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2017-2018 College Catalog
Three Rivers Community College
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog

Technology Studies: Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Option, A.S.



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Degree Code: F20

A College of Technology Pathway
The Connecticut College of Technology is an innovative program leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or technology. The program consists of two distinct pathways, one in Engineering Science and one in Technology Studies. After completing the Technology Studies Pathway Program at Three Rivers, students may enter directly into technical fields at Central Connecticut State University or Charter Oak State College (Connecticut’s External Degree Program). The Engineering Science Pathway leads directly into the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut or the University of New Haven.

The pathway courses will transfer to engineering and technology programs at many other public and private universities as well.

Associate in Science

Program Contact: Mark Vesligaj - 860-215-9442

The Technology Studies Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Option was created in response to the expressed future and current needs of the manufacturing community. The U.S. Department of Labor along with local industry has demonstrated a demand and need for courses in the areas of lean and supply chain management.

The courses within this plan of study were developed by members of the College of Technology in conjunction with industry partners. The courses in lean are intended to ensure students have knowledge of current continuous process of improvement methodologies in use today within competitive manufacturing environments. The courses in supply chain management are intended to review the lean manufacturing principles needed to understand and maintain the supply chain and to cover the benefits and elements needed for implementing supply chain management.

This degree program provides students with the skills that will increase their employability in the field as well as set them on a path that will enable them to further their education

Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Option Curriculum Requirements


General Education Core


  • COM* K173 - Public Speaking ° 3 CREDIT HOURS
  • ECN* K____- Economics Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  •  

  • ECN* K____- Economics Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  • or

  • HIS* K____- History Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  •  

  • ENG* K101 - Composition ° 3 CREDIT HOURS
  • ENG* K202 - Technical Writing ° 3 CREDIT HOURS
  •  

  • HIS* K____ History Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
    or
  • GEO* K____ Geography Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
    or
  • POL* K____ Political Science Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  •  

  • PHL* K111 - Ethics ° 3 CREDIT HOURS
  • or

  • PHL* K____- Philosophy Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  •  

  • PSY* K____- Psychology Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
    or
  • SOC* K____- Sociology Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  •  

  • __________- Fine Arts Elective  3 CREDIT HOURS

Total: 27


Total: 15


Technology/Management Core


  • __________- Technical Drafting or CAD 3 CREDIT HOURS
  • __________- Directed Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS
  • __________- Directed Elective 3 CREDIT HOURS

Total: 9


Total: 12


Note:


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 63


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