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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Metrology/Precision Measurement Technology, A.A.S.

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Metrology is a unique, nationally recognized, technology program designed to give the student a solid foundation in various types of measurement techniques and processes. It is a two-year career program developed to prepare metrology personnel for any area of industry where optical, electrical, chemical, dimensional, biomedical, and mechanical measurements are performed. This program emphasizes the traceability of measurements, instrument calibration, precise laboratory procedures, and the theoretical aspects of experimentation. Typical employment opportunities are with research and calibration laboratories, government agencies, and private industries.

Minimum - 67 credits


* Course has a prerequisite or co-requisite.

a College Algebra (MATH 101) can be scheduled in the first semester if the student schedules English I (ENGL 101) in the summer.

Metrology Practicum (METR 106) may be taken in lieu of Project Seminar (METR 275).

Job Readiness (GENL 111) is highly recommended for students in this program during the second or third semester

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