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Manufacturing Engineering Technology AAS Degree
Semester Hours:  64 - 71
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None


Program Description: The Manufacturing Engineering Technology AAS Degree program provides opportunities for students to gain knowledge, skills and understanding of the concepts and applications of electronics in manufacturing. This Degree has been developed in cooperation with the automated manufacturing industries. Students are prepared for employment in the electronics, service maintenance, and related manufacturing fields as entry-level technicians. For those presently employed in the industry it provides an opportunity to upgrade skills.

Recommended Proficiencies: Fundamental computer skills.

Course Requirements
Manufacturing Engineering Technology AAS
Total Credits: 64 - 71

Recommended Proficiencies
Fundamental computer usage skills.

General Education Requirements (19-20)

Written Communications (3)
Select one:
ENG101 English Composition III (3)
ENG121 Applied Technical Writing (3)

Oral Communications (3)
COM100 Fundamentals of Human Communication (3) or higher

Art and Humanities (3)
ART207 Art History I (3)
MHL100 Music Appreciation (3)
MHL207 Survey of Jazz/Pop Music (3)
THE100 Theater Appreciation (3)
Or select a course numbered 100 or above from the following: ART, HMC, LIT, MHL, PHI, AND THE. Students may also choose any course from the Arts or Humanities AGEC lists. The required course must represent two different departments for the Arts and Humanities category. For example, students may not take a HIS course to fulfill their Arts and Humanities requirement, if they are using another HIS course to complete their Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3)
ECN201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
Or select a course numbered 100 or above from the following: ABS, ECN, GEO, HIS, POS, PSY, AND SOC. Students may also choose any course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences AGEC list. The required courses must represent two different departments for the Social and Behavioral Sciences category. For example, students may not take a HIS course to fulfill their Arts and Humanities requirement, if they are using another HIS course to complete their Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement.


Physical and Biological Sciences (4)
BIO100 Biology Concepts (4)
Or select a 4-credit course with lab numbered 100 or above from the Biological and Physical Science Lab list. Students may also choose a course from the Biological and Physical Lab Science AGEC list.

Mathematics (3-4)
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra, Standard (4) or higher

Core Requirements (41-48)

Mechatronics Certificate (27)
ELC122 Direct Current and Alternating Current Circuit Analysis (3)
ELC220 Active Circuits (3)
ELT128 FPGA Fundamentals (3)
ELT223 Microcontroller Fundamentals (3)
MET125 Principles of Fabrication (3)
MET132 Fluid Power (Hydraulics-Pneumatics) (3)
MET261 LabView 1 Programming (3)
MET221 Electro-Mechanical Technology (3)
MET232 Solid Modeling - Solidworks (3)

Select one Specialization:

Specialization 1 (21)
Programmable Logic Controller Certificate
ELC221 Control Devices (3)
ELC128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
ELC228 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
MET240 DeviceNet (3)
MET245 Variable Frequency Drive (3)
MET250 Factory Talk (3)
MET226 Electro-Mechanical Systems (3)

OR

Specialization 2 (15)
LabView Programming Certificate
MET261 LabView 1 Programming (3)
MET262 LabView 2 Programming (3)
MET263 LabView 3 Programming (3)
MET264 LabView FPGA Programming (3)
MET265 LabView Overview (3)

OR

Specialization 3 (14)
Semiconductor Industry
CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry (4)
ELC200 Radio Frequency RF/High Vacuum HV (3)
MET230 Semiconductor I - Seminar (3)
PHY111 College Physics (4)

Other Requirements (4)
PAC course (1)

Reading Competency:
RDG094 College Reading
Or equivalent reading assessment test score

Computer Competency (3):
AGB124 Microcomputers in Agriculture
CIS110 Fundamentals of Computer Literacy or higher


Students must earn:
-a grade of C or better in all required courses for this AAS degree
-a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
-a minimum of 20 credits from CAC
-a minimum of 64 credits.

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Use critical thinking to problem solve electronic/manufacturing based problems.
2. (Synthesis Level) Create class projects to solve problems using a team approach and working in a safe, professional manner.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze and solve problems using technical reference manuals and technical support materials.
4. (Application Level) Apply math/science computational concepts and principles to create problem solutions.
5. (Application Level) Apply theories to problem solve, including the theory of operations of basic fluid power systems.
6. (Application Level) Use appropriate test and measuring instrumentation to define solutions to problems.
7. (Synthesis Level) Identify, integrate, analyze and construct electromechanical systems to meet a specific need.
8. (Application Level) Identify, discuss and demonstrate the use of electrical laws and instruments for working with series, parallel, and series parallel circuits using resistors, capacitors, inductors, DC and AC power supplies.
9. (Application Level) Identify, discuss and demonstrate the use of logic rules and instrumentation for working with logic gates, combinations of logic gates and logic subsystems.
10. (Application Level) Identify, discuss and demonstrate the use of diodes, transistors and silicon control rectifiers using appropriate circuits and power supplies.
11. (Application Level) Identify, discuss and demonstrate the use of low and high vacuum components and instrumentation necessary to design and build a high vacuum system.
12. (Evaluation Level) Interpret schematics of basic fluid power, electronics and other drawings typically used in manufacturing industries to problem solve.
13. (Application Level) Identify, discuss and demonstrate the components of a programmable logic controller (PLC) system.
14. (Synthesis Level) Create programs using logic symbols, timers, counters, math functions and sub routines.
15. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast electronic, fluid power, and mechanical concepts critical to the manufacturing industry.
16. (Evaluation Level) Design, construct, and troubleshoot laboratory projects in the electronic, fluid power and high vacuum/RF areas.
17. (Evaluation Level) Apply Manufacturing Industry tools, materials, processes, procedures, and problem solving strategies to real world problems and justify your methods.
Standards for Program
1. Demonstrate safe working techniques in laboratory work, per OSHA standards. URL: http://www.osha.gov/
2. Demonstrate the application of semiconductor/automation manufacturing industry skills, knowledge, and values.