Feb 21, 2020  
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Theatre Concentration, Industrial Technology, B.S.


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Industrial Technology


Chairperson
Sanjay Kaul
Professors
Associate Professors
Assistant Professors
Sanjay Kaul James Alicata Soumitra Basu
  Keith Chenot Narijan Mani
  Cap Corduan Abdel Gabar Mustafa
  Wayne Whitfield  
   
Instructor
    Susan Sheridan

Industrial Technology

The Industrial Technology Department is unique at Fitchburg State University in that it offers two major degree programs and seven concentrations, including:

•Bachelor of science in Education, with a major in Technology Education (120 semester hours)
• Bachelor of science in Industrial Technology (120 semester hours), with concentrations in Architectural Technology, Construction Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Energy Management Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Technical Theatre.

Mission Statement and Program Objectives

Our mission is to develop individuals who are innovative in problem solving, understand the inherent value of design, have high ethical standards, are skilled in communication, are cognizant of their responsibility for a sustainable future, and are responsive to change.

Students will:

  • Utilize critical and analytical thinking
  • Solve problems innovatively
  • Design effective processes and systems
  • Communicate effectively
  • Conform to high ethical standards
  • Apply the principles and practices of global sustainability
  • Embrace change through life-long learning

Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirements


For students in the bachelor of science in Technology Education and the bachelor of science in Industrial Technology, all concentrations:

Note:


* Not required for Construction or Theater Concentrations.

**Required for Construction Concentration.

Requirements for the Major in Industrial Technology


The concentrations offered in the Industrial Technology program were developed with the intention of providing a pool of highly skilled technologists who can sustain the needs of industry within the Commonwealth to function in a project management capacity, including:

The concentrations include:

  • Architectural Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Energy Management Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Technical Theatre

Computer Literacy requirement is met through ITEC 1720, Computers in Industrial Technology.

Speaking/Listening requirement along with Jr/Sr Writing requirement is met through ITEC 1700, Evolution of Industrial Technology.

Technical Theatre Concentration 120 Cr.


The Technical Theatre track is designed to develop a general base of technical, analytical, managerial, and creative competencies aimed toward entry positions in fields of theatrical production. Students are trained to become resourceful, imaginative, and technically competent people who can integrate engineering and artistic techniques with production situations. Students will acquire these competencies through lectures, laboratories, and actual stage and film productions. These learning activities, accompanied by those of other course selections, provide for a general knowledge of theatre, and the ability to apply these skills to theatrical situations.

Electives and internships provide flexibility through which individuals can pursue areas of special interest.

Note:


*THEA 2700, MUSC 3450, MUSC 2000 or ENGL 2300 can be used to replace THEA 2740.

Certain majors may specify which courses must be taken to satisfy the candidate’s Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements.

Additional Requirements


For course descriptions please refer to Technical Theatre in course section .

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