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    The manufacturing option focuses on selected areas of technology, science and methods of material processing. This option prepares graduates to enter and progress in industry in a variety of areas including quality assurance, inventory control, production line supervision and process management.
    GPA Requirements

    The GPA requirement for transfer students who plan to major in technology/manufacturing option, is the same as that for admission to Eastern, a 2.00 cumulative GPA in all college-level course work.

    Graduation from the Technology/Manufacturing Program requires a 2.50 cumulative GPA in all departmental course work.

    Graduation from the university requires a 2.00 cumulative GPA for Eastern Washington University course work, other than the major courses.

    What will I study?

    Required Courses (89 credits)

    ENGR 110 Engineering Graphics (5)
    ENGR 217 3D Parametric Computer Aided Drafting (4)
    ENGR 452 Enigineering Economics (2)
    ENGR 353 Industrial Materials (5)
    TECH 208 Survey of Electricity (4)
    TECH 301 Metallic Processes (5)
    TECH 320 Non-Metallic Processes (5)
    TECH 330 Technology Problem Analysis and Design I (3)
    TECH 331 Technology Problem Analysis and Design II (3)
    TECH 393 Technology in World Civilization (4)
    TECH 402 Machine Tool I (5)
    TECH 403 Computer-Aided Design and Project Management (4)
    TECH 404 Computer Numerical Control (5)
    TECH 406 Welding Technology (4)
    TECH 430 Machine Tool II (5)
    TECH 458 Quality Assurance (4)
    TECH 462 Industrial Safety Engineering (4)
    TECH 490 Senior Capstone: Production Laboratory (4)
    TECH 491 Senior Project (4)
    TECH 495 Internship (6)

    Supporting Courses (40 credits)

    CHEM 121 Chemistry and Its Role in Society (5)
    or CHEM 151 General Chemistry (5)
    CMST 340 Intercultural Communication (5)
    ECON 100 General Education Economics (5)
    ENGL 205 Introduction to Technical Communication (5)
    HIST 110 American Experience: A Survey (5)
    or HIST 305 Paths to the American Present (5)
    MATH 106 Pre-Calculus II (5)
    or MATH 115 Mathematical Reasoning (5)
    PHIL 210 Critical Thinking (5)
    PHYS 100 Physical Science I (5)

    Required program credits 89 credits
    Supporting credits 40 credits
    Total credits for above option 129 credits

    Note: Including university requirements, the above program requires a minimum of 180 credits, an average of 15 credits per quarter for a 12-quarter, four-year program. The 180 credits are based upon the following assumptions:
    a. Students have had one year of high school drafting. If this assumption is not true, then the student will have to take ENGR 102 Introduction to Engineering Graphics (4).
    b. Students will have satisfed University Competencies. If this assumption is not true, then the student will have to complete up to six more credits of classes. (See University Competencies in the university's catalog.)

    Note: technology majors with applied construction, design, electronic or manufacturing options are not
    accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

    Contact Information

    Engineering & Design
    319G Computing & Engineering Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4831
    fax: 509.359.6420

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