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

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

Metrology with Precision Measurement Technology (320)
Associate in Applied Science Degree

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.

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 - 65 credits


1 Engineering Physics I & II (PHYS 221 and PHYS 222) can be taken in lieu of Physics I & II (PHYS 101 and PHYS 102).

Physical Wellness is highly recommended.

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

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