Technology Studies: Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management option (A.S.)

 

Pathway to entry into CCSU's School of Technology

The Technology Studies: Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Option is offered system- wide. It includes coursework in lean manufacturing that focuses on the current continuous process of improvement of methodologies in use today within competitive manufacturing environments. It also includes coursework in supply chain management that presents lean manufacturing principles needed to understand and maintain the supply chain and to cover the benefits and elements needed for implementing supply chain management. In addition, coursework in engineering, technology, industrial technology, mathematics, sciences, and foundation requirements that provide a solid comprehensive background for continuation in a four-year technology degree program are provided. A grade average of "C" is required for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University's School of Technology, where you can earn a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology, or technology education.

 

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MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Lean Manufacturing Certificate

 

Number Title Credits
MFG* 171 Introduction to Lean Manufacturing 3
+MFG* 271 Advanced Lean Manufacturing 3
Certificate, Subtotal:
6

Supply Chain Management Certificate


Number Title Credits
MFG* 172 Introduction to Lean Supply Chain Management 3
+MFG* 272 Implementing Lean Supply Chain Management 3
Certificate, Subtotal:
6

 

Number Title Credits
+CAD* 133 CAD Mechnical AUTOCAD 3
Elective Directed Elective I 3-4
Elective Directed Elective II 3-4
Subtotal:
9

Directed Electives:  Any group of related courses from the following areas:  Computer and Information Systems (CSA*, CSC*, CST*), Manufacturing (MFG*), Mathematics (MAT*), or Physics (PHY*).

FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS

Humanities:

Number

Title

Credits

COM* 173

Public Speaking

3

+ENG* 101

Composition (*)

3

   * Minimum "C" grade required

+ENG* 202

Technical Writing

3

Any PHL* (Philosophy) course

3

 

Fine Arts Elective:

Number

Title

Credits

Choose one course from:

ART*, COM* 166, DAN*, DGA* 111, 128, ENG* 206, 207, 213, 263, 264, 281, 282, 285, 289, MUS*, THR*

3-4

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences/Liberal Arts:
Number Title Credits
SOC* 190 Self and Others: Dynamics of Diversity 3
ECN* 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

Elective - Social and Behavioral Sciences

(HIS* or ECN* recommended)

3

Elective - Social and Behavioral Sciences

(POL* or HIS* recommended)

3
or
Liberal Arts:  GEO* recommended
 

 

Math:
Number Title Credits
+MAT* 186 Precalculus 4
+MAT* 167 Principles of Statistics 3

 

Science:
Number Title Credits
+CHE* 111 Concepts of Chemistry 4
+PHY* 110 Introductory Physics 4

 

                                                                      Subtotal:
42-43

                                                                            

Minimum Total:

63

+ Prerequisite required

Program Type: