Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Solving problems, streamlining  processes, adding value.

 

Manufacturing Engineering Technology - AAS

1) Must complete a minimum of 3 different MnTC goals in Liberal Arts and Sciences

2) 1100 or higher Liberal Arts and Sciences courses required unless specified


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
ENGL1410
Technical Writing
This course studies the theory and practice of technical writing emphasizing clarity and conciseness in written communication for practical and professional purposes.(Meets MnTC Goal 1)(Prerequisite: A minimum score of 78 on the Reading Comprehension portion of the ACCUPLACER basic skills test or a minimum score of 18 on the English subject area of the ACT test or successful completion of ENGL0528) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
HUMA1105
Oral Interpretation
This course engages the student in analyzing prose, poetry, and drama, discovering the meaning in literature and the communication of that meaning to an audience. Emphasis is on expression, interpretation, and delivery skills involved in an interpretative oral presentation to an audience. This course furthers student's understanding of self and others, and develops oral communication skills, especially vocal and nonverbal expressiveness, critical thinking, listening, and relating to an audience a critical appreciation of literature, skill in critquing other's performances, and become more thoughtful and effective communicators in other communication situations. (Fulfills MnTC Goals 2 & 6) (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
PSYC1110
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology applies to everyone's personal and workplace daily life. In this course, you will be introduced to the history of psychology, consciousness, learning theories, memory, problem-solving, intelligence, motivation, life-span development, personality, abnormal psychology and therapy. (Fulfills MnTC Goal 5 & 7) (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
 
16 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
4 cr
BUSN1245
Business Computers
This course is designed to provide "hands on" training in the use of the computer aimed at information processing for coursework, personal, and professional purposes. According to skillful design standards, students solve business problems using industry-standard software application programs (word processing, spreadsheets, and database management, presentations, and email/calendar). A brief introduction to file management, cloud technology, and operating system is covered. Students will also develop an understanding of computer safety, security, ethics, and privacy. (Prerequisites: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1610
Industrial Safety
This course is an introduction to safety programs and areas of concern for the general maintenance worker. General safety, safety rules and regulations, personal protective equipment, Right-To-Know and chemical safety, tool and machinery safety, electrical safety and confined spaces are the main topics of discussion. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
INDS1633
Electrical Principles & Practices 1
The course will start out with a study of the fundamental concepts of AC and DC electricity. Students will utilize Ohm's Law, construct basic circuits and learn the operation of basic test equipment. Students will be introduced to basic electrical components and systems found in the industrial maintenance world. Magnetic induction, AC waveforms, impedance and troubleshooting techniques, wiring diagrams, and a review of electrical safety are most of the topics covered. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1635
Electrical Principles & Practices 2
The course will start out with a review of the fundamental concepts of electricity. Students will be introduced to basic electrical components and systems found in the industrial maintenance world. Switches, relays, electrical motors, indicators, basic test equipment and operation, troubleshooting techniques, wiring diagrams, and a review of electrical safety are most of the topics covered. (Prerequisites: none) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1660
Engineering Principles & Applications 1
An introduction to basic tools, common materials and processes will be covered. The various types of mechanical drives and their features will be discussed along with building and preventive maintenance programs. (Prerequisites: none) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
INDS1662
Engineering Principles & Applications 2
This course covers advanced concepts of topics introduced in part I and applies basic physics to engineering evaluations of mechanical products, structures and procedures. Students will study and evaluate mechanical drive systems including service, repair, and troubleshooting principles. Thermodynamic principles are studied in heating and cooling systems. The student will be introduced to industrial programmable controllers and nanotechnology. (Prerequisites: INDS1660) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
MACH1605
Blueprint Reading I
This course covers the fundamentals of basic blueprint reading. The student will learn skills to interpret blueprint and sketches that would be used in industry. Topics of study will be sketching, dimensioning, line interpretation, section views, tolerance, and working drawings. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
MACH1610
Precision Measuring and Gauging
This course will provide the theory, technique, and care of typical measuring tools used in the Machining profession. Students will learn various measuring techniques used in the manufacture of machined parts. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
MDAD1204
Autocad
AutoCAD is the most common computer aided drafting software. This course will cover AutoCAD functions as used in engineering drawing. Basic and advanced commands will be used to complete assignments. An introduction to 3-D CAD will be included. (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 1 lecture/2 lab)

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3 cr
MDAD1206
Geometric Tolerances
This course covers the application and implementation of Geometric Tolerancing ASME Y14.5M-1994. Topics include: fundamentals, form, orientation, runout, datums, location, and position tolerances. The course will follow the text. (Prerequisite: MDAD1250 or instructor approval) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
MDAD1232
Drafting Internship
This course provides a "real world learning experience" in which you can apply the knowledge and skills that you have learned in the classroom. It also allows you to see how your knowledge and skills fit into the business world. (Prerequisite: The internship must be preapproved by the appropriate instructor. A minimum 25 credits completed from the Drafting and Design Technology program) (2 credits: 0 lecture/0 lab/2 OJT)

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2 cr
MDAD1241
Solidworks
This course covers the fundamentals of Solidworks parametric drawing and design. The student will use Solidworks to create 3D parametric models as well as use these models to create engineering drawings and documentation. (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 1 lecture/2 lab)

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3 cr
MDAD1250
Print Reading for CAD Design
This is essentially a blueprint reading course that focuses on drafting essentials. Content will include 2d view projection, line types, dimensions, tolerances, sections, auxiliary views, and all the other basics required to understand a basic engineering drawing. This course lays the building blocks for the remainder of the Drafting and Design courses. Special Note: The student will be required to either scan and send in assignment sheets or send them through the mail to arrive on or prior to the posted due dates. (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
MDAD1251
Manufacturing Processes for CAD Design
This course covers manufacturing methods and materials. It includes plastics, steels, machining, casting, molding, material selections, etc. This course also covers material handling, JIT, inventory reductions, etc. Attention will be given to understanding the characteristics of manufacturing processes and systems. This will help the student in fitting into today's and tomorrow's manufacturing climate. (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
 
44 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 60


Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$11,374
Minimum Tool Cost:$565
Books/Supplies:$1,000
Estimated Total:$12,939
 

 



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