Offered by Department of Industrial Technology
College of Business and Technology

ITEC Courses

ITEC 110 - Introduction to Technology - 1 hour
Prereq: none
Students will be introduced to career opportunities, and encouraged to explore career options. Once students are familiar with various degree programs they will develop long range plans for achieving their career goal(s).
ITEC 114 - Introduction to Industrial Distribution - 2 hours
Prereq: none
Definition, history, types of, range of products, lines of distribution, function of manufacturers, distributors, operations, measures of effectiveness, employment and advancement opportunities.
ITEC 116 - Introduction to Construction Management - 2 hours
Prereq: none
An introduction to the construction industry; and overview of the construction industry sectors and the industry's impact on the economy; and a brief overview of the construction process. The course will preview the construction management degree curriculum with an overview of policies, procedures and resources of the Industrial Technology Department on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus.
ITEC 120 - Engineering Design Graphics - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The course is designed as a beginning college level introduction to the use of design graphics and computer modeling for the purpose of solving technical problems. Materials Fee.
ITEC 122 - Architectural Drafting & Design - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is designed to meet the needs of the Family and Consumer Science major with an emphasis in Interior Design. Specific methods applicable to the major's degree program and an introduction to computer aided drafting and design are included.
ITEC 130 - Technology Today - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course presents a conceptional approach to computer aided communication systems typically applied in industrial environments. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing computer technology to integrate text and graphics in the preparation of documents and presentation materials.
ITEC 150GS - Internetworking Literacy - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is a comprehensive examination of contemporary internetworking systems. Topics include voice, networking, wireless, and how these technologies are integrated into the daily lives of individuals. The course assumes no previous knowledge of the field, and can be used by all students seeking a background in fundamental networking and telecommunications concepts.
ITEC 170 - Private Pilot Theory - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course serves as a preparation for the FAA Private Pilot written exam which may be taken upon successful completion of this course. The course includes instruction in FAA regulations, weather, air and radio navigation, flight safety and emergency procedures necessary for successful completion of the FAA exam.
ITEC 171 - Introduction to Flight - 1 hour
Prereq: none
This course is the student's first exposure to flight operations. The fundamental flight skills and the sensations associated with completing these skills will be demonstrated. Basic aviation terms and nomenclature will be introduced. Materials Fee.
ITEC 172 - Professional Flight 1 - 1 hour
Prereq: ITEC 171 or permission
This course provides the student with an introduction to the aeronautical experiences required to effectively pursue careers in aviation. In this course the student will become familiar with the training airplane through dual instruction and solo practice and will learn how the airplane controls are used to establish and maintain specific flight attitudes. The student will also learn to plan and conduct cross-country flights using pilotage, dead reckoning, and radio navigation. Materials Fee.
ITEC 188GS - General Studies Portal - 3 hours
Prereq: freshman or sophomore standing
Students analyze critical issues confronting individuals and society in a global context as they pertain to the discipline in which the Portal course is taught. The Portal is intended to help students succeed in their university education by being mentored in process of thinking critically about important ideas and articulating their own conclusions. Students may take the Portal in any discipline, irrespective of their major or minor. Satisfies the General Studies Portal course requirement. Students may take their Portal course in any discipline. Students who transfer 24 or more hours of General Studies credit to UNK are exempt from taking a portal course.
ITEC 205 - Architectural Graphics - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 110 and ITEC 120
Computer aided drafting and design is a beginning electronic drafting course designed to develop a working knowledge of CADD and the hardware required for a CADD system. Materials Fee.
ITEC 210GS - Society and Technology - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The course will introduce students to the impact that technology has had on society, the economy and politics. Historical development of technology will be developed in an effort to provide information on the importance of technology.
ITEC 212 - Construction Estimating I - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 130
Estimating fundamental, concepts, and strategies used in the process of construction cost estimating. Quantity take off, unit pricing, estimate development, drawing and interpretation, resource pricing, and bidding procedures. Computer applications are introduced.
ITEC 220 - Electricity/Electronics - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course will provide an overview of the fundamentals of electricity/electronics. This is a foundation course for students entering the field of Industrial Technology and will provide the necessary working knowledge required for automation systems, telecommunications, residential/commercial wiring, and computer based electronics. Materials Fee.
ITEC 225GS - The Influence of Technology on Democracy - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Students in this course will examine technology in the areas of telecommunications, construction, distribution, public safety and its impact and influence upon a democratic society. Varied technologies create complex situations that impact the processes and ideals of democracy. Advances in technology have created future benefits as well as consequences relative to the ideas afforded and provided by a democracy. Various forms of democracies will be examined to see how each adapts to incursion or open implementation of various technologies. Are the leaders of tomorrow, our current students, prepared to address the technological challenges of the future?
