Industrial Technology - Agricultural Systems Management Option, B.S.
Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements
Industrial Technology Major - Option in Agricultural Systems Management1. Major requirements (68 units)
Animal Sciences and Ag Education (3 units)
Plant Science (3 units)
Electives (15 units)
Consult with advisor for selection of courses within JCAST departments
2. General Education requirements (49 units)
3. Other requirements (6 units)
Upper-division writing and Multicultural and International (MI)
4. Sufficient elective units to meet required total units (varies)
5. Total units (120)*
* G.E. and MI courses can be double-counted with major requirements. The writing requirement may be met by taking the upper-division writing exam. See advisor for details.
The faculty are well qualified within their respective areas of instruction and each student is assigned an academic adviser within his or her field of study. The department is recognized for its diversification of faculty representing the makeup of professionals that must interact in the field. Several are recognized for outstanding contributions and leadership within their professions.
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B.S. in Industrial Technology - Agricultural Systems Management Option
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Industrial Technology (IT) is a field of study designed to prepare technical and/or management oriented professionals for employment in business, industry, education, and government. Industrial Technology is primarily involved with the management, operation, and maintenance of complex technological systems.
Typically, the graduate finds employment as a Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Production Supervisor, Quality Systems Engineer, Technical Specialist, and Plant Manager. Positions in Industrial and technical sales, design and testing also offer the graduate abundant opportunities.
The faculty of the Department of Industrial Technology enthusiastically lend their expertise and considerable personal experience in their respective fields to assure individual student master of courses and area concentration. "Hands-on" lab participation in most Industrial Technology courses, too, is incorporated in the curriculum to promote rapid student mastery of subjects. It is a team-work approach between faculty and students that ultimately enables the I.T. graduate to emerge with the skill and confidence required for supervisory positions in industry.