AETM/AET Graphic Communication Technology Degree Requirements

AETM Graphic Communication - 4-year Degree (B.S.) Requirements

The Applied Engineering & Technology Management degree is a four-year program where upon successful completion you will be awarded a bachelor's degree. Your coursework over the four years in the program will be divided into three categories: 1) General Education; 2) Technical Option Classes; and 3) Management.

The following information is provided as a reference, and pertains only to those students admitted for fall 2013 and later. Current students should consult with their advisor to be sure they are following the correct curriculum.

General Education: 48 credits (minimum)

All students seeking a bachelor's degree from Millersville University must successfully complete the general education requirements. The general education requirements are designed to help make you into a well-rounded professional. Please take some time to ready about the general education requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog. An explanation of the program is located on page 37 of the Catalog at http://www.millersville.edu/~ucatalog/index.pdf.

Graphic Communication Technical Core: 36 credits

The required courses for the Graphic Communication degree are listed below and you can read their descriptions in the Undergraduate Catalog. The AEST information starts on page 81.

Bachelor's Degree
Graphic Communication - Required Courses: 36 credits

ITEC 110: Communication and Information Systems
ITEC 241: Drafting Communications
ITEC 251: Print Media Systems
ITEC 252: Web Publishing and Interactive Media
ITEC 344: Product Design
ITEC 351: Digital Imaging
ITEC 355: Contemporary Printing
ITEC 356: Desktop Publishing
ITEC 357: Packaging and Specialty Printing
ITEC 455: Color Separation and Reproduction
ITEC 457: Print Production Management and Cost Estimating
Select one technical elective from the following list:
ITEC 120: Energy, Power, Transportation
ITEC 130: Production Materials and Processes
ITEC 243: Technical Sketching, Design and Rendering
ITEC 245: Descriptive Geometry
ITEC 342: Computer-Aided Engineering Drawing
ITEC 498: Independent Study in Applied Engineering, Safety and Technology
ITEC 515: Advanced Problems in Communication
ART 133: Drawing I
ART 142: 2D Design
ART 240: Typography
ART 306: Introduction to Photography: Darkroom
BUAD 231: Principles of Marketing
COMM 206: Communications and Media Law
COMM 220: Survey of the History, Structure and Social Impact of American Mass Media

Management Core: 24 credits

Management coursework makes up a large part of your degree requirements. There are five courses that are required for all AETM majors regardless of the option you choose. In addition to the required management core, you will also take three management courses that you and your advisor will agree on for your program of study.

Bachelor's Degree
Management Core - Required Courses: 15 credits

ITEC 492: Industrial Organization
ITEC 494: Total Quality Management
OSEH 120: Safety, Health, and Environmental Issues
BAUD 251: Organization and Management
BAUD 452: Production and Operations Management

Bachelor's Degree
Management Core - Elective Courses: 9 credits

Select three courses from the following list.

ITEC 300: Internship
ITEC 392: Industrial Training
ITEC 400: Internship
OSEH 221: Industrial Fire Prevention, Protection, and Control
OSEH 320: Safety Engineering Principles
OSEH 323: Human Factors in OSEH
OSEH 333: Introduction to Systems Safety
BAUD 161: Introduction to Financial Accounting
BAUD 352: Human Resources Management
BAUD 353: Labor-Management Relations
PSYC 329: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

SOCY 318: Sociology of Complex Organizations

Required Related Courses: 19-21 credits

Required related courses round out the departmental requirements for the AETM: Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree.

Mathematics: 7 Credits

MATH 130 is required for all majors; select one other from the list.

MATH 130: Elements of Statistics
MATH 151: Calculus for Management, Life
MATH 160: Precalculus
MATH 161: Calculus I

Science: 6-8 Credits

Select two courses from the following list.

CHEM 101: Chem! Better Things for Better Living
CHEM 103: General, Organic, and Biochemistry I
CHEM 104: General, Organic, and Biochemistry II
CHEM 205: Color & Form
PHYS 103: Elements of Physics
PHYS 104: Applied Physics
PHYS 131: Physics I
PHYS 132: Physics II

Economics: 6 Credits

ECON 101: Macroeconomics
ECON 102: Microeconomics

AET Graphic Communication - 2-year Degree (A.T.) Requirements

The Applied Engineering & Technology degree is a two-year program where upon successful completion you will be awarded an associate's degree. Your coursework over the two years in the program will be divided into two categories: 1) General Education; and 2) Technical Option Classes.

General Education: 27 credits (minumum)

All students seeking an associate's degree from Millersville University must successfully complete the general education requirements. The general education requirements are designed to help make you into a well-rounded professional. Please take some time to ready about the general education requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog. An explanation of the program is located on page 37 of the Catalog at http://www.millersville.edu/~ucatalog/index.pdf.

Graphic Communication Technical Core: 30 credits

The courses for the Graphic Communication associate's degree are listed below and you can read their descriptions in the Undergraduate Catalog. The AEST information starts on page 81.

Associate's Degree
Graphic Communication Technology - Required Courses: 30 credits

ITEC 110: Communication and Information Systems
ITEC 251: Print Media Systems
ITEC 252: Web Publishing and Interactive Media
ITEC 351: Digital Imaging
ITEC 355: Contemporary Printing
ITEC 356: Desktop Publishing
OSEH 120: Safety, Health, and Environmental Issues
Select three courses from the following five:
ITEC 241: Drafting Communications
ITEC 243: Technical Sketching, Design and Rendering
ITEC 300: Co-op
ITEC 357: Packaging and Specialty Printing
ITEC 455: Resrach and Development in Graphic Communication
ITEC 357: Packaging and Specialty Printing

Required Related Courses: 7 - 8 credits

Required related courses round out the departmental requirements for the AET: Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree.

Mathematics: 3 - 4 Credits

Select one MATH course from the following list:

MATH 130: Elements of Statistics
MATH 151: Calculus for Management, Life
MATH 160: Precalculus
MATH 161: Calculus I

Science: 3 - 4 Credits

Select one science course from the following list:

CHEM 101: Chem! Better Things for Better Living
CHEM 103: General, Organic, and Biochemistry I
CHEM 104: General, Organic, and Biochemistry II
CHEM 205: Color & Form
PHYS 103: Elements of Physics
PHYS 104: Applied Physics
PHYS 131: Physics I



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