ITEC 230 - Statics and Strength of Materials - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is an introductory exposure to the engineering principles relative to static design and their application to primary construction materials and structures. Through problem solving and application, students will develop an appreciation for the vital importance of engineering to the stability and resulting safety of structures. Materials Fee.
ITEC 240 - Construction Design and Processes - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course will explore the design and construction methods of light commercial/residential structures. The construction industry is constantly changing as new materials, technologies, and processes evolve. These concepts will be presented and applied in the class. The fundamentals of these construction methods and techniques will be reinforced with various lab activities, e.g. concrete, framing, and roofing. Materials Fee.
ITEC 250 - Construction Surveying - 3 hours
Prereq: MATH 103GS*
Methods and equipment utilization in layout and control of building projects and construction site development. Includes horizontal and vertical control methods using manual and electronic surveying equipment (Theodolite).
ITEC 251 - Machine Tool Products and Applications - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 114
A study of modern manufacturing based on the production of parts and assemblies by means of various processes and methods. Materials Fee.
ITEC 271 - Industrial Products & Applications I - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is designed to provide specific product knowledge and applications skills required of today's electrical and electronic component sales professionals.
ITEC 272 - Industrial Products & Applications II - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is designed to provide specific product knowledge and applications skills required of today's industrial sales professional. It includes (1) power transmission devices, (2) pipes, valves, and fittings, and, (3) hydraulics and pneumatics. Related topics such as maintenance and lubricants are included. New technologies are included in the course as they become available.
ITEC 290GS - Communicating Through Technology - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Utilizing traditional, computer, and internet presentation technology, the course will address how to communicate effectively utilizing verbal and nonverbal communication techniques. Evaluating, listening, presenting, body language, and technology based presentation programs are a few of the main topics.
ITEC 291 - Instrument Pilot Theory - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 110 and ITEC 171 OR permission
This course serves as a preparation for the FAA Instrument Pilot written exam which may be taken upon successful completion of the course. The course includes instruction in all areas required by 14 CFR Part 61.65(b).
ITEC 292 - Professional Flight 2 - 1 hour
Prereq: ITEC 172* or permission
This course provides the student with the VFR cross-country aeronautical experience to prepare him or her for the next phase of their professional training, the instrument rating. Materials Fee.
ITEC 293 - Professional Flight 3 - 1 hour
Prereq: ITEC 172* or permission
This course provides the student with the simulated and actual instrument reference aeronautical experiences required to obtain the Instrument Airplane rating, FAA Instrument Airplane rating. Materials Fee.
ITEC 305 - Healthcare Informatics & Technology - 3 hours
Prereq: none
With a focus on networking, this course will examine the healthcare field and its integration with the electronic and digital realm. Topics like security protocols, patient privacy, and telemedicine will be studied and then applied to real-world technical scenarios through discussion and hands-on projects.
ITEC 308 - Industrial Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Designed to present specific functions, resources, techniques and responsibilities associated with the various phases of industrial management.
ITEC 312 - Construction Estimating II - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 130 and ITEC 212* and ITEC 240
Designed to meet the individual needs of students requiring additional specialization in the construction field of study with emphasis in computer and manual estimating.
ITEC 320 - Applied Electronics - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 110 and ITEC 220
The course will deal with analog and digital circuitry and their various applications in electronics. Computer and industry control circuits will be incorporated.
ITEC 330 - Information Networking Preceptorial - 4 hours
Prereq: ITEC 335*
Students in this course study the design and operation of telecommunications and information networks actively deployed in the business enterprise. They also explore the duties and responsibilities of the network manager as they maintain the information and telecommunications networks.
ITEC 335 - Network Architecture and Telecommunications I - 3 hours
Prereq: passing score on the CompTIA A+ certification exam or CompTIA Network+ certification exam or ITEC 150GS
This course presents a technical overview of information networking and telecommunications. The course will cover the principles necessary for understanding the layered network architecture of information network and telecommunications systems. Hands-on labs will be conducted using a variety of network equipment. Materials Fee.
ITEC 341 - Mechanical and Electrical Systems - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The course will include the basic construction practices included in all phases of the industry dealing with the electro and mechanical systems of structures. Specifically electrical systems, heating systems, cooling systems, and plumbing systems. Materials Fee.
