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Advanced Manufacturing (MANUF)
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Program Overview:
The Advanced Manufacturing degree promotes and enhances the skills of students helping them to succeed within the advanced manufacturing industry. This program requires extensive applied technical knowledge combined with strong communication skills to effectively interact with individuals as well as groups and teams. The program represents education and skill building toward a broader advanced manufacturing theory.

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Semester 1
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FA2017
EDR 1202
Mechanical Blueprint Reading
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This course covers the graphic communication standards used in engineering design drawings. Forging, coating, fabrication, detail, assembly, and die drawings are studied.

MAN 1201
Introduction to Machining
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This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the operation of a machine shop. The course covers the nomenclature, care, and use of most basic machine shop tools. Some of the machines covered will be the drill press, lathe, milling machine, saws, and various grinders. Precision measuring instruments will also be used. Safety in the shop is stressed.

MAN 1202
Industrial Safety
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Focuses upon the nature, background, importance, and needs in industrial safety. Major emphasis is placed on regulatory aspects of industrial safety, identification and controlling safety hazards, accident and injury analysis, development of safety goals, material handling, and fire prevention and protection.

MAN 1211
Industrial Electricity
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This course provides instruction in industrial electricity including atomic structure, metric system, electrical qualities, series circuits, parallel circuits, combination circuits, simple control devices, and control relays. Emphasis is placed on applying classroom theory to lab reality and basic troubleshooting of electrical circuits is taught.

WEL 1203
Practical Welding
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This course is designed to provide students instruction in specialized welding. Individual projects are designed and completed. Welding safety is stressed.

Term Total
19
Semester 2
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FA2017
CAD 1210
Computer Aided Drafting I
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An introduction to Engineering Design Graphics/CAD, including design problems, sketching, dimensioning, tolerancing, multi-view orthographic representations, auxiliary views, section views, and working drawings. Students are required to use CAD in this course.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

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ENG 1201
Communications
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This course is designed to develop the student's appreciation of the value of communication between individuals and between business and industries. It is to provide a practical application for today's trades, business, and industrial workers, particularly in the comprehension and expression of written English as it applies to business letters, reports, and memoranda.

MAC 2231
Introduction to CNC
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This course is a comprehensive introduction to the operation of numerical control (NC) systems with emphasis on computer numerical control (CNC) systems, their programming capabilities, advantages, operation, and maintenance. Laboratory experience includes programming and operating CNC machine tools.

MAN 1204
Manuf Materials & Processes
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This course introduces the student to various types of industrial materials, their properties and how the materials themselves are manufactured. Materials will include:ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, powder metallurgy, composites, plastics, ceramics and other materials as technology progresses. Further study will be given to the manufacturing processes that use these materials to create products and goods. Major areas of concentration in manufacturing processes include:casting, molding, forging, machining processes, welding/joining processes and other techniques related to modern manufacturing.

MAN 1215
Mechanical Drives
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This course deals with the physics of power transmission. It is an introductory course in gear types and ratios, bearings, clutches, p. t. o. , differential, final drives, and brakes.

MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

Term Total
20
Semester 3
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DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
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A study of computer concepts, including the information processing cycle, file organization, data communications and operating systems and systems software. Applications software, including spreadsheets, database, word processing, presentation software, computer communications, operating systems, and Internet access and use with business-oriented computer hardware and software concepts emphasis. PREREQUISITE: Recommended one semester of typing.

GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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This course prepares the student for job interviews, job placement, and employment. Verbal and written communication skills are implemented through assigned reports. Topics of discussion and debate range from securing and keeping a job to individual attitudes, work habits, work ethics, and interviewing skills. The student will be required to prepare a written resume and to apply communication skills in practical situations.

MAC 1203
Precision Measurement
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This course is designed to provide students with an appropriate knowledge and skills in precision measurement, inspection methods, and quality control. Included will be the techniques of precision measurement and the theory of measurement calibration. These skills will be applied to industrial inspection equipment for measurement of production work.

