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BS in Technology/Design

The technology/design option prepares the graduate for placement in the world of manufacturing. A student graduating with this option should have mastered the basic skills appropriate for the design, development, manufacturing and sale of consumer products. Students should enter the field at the middle-management level. The breadth of preparation in the design option provides a broad foundation from which to build and progress.

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirement for transfer students who plan to major in technology/design 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/Design 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 (83 credits)

ENGR 110 Engineering Graphics (5)
ENGR 217 3D Parametric Computer Aided Drafting (4)
ENGR 353 Industrial Materials (5)
ENGR 452 Engineering Economics (2)
ENGR 456 Engineering Ethics, Contracts and Patents (2)
TECH 208 Survey of Electricity (4)
TECH 301 Metallic Processes (5)
TECH 320 Non-Metallic Processes (5)
TECH 330 Technology Problem Analyisis and Design I (3)
TECH 331 Technology Problem Analyisis and Design II (3)
TECH 340 Statics (4)
TECH 341 Strength of Materials (4)
TECH 393 Technology in World Civilization (4)
TECH 402 Machine Tool I (5)
TECH 403 Computer-Aided Design and Project Management (4)
TECH 454 Environmental Engineering (2)
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 (45 credits)

CHEM 121 Chemistry and Its Role in Society (5)
or CHEM 151 General Chemistry (5)
CMST 340 Inercultural Communication (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 Precalculus II (5)
PHIL 210 Critical Thinking (5)
PHYS 131 Introductory Physics I (4)
PHYS 132 Introductory Physics II (4)
PHYS 161 Mechanics Lab (1)
PHYS 162 Heat and Optics Lab (1)

Required program credits- 83 credits
Supporting credits- 45 credits
Total credits for above option- 128 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.)

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