Manufacturing Engineering Technology - AAS
(68 total credit hours)
|Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam)||3||All|
|BAS 160 Introduction to Business (pre-req for BAS 289) *||3||All|
|ENG 101 Writing I||3||All|
|ELT 110 Circuits I (pre-req for MFG 135) *||5||Fall/Spring|
|MAT 171 Precalculus (pre-req for ELT 201) *||2||All|
|ELT 103 Introduction to Engineering||3||Spring|
|MAT 151 Introduction to Applied Statistics (pre-req for STA 251) *||3||All|
|MFG 135 Fundamentals of Mechatronics||6||Fall/Spring|
|MFG 175 Lean Manufacturing||2||Online|
|Technical Elective course(s)||4||Fall/Spring|
|BAS 289 Operations Management||3||Fall/Spring|
|Heritage or Humanities General Education course||3||All|
|Natural Science General Education course (rec. PHY 201/202)||3||All|
|STA 251 Applied Statistics (rec. before QMS 101) *||3||All|
|Technical Elective course(s) (rec. COM 181)||3||Fall/Spring|
|FPX 100 Fluid Power||3||Fall/Spring|
|FPX 101 Fluid Power Lab||2||Fall/Spring|
|MFG 295 Capstone||1||Spring|
|PSY 110 General Psychology or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology||3||All|
|QMS 101 Introduction to Quality Systems||3||Fall/Spring|
|Technical Elective course(s) (rec. ELT 201)||4||Fall|
- * Critical path - missing these courses during the semester indicated may delay your program completion.
- Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
- At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.
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KCTCS Catalog - Manufacturing Engineering Technology - AAS
Are you career ready?
Technical and employability skills are essential to your professional success. Each semester as you progress academically, invest in yourself by taking steps to establish your career readiness.
Semester 1: Focus on business operations with an emphasis in verbal and written communication. Consider connecting with a professional in your chosen field to interview or shadow them for a day.
Semester 2: Understand how automation and flexible manufacturing systems work and their mechanical applications. After completing MFG 135, you’ll be eligible to earn a certificate in Mechatronics. Gain experience by researching employment opportunities in your chosen technical field using handshake.
Semester 3: Begin applying higher order problem solving skills using statistics and statics. Understand how manual machining, programming, and beginning engineering skills can facilitate ongoing improvements within a company. Connect with Career Services to develop your professional cover letter, resume, and request a practice interview.
Semester 4: Implement the industry approach known as A3, which includes problem solving and higher order critical thinking, while applying your skills in quality, statistics, and lean manufacturing, resulting in efficient company practices.
Your online capstone course, MFG 295, is a graduation requirement for Manufacturing Engineering Technology program, to prepare you for successful completion of the NOCTI Exam.