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Manufacturing Technology / A.A.S. DEGREE

Grant
Hegis Code - 5312, CIP Code - 15.0613

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: MFTY-AAS
 

     The Manufacturing Technology associate degree program provides a high-quality education that affords graduates opportunities for immediate employment in various manufacturing industries. These businesses include sectors that produce tools and components used in the manufacturing of everything from electronics and biomedical supplies, to consumer products and sheet metals, to parts for the aerospace industry. The program covers an array of areas relating to the fields of precision metalwork, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining, sheet-metal fabrication, and operation of milling machines, lathes, grinders, band saws, drill presses, and computerized machinery. The program also prepares students in the use of various design software products, such as Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Students will also be well versed in state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and methods, such as Lean Manufacturing implementation. Graduates can be employed as machinists and machine-control operators, forepersons, engineering-design-team members, and manufacturing supervisors.

Admissions Procedures and Requirements

     This program begins only in the FALL semester. All applicants must take the SCCC placement tests (CPT) unless waived by the Admissions Office based on academic credentials. Entering students should be qualified for Freshman Composition (ENG101), Technical Math (MAT112) and Advanced College Reading (RDG101). Students already enrolled in college must have successfully completed Algebra I (MAT007) or equivalent or higher, Developmental Writing (ENG010) or higher and Reading in the Content Areas (RDG099) or the equivalent.

     Manufacturing Technology courses are offered in DAY sessions. Evening courses are offered based upon demand.

FIRST SEMESTER: 14 credits Credits
  BUS115: College/Workplace Skills Seminar
     or COL101: College Seminar
1
MFT101: Introduction to Machine Tool Theory - Lab I 4
MFT110: Interpreting Engineering Drawings 2
MFT150: Manufacturing Information Systems 2
  MAT112: Technical Mathematics I 4
  Physical Education Elective 1
     
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
MFT102: Manufacturing/CNC Theory - Lab II 5
MFT210: Computer Graphics Application I (Introduction to CAD) 3
  MAT113: Technical Mathematics II 4
  PHY112: Technical Physics I 4
  Physical Education Elective 1
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
MFT201: Advanced Machining Process - Lab III 4
MFT211: Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
MFT240: Materials of Industry 2
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3
     
FOURTH SEMESTER: 18 credits Credits
MFT202: Manufacturing Capstone Project - Lab IV 4
MFT230: Quality Assurance and Instrumentation 2
MFT250: Industrial Controls 3
  ENG121: Technical Writing 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3
  Humanities Elective 3
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 64

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Manufacturing Technology 34 credits
English 6 credits
Humanities 3 credits
Mathematics/Laboratory Science 12 credits
Social Sciences 6 credits
Physical Education 2 credits
College Seminar 1 credit