2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Studies, Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management (HF20)

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College of Technology Pathway Program

The Connecticut College of Technology Pathways program allows students to complete an associate in science degree program in Technology Studies and continue on to complete a bachelor of science degree in Industrial Technology with a focus in Technology Management at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Engineering Science and Technology. The curriculum offers a broad range of studies and topics in: mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering drawing and computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), electronic engineering technologies, mechanical engineering technologies, machine technologies, and other courses in special areas of technology. The program also includes a solid core of courses in general education. Successful completion of the program allows students to enter their junior year at Central Connecticut State University.

The Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Option, Technology Studies associate degree program prepares students to work in the 21st century world of Lean Manufacturing and supply chain management. Companies are now employing these techniques to reduce waste, cut costs and compete globally.

Consultation with a faculty advisor is strongly recommended.

Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required. Note: To complete the degree in two years, students are advised to complete the courses in the sequence listed beginning in the fall semester.


Competency or Program Requirement:

First Semester

Continuing Learning/Information Literacy and Ethical Dimensions Credits: 3

Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication Credits: 3

Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3-4

Program Requirements

Second Semester

Scientific Reasoning Credits: 4

Written Communication Credits: 3

Program Requirements

Third Semester

Oral Communication Credits: 3

Historical Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3

Scientific Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 4

Program Requirements

Fourth Semester

Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Credits: 3

  • Fine arts course Credits: 3 4

Social Phenomena Credits: 3

Program Requirements

Program Outcomes


Total Credits: 65-66

1 MFG* H171 -MFG* H271  and MFG* H172 -MFG* H272  are offered in alternating years. Enroll in whichever sequence is offered.

2 If a student is not MAT* H185  or MAT* H186  ready, the student should take MAT*prerequisite courses, e.g. MAT* H137  or MAT* H172 .

3 15 credits total: Choose from BIO* H121 , BIO* H122  or BIO* H235 ; BMG* H202 ; BMK* H201 ; any CAD*; any CHE*, ECN* H102 ; any EET*; any EGR*; MAT* H172  or higher; any MEC*; any MFG*; PHL* H101  or PHL* H111  (only one PHL* course can be taken for the program); any PHY*; any TCN*

4 Choose from ART* H101  or ART* H102 ; DAN* H101 ; MUS* H101 ; THR* H101 

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