What is an Articulation Agreement?
An articulation agreement is a partnership between schools for completion of a four-year degree. The articulation agreements allow graduates of selected two-year technical programs to transfer credits much more readily into certain majors at UNI in the Department of Industrial Technology. Students can expect to transfer between 48 and 65 semester hours of credit, about half the number required for a four-year degree.
How does an Articulation Agreement work?
Articulation Agreements are developed by both individuals from the Iowa Community Colleges and from the Department of Industrial Technology at the University of Northern Iowa. Select programs are reviewed and if it looks to be a good match than an articulation agreement is created.
What do I do if there is not an articulation agreement for my program at the community college?
If there is no articulation agreement with UNI-Department of Industrial Technology then your courses will be evaluated on a course by course basis. Advisors in the department will read course descriptions from the community college and see if it matches up with any of the Industrial Technology courses at UNI. If there are courses that are deemed similar in both content and credit hours then credit will be given.
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Technology Management provides a broad background in technology as well as the management associated with harnessing the human, material, and information resources necessary for organizations to be successful. This is an excellent background for a wide variety of positions in business and industry.
The Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing provides theoretical and hands-on experience in the field of manufacturing to prepare management-oriented technical professionals for careers in manufacturing. There are three emphasis areas: Automation and Production, Design, and Metal Casting.
The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communications provides the technology of communicating visually by placing an image on a surface. It involves the study of technology required to produce the millions of printed products used in all aspects of our lives. Beyond the technical details of graphic communications, the program includes elements of management and supervision necessary to successfully operate business enterprises.
Electrical and Information Engineering Technology**
The Bachelor of Science Degree in EIET provides quality, hands-on, application-oriented education that produces professionals who will contribute to the advancement of engineering technology in the areas of electrical power, analog/digital electronics, industrial control systems, microcomputers, instrumentation, telecommunication and networking. The mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems controls are also covered in this program. The program begins with a base of introductory classes in math, engineering physics, statistics, and computer programming and continues on into practical applications of EIET in industrial settings. In addition to advanced level technical classes with computer simulations, the program is strongly hands-on oriented and includes numerous labs and project experiences.
** Transferring into this major may require an extra semester beyond the four-year degree requirements
Technology Management, Manufacturing Technology, and Graphic Communications are all accredited by the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT).
If you have any questions about articulation agreements please contact Linda Reardon-Lowry at (319) 273-2562 or firstname.lastname@example.org