Manufacturing Technology

The applied associate degree prepares manufacturing technicians to oversee the operation of integrated systems to construct products. Technicians evaluate and improve processes to help companies use less time and money to safely produce quality products. Students learn about typical duties such as:

  • monitoring manufacturing processes, including production teams
  • integrating computer networks, robots, machine tools, and materials handling
  • evaluating production schedules
  • implementing quality control standards.

Career Opportunities

  • Draftsman
  • Computer Numeric Control Machine Operator
  • Certified Production Technician
Man with hat working manufacturing technology
Suggested Degree Plan for Manufacturing Technology (AAS)
Do not use this degree plan as a substitute for an advisor. Always meet with an advisor to discuss your specific needs for completing the program before signing up for classes each semester.
Required Core Courses Details
CAD 230 Introduction to the Manufacturing Processes Details 3
Acquaints the student with the following areas of manufacturing processes: material control, production control, material handling, quality and cost controls, purchasing procedures, and the J-I-T process. Students will qualify to sit for the MSSC-M3 - Manufacturing Processes and Production Certification.
Prerequisites: (none)
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail Details 1
Directed to new students, this course provides a supportive transition to the culture of higher education. Course objectives aim at preparing students for the college experience by acquiring effective learning techniques and by becoming aware of available college resources for academic and personal growth. This course also develops students' abilities, which will assist them with the complexities of college life.
Prerequisites: (none)
MAT 100 Technical Mathematics Details 3
A course designed to cover mathematical processes and problems that relate to career, technical and workforce applications. Specific topics include fractions; decimals, ratio, proportion and percentage; measurements; and area and volume.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 103 Introduction to Manufacturing Maintenance Details 2
This course provides a basic understanding of tools and equipment used in manufacturing and knowledge of how to improve productivity through predictive and preventive maintenance. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M4 - Maintenance Awareness Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 104 Quality/Continuous Improvement Details 3
This course provides an introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting. It explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality and introduces students to lean manufacturing techniques. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M2 - Quality and Continuous Improvement Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 113 Introduction to Manufacturing & Industrial Safety Details 3
This course provides students with an introduction to the manufacturing world and provides specific instruction to facilitate safe work practices in industrial environments. It introduces manufacturing specializations such as mechatronics, precision machining and welding and covers fire safety, pressurized gases, electrical hazards, safe machine usage, and lock out tag out. Students learn concepts of industrial noise, machine guarding, electrical safety, chemical exposure, hazardous waste, Worker's Compensation laws, liability, and general safety precautions for the workplace. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum and OSHA standards. Students will also receive an OSHA 10 Card (Must be in class for 10 hours with an instructor to earn an OSHA card.) Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M1-Safety Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
Required General Education Courses Details
Various Humanities Details 3
AA degree-seeking students choose 9 credits (three courses) with at least one course from each list. AFA degree-seeking students must select at least one course from the humanities area. AS degree-seeking students choose 6 credits (two courses) with at least one course from each list. AAS degree-seeking students desiring a humanities or fine arts course may choose any course from either list.
CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I Details 4
This course provides an introduction to beginning Mandarin Chinese. The goal of this course is to develop communicative competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with emphasis on speaking skills. This course will introduce selected topics on traditional Chinese culture, current trends in China an Taiwan, as well as U.S. Interaction with China
Prerequisites: (none)
CHN 102 Elementary Chinese II Details 4
This course is a continuation course designed for students who already have basic knowledge and language skills of Mandarin Chinese. The goal of this course is to continue helping students build competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with emphasis on daily oral Chinese. This course will also introduce selected topics on traditional Chinese culture, religion, and philosophy, and current trends.
Prerequisites: CHN 101
ENG 114 Fiction Details 3
A study of fiction, including short stories and novels.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
ENG 130 Introduction to Film Details 3
This course introduces the basics of film production and analysis in order to help students understand and enjoy film as an art form. Students will be introduced to the formal elements of film production as well as fundamental principles of genre and narrative in order to understand how directors' decisions regarding these elements and principles create meaning.
Prerequisites: (none)
ENG 231 American Literature I Details 3
Major American writers,1620-1865.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 232 American Literature II Details 3
Major American writers, 1865 to present.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 241 English Literature I Details 3
British masters up to the nineteenth century.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 242 English Literature II Details 3
British masters, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 251 World Literature Details 3
A survey of the literature of Africa, Continental Europe, the Far East, Great Britain, Latin America, Mediterranean, and North America. A variety of literary genres, including poetry, short fiction and drama, will be discussed.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
GER 101 German I Details 4
An introduction to basic German grammatical structures, pronunciation and vocabulary. The course emphasizes development of communicative competence in German; hence the focus on listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing skills. The course also addresses various cultural aspects of the German speaking countries and thus develops students' cultural awareness.
Prerequisites: (none)
GER 102 German II Details 4
This course is a continuation of German I, building on the skills acquired during German I - basic grammatical structures, pronunciation and vocabulary. Focus of the course will be the further development of communicative competence in German. The emphasis will be on listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing skills. The course also addresses various cultural aspects of the German-speaking countries and continues to develop students' cultural awareness.
Prerequisites: GER 101 with a grade of "C" or above
HUM 101 Introduction to Humanities Details 3
Study of human values, self-perceptions, and aspirations expressed in drama, film, music, literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture with an emphasis on history, techniques, meaning, and evaluation of individual works.
