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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology (B.S.)


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Emphasis 1. Electrical Engineering Technology


Requirements in Department (73-74)


Select two of the following (6-7)


Requirements outside Department (26-27)


Total Hours for Emphasis 1, Electrical Engineering Technology: 99-101


Emphasis 2. Manufacturing Engineering Technology


Requirements outside Department (22-23)


Total Hours for Emphasis 2, Manufacturing Engineering Technology: 97-99


Emphasis 3. Nuclear Engineering Technology


Admission to the emphasis in nuclear engineering technology is limited to employees of electric power companies because of the proficiency credit granted for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission reactor operator license training.

Requirements outside Department (26-27)


Total Hours for Emphasis 3, Nuclear Engineering Technology: 90-91


Emphasis 4. Industrial Management and Technology


Technology majors cannot use TECH 294 as a TECH Elective OR for General Education Credit. Technology majors cannot use TECH 245 for General Education Credit. A grade of C or better is required in MATH 155.

One of the following areas of study (23-26)


Environmental Safety and Health (24)

Students interested in Ergonomics and/or Industrial Hygiene studies should take BIOS 311 (4) as an elective.

Special Technical Study (23)


This area of study is limited to transfer students with an Associate of Applied Science degree with a major in a recognized field of industrial technology. Up to 23 semester hours of credit from the A.A.S. degree may be applied to this area of study with the consent of the departmental adviser and department chair. Students in this area of study are exempt from the 30 semester hour university residence requirement.

Requirements outside Department (17-18)


Total Hours for Emphasis 4, Industrial Management and Technology: 89-95


Emphasis 5. Aviation Management Technology


Admission to the aviation management technology emphasis is limited to students who possess an A.A.S. degree in aviation maintenance technology from a community college. Entry into this program also requires that the students complete their F.A.A. Airframe and Power Plant certificates. Students in this emphasis are exempt from the 30 semester hour university residence requirement. A grade of C or better is required in MATH 155.

Aviation Maintenance Certification (31)


Requires a completed A.A.S. degree in aviation maintenance from a community college and completed F.A.A. Airframe and Power Plant certificates.

Technology Electives


TECH course work with advice and consent of departmental adviser (12)

And two of the following (6):

Total Hours for Emphasis 5, Aviation Management Technology: 93


Emphasis 6. Energy and Environmental Technology


Requirements outside Department (27-28)


Total Hours for Emphasis 6, Energy and Environment Technology: 91-93


Emphasis 7. Applied Manufacturing Technology


This area of study is limited to transfer students with an Associates of Applied Science degree with a major in a recognized technical area. With the approval of the NIU Department of Technology adviser and chair, up to 43 hours of proficiency credit, which includes up to 9 hours of upper-level credit, can be used towards the 120-semester hour total and 40-semester-hour upper-level university graduation requirements.

Students in this emphasis are exempt from the 30-semester-hour university residence requirement. All students in this emphasis must obtain a grade of C or better in MATH 155 and all majors must meet NIU’s requirements for general education (29-41 hours).

Requirements outside Department (10)


Total Hours for Emphasis 7, Applied Technology: 89


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