Career Technologies AAS – Manufacturing Technology Program

Code: AAS.IDT.MFG.TECH

The AAS.IDT.MFG.TECH program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in machining, grinding, welding, CNC (computer numerical control) programming/machining, industrial design, fixturing and quality assurance/control positions. Students will have a broad exposure to common manufacturing industry methods, procedures and safety.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Express and implement all safety rules and procedures across the full scope of machining, welding and fabrication disciplines.
  • Recognize the theory and application of precision measurement and be able to apply these skills in a professional work environment.
  • Read multi view drawings, specify materials and procedures, and construct machined parts to professional standards using manual and CNC machinery.
  • Design, specify materials and construct fabricated mechanisms & structures using various measurements, machining, material-joining and fabrication techniques for application in a professional environment.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of various problem solving techniques and demonstrate an ability to apply them to machining, measurement, CNC programming and fabrication disciplines.

Career Pathways

Note: Careers Listed are Entry Level:

Technician: Equipment, Production, Safety
CNC Machinist  or Operator
Manufacturing Technician 
Floor Assembler Quality Control Inspector Warehouse Associate 
Welder
   

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

DFT-107Drafting I

3

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

WRT-101English Composition I

3

ELC-110Electric Power Technology

4

-or

DFT-208Engineering Graphics

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Second Semester

  Humanities Elective* 3
  Free Elective** 3
MFG-222Machine Tool Principles II

3

MFG-229Materials Processing and Fabrication

4

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:16

MFG-222: Offered only in spring semesters.

Third Semester

MFG-119Pro/Engineer Design I

3

MFG-293Co-Op Work Experience [Manufacturing]

3

-or

MFG-227CNC Programming I

4

MFG-130Welding Technology I

3

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

Total Credit Hours:13-14

MFG-119: Offered only in first half of fall semesters.
MFG-227, MFG-130: Offered only in fall semesters.

Fourth Semester

  Social Science Elective* 3
  Free Elective** 2
CHM  Natural Science Elective - Recommended: CHM-102 or CHM-100 4
DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

Total Credit Hours:16

MFG-206: Offered only in spring semesters.

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities and Social Sciences*

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN); Economics (ECO); Geography (GEO); Political Science (POL); Psychology (PSY); Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT).

Total Credit Hours:6

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 20

Program Requirements

Free Electives**

Recommended: MFG-228, TEC-180

Total Credit Hours:6

ELC/DFT  Restricted Elective** 3-4
MFG Restricted Elective**  3-4
DFT-107Drafting I

3

DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I

3

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

MFG-124Applied Metrology

3

MFG-119Pro/Engineer Design I

3

MFG-130Welding Technology I

3

MFG-206Concepts of Industrial Design

3

MFG-222Machine Tool Principles II

3

MFG-229Materials Processing and Fabrication

4

Total Credit Hours:34

Total Credit Hours: 60

Specific Program Notes

Students are encouraged to take their courses in semester sequence order.

Please note that required courses may have prerequisites. Click on each course to view details.

General Education Elective(s).

*Recommended Free Electives: HRT-104, TEC-180

** ELC/DFT Recommended Restricted Elective: MFG-293 or MFG-227