Bachelor of Industrial Technology and Management

Admission Requirements

Candidates must complete an application for undergraduate admission and submit official transcripts from all colleges attended. The BINTM program nominally requires the transfer of 60 credit hours as outlined in the following admission requirements:


Five to six credit hours at the level of trigonometry or above. Statistics highly recommended. Technical mathematics is also accepted. See Illinois Tech Core Curriculum, section D.

Natural Science1

10 to 11 credit hours of science or engineering courses. Relevant courses include physics, chemistry, or biology (physics highly recommended). Up to six credit hours may be in engineering graphics/drafting. Two sequential courses must be completed in a single field and the third course must be in a different field. In certain cases, technology courses may satisfy requirement. See Illinois Tech Core Curriculum, section D.

Computer Science

Three credit hours of computer literacy/programming.

Humanities and Social Sciences

Nine credit hours. Humanities courses include literature, philosophy (except logic), and history. Social sciences typically include anthropology, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and economics. A minimum of three credit hours in humanities and three credit hours in social sciences is required.

Technical Coursework

31 credit hours. (Candidates with adequate college credit but lacking the technical coursework may qualify for admission based on a strong interest and/or relevant industrial experience.)

Required Courses

A total of 126 semester hours are required for the bachelor’s degree, consisting of 66 credit hours (22 courses) of junior- and senior-level courses completed at Illinois Institute of Technology and the 60 transfer credit hours required for admission. Students may attend on a part-time or full-time basis, understanding that INTM courses are generally offered evenings to accommodate full-time work schedules of students.

The core curriculum (15 courses) emphasizes proficiency in the essential functions of industrial enterprises with a focus on management-related topics. This coursework includes upper-level humanities and social sciences electives and two Interprofessional Projects (IPRO). In addition, students complete seven electives, generally consisting of three technical electives and four specialization electives. Electives provide in-depth coverage of specific aspects of industrial organizations and their related sectors. Students choose elective courses based on career goals and personal interests, and have the option to complete a formal specialization by taking four courses within one specialty area.

Bachelor of Industrial Technology and Management Requirements

Admission Transfer Requirements (60)
Details listed under Admission Requirements60
Industrial Technology Requirements (27)
INTM 301Communications for the Workplace3
INTM 315Industrial Enterprises3
INTM 322Industrial Project Management3
INTM 404Marketing, Sales, and Product Introduction3
INTM 408Cost Management3
INTM 410Operations Management3
INTM 425Human Resource Management3
INTM 441Supply Chain Management3
INTM 459Issues in Industrial Sustainability3
INTM Electives (Technical and/or Specialization) (21)
Select 21 credit hours 121
Humanities Electives (6)
300/400-level courses6
Social Sciences Electives (6)
300/400-level courses6
Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) (6)
See Illinois Tech Core Curriculum, section E6
Total Credit Hours126

Technical Electives

INTM 314Maintenance Technology and Management3
INTM 319Electronics in Industry3
INTM 414Topics in Industry3
INTM 418Industrial Risk Management3
INTM 420Applied Strategies for the Competitive Enterprise3
INTM 427E-Commerce in Marketing and Supply Chain Networks3
INTM 477Entrepreneurship in Industry3

Bachelor of Industrial Technology and Management Curriculum

A suggested program based on half-time attendance. Students may complete coursework at their own pace.

Year 1
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
INTM 3013INTM 3223
INTM 3153INTM Elective3
INTM 4043INTM Elective3
 9 9
Year 2
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
INTM 4103INTM 4253
INTM Elective3INTM Elective3
Humanities Elective (300+)3Social Sciences Elective (300+)3
 9 9
Year 3
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
INTM 4593INTM 4413
INTM Elective3INTM Elective3
IPRO Elective I3Social Sciences Elective (300+)3
 9 9
Year 4
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
INTM 4083IPRO Elective II3
Humanities Elective (300+)3INTM Elective3
 6 6
Total Credit Hours: 66

Industrial Technology and Management Curriculum Specializations

Five industrial specializations are available. To earn a specialization, the student must complete four courses within an identified focus area.

Industrial Facilities (IF)

Covers construction, project management, and renovation and maintenance of buildings, facilities, and equipment. Four courses are required for this specialization.

INTM 407Construction Technology3
INTM 411Functional Facilities Management3
INTM 413Contract Administration for Construction Projects3
INTM 415Advanced Project Management3
INTM 416Integrated Facilities Management3
INTM 417Construction Estimating3
INTM 423Sustainable Facilities Operations3

Industrial Sustainability (ST)

Covers a range of issues in industrial sustainability, critical material resources, and alternative energies. Four courses are required for this specialization.

INTM 423Sustainable Facilities Operations3
INTM 460Sustainability of Critical Materials3
INTM 461Energy Options for Industry3
INTM 462Special Topics in Sustainability3

Manufacturing Technology (MT)

Covers manufacturing processes for metals, chemical, and electronic industries, information systems, and quality control. Four courses are required for this specialization.

INTM 406Quality Control3
INTM 412Manufacturing Processes for Metals and Mechanical Systems3
INTM 431Manufacturing Processes for Electronics and Electrical Systems3
INTM 433Chemical Manufacturing Processes in Industry3
INTM 435Performance Management in Food Operations3
INTM 446Manufacturing and Logistics Information Systems3

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Covers strategic supply chain management, warehousing and distribution, purchasing, transportation, and export/import. Four courses are required for this specialization.

INTM 409Inventory Control3
INTM 427E-Commerce in Marketing and Supply Chain Networks3
INTM 430Transportation3
INTM 442Warehousing and Distribution3
INTM 443Purchasing3
INTM 444Export/Import3
INTM 446Manufacturing and Logistics Information Systems3

Telecommunication Technology (TT)

Covers management and maintenance of data networks, network configurations, network security, and evolving technologies, including voice over IP. Four courses are required for this specialization.

ITMO 440Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet3
ITMO 441Network Administration and Operations3
ITMS 448Cyber Security Technologies3
INTM 449Telecommunications Over Data Networks3