Bio & Ag Technology Management - BATM

Courses

BATM 1110 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY DESIGN (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Introduction to the design process, 2D and 3D parametric solid modeling, and both manual and automated fabrication processes.

BATM 2110 SOLVING TECHNOLOGY PROBLEMS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BATM 1110. An introduction to creative and analytical methods to solve technological problems. Define the problem, explore strategies, select and implement solutions, and evaluate results.

BATM 3500 NATURAL RESOURCE SYSTEMS CONSERVATION (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. MATH 1130 or MATH 1133. Natural resource conservation technologies including rainfall-runoff relationships, sediment transport capacity, runoff control structures, water supply development, surveying techniques including GPS methods.

BATM 3510 AGRICULTURAL POWER AND MACHINERY FUNDAMENTALS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. MATH 1130 or MATH 1133. Power unit fundamentals with emphasis on diesel and small gasoline engines; mechanics of operation, safety, use, and adjustment of machines used for horticultural and agronomic crop production; and precision agriculturr principles and technology.

BATM 3530 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING FACILITY TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. MATH 1130 or MATH 1133. Fundamental requirements for the design and operation of agricultural production and processing facilities.

BATM 4100 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 3. Pr. BATM 5110. First in the two-course capstone experience. This course focuses on professional topics that prepare students for technical careers; teamwork, communication, standards and codes, economics, project and time management. Teams initiate the capstone design project.

BATM 4110 TECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE (3) LEC. 1. LAB. 6. Pr. BATM 4100. Development and evaluation of a team-based capstone project using tools from the technology curriculum; emphasizing communication, critical thinking, and technical and economic analyses.

BATM 5110 AGRI-INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL APPLICATIONS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BATM 2110. An introduction to the fundamentals of electricity and electrical systems used in agricultural and industrial applications. Electricity basics include safety, AC (single and three phase) and DC power. Selecting and sizing components include wiring conductors, safety devices, motors, other loads.

BATM 5120 AGRI-INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS AND CONTROLS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BATM 5110. An introduction to the fundamentals of electronic control systems used in agricultural and industrial production and processing applications. Electronic control system components include programmable logic controllers (PLCs), switches, relays, sensors, and ladder logic.

BATM 6110 AGRI-INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL APPLICATIONS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Departmental approval. An introduction to the fundamentals of electricity and electrical systems used in agricultural and industrial applications. Electricity basics include safety, AC (single and three phase) and DC power. Selecting and sizing components include wiring conductors, safety devices, motors, other loads.

BATM 6120 AGRI-INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS AND CONTROLS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. BATM 6110. An introduction to the fundamentals of electronic control systems used in agricultural and industrial production and processing applications. Electronic control system components include programmable logic controllers (PLCs), switches, relays, sensors, and ladder logic.