No. of Credits: 60
Contact: R. Gates, Chair, Business and Technology Division; B. Brezina, Program Coordinator
The manufacturing industry is experiencing dramatic changes in new technologies that result in improved product quality and manufacturing efficiency. This manufacturing option provides students with the background to work as a technician in a production environment. Students develop competencies in the general skills of engineering technology and study related subjects that provide a broad educational foundation. Technically specific coursework includes manufacturing processes, computer integrated manufacturing, CAD/CAM drawings, quality control, production planning, inventory control, and team-orientated project management.
With a strong background in engineering technology fundamentals and a concentration in manufacturing technology, graduates of this program are prepared to apply for positions as manufacturing engineering technicians, quality assurance technicians, or first-level supervisors of production operations.
The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.
manufacturing engineering technician, quality assurance technician, first-level supervisor of production operations