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Interdisciplinary Studies - Industrial Leadership 90-30, Bachelor


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This flexible bachelor's degree offers you an opportunity to design a plan of studies, in consultation with an advisor, to meet your individual educational needs. You may choose this degree if you plan to enter an occupation that requires a broad general education, if you are seeking career advancement or personal intellectual enrichment, or if you are considering a preprofessional plan.
 

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Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Industrial Leadership 90-30?

If you are seeking a career in the trades (automotive, welding, industrial technology, solar power installation, or an electrical, HVAC or other construction trades), this challenging degree program will prepare you with the skills of the trade and the ability to manage or even start your own business.

The successful graduate will have the trade skills (automotive, welding, industrial technology, solar power installation, and electrical, HVAC, or other construction trades), and will understand and have the skills to move into Leadership in any of these trades.         
 

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Automotive
  • Welding
  • Industrial Technology
  • Other trade areas

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Top management
  • Community college instructor
  • Field tech

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Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 114
Foreign Language Optional
Some online/blended coursework Required
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Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Interdisciplinary Studies, 90-30 Industrial Leadership is to provide a quality education in leadership within the industrial technology industries, general business and liberal studies.  Given the requirement for significant coordination between multiple departments and firms, the program emphasizes communication, collaboration and teamwork, including virtual teamwork and its facilitating technologies.  Courses emphasize pragmatic, real-world-relevant content and utilize realistic experiential assignments, including many complex team-oriented assignments that encourage students to apply the theories and practical knowledge of leadership into their own business or employers.  Students will work with local business entities on a project aimed at utilizing all the skills gained in the coursework for the degree to develop and present a solution to Leadership problems those entities are facing. Upon completing the degree, students will be prepared to fill leadership roles within the industrial type organizations to solve problems and meet those organization’s objectives. The faculty, a mix of academics and experienced practitioners, are highly qualified following the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Quality is further promoted through a comprehensive outcomes assessment program as well as a mentoring program in which full-time faculty work closely with and support part-time faculty.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

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Details

Liberal Studies Requirement
Major Requirements
Interdisciplinary Studies Requirements
General Electives
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