Highlights of the Polytechnic Building
- $10 million facility
- Over 80,000-square-feet of classroom and lab space
- Five (5) general classrooms, including a specialized interactive television classroom
- Seventeen (17) specialized teaching and research laboratories
- Thirteen (13) laboratories with the latest high-tech equipment
- Six (6) classrooms with multimedia and instructional technology and internet access
- A 70-seat auditorium with teleconferencing and interactive television
- Seven (7) fully networked computer labs with the latest in computer technology and worldwide access
- A Technology Resource Center plus other areas which promote interaction with area industry
- An industrial use/lease space to serve regional industry involved in production training and research projects
The College of Science, Technology and Agriculture is recognized as a Missouri Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and has programs accredited by the National Association of Industrial Technology. It is also recognized as the state model for the 2 + 2 transfer of technology degrees from community colleges. The College provides high-tech education and specialized training to meet the needs of the region.
Because of the cooperation among area legislators, industry leaders and educators, Southeast Missouri State University has been given the opportunity to create a model for the education of students in the polytechnic disciplines. The Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building is a state-of-the-art facility which has the finest classrooms, laboratories and equipment in an ergonomic setting designed to promote student learning.
The Otto & Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building houses the Department of Industrial and Engineering technology offices, classrooms and laboratories; the School of Polytechnic Studies Advising Center; the Dean of School of Polytechnic Studies administrative offices; as well as the Technology Resource Center.
PB105 - Computer Lab
This lab houses 32 PC's, and has many software programs available that are used in the programs offered by the Department of Industrial & Engineering Technology.
PB106 - Manufacturing Lab
This lab houses manufacturing machines and equipment, both manual and CNC (Computer Numeric Control) machines. Machines include Bridgeport Mills, Bridgeport Lathes, EDM machine, coordinate measure machine, and various plastics equipment.
PB107 - Automated Manufacturing Lab
This lab houses robotics equipment, as well as our state designated "Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing."
PB108 - Materials Testing Lab
This lab houses strength testing, impact testing, torque testing, hardness testing, compression testing equipment, and a rapid-prototyping machine.
PB109 - Industrial Controls Lab & Industrial Power Lab
This lab includes energy management machines and processes, motor control processes, Hampton Trainers, and other industrial power process stations. This lab also includes programmable logic controllers (PLC's) equipment and hardware.
PB114 - Computer Aided Measurement Lab
This room houses theodolites and laser tracking equipment used for high-tech measurements.
PB202 - Multimedia Lab
This lab houses 30 PC's, and has many software programs available. This software is used in the programs offered by the Department of Industrial & Engineering Technology and includes: AutoCAD 2008, Adobe CS3 Package, Chief Architect X1, Microsoft Office 2007, and Autodesk 3ds Max 8. In this lab, students learn website design, multimedia and graphic design, and digital imaging and editing. (Coming soon, Maya software and advanced gaming design as part of the Computer & Multimedia Graphics program!)
PB203 - CAD Lab
This lab houses 28 PC's, and has many software programs available. This software is used in the programs offered by the Department of Industrial & Engineering Technology and includes: AutoCAD 2008, Adobe CS3 Package, Chief Architect X1, Microsoft Office 2007, and Autodesk 3ds Max 8. In this lab, students are taught architectural drafting, as well as 3D design and solid modeling.
PB204 - MAC Lab
This lab houses 16 MAC G-5 duel-monitor stations and 6 SGI's (sillicon graphic machines), and has many software programs available. In this lab, students are taught high-end multimedia and animation design, video editing, and audio editing.
PB210 - Telecommunications Lab
This lab houses communications equipment donated to the Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology by Falcon Communications. This lab also includes wireless networking equipment and network security training.
PB218 - Networking Lab and Electronics Lab
The Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology is a Cisco local and regional academy. This lab houses routers, hubs, switches and other networking equipment and processes. Also, in this lab students are taught AC and DC electronics processes, microcontrollers, oscilloscopes, and circuit board making.