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Advanced Production Technician Certificate
Semester Hours:  37
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Advanced Production Technician Certificate prepares individuals in the advanced competencies of front-line production employment for the advanced manufacturing industry. It complies with nationally recognized industry standards and emphasizes advanced manufacturing workplace skills.

Recommended Proficiencies: None

Course Requirements
Advanced Production Technician Certificate
Total Credits: 37

MET 102 Machine Processing, Theory, and Application (5)
MET 106 Industrial Safety (2)
MET 110 Introduction to Quality Assurance (3)
MET 127 Manufacturing Process and Materials (3)
MET 131 Lean Manufacturing (3)
MET 216 Properties of Materials (3)
MET 219 Advanced Manufacturing Processes (3)
MET 227 Advanced Machine Tools (3)
MET 245 Variable Frequency Drives (3)
MET 289 Advanced Technology Capstone (3)
MET 290 Materials, Safety, and Equipment (3)

MET 236 Lathe Operations (3)
MET 125 Principles of Fabrication (3)

Other Requirements
Students must earn:
-a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale;
-at least one-third of the certificate credits from CAC.

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Apply systematic repetitive movements to advanced manufacturing situations. (CSLO 3)
2. (Synthesis Level) Incorporate critical thinking skills into advanced manufacturing challenges.(CSLO 4)
3. (Knowledge Level) List machine safety controls.(CSLO 2)
4. (Synthesis Level) Develop a software program to control a robot in a work-cell application.(CSLO 2,3,4)
5. (Evaluation Level) Interpret system schematics to troubleshoot issues. (CSLO 2,3,4)
6. (Application Level) Select and present appropriate machining (metal cutting) and forming processes, including unconventional methods.(CSLO 2,3)
7. (Analysis Level) Measure and analyze the dynamic characteristics of the manufacturing equipment, i.e machine tools and
machining systems.(CSLO 2,3)
8. (Evaluation Level) Interpret tolerances in engineering drawings and using this understanding to plan and carry out
measurements of given engineering components. (CSLO 2,3,4)
9. (Analysis Level) Provide suggestions for economic and sustainable manufacturing processes based on specific conditions. (CSLO 4)
10. (Synthesis Level) Independently plan, implement, document, and present a research-based assignment in manufacturing
processes. (CSLO 2,3,4)
Standards for Program
Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)