Prerequisites: (none)
HUM 200 The Art of Being Human Details 3
An interdisciplinary course that incorporates aspects of Western European, Far Eastern and Third World art, music, philosophy, religion, drama, and literature. The humanities are treated as a process leading to the enrichment of human experience.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy Details 3
Introduction to basic problems, procedures, and systems of philosophy and the development of powers over independent analysis on the student with a constructive attitude toward knowledge.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 111 Logic/Critical Thinking Details 3
This course covers inductive and deductive methods in logic. It is designed to assist students in methods of logical analysis and reasoning.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 121 Ethics Details 3
A study of values. This course is designed to assist students in the development of a philosophic understanding of human nature, moral philosophy, and principles of ethics that will help them assume individualized responsibility in a democratic society.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 201 Major World Religions Details 3
A study of the great religions of the world today.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 211 Philosophy of Religion Details 3
A philosophical approach to a study of one's religious experience.
Prerequisites: (none)
RST 101 Introduction to the Bible Details 3
A study of Jewish and Christian scriptures from a historical viewpoint with emphasis on literary genres in the Bible and the relationship to Western culture. Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 111 or RST 112.
Prerequisites: Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 111 or RST 112.
RST 111 Introduction to the Old Testament Details 3
Jewish scriptures from a historical viewpoint with emphasis on literary genres in the Bible and the relationship to Western culture. Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 101.
Prerequisites: Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 101.
RST 112 Introduction to the New Testament Details 3
A study of Christian scriptures from a historical viewpoint with emphasis on literary genres in the Bible and the relationship to Western culture. Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 101.
Prerequisites: Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 101.
RST 175 Foundational Religious Texts Details 3
The humanistic study of the foundational documents of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Course looks at the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur'an, as well as secondary sacred texts that are used by each tradition to explain the meaning of these primary texts.
Prerequisites: (none)
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I Details 4
Fundamentals of grammar and pronunciation, with emphasis on reading, writing, and conversation. Also incorporates geography, customs, and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
Prerequisites: (none)
SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II Details 4
Continuation of Elementary Spanish I, continuing to emphasize development of proficiency in the language in five areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. In class, students will be actively engaged in communicating in Spanish and learning about the Spanish-speaking world.
Prerequisites: SPN 101 with a grade of "C" or better
ART 115 Art Appreciation Details 3
Designed to expose/cultivate an awareness of art in our culture with some emphasis on contemporary times.
Prerequisites: (none)
ART 120 Art Survey and Appreciation II Details 3
A course designed to provide an understanding of the history of the visual arts and the role it plays in serving humankind. Using visuals from books, Web sources, some video clips, and museum trips (virtual or real), students will explore why art is created, its function in society, how it affects us, and how it can enrich our lives.
Prerequisites: (none)
DRA 103 Introduction to Drama Details 3
The broad concepts of the aesthetics and form of drama as evidenced in the living theater. Includes reading of plays and the study of dramaturgy with general discussion of elements of the play and theater.
Prerequisites: (none)
DRA 125 Acting I: Movement and Voice Details 3
Intensive training of the physical instrument, utilizing a variety of traditional and non-traditional techniques.
Prerequisites: (none)
MUS 102 Music Appreciation Details 3
A non technical course designed for the non music major, to develop within the listener an appreciation for music. Includes brief historical background of music and the leading composers of various periods.
Prerequisites: (none)
MUS 121 Introduction to Music Literature Details 3
A study of the terminology, vocabulary and structure of music literature and style through the history and examination of selected composers and materials.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Oral Communication Requirement Details 3
CMN 104 may only be chosen by AAS degree-seeking students who do not plan on receiving a bachelor's degree from a four-year institution.
CMN 101 Introduction to Speech I Details 3
An introduction to the basic principles of oral communication as applied to public speaking. The course emphasizes the mastery of oral communication skills through a variety of exercises in which the student speaks before the group. Involves analysis of such topics as preparation, organization, and delivery.
Prerequisites: (none)
CMN 104 Interpersonal Communication Details 3
An introduction to the basic theories and concepts relevant to face-to-face interaction. Emphasis is placed on the role of communication in the creation, maintenance, and termination of social, romantic, familial and professional relationships.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Social/Behavioral Science Details 3
AA degree-seeking students choose 9 credits (three courses) from at least two different subject areas. AS degree-seeking students choose 6 credits (two courses) from two different subject areas. AAS degree-seeking students desiring a social and behavioral science course may choose any course from this list. AFA degree-seeking students in music performance select from the general education core list.
Various Written Communication Requirement Details 3
Courses that fall under Written Communication.
ENG 101 Rhetoric and Composition I Details 3
An introductory course in writing at the college level with attention to skills needed at each stage of the writing process. Placement in ENG 101 presupposes competence in English grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and spelling.
Prerequisites: ENG 099 with a grade of "C" or above or appropriate placement score
ENG 102 Rhetoric and Composition II Details 3
A continuation of ENG 101; provides further practice in writing at the college level for a variety of purposes and audiences, using both fixed and open or developing forms. Research paper required.
Prerequisites: completion of ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or above
ENG 191 Business Communication Details 3
This course instructs students in the techniques of composing effective business letters, memoranda, electronic communication, resumes and cover letters, and reports. It covers introductory business communication principles including intercultural communication, teamwork strategies, business etiquette, meeting strategies, business presentations, and employment communication.