MAN 2202
Leadership
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The primary focus of the course is the development of leadership skills. It provides a basic understanding of leadership principles and group dynamics and helps students develop a personal leadership philosophy and style. Issues of diversity, personal growth and interpersonal relationships are explored within the context of leadership development.

MAN 2211
Programmable Logic Controllers
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This course provides instruction in the theory and application of industrial logic control circuits involving relays and programmable logic controllers. Control relays, time delay relays, latching relays, as well as basic and advanced PLC commands are discussed in theory and applied in lab with an emphasis on safety. PREREQUISITE: MAN 1211 Industrial Electricity or instructor consent.

Term Total
15
Semester 4
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MAN 2201
Quality Concepts & Techniques
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This course is designed to emphasize lean manufacturing, to analyze and improve present management and operational work methods. As a learning partner, the student will be introduced to traditional industrial engineering tools for method improvement. The objective is to utilize various charting techniques, modern time study methods, ergonomics, incentives and alternative methods of improving present operational management processes. Emphasis will be placed on value-added and non-value-added activities and their relationship to the financial success of an organization.

PHY 1111
Technical Physics I
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This is a course in mechanics and fluids for the vocational-technical student. It covers Newton's Laws, conditions for equilibrium, torque, momentum, motion in one and two dimensions, work, energy, power, and fluids.

PSY 1101
General Psychology I
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A survey of the study of human and animal behavior with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics may include the biology of behavior, sensation, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior, and individual differences. NO PREREQUISITE.

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PSY 1103
Business Psychology
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This course centers on those human relations skills that students need to successfully interact in today's changing world: communication, motivation, authority, leadership styles and strategies, attitude adjustment and coping. Students will learn the fundamentals necessary for adjusting to cultural diversity, economic fluctuations and changes in responsibility.

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9
Recommended Electives
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EGR 1131
Engineering Graphics and Design
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Introduction to engineering design and graphics, including sketching, computer aided drafting, dimensioning, tolerancing, multi-view orthographic representations, auxiliary views, section views, and working drawings. Design concepts such as adding features to aid in product manufacturability will also be discussed. Finite analysis of some models will be performed. Students are required to use CAD in this course.

MAC 1208
Interm. Machine Processes
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An introduction to the proper operation of lathes, mills, and drill presses. The student will read and interpret blueprint and machine parts/stock to standard tolerances up to +/- .001". The student will also perform simple operations such as basic grinding, face, turn, bore, knurl, chamfer, center drill, tap, groove, cut tapers, adjust speeds and feeds, mill flat, square surfaces, and make slots. The use of layout tools and hand tools will be emphasized. The student will set up machines for simple operations and learn to adjust the machines to meet the quality requirement of the blueprint.

MAC 2232
Advanced CNC Training
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The major emphasis of this course is the programming and operating of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools. Laboratory experiences include writing and editing programs. Students will produce parts on both CNC milling machines and lathes. Also, the student will incorporate CAD-CAM. This technology eliminates the need for the CNC programmer to master the traditional M and G codes and dramatically shortens CNC programming time. PREREQUISITE: MAC 2231 Introduction to CNC.

MAN 1205
Predictive Maintenance
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Predictive maintenance techniques provide data that defines servicing and inspection periods so that maintenance departments can determine, in advance, when equipment should be shut down for overhaul. This course provides training in laser alignment, vibration analysis, oil analysis, infrared thermography, motor testing and power quality. Computer based maintenance management systems will be introduced.

MAN 1206
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
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This course covers the operating principles of hydraulic components of stationary industrial hydraulic & pneumatic systems. Various hydraulic circuits are studied with laboratory exercises involving repairs, adjustments, and troubleshooting of pumps, cylinders, control valves, motors, reservoirs, and accumulators.

MAN 1207
Introduction to HVAC
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This course is designed to provide introductory training and skills for efficient, cost-effective and current methods in choosing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, servicing and repairing today's AC and refrigeration equipment.