ITEC 345 - Network Architecture and Telecommunications II - 4 hours
Prereq: ITEC 335*
This course presents a more in-depth approach to network architecture by examining routing and switching technology. Topics studied include fundamental local area network design, installation, and troubleshooting as well as how routers interconnect through routing protocols and routing tables. Hands-on labs will be conducted using a variety of network equipment. Materials Fee.
ITEC 353 - Industrial Distribution Branch Operations - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of the basic functions of an industrial distributor, how to manage each area of branch operations for a single or multi-level branch organization, account planning, and the management of territories, sales cycles, and sales teams.
ITEC 360 - Building Codes and Inspections - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 240
This course will provide the student with a working understanding of the elements associated with all phases of completing a structure in compliance with current building codes. Topics included are permitting, occupancy permits, trades, inspections, and the role of the general contractor in insuring codes are observed. The experiences will be gained through a classroom and on-site environment.
ITEC 370 - Construction Scheduling - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 212*
Students will be exposed to the area of construction scheduling and the importance of this area to the successful completion of a project. This course emphasizes professional application grounded in accepted theory and techniques.
ITEC 375 - Commercial Pilot Theory - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 171 or permission
This course serves as a preparation for the FAA Commercial Pilot knowledge exam which may be taken upon successful completion of this course. The course includes instruction in FAA regulations, weather, air and radio navigation, flight safety and emergency procedures necessary for successful completion of the FAA exam. In addition, specific information regarding the privileges and limitations on the holder of the Commercial Pilot Certificate are discussed in detail.
ITEC 376 - Professional Flight 4 - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 172* or permission
This course provides the student with the aeronautical experiences required to obtain the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Materials Fee.
ITEC 377 - Professional Flight 5 - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 172* or permission
This course provides the student with the aeronautical experiences required to add the FAA Multi-Engine rating to an existing Pilot Certificate. Materials Fee.
ITEC 378 - Professional Flight 6 - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 376* or permission
This course provides the student with the aeronautical experiences required to qualify for the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate.
ITEC 379 - Professional Flight 7 - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 378* or permission
This course provides the student with the aeronautical experiences required to qualify for the FAA Instrument Flight Instructor Certificate.
ITEC 380 - Professional Flight 8 - 2 hours
Prereq: ITEC 376* and ITEC 377* OR permission
This course provides the student with the aeronautical experiences required to qualify for the FAA Multi-Engine Flight Instructor Certificate.
ITEC 388GS - General Studies Capstone - 3 hours
Prereq: open to juniors and seniors or to students within 6 hours of completion of their General Studies program
An interdisciplinary experience where students apply the knowledge, cognitive abilities, and communication skills they have gained from General Studies in designing and completing an original project or paper. Students employ methods and interpretive means of two or more disciplines to integrate knowledge and synthesize their results. Satisfies the General Studies capstone course requirement. Students may take their Capstone course in any discipline.
ITEC 390 - Information Networking Law and Public Policy - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Students in this course review statutory law, regulatory law, and case law at the federal, state, and local levels as it is applied to information networking and telecommunications.
ITEC 391 - Aviation Law - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course covers the interpretation and application of the statues, related acts, and federal regulations, and common law aviation issues.
ITEC 392 - Aviation Airport Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is primarily directed toward the planning and complete development of an airport including the economic, social, political, and operation requirements. Federal Aviation Regulations as well as Environmental Protection Act requirements are addressed.
ITEC 393 - Aviation Safety - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The primary goal of this course is to thoroughly indoctrinate the student pilot with safety consciousness including awareness of physical limitations, effects of flight on the human body, severe weather, and in flight emergencies. Although advanced placement is not mandatory, beginning college students are not encouraged to enroll.
ITEC 394 - Air Traffic Control - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is a survey of the National Airspace System, air traffic control procedures, the control environment and the airport environment. The content of this course includes instruction on: 1. The role of the air traffic control in commercial aviation; 2. The procedures and tools used by the air traffic controller; and 3. How these tools and procedures can be utilized by the pilot in the airspace of the United States.
ITEC 398 - Advanced Architectural Graphics - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 205* and ITEC 212*
This capstone course will integrate the concepts of solid modeling design, architectural graphics, estimating, and specifications. An integrated Computer Aided Design software will be utilized. The student will complete all the required plans, specifications, and estimates for a residential structure. Materials Fee.
ITEC 399 - Independent Study - 1-3 hours
Prereq: permission of instructor
Permission of the instructor is required. The course provides independent investigation of problems in Industrial Technology. Topics to be researched may be tailored to meet the needs of the student. Individual research, under the direct supervision of a faculty member of the department, will utilize problem-solving applications.