Prerequisites: ENG 099 with a grade of "C" or above or appropriate placement score.
Complete Courses from 2 of the Specialized Areas Details
Various Diesel Technology Details 24
Diesel Technology is one of five specialized areas for a Manufacturing Technology AAS degree. Courses from two of the five specialized areas must be completed for this degree plan.
DET 101 Diesel Technology I Details 8
This class offers students classroom instruction and laboratory experiences in diesel powered transportation and heavy equipment, such as used in the agriculture and construction industries. Learning activities prepare students to maintain and repair diesel engines and related heavy equipment vehicle systems. The course will focus on developing knowledge of diesel engine operations and related vehicle/heavy equipment systems, as well as procedures for maintenance and light repairs. Emphasis is placed on developing safe work habits, employability skills and applied academic skills. The course and program will align with knowledge and skills required by an industry-recognized certification or credential.
Prerequisites: (none)
DET 102 Diesel Technology II Details 8
This class builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in DET 101 by incorporating additional and more challenging major jobs which require trouble shooting, diagnostics, problem solving and completion of major repairs based on diagnostic findings and cost effectiveness. The lab will be operated to simulate an actual diesel equipment service facility. Off campus internships at local diesel service businesses will be incorporated into the program for selected students. During the second semester, students will participate in a learning unit in preparation for obtaining an Illinois CDL (for in-state driving). The expectation for the successful complete of the two-year program would be to earn both the CDL License as well as the industry-recognized diesel technician certification for immediate employment or continuation in a related post-secondary Diesel technology program.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 150 Fluid Power I (Hydraulics) Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of hydraulics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about hydraulic fundamentals, electrical control of hydraulic systems, hydraulic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting hydraulic circuits.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 155 Fluid Power II (Pneumatics) Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pneumatics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about pneumatic fundamentals, electrical control of pneumatic systems, pneumatic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting pneumatic circuits.
Prerequisites: (none)
WLD 101 Maintenance and Repair Welding Details 3
Course covers basic electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc, and shielded metal arc welding processes. Safety procedures required to set up and shut down welding equipment for the various processes. Hands-on experience includes practice with the three welding and cutting systems using various thickness materials.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Engineering Design – SolidWorks Details 15
Engineering Design - SolidWorks is one of five specialized areas for a Manufacturing Technology AAS degree. Courses from two of the five specialized areas must be completed for this degree plan.
CAD 101 Introduction to Drafting and Blueprint Reading for CAD Details 3
Introduces the student to basic tools and techniques needed in the drafting and blueprint reading profession as applied to CAD.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 104 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design Details 3
An introduction to the use of CAD. Students are introduced to the capabilities of various hardware and software systems by creating, editing, copying, moving and/or deleting entities.
Prerequisites: CAD 101 or concurrent, or consent of department
CAD 114 Introduction to Parametric Modeling Details 3
This course is an introduction to engineering design and graphics, including design problems, sketching, dimensioning, tolerancing, multi-view orthographic representations, auxiliary views, section views, and working drawings. Students are required to use CAD in this course.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 204 Three-Dimensional Applications Details 3
Expands upon the area of 3-D; covers drawing enhancements available, translation of drawing files (3-D) into compatible file formats for other operations such as mass property calculations, centers of gravity calculations using SolidWorks.
Prerequisites: CAD 114 or consent of department
CAD 214 Advanced 3-D Applications-Solid Works Details 3
This course is a continuation of CAD 204. This project-based course focuses on 3-D sheet metal design techniques and advanced assembly modeling using the current version of SolidWorks.
Prerequisites: CAD 204 or consent of department
Various Industrial Maintenance Details 21
Industrial Maintenance is one of five specialized areas for a Manufacturing Technology AAS degree. Courses from two of the five specialized areas must be completed for this degree plan.
ELE 110 Introduction to Electricity Details 3
Course provides a comprehensive study of electronic theory, practices and fundamentals. Laboratory activities explore the underlying principles of DC and AC circuitry through measurement analysis and problem solving strategies.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 135 Programmable Control Details 3
A practical and theoretical approach to the installation, programming, and maintenance of programmable control (PC) equipment. The course develops skills in the application of PC equipment and computers in manufacturing processes. Practical laboratory activities are provided.
Prerequisites: IMT 120 or consent of department
IMT 110 Industrial Wiring Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of industrial wiring and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the electrical power distribution and the installation and wiring of industrial electrical equipment. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 120 Industrial Motors & Controls Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of motors and controls and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about motor control systems, devices, circuits and troubleshooting. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 140 Pumps/Piping Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pump and piping operation and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about maintenance tasks such as pump installation, shaft alignment, wiring, operation, inspection, piping schematics, calculation or pipe lengths, fabrication, installation, and testing of piping circuits, maintenance, troubleshooting and component replacement.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 150 Fluid Power I (Hydraulics) Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of hydraulics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about hydraulic fundamentals, electrical control of hydraulic systems, hydraulic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting hydraulic circuits.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 155 Fluid Power II (Pneumatics) Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pneumatics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about pneumatic fundamentals, electrical control of pneumatic systems, pneumatic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting pneumatic circuits.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 200 Mechanical Systems Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of mechanical systems and predictive maintenance and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the installation, use, predictive maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Precision Machining Details 19
Precision Machining is one of five specialized areas for a Manufacturing Technology AAS degree. Courses from two of the five specialized areas must be completed for this degree plan.
