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.
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.
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.
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).