Printed on 1/23/2021
Industrial Engineering Technology
Associate Degree (AAS)
Part Time and Full Time
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day:
Day and Evening
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
Prepare to be an effective team member and problem solver in any industry. In this program, you'll learn the important tools of industrial engineering like motion and time study and ergonomics. You'll also gain insight into lean production principles and learn how to use structured problem-solving methodologies including Six Sigma, 8D and PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act) to identify root causes and implement corrective actions. You'll also learn to apply the tools and techniques that support these methodologies to improve the workplace around you.
Process Improvement Specialist
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Interpret technical communications such as engineering drawings, manufacturing routings, and materials requirements planning systems.
- Apply quantitative methods to characterize process performance and product quality, to drive process improvement, and to evaluate financial impact.
- Apply lean production principles to eliminate waste and improve process flow.
- Utilize applicable planning techniques for manufacturing operations projects.
Please [review this guide](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Industrial-Engineering-Technology.pdf) for complete admissions and program information.
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