CAD 101 Introduction to Drafting and Blueprint Reading for CAD Details 3
Introduces the student to basic tools and techniques needed in the drafting and blueprint reading profession as applied to CAD.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 106 CNC Turning Details 3
Students will be provided with a blueprint and will be responsible for programming, editing, and choosing cutting tools to create a finished part on a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) turning center. Students will program, set-up and produce finished parts. The course includes programming for producing fast finished parts along with all documentations needed for the parts produced. The course is designed to meet the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 CNC milling certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 111 or consent of department
MFG 111 CNC Milling Details 4
Students will learn to program, edit, and produce a finished part using a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining center. The course will start with basic programming methods and advance to more complex programming codes. Students will be responsible for setting-up and producing finished parts within the tolerances that are specified. The course is designed to meet the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 CNC milling certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
MFG 135 Precision Machining I Details 3
This course provides an overview of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the planning, machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment.
Prerequisites: Prerequisite/Corequisite: MFG 113
MFG 235 Precision Machining II Details 3
This course provides a working, hands-on of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment. Not everyone will pass the NIMS testing; this does not mean you will fail the class.
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
MFG 250 Physical Metallurgy Details 3
This course provides an introduction to the properties of metals, effects of metals in various forms and shapes, thermal treatments, phase diagrams, and principles concerning material science including atomic and crystal arrangements and their effect on mechanical properties. Lab work will include testing ferrous and nonferrous metals through hands-on examination.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Welding Details 11
Welding is one of five specialized areas for a Manufacturing Technology AAS degree. Courses from two of the five specialized areas must be completed for this degree plan.
WLD 122 Flux Core Inner Shield Welding Details 1
Perform proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding Self-Shielded. Produce AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course aligns to SENSE 1 Module 6 - Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: Corequisite: WLD 123, WLD 124, WLD 180 or consent of department chair
WLD 123 Flux Core Dual Shield Welding Details 1
Students learn proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas Shielded). Produce AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code- Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1, Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, Module 6 - Key Indicators 1-7, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: Corequisites: WLD 122, WLD 124, WLD 180 or consent of department chair
WLD 124 MIG Welding Spray Transfer Details 1
This course focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer. Perform AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in flat and horizontal positions. This course aligns with AWS SENSE 1 Module 2 - Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, Module 5 - Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, and Module 9 - Key
Prerequisites: Corequisites: WLD 122, WLD 123, WLD 180, consent of department
WLD 125 Stick Welding I Details 3
This course focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the shielded metal arc welding process. Students perform AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in the flat and horizontal positions using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1 Module 4 - Key Indicators 1 - 7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 (may be taken concurrently) and WLD 180 or consent of department
WLD 161 Interpreting Welding Prints Details 3
Students interpret welding prints and sketches focusing on English/Metric measurements, AWS welding symbols, and fabrication requirements. Learn to prepare, assemble and tack weld parts together complying to a print using proper materials and tools. This course aligns to SENSE 1 Module 3: Drawing and Welding Symbol Interpretation, Key Indicators 1 and 2.
Prerequisites: (none)
WLD 180 Thermal Cutting Processes Details 2
Practice proper safety, equipment setup and cutting techniques for manual and mechanized Oxy Fuel, Plasma and Air Arc cutting, scarfing and gouging on carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel in the flat and horizontal positions conforming to AWS C4.1. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1 Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 8 Units 1 - 4, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 1.
Prerequisites: Corequisites: MFG 113
Approved technical electives Details
Various CAD Electives Details 3
All courses with CAD prefix.
CAD 101 Introduction to Drafting and Blueprint Reading for CAD Details 3
Introduces the student to basic tools and techniques needed in the drafting and blueprint reading profession as applied to CAD.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 102 Drafting Terminology for CAD Details 3
Introduces the student to the terminology used in the drafting field as related to computer-aided design. This course is not intended to be a drafting course.
Prerequisites: CAD 101
CAD 104 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design Details 3
An introduction to the use of CAD. Students are introduced to the capabilities of various hardware and software systems by creating, editing, copying, moving and/or deleting entities.
Prerequisites: CAD 101 or concurrent, or consent of department
CAD 106 CAD Applications I Details 3
The first of three courses in CAD applications. The focus of this course will include parametric modeling, layouts, notes and dimensions, tolerances, and plotting drawings.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 114 Introduction to Parametric Modeling Details 3
This course is an introduction to engineering design and graphics, including design problems, sketching, dimensioning, tolerancing, multi-view orthographic representations, auxiliary views, section views, and working drawings. Students are required to use CAD in this course.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 195 Special Topics in Computer-Aided Design Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in CAD not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topic to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
CAD 200 CAD Applications II Details 3
A continuation of CAD 106. Items include assembly of parametric models, working drawings, dimensioning and notes.
Prerequisites: CAD 106 or consent of department
CAD 202 CAD Applications III Details 3
A continuation of CAD 200. Items covered include advanced 3-D drawings, reverse engineering of parts and assemblies.
Prerequisites: CAD 200 or consent of department
CAD 204 Three-Dimensional Applications Details 3
Expands upon the area of 3-D; covers drawing enhancements available, translation of drawing files (3-D) into compatible file formats for other operations such as mass property calculations, centers of gravity calculations using SolidWorks.
