNR450 Cooperative Education Project I 2
  • EGNR451 Cooperative Education Project II 2

Technical Electives (18 credits*)

Choose from:

  • CSCI106 Web Page Design and Development 3
  • CSCI200 Level or higher
  • EGEE250 Micro-Controller Fundamentals 4
  • EGME240 Assembly Modeling and GD&T 3
  • EGME275 Engineering Materials 3
  • EGME276 Strength of Materials Lab 1
  • EGNR101 Introduction to Engineering 2
  • EGNR140 Linear Algebra and Numerical Methods for Engineers 2
  • EGNR245 Calculus Applications for Technology 3
  • EGNR250 Cooperative Education 2
  • EGNR491 Engineering Design Project I 3
  • EGRS480 Manufacturing Automation 3
  • EGRS481 Manufacturing Automation Lab 1
  • MATH112 Calculus for Business and Life Sciences 4
  • MGMT360 Management Concepts and Applications 3
  • MGMT375 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
  • MGMT471 Production/Operations Management 3

Other courses may be approved in writing by the Program Chair and School Dean using a substitution/waiver form.

Free Electives (9 credits)

General Education:  All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Core Requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students), or have already earned a bachelor's degree (honors bachelor degree from a Canadian University).

A minimum of 124 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.

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