MAN 1210
Industrial Materials
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This is an introduction to types and uses of industrial materials. Topics include the three general classifications of materials:ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, and composites. Emphasis will be placed on the manufacture, properties, and applications of these materials in contemporary industry. Corrosion and powder metallurgy will also be covered.

MAN 1221
Motors/Motor Controls
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This course will teach the operational theories and trouble-shooting techniques of DC and AC single- and three-phase motors and motor controls as found in industrial and manufacturing settings. Topics to be covered include safety, magnetism and electromagnetism, Lorentz forces, single phase AC motor operations and construction, three phase AC motor operations and construction, DC motor operations and construction, industrial voltages, motor starters, overload contacts, reversing motor contacts, and variable frequency drives. PREREQUISITE: ELC 1604 Basic Electricity or instructor consent.

MAN 2203
Organizational Behavior
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Organizational Behavior is the people-centered study of the relationships, interactions and behaviors within the individual, group and organizational levels of an organization functioning in the global environment. Focus of study will be placed on managing diversity, social processes and decision making, organizational behavior, change leadership and organizational design.

MAN 2206
Intro to Design Concepts
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This course introduces the student to the principles of designing for manufacturing. Topics include:material selection, tool design, workholding, gaging, and tolerancing. Design software will be used to produce designs similar to those used in industry. PREREQUISITES:EGR 1131 Engineering Graphics and Design or consent of the instructor.

MAN 2208
3D Contouring
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The major emphasis of this course is the programming and operating of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools to produce parts from multi-axis simultaneous tool paths. Three dimensional bosses and pockets used in industries such as molding will be produced using advanced solid modeling and CAD-CAM techniques. PREREQUISITE: MAC 2232 Advanced CNC Training.

MAN 2210
Stamping and Molding
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This is an advanced class which facilitates the student to utilize the skills and knowledge learned in previous machine shop courses. Theory of stamping dies, molds, and EDM processes will be covered. The construction of small jigs, fixtures, dies and molds will also be taught. Successful completion of the course requires the student to be proficient with the standard machine shop tools, attachments, and appropriate procedures. PREREQUISITES: MAN 1201 Intro. to Machining and MAC 1208 Interm. Machine Processes or consent of instructor.

MAN 2212
Industrial Automation I
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This course provides an introduction to various sensor and process control concepts used in manufacturing systems. It provides instruction concerning the use, testing and repair of sensing units and in the use and basic programming of microcontrollers. Sensing concepts include, but are not limited to:proximity, optical, ultrasonic, flow, temperature and pressure. An introduction to vision systems will also be covered in the course. Course material is intended to evolve with technological trends. PREREQUISITE: MAN 1211 Industrial Electricity or consent of instructor.

MAN 2214
Industrial Automation II
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This course provides instruction that builds on concepts practiced in both MAN 2212 Industrial Automation I and MAN 2211 Programmable Logic Controllers. Students will implement design techniques and industrial networks to design and build increasingly advanced automated systems. Course will include, but is not limited to:PLC networks, communication with various field devices, vision inspection, pneumatic systems, sensing concepts and data logging. Students will be required to troubleshoot bugged automation devices and/or PLC programs with appropriate tools and documentation. As students progress in the course, robotic systems will also be added. PREREQUISITES: MAN 2211 Programmable Logic Controllers and MAN 2212 Industrial Automation I or consent of instructor.

MAN 2215
Robotics & Vision Systems
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This course provides the theory and technology of robots as used in manufacturing and production. Various configurations of robotic manipulators, power supplies, and effectors and programming devices/methods will be discussed. Students will be introduced to vision guidance and inspection as it applies to robotics. During instructional laboratory sessions the student will receive hands-on knowledge based on text and lectures as students program the robot controllers to achieve useful robotic movements. Tests and analyses are performed on these student generated programs. PREREQUISITES: MAN 1211 Industrial Electricity and MAN 2211 Programmable Logic Controllers or consent of instructor.

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