Prerequisites: CAD 114 or consent of department
CAD 214 Advanced 3-D Applications-Solid Works Details 3
This course is a continuation of CAD 204. This project-based course focuses on 3-D sheet metal design techniques and advanced assembly modeling using the current version of SolidWorks.
Prerequisites: CAD 204 or consent of department
CAD 230 Introduction to the Manufacturing Processes Details 3
Acquaints the student with the following areas of manufacturing processes: material control, production control, material handling, quality and cost controls, purchasing procedures, and the J-I-T process. Students will qualify to sit for the MSSC-M3 - Manufacturing Processes and Production Certification.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 231 Tool Design I Details 3
Exposes the student to the field of tool design; includes the basics of the design of tools, fixtures and jigs.
Prerequisites: CAD 200 or concurrent
CAD 233 Architectural Design I Details 3
Introduces the student to the architectural drafting and design field and its interface to CAD. Covers the drafting techniques that are commonly used in the architectural drafting field and familiarizes the student with building and construction codes.
Prerequisites: CAD 200 or concurrent
CAD 299 CAD Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of manufacturing and production using CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) to learn and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision provided by College staff and the operating business.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
Various ELE Electives Details 3
All courses with the ELE prefix.
ELE 100 Survey of the Electrical Trade Details 2
The course is designed to provide career information for an electrician. The type of work performed by an electrician, including working conditions, physical requirements, necessary mechanical aptitude, safety considerations, and other aspects, will be explained. Students will develop skills in the use of basic instruments, equipment, techniques, and hand tools. Electrical codes, blueprints, and electrical systems will be covered.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 101 Blueprint Reading for Electricians Details 3
This course is designed to help students understand prints and diagrams used by electricians. Drawings of residences and commercial buildings will be studied. The National Electrician Code will be studied along with the exercises.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 110 Introduction to Electricity Details 3
Course provides a comprehensive study of electronic theory, practices and fundamentals. Laboratory activities explore the underlying principles of DC and AC circuitry through measurement analysis and problem solving strategies.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 120 Introduction to National Electrical Code Details 3
An introduction to the national electrical code that will provide the student with a working knowledge of the requirements set forth nationally for practicing electricians.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 125 Electrical Applications I Details 3
This course provides the basic skills and knowledge that the electrician uses in the day-to-day routine. Students develop skills in applying electrical blueprint reading, wiring diagrams, and schematic drawings to problem situations. In addition, students develop material lists, cite appropriate codes, and identify potential safety hazards associated with specific jobs. Practical laboratory activities are provided.
Prerequisites: ELE 120, or consent of department
ELE 130 Residential Electricity Details 3
An introduction to residential wiring, plans, specifications, and codes. Students are provided theory and lab assignments in the use of wiring diagrams, hooking up single-phase systems, wiring basic lighting and receptacle circuits, and installing low-voltage switching and control circuits.
Prerequisites: ELE 100 and ELE 110, or consent of department
ELE 135 Programmable Control Details 3
A practical and theoretical approach to the installation, programming, and maintenance of programmable control (PC) equipment. The course develops skills in the application of PC equipment and computers in manufacturing processes. Practical laboratory activities are provided.
Prerequisites: IMT 120 or consent of department
ELE 195 Special Topics in Electrical Technology Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in electricity not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topic to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
ELE 199 Electrical Technology Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
This course offers electrical technology students several options for acquiring work-based education in the electrical work site environment. Students may elect to participate in an approved apprenticeship, internship, job shadowing, or mentoring activity as it pertains to their career goals. The course provides the opportunity to apply classroom theory and experience the dynamics of modern industry. Students complete 80 hours of on-the-job training per semester for each enrolled credit hour. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of at least 24 credit hours of course work and a minimum of a 2.0 GPA
ELE 205 Commercial Electricity Details 3
Theory and laboratory assignments in commercial wiring, conduit, blueprint reading, safety, and the National Electrical Code as they apply to commercial circuits. Students will plan, lay out, install, and troubleshoot high- and low-voltage circuits and devices used in commercial buildings.
Prerequisites: ELE 125 or consent of department
ELE 220 Electrical Applications II Details 3
Provides the advanced skills and knowledge that the electrician uses in solving electrical problems found in day-to-day situations. Students develop skills in applying electrical theory to the solution of these problems. In addition, students develop material lists, cite appropriate codes and identify potential safety hazards associated with specific jobs. Practical laboratory activities are provided.
Prerequisites: ELE 125 or consent of department
ELE 225 Industrial Electricity Details 3
An introduction to industrial wiring, blueprint reading, troubleshooting, and the National Electric Code. Theory and lab assignments in bus systems, unity substations, panelboards, sub feeders, conduit, and special equipment.
Prerequisites: ELE 205 or consent of department
ELE 230 Specialized Electrical Circuits Details 3
The introduction of specialized electrical circuits, such as emergency lighting, security, communications, fire alarm, and data processing systems. Students will apply knowledge of blueprints, codes and safety precautions in the solution of installation problems.
Prerequisites: ELE 205 and ELE 220, or consent of department
ELE 235 Electrical Systems Analysis Details 3
A comprehensive program of laboratory experiments and report writing to master the principles and operation of machines and devices that generate, transform, and use electrical power. Emphasis is placed on the analysis and assessment of complex electrical circuits.
