Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

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Ours is a plus-two program that builds on associate degrees earned in industrial technology or similar areas. Entrance requirements to this plus-two program include an associate degree in industrial technology with appropriate coursework, including physical sciences and mathematics (through analytic geometry with calculus).

All students must meet the requirements of the institution and the core curriculum for graduation.


WVU Tech industrial technology student, Gary Duffield


Current Student

Gary is a native of Clay County, West Virginia and a senior industrial technology major at WVU Tech.  He chose WVU Tech because it was the perfect place to build on his experience.

"I retired from the United States Air Force in 2014 where I was a Metals Technology technician. Metals Tech personnel are responsible for the inspection and repair of critical aircraft components, fabrication of parts and repair of support equipment. We're trained machinists, welders and fabricators. A bachelor's degree in industrial technology enhances these hands-on skills and readies you for leadership positions in production, management and quality assurance in the industrial and manufacturing trades."  


Everything you need to understand and run the modern industry.

Industrial Materials

This is an introduction to types of materials - metals, ceramics, polymers, composites and semiconductors. It's also a look at environmental degradation of materials and material selection.

Plant Equipment and Maintenance

Study various manufacturing equipment, maintenance planning, scheduling, staffing, training and resource management for maintenance requirements in industrial and educational facilities. Field trips may be included.


Explore the fundamental concepts of industrial robotics: manipulator control; sensor systems; microprocessor control schemes; robot geometry and configuration; path control; and multi-axis dynamics.

View a sample degree schedule or explore more course options in the catalog.

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Important WVU Tech Codes

FAFSA: 003827   SAT: 5902   ACT: 4536
TOEFL: 5902