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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Major: 3512
First Term: 2009 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 66
CIPS Code: 14.3601
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Manufacturing Engineering Technology prepares technologists with both conceptual and practical applications of processes, materials, and products related to manufacturing industries. The curriculum combines coursework in technology with a General Education component.

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 3
+ELE101Beginning Algebra for Technology (3) OR Equivalent OR Satisfactory score on a placement test OR 
+GTC108Technical Mathematics II (3)3
Required Courses
 Credits: 48
+CHM130Fundamental Chemistry (3) AND 
 CHM130LLFundamental Chemistry Lab (1)4
 DFT114Machine Trades Blueprint Reading3
+DFT115Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing3
+DFT252AAComputer Aided Drafting I, AutoCAD3
+ELE105Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology5
 GTC102Machine Process, Theory and Application3
 GTC104Manufacturing Processes4
 GTC106AAIndustrial Safety2
 GTC185Electro-Mechanical Devices4
+GTC206CNC Programming3
 GTC216Properties of Materials3
+PHY111General Physics I4
+PHY112General Physics II4
 WLD101Welding I (3) OR 
 GTC129Manufacturing Welding (3)3
General Education Requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 18
General Education CoreCredits: 12
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
+ENG101First-Year Composition (3) AND 
+ENG102First-Year Composition (3)6
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
 COM225Public Speaking3
Critical ReadingCredits: 3
+Any approved General Education course in the Critical Reading area3
MathematicsCredits: 0
 Met by ELE105 in Required Courses area OR Met by GTC108 in Program Prerequisites area.0
General Education DistributionCredits: 6
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 3
 REL101Introduction to Religion (3) OR 
 HUM108Contemporary Humanities (3)3
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
 ECN211Macroeconomic Principles3
Natural SciencesCredits: 0
 Met by CHM130 AND CHM130LL in Required Course area.0

Program Competencies
1.Apply fundamental physical science concepts of chemistry or electricity, magnetism and optics in the solution of associated problems. (CHM130, CHM130LL)
2.Interpret technical drawings common to manufacturing. (DFT114)
3.Interpretation and application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices. (DFT115)
4.Set up and operate CAD system to generate drawings. (DFT252AA)
5.Use algebraic and trigonometric functions to solve electronic problems. (ELE105)
6.Demonstrate the ability to solve linear algebraic equations. (ELE105)
7.Describe the operation and application of various electromechanical devices. (GTC185)
8.Set-up, select tooling, and operate machine tools including engine lathes, drill presses, grinders, and milling machines. (GTC102)
9.Explain the theory of the processes of machining, forming, casting, joining (assembly), and conditioning as they relate to the conversion of materials to finished products. (GTC104)
10.Demonstrate an attitude of safe work habits. (GTC106AA)
11.Set-up, prepare programs and operate a 3 axis NC milling machine, and identify management implications and advantages of numerical control. (GTC206)
12.Identify, analyze, and utilize the physical, mechanical and chemical properties of material used in manufacturing. (GTC216)
13.Apply physics concepts and principles to problems involving mechanics, fluid, sound and heat. (PHY111)
14.Apply fundamental physical science concepts of chemistry or electricity, magnetism and optics in the solution of associated problems. (PHY112)
15.Select and safely perform the appropriate welding operation including oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, cutting, and electric arc-welding. (WLD101, GTC129)