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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2014-2015 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Manufacturing with Advanced Technology, A.A.S.

Manufacturing with Advanced Technology (341)
Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program prepares students to be technical problem solvers in industry. Students learn and apply skills and techniques used in advanced technology manufacturing systems to convert materials into useful products.   Employment opportunities for the graduate include positions such as Manufacturing Technician, Production Planner, Quality Assurance Technician, Technical Service Representative, Robotic Technician, or Manufacturing Associate Manager.

NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.


Minimum - 62 credits


Calculus I and II (MATH 221, MATH 222) OR College Algebra (MATH101) and Trigonometry & Functions (MATH102) OR Elementary Functions (MATH 108) and Calculus I (MATH 221) may be substituted for Technical Mathematics I and II (MATH 117, MATH 118).

Chemistry I (CHEM 101) may be substituted for Descriptive Chemistry (CHEM 112).

3  Technical Electives include: 3-D Geometric Modeling (DRFT 108), Programming in C++ for Engineers (COMP 230),  Digital Electronics (ELEC 225), Power Systems and Maintenance (ELEC 230), CNC Programming I-Mill I (MECH 120), CNC Programming II-Lathe I (MECH 121),  Fluids (MECH 210), Physics II (PHYS 102), Machine Drafting with CADD (DRFT 102), Tool and Die Design (MECH 211), Production Planning and Controlling (MECH 131), or Cooperative Education Experience I (COOP 101).

4  Physical Wellness is highly recommended.

5 Must take 2 credits minimum for the Physical Education option.

NOTE: Faculty Advisor must approve choice of Technical Elective.