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ETS 336. Residential Construction

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major components of residential construction.
Semester Offered: Spring


ETS 340. Continuous Improvement

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Continuous improvement strategies. Six sigma basics, statistical quality control tools, benchmarking, lean principles, inspection strategies, total quality management, quality function deployment.
Prerequisites: STAT 239
Semester Offered: Even Fall


ETS 343. Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basics of automation and controls within a manufacturing environment, including industrial robots and programmable logic controllers.
Prerequisites: ETS 312
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


ETS 345. Manufacturing Processes

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Production processes in metals-based industries including foundry, welding, and machining practices.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


ETS 348. Plastics Manufacturing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Review of polymer structure and properties with emphasis on common industrial polymers. Common polymer production processes such as extrusion and injection molding. Includes finishing processes and the recycling of polymers.
Prerequisites: CHEM 210, ETS 343
Semester Offered: Even Fall


ETS 353. Instructional Strategies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Instructional strategies in technology education, learning theories, approaches and delivery systems, evaluation and assessment, and planning laboratory facilities.
Prerequisites: ETS 253
Semester Offered: Spring


ETS 360. Environmental Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of perspectives on environmental issues.
Prerequisites: ETS 260
Semester Offered: Spring


ETS 362. Water and Soil Quality Instrumentation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Analysis and interpretation of water and soil quality measurements using common laboratory instruments.
Prerequisites: AHS 230, CHEM 210
Semester Offered: Even Fall


ETS 363. Resource Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Energy and material resource management including waste generation, energy efficiency/conservation, and resource recovery.
Semester Offered: Fall
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 10: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES


ETS 367. Environmental Regulation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Environmental regulations that control human impacts to air, water, and land resources. Processes of administering environmental laws in the U.S., including national, state, and local legislation, administrative agencies, and regulatory actions.
Prerequisites: ETS 260
Semester Offered: Fall


ETS 368. Introduction to Soil Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Soil formation and classification. Relationship between physical, chemical and biological characteristics and processes of soil with the environment.
Prerequisites: CHEM 140, CHEM 160, ETS 262
Semester Offered: Fall


ETS 373. Environmental and Technology Assessment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Assessment of technological development and environmental quality in society.
Semester Offered: Spring


ETS 374. Production Technology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study and application of principles of production as they relate to construction and manufacturing. Management aspects including OSHA regulations and UBC codes.
Semester Offered: Fall


ETS 375. Society and the Environment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Interactions between humans, technology, and ecological systems. Human perceptions of the environment; environmental impacts of technology; and political, technological, and social responses to environmental issues.
Semester Offered:
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
  • GOAL AREA 10: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES


ETS 388. Transportation/Energy Technology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Exploration of transportation/energy as the prime mover of people and products within a society; transportation/energy processes including energy storage and power/energy conversion.
Semester Offered: Fall


ETS 405. Foundational Technical Developments

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The universal characteristics of technology, its foundational technical developments, and their effects upon culture. Tools, materials, processes, systems.
Semester Offered:


ETS 413. Workshop: CAD Practices

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Computer-aided Design. Solid modeling design software. 3D graphics model development and virtual prototyping.
Semester Offered: Summer


ETS 414. Practicum (Topical)

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Practical experiences and research in a technological system in communication, construction, manufacturing or transportation/energy. May be repeated to maximum of 6 credits.
Semester Offered:


ETS 418. Architectural Design and Working Drawings

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Design of residential home. Working drawings, specifications, building codes, and landscaping. Blueprint reading symbols and concepts. Computer-aided home design.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ETS 430. Mass Production

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Care and application of production machines. Production principles.
Semester Offered: Spring


ETS 435. Concrete and Masonry Academy Workshop

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Masonry and concrete construction. Classroom, tours, and hands-on activities.
Semester Offered: Summer


ETS 436. Construction Scheduling and Estimating

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Preliminary, detail, and quantity estimating and scheduling techniques for residential and small commercial projects.
Semester Offered: Fall


ETS 440. Production Systems Control

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Planning and control of manufacturing systems. Material requirements planning, production scheduling, forecasting demand, facility layout, inventory control, production systems with regard to planning.
Prerequisites: ETS 345
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


ETS 444. Internship

Credits: 1-16 View Details
Description: Offered only to students who hold internships with industrial organizations for which advanced approval has been given by the department. May be repeated; however, a maximum of 9 credits. will count toward an undergraduate degree and 4 credits toward a graduate degree.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


ETS 446. Manufacturing Concepts

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Management of production systems. Safety, work design and ergonomics, personnel practices, ISO, quality management practices, supply chain basics, sustainability, communication, project management.
Semester Offered: Even Spring






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