Prerequisites: ELE 135 or consent of department
ELE 240 Instrumentation Details 3
This course is designed to introduce the student to various types of instrumentation and control systems and devices. Topics of study include principles of control systems, methods of measurement, and control elements. This course will primarily cover pressure, temperature, level and flow detection instrumentation.
Prerequisites: IMT 120 or consent of department
ELE 295 Advanced Special Topics in Electrical Technology Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in electricity not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topic to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
Various IMT Electives Details 3
All courses with the IMT prefix.
IMT 110 Industrial Wiring Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of industrial wiring and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the electrical power distribution and the installation and wiring of industrial electrical equipment. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 120 Industrial Motors & Controls Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of motors and controls and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about motor control systems, devices, circuits and troubleshooting. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 140 Pumps/Piping Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pump and piping operation and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about maintenance tasks such as pump installation, shaft alignment, wiring, operation, inspection, piping schematics, calculation or pipe lengths, fabrication, installation, and testing of piping circuits, maintenance, troubleshooting and component replacement.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 150 Fluid Power I (Hydraulics) Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of hydraulics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about hydraulic fundamentals, electrical control of hydraulic systems, hydraulic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting hydraulic circuits.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 155 Fluid Power II (Pneumatics) Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pneumatics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about pneumatic fundamentals, electrical control of pneumatic systems, pneumatic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting pneumatic circuits.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 195 Special Topics in Industrial Maintenance Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in industrial maintenance not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to maximum of four credit hours. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
IMT 199 Industrial Maintenance Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of an industrial maintenance department to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 16 credit hours of course work or consent of department
IMT 200 Mechanical Systems Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of mechanical systems and predictive maintenance and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the installation, use, predictive maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 235 Mechatronics Details 4
This course introduces the student to industrial robots, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and troubleshooting integrated systems. The student will learn ladder logic operation of PLCs, programming industrial robots, and troubleshooting methods/practices.
Prerequisites: ELE 135
IMT 290 Rigging Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of rigging systems and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the fundamentals of rigging practices and the techniques to move, lift and install machines.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various MFG Electives Details 3
All courses with the MFG prefix
MFG 103 Introduction to Manufacturing Maintenance Details 2
This course provides a basic understanding of tools and equipment used in manufacturing and knowledge of how to improve productivity through predictive and preventive maintenance. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M4 - Maintenance Awareness Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 104 Quality/Continuous Improvement Details 3
This course provides an introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting. It explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality and introduces students to lean manufacturing techniques. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M2 - Quality and Continuous Improvement Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 106 CNC Turning Details 3
Students will be provided with a blueprint and will be responsible for programming, editing, and choosing cutting tools to create a finished part on a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) turning center. Students will program, set-up and produce finished parts. The course includes programming for producing fast finished parts along with all documentations needed for the parts produced. The course is designed to meet the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 CNC milling certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 111 or consent of department
MFG 110 Introduction to CAD/CAM Details 3
A continuation of the study of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming with emphasis on advanced milling and turning machine techniques, program set-up, carbide tooling, program input, program editing, and introductory 3-D machining techniques. Trains machine tool qualified individuals in the operation and programming of CNC machining centers interfaced with CAD/CAM software. CNC applications will be applied to the development of projects through secondary laboratory experiences.
Prerequisites: CAD 114 and MFG 105 or consent of department
MFG 111 CNC Milling Details 4
Students will learn to program, edit, and produce a finished part using a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining center. The course will start with basic programming methods and advance to more complex programming codes. Students will be responsible for setting-up and producing finished parts within the tolerances that are specified. The course is designed to meet the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 CNC milling certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
MFG 113 Introduction to Manufacturing & Industrial Safety Details 3
This course provides students with an introduction to the manufacturing world and provides specific instruction to facilitate safe work practices in industrial environments. It introduces manufacturing specializations such as mechatronics, precision machining and welding and covers fire safety, pressurized gases, electrical hazards, safe machine usage, and lock out tag out. Students learn concepts of industrial noise, machine guarding, electrical safety, chemical exposure, hazardous waste, Worker's Compensation laws, liability, and general safety precautions for the workplace. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum and OSHA standards. Students will also receive an OSHA 10 Card (Must be in class for 10 hours with an instructor to earn an OSHA card.) Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M1-Safety Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 120 Industrial Robots Details 3
This course introduces students to industrial robots and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Included is the operation of PLCs. Students will learn ladder diagram programming of PLCs and point-to-point programming for industrial robots.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 135 Precision Machining I Details 3
This course provides an overview of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the planning, machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment.
Prerequisites: Prerequisite/Corequisite: MFG 113
MFG 195 Special Topics in Manufacturing Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in manufacturing not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record. Possible topics include case studies, simulations, special problems or problem-solving techniques.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
MFG 199 Manufacturing Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of a manufacturing facility to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 14 credit hours of course work or consent of department
MFG 235 Precision Machining II Details 3
This course provides a working, hands-on of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment. Not everyone will pass the NIMS testing; this does not mean you will fail the class.
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
MFG 250 Physical Metallurgy Details 3
This course provides an introduction to the properties of metals, effects of metals in various forms and shapes, thermal treatments, phase diagrams, and principles concerning material science including atomic and crystal arrangements and their effect on mechanical properties. Lab work will include testing ferrous and nonferrous metals through hands-on examination.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 295 Advanced Special Topics in Manufacturing Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in manufacturing not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to maximum of four credit hours. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record. Possible topics include case studies, simulations, special problems or problem solving techniques.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
Various WLD Electives Details 3
All courses with the WLD prefix.
