General Technology

Degree: B.S.

Prepare for the diverse industrial technology career field by acquiring both theoretical knowledge and practical skills through the General Technology program at Millersville University.

Why Study This Program?

Acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in broad-based industrial technologies through the General Technology option within Millersville University's Applied Engineering and Technology Management program. Students of this program explore the design and organization of communication, production and transportation systems to include attainment of required inputs, selection and application of appropriate processes, and the analysis and evaluation of system outputs. You will learn to appropriately use tools, materials and process to perform a variety of industrial technology tasks. 

Increase your future career opportunities by adding a minor from the Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology department from the following areas: Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Computer-Aided Drafting & Design, Construction Technology, General Applied Engineering & Technology, Graphic Communication Technology and Occupational Safety.

MU's Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology degrees are accredited by The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

What Will You Learn?

Develop a knowledge of foundational science principles before focusing on the application of that knowledge in technical and managerial aspects of industrial technologies with the General Technology program. Courses included in this concentration provide survey experiences in electronic, mechanical, manufacturing, drafting and design, and graphic communication technologies.

Technical electives encourage you to integrate the technological systems or develop your own specialty in industrial technology. All courses feature practical laboratory experiences that enable students to work with processes, tools, equipment and materials needed in various technological applications.