NIU Dekalb, IL. NIU offers a BS in Technology with an emphasis on Applied Manufacturing Technology. For program information visit this page. You will find information on potential career tracks this page. Completion of the AAS in Architecture followed by a 4-semester sequence of coursework at NIU leads to the Bachelor's degree. For a list of courses to take at CCC see the program plan. Students interested in this school are highly encouraged to work with NIU advisers and CCC faculty as early as possible.