Undergraduate Programs

Industrial Technology

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology prepares students for a wide variety of technical careers in business, industry and technology education.

Industrial Technology majors assume roles as "Industrial Technologists" in a wide variety of industrial and business settings and they understand managerial concepts and principles. Common to all Industrial Technologists is the focus on continuous improvement in the areas of productivity and quality.

The Industrial Technology program prepares graduates for careers in industry and education. The Industrial Career Track emphasizes preparation for technical leadership responsibilities within a broad variety of industries including aerospace, communication, manufacturing, transportation and utility services. The areas of course concentration are Computer Integrated Design, Internetworking, Graphic Communications, Manufacturing Processes and Automation and Power/Energy/Transportation. Instruction includes laboratory experiences with a project design centered approach. Graduates of programs in industrial technology are called "technologists" to distinguish them from graduates of programs in engineering. Technologists apply management theory and practice with technical skills to solve problems.

The Industrial Technology program at Cal State L.A. is composed of community college transfers, high school students and industry professional interested in continuing their education. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon and evening to accommodate various schedules.