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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology Major, B.S. (Product Development Concentration)

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General Program Information

ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements:

Writing: Students must complete a minimum of four writing-intensive courses. At least two of these courses must be in the major field of study. At least two of the four  courses must be at the 3000-4000 level.

Oral Communication: Students must complete a minimum of two oral communication-intensive courses. At least one of these courses must be in the major field of study.

Using Information Technology: Students must complete at least one using information technology-intensive course in the major field of study.

Transfer students may be subject to reduced number of intensives.

See ETSUAcademic Proficiency Requirements for details.

Product Development Concentration

The Product Development concentration is a multidisciplinary, manufacturing-based curriculum designed to educate and prepare students to be multifunctional, creative, and knowledgeable leaders and team members of product design teams. Graduates are able to apply their knowledge and understanding of the product development processes and new product realization.

Product Development Core Requirements: 20 Credit Hours

Specialty Sequences Requirements: 27 Credit Hours

See Note 6

Specialty Engineering Technology Sequences

(Choose one or both)

Electronics/Communications Area: 15-16 Credit Hours

Choose at least one of the following:

Manufacturing and Materials Area: 13-14 Credit Hours

Specialty Technical Support Sequences

(Choose either both above or one below)

Digital Media/Visualization Area: 14-15 Credit Hours

Choose at least one of the following:

Construction/Architectural Area: 13-15 Credit Hours

Choose at least two of the following:

Total Hours Required for Degree: 128 Credit Hours


1 For details regarding specific block requirements and course selection, see General Education Requirements .

2 MATH 1840 , MATH 1850 , MATH 1910 , or MATH 1920  may satisfy the General Education Math requirement.

3 Cooperative Education (ENTC 4989 /ENTC 4999 ) may be substituted for ENTC 4600  and/or ENTC 3600 .

4 MATH 1910  and MATH 1920  will satisfy the MATH 1840 /MATH 1850  sequence.

5 CHEM 1120 /CHEM 1121  or HSCI 2010 /HSCI 2011  may be substituted for PHYS 2020 /PHYS 2021 

6 In special cases and only with the approval of a PDEV program advisor, a student may develop an individualized sequence of specialty Engineering Technology and Technical Support courses selected with the goal of developing proven technical understanding and competence in one or two product development areas.

7 INTD 1115  may be substituted for ENTC 2160  for students taking INTD 2110 .

Additional Information

Click here to view the Product Development Concentration Suggested Course Sequence 

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