2005 - 2006 College of the Ozarks Catalog

The Technology minor will enable students to: 1) develop an understanding of industrial technology—its processes, materials, equipment and products; 2) apply tools, materials, machines, processes and technical concepts safely and efficiently; 3) develop knowledge and understanding of our technological society.

Minor in Technology
Required minor courses: 18 hours  
TMP 103 Wood Technology (F-O) 3
TGC 113 Drafting (S-E) 3
TMP 153 Welding (F) 3
TMP 323 Machine Tool Processes (F-E) 3
TEP 333 Electricity and Power Technology (S-E) 3
TMP 343 Construction Technology (S-O) 3


113 Drafting A fundamental course in the skills and techniques of drawing including the use and care of drawing equipment, freehand lettering, geometrical construction, sketching, multiview projections, dimensioning, sectional views, and Computer-Aided Design. (S-even)


333 Electricity and Power Technology A study of the basic concepts and laws of electricity and the internal combustion engine. Application, repair, maintenance, installation and operation exercises will occur in a laboratory setting. (S–even)


103 Wood Technology Fundamentals of wood science; selection and use of wood and related materials; introduction to industrial design; construction and finishing of wood products; use of basic industrial woodworking machines. (F-odd)

153 Welding A basic course in the theory and practice of oxy-acetylene welding, arc welding, and oxy-acetylene cutting. The course includes the study of arc welding equipment, oxy-acetylene equipment, electrodes, welding symbols, and welding procedures. (F)

Prerequisite for all 300-400 level courses: 45 hours or permission.

323 Machine Tool Processes—Prerequisite: TGC 113. An introductory course in the theory, set up, operation, and care of machine tools. Basic experiences on the engine lathe, milling machine, drill press, grinders, and metal-cutting band saw. The use of computer numerical control in machining operations. (F-even)

343 Construction Technology—Prerequisite: permission. The investigation of construction processes, including farm, home, and industrial applications. Selecting and preparing building sites, procuring building materials, planning and building structures. Actual work on building sites is possible. (S–odd)


2005 - 2006 College of the Ozarks Catalog