ITEC 408 - Leadership in Business and Technology - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course will present information and provide skills needed by managers who will be required to cope with an ever-increasing rate of change. Creative long range planning coupled with the ability to lead people will be of utmost importance. Leadership styles will be studied by review of characteristics of successful leaders past and present.
ITEC 416 - Advanced Aerodynamics/Aircraft Performance - 3 hours
Prereq: PHYS 205GS* and PHYS 205LGS OR permission
This course is designed to develop a sound understanding of the concepts of aerodynamics relevant to flight, and the impact of the natural environment upon the performance of modern aircraft.
ITEC 417 - Advanced Aircraft Systems - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 220 or permission
This course will acquaint the student with various aircraft types and sophisticated aircraft systems, as well as pilot requirements and responsibilities within these systems.
ITEC 420 - Individual Problems in Communication Technology - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 205*
Designed to meet the individual needs of the student who desires additional specialization in the computer aided drafting and design area.
ITEC 430 - Internetworking Design - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 330* and ITEC 335* and ITEC 345*
This course will cover all the concepts necessary for an overall understanding of the design of information networks, whether they are meant to carry voice, data or video. A case study will be incorporated to achieve a strong understanding of the design and implementation of a complex internetwork. Hands-on labs will be conducted using a variety of network equipment. Students with a strong command of the concepts presented will be prepared to sit for specific industry certification exams. Materials Fee.
ITEC 435 - Global Internetworking - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 330* and ITEC 430*
This course presents a comprehensive study of needs and characteristics of a global internetwork and the issues encountered on such a network. Topics studied will include security, servers, user identity, and wireless. Hands-on labs will be conducted using a variety of network equipment. Materials Fee.
ITEC 445 - Construction Control Systems - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Students will be exposed to the area of construction control systems and the importance of this area to meeting the budget, quality and time objectives of a project. This course emphasizes strategy development and practical application grounded in accepted theory and techniques.
ITEC 451 - Manufacturing/Distribution Relationships - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 251*
The study of the design and development of products and services emphasizing the quantitative aspects and the interlocking factors affecting human performance and the utilization of facilities, machines, and materials. A working corporate structure will be established to research, develop, produce, and market produce.
ITEC 453 - Purchasing for Wholesale Distribution - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of purchasing fundamentals performed by personnel who have the responsibility for procurement of materials, equipment, and/or services in a wholesale distribution environment.
ITEC 475 - Internship - 3-12 hours
Prereq: ITEC 308 and GPA of 2.5 and junior standing
A work experience program planned for students preparing for employment in business and industry. The learning situation is organized and supervised cooperatively by the Department internship coordinator. Work experience must involve management training and supervisory responsibilities. Students are to contact their program coordinator prior to registering for this course.
ITEC 482 - Digital Electronics - 3 hours
Prereq: either ITEC 220 OR PHYS 206GS* and PHYS 206LGS
Study of basic digital logic circuitry, computer languages, binary math, Boolean algebra, industrial control systems and current integrated circuitry technology will be included. Digital logic training systems of various manufacturers will be available for experimental work.
ITEC 485 - Information Networking Seminar - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 390 and senior standing
A review of the information networking and telecommunications industry of today. Students will be required to research various current information networking and telecommunications issues and be prepared for discussion.
ITEC 490 - Industrial Distribution Seminar - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A review of industrial distribution today as it relates to management and sales of industrial products and services.
ITEC 494 - Special Topics in Industrial Distribution - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Selected topics and problems of current interest considered in depth. The course format will vary depending upon the topic, the instructor, and student needs. Topics vary based upon current industry issues.
ITEC 495 - Special Topics in Construction Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Selected topics and problems of current interest considered in depth. The course format will vary depending upon the topic, the instructor, and student needs. Topics vary based upon current industry issues.
ITEC 496 - Special Topics in Information Networking - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Selected topics and problems of current interest considered in depth. The course format will vary depending upon the topic, the instructor, and student needs. Topics vary based upon current industry issues.
ITEC 497 - Special Topics in Aviation - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Selected topics and problems of current interest considered in depth. Class discussion and course projects. Topics vary each semester depending upon instructor.
ITEC 498 - Seminar in Construction Management - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 370* and ITEC 475* and senior standing
Students will be exposed to the real estate development process and the integral role of project management in meeting the goals of a successful real estate project. The emphasis of the course will be on application of project management tools and techniques utilized from pre-construction to close-out. Timely execution of quality work and effective written communication will be emphasized.
ITEC 499 - Independent Study and Research in Industrial Technology - 1-6 hours
Prereq: none
Concentrated work in specialized areas of industrial technology.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

7 Apr 2014

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