WLD 101 Maintenance and Repair Welding Details 3
Course covers basic electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc, and shielded metal arc welding processes. Safety procedures required to set up and shut down welding equipment for the various processes. Hands-on experience includes practice with the three welding and cutting systems using various thickness materials.
Prerequisites: (none)
WLD 121 MIG Welding Short Circuit Details 3
Learn machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Short- Circuit Transfer. Perform AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel code compliant welds on carbon steel in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course aligns with AWS SENSE 1 Module 5 - Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2. Imbedded credential: AWS welder certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 (can be taken concurrently), WLD 180 or consent of department
WLD 122 Flux Core Inner Shield Welding Details 1
Perform proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding Self-Shielded. Produce AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course aligns to SENSE 1 Module 6 - Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: Corequisite: WLD 123, WLD 124, WLD 180 or consent of department chair
WLD 123 Flux Core Dual Shield Welding Details 1
Students learn proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas Shielded). Produce AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code- Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1, Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, Module 6 - Key Indicators 1-7, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: Corequisites: WLD 122, WLD 124, WLD 180 or consent of department chair
WLD 124 MIG Welding Spray Transfer Details 1
This course focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer. Perform AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in flat and horizontal positions. This course aligns with AWS SENSE 1 Module 2 - Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, Module 5 - Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, and Module 9 - Key
Prerequisites: Corequisites: WLD 122, WLD 123, WLD 180, consent of department
WLD 125 Stick Welding I Details 3
This course focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the shielded metal arc welding process. Students perform AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in the flat and horizontal positions using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1 Module 4 - Key Indicators 1 - 7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 (may be taken concurrently) and WLD 180 or consent of department
WLD 126 Stick Welding II Details 3
This course focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process. Perform AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in the vertical up and overhead positions using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1 Module 4: Shielded Metal Arc Welding Key Indicators 1-7 for the vertical up and overhead positions as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2. Imbedded credential: AWS welder certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 and WLD 180; Corequisites: WLD 125, WLD 127, WLD 128, WLD 129, WLD 130, or consent of department
WLD 127 TIG Welding Carbon Steel Details 2
Learn weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Perform AWS D1.3 Structural Welding Code-Sheet Steel compliant welds on carbon steel in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1, Module 7 - Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2. Imbedded credential: AWS welder certification.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 and WLD 180; Corequisites: WLD 125, WLD 126, WLD 128, WLD 129, WLD 130, or consent of department
WLD 128 TIG Welding Aluminum Details 1
This course focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for gas tungsten arc welding. Perform AWS D1.2 Structural Welding Code- Aluminum compliant welds on aluminum in the flat and horizontal positions. This course aligns to AWS SENSE I, Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, Module 7 Key Indicators 1, 2 and 13 - 17, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 and WLD 180; Corequisites: WLD 125, WLD 126, WLD 127, WLD 129, WLD 130, or consent of department
WLD 129 TIG Welding Stainless Steel Details 1
Learn weld safety, machine setup and proper welding techniques for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Produce AWS D1.6 Structural Welding Code-Stainless Steel compliant welds on austenitic stainless steel in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. This course aligns to AWS SENSE I, Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3 - Key Indicator 3, Module 7 Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 and WLD 180; Corequisites: WLD 125, WLD 126, WLD 127, WLD 128, WLD 130, or consent of department
WLD 130 Welding Inspection and Testing Details 1
Visually examine and test various weldments and thermally cut surfaces per multiple welding codes, standards, and specifications. This course aligns to AWS SENSE I, Module 9: Welding Inspection and Testing Principles.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 and WLD 180; Corequisites: WLD 125, WLD 126, WLD 127, WLD 128, WLD 129, or consent of department
WLD 161 Interpreting Welding Prints Details 3
Students interpret welding prints and sketches focusing on English/Metric measurements, AWS welding symbols, and fabrication requirements. Learn to prepare, assemble and tack weld parts together complying to a print using proper materials and tools. This course aligns to SENSE 1 Module 3: Drawing and Welding Symbol Interpretation, Key Indicators 1 and 2.
Prerequisites: (none)
WLD 180 Thermal Cutting Processes Details 2
Practice proper safety, equipment setup and cutting techniques for manual and mechanized Oxy Fuel, Plasma and Air Arc cutting, scarfing and gouging on carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel in the flat and horizontal positions conforming to AWS C4.1. This course aligns to AWS SENSE 1 Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 8 Units 1 - 4, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 1.
Prerequisites: Corequisites: MFG 113
WLD 194 Capstone Project Details 1
Design, fabricate, weld to an appropriate welding code, and finish assemble a quality manufactured product using layout tools, saws, grinders, drills, Oxy fuel, Plasma, Air Carbon Arc and multiple welding processes.
Prerequisites: MFG 113 and WLD 180 Corequisites: WLD 125, WLD 126, WLD 127, WLD 128, WLD 129, and WLD 130
WLD 195 Special Topics in Welding Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in welding not covered in other courses. Topics will vary with needs, interests, and goals of the student and instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
WLD 199 Welding Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of manufacturing and production using proper welding techniques to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: WLD 185 or consent of department
Various HVA Electives Details 3
All courses with the HVA prefix.
HVA 101 Refrigeration Fundamentals Details 3
This course introduces vocabulary, concepts and scientific principles used in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Theories on heat laws, pressures, matter, and energy; refrigerant chemistry and the refrigeration cycle will be examined and studied. The course also covers proper refrigerant management techniques and safe practices. Practical application, troubleshooting techniques, measuring and testing the operation of the basic refrigeration cycle; including working with ACR copper tubing, tools, and instruments are emphasized. Passing the EPA certification is a requirement of this course.
Prerequisites: (none)
HVA 103 Heating Principles Details 3
This course introduces vocabulary, concepts and scientific principles used in the heating industry. Heat laws, heat transfer, and fundamentals of the combustion process are examined and studied. Also covered are gas, oil, and electric forced air systems for residential comfort heating. Practical application for testing and adjusting system performance, troubleshooting electrical systems and control, working with gas pipe, preventative maintenance, service and repair are emphasized.
Prerequisites: (none)
HVA 105 Heating & Cooling Details 3
This course covers the purposes and principles of operation, and causes of failure in electrical components common to residential and small commercial systems. Wiring schematics and diagrams will be emphasized.
Prerequisites: (none)
HVA 107 Commercial Air Conditioning Systems Details 3
This course focuses on air conditioning systems used in commercial buildings and their applications. Direct expansion systems, packaged units, and chilled water systems will be covered. Also covered will be rooftop units, variable refrigerant flow systems, air handling units, chillers and cooling towers. Practical application, to develop troubleshooting techniques, perform system diagnostic/installation/preventative maintenance service and repairs will be emphasized.
Prerequisites: (none)
HVA 195 Special Topics in HVAC Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in HVAC not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at the discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of four credit hours. Topic to be listed on student's record. (Pending state approval)
Prerequisites: Consent of department
HVA 199 HVAC Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
This course offers HVAC students several options for acquiring work-based education in the HVAC work site environment. Students may elect to participate in an approved apprenticeship, internship, job shadowing, or mentoring activity as it pertains to their career goals. The course provides the opportunity to apply classroom theory and experience the dynamics of modern industry. Course requires at least 75 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various LOM Electives Details 3
All courses with the LOM prefix.
LOM 100 Introduction to Logistics Management Details 3
This course presents an overview of logistics and supply chain management, customer service, and inventory management for personnel working in retail, wholesale and the manufacturing sectors. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Logistic Technician (MSSCCLT) curriculum. When taking this class online, students are required to take the MSSC-CLA exam and the MSSC-CLT exam at JWCC or any authorized MSSC testing facility.
Prerequisites: (none)
LOM 101 Transportation Details 3
This course presents an overview of transportation, the transportation environment, the basic modes of transportation, the regulatory and public policy frameworks, and emerging transportation management issues.
Prerequisites: (none)
LOM 102 Supply Chain Management Details 3
This course introduces basic supply chain principles including warehousing, transportation and distribution.
Prerequisites: (none)
LOM 104 Introduction to Warehouse Management Details 3
An examination of warehouse management related to physical layout, personnel, strategies, safety and performance and its involvement with inventory and transportation management within the supply chain.
Prerequisites: (none)
LOM 180 Project Management Details 3
This course introduces a practical approach to managing essential resources, people and deadlines. It will address real-world challenges required to bring any project in on time, on target and on budget. Students will learn skills and concepts of essential project management processes, defining requirements, schedules, risk management assessment, change control and project management software applications. This course provides a practical approach to developing projects with opportunities to apply skills and elements by completing activities based upon real-time projects and case studies.
Prerequisites: CSC 104 and CSC 107 or consent of department
LOM 195 Special Topics in Logistics Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in logistics and supply chain management not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to maximum of four credit hours. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
LOM 199 Logistics Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of Logistics, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management department to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
LOM 202 Applied Supply Chain Management Details 3
This course provides an understanding of the importance of individual components (supplies, manufacturers, distributors and customers) in the operation of a supply chain.
Prerequisites: LOM 102
Various DET Electives Details 3
All courses with the DET prefix.
DET 101 Diesel Technology I Details 8
This class offers students classroom instruction and laboratory experiences in diesel powered transportation and heavy equipment, such as used in the agriculture and construction industries. Learning activities prepare students to maintain and repair diesel engines and related heavy equipment vehicle systems. The course will focus on developing knowledge of diesel engine operations and related vehicle/heavy equipment systems, as well as procedures for maintenance and light repairs. Emphasis is placed on developing safe work habits, employability skills and applied academic skills. The course and program will align with knowledge and skills required by an industry-recognized certification or credential.
Prerequisites: (none)
DET 102 Diesel Technology II Details 8
This class builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in DET 101 by incorporating additional and more challenging major jobs which require trouble shooting, diagnostics, problem solving and completion of major repairs based on diagnostic findings and cost effectiveness. The lab will be operated to simulate an actual diesel equipment service facility. Off campus internships at local diesel service businesses will be incorporated into the program for selected students. During the second semester, students will participate in a learning unit in preparation for obtaining an Illinois CDL (for in-state driving). The expectation for the successful complete of the two-year program would be to earn both the CDL License as well as the industry-recognized diesel technician certification for immediate employment or continuation in a related post-secondary Diesel technology program.
Prerequisites: (none)