Associate of Applied Science in
Advanced Manufacturing Associate in Applied Science Degree
Full time, Part time
USD 131 / per credit *
Earliest start date
* resident; USD 188 per credit hour - non-resident; USD 265 per credit hour - out-of-state and international
The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Advanced Manufacturing is designed to provide learners with growth and development in a variety of manufacturing processes, expose them to materials and methods of production, make them aware of quality systems and tools and introduce them to the tool and die making. This degree is designed to enable individuals the opportunity to continually expand and upgrade their applied skills as well as to maintain a thorough mastery of evolving manufacturing technologies. Protective shop clothing and eye protection supplies are required for the program and will be purchased by the student.
Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an Associate in Applied Science Degree.
Sample Schedule of Courses
- MFG 102 - Basic Machining Processes Credits: 3
- MFG 105 - Manufacturing Processes Credits: 4
- ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering and Technology Credits: 3
- CAD 120 - Mechanical Blueprint Reading with Sketching Credits: 3
Mathematics - Select General Education Mathematics course Credits: 3-5
Total Credits: 16-18
- MFG 103 - Basic Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Credits: 3
- MFG 106 - Basic Mastercam Credits: 3
- CAD 130 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance Credits: 3
- QM 107 - Quality Planning and Team Building Credits: 3
Total Credits: 12
Elective - Select from list Credits: 3
Science - Select General Education Science course Credits: 3-5
Total Credits: 6-8
- MFG 203 - Advanced Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Credits: 3
- MFG 206 - Advanced Mastercam Credits: 3
- MET 103 - Introduction to Materials Science Credits: 3
English Communication - Credits: 3
Select first General Education English Communication courses.
- ENG 100 - Communication Skills Credits: 3
Social Science - Credits: 3-4
Select General Education Social Science course.
- PSYCH 153 - Human Relations Credits: 3
Total Credits: 15-16
- MFG 211 - 3D Computer Numerical Control Credits: 3
Elective - Select any from list not previously taken Credits: 4
English Communication - Credits: 3
Select second General Education English Communication course.
- ENG 106 - Business English Credits: 3
- OR ENG 116 - Technical Writing Credits: 3
Humanities - Credits: 1-4
Select General Education Humanities course.
- COMA 103 - Fundamentals of Speech Credits: 3
Total Credits: 11-14
Program Total: 60-68 Credits
- MFG 202 - Advanced Machining Processes Credits: 3
- MFG 212 - Coordinate Measuring Machine Credits: 2
- MFG 213 - Machining Speeds and Feeds Credits: 2
- MFG 291 - Manufacturing Internship Credits: 3
- OSH 111 - Occupational Safety and Health for General Industry Credits: 2
- WELD 110 - Introduction to Welding Basics for Fabrication Credits: 3
- WELD 115 - Gas Metal Arc Welding (G.M.A.W./M.I.G.) Credits: 3
- WELD 119 - Gas Tungsten Inert Arc Welding (G.T.A.W./ T.I.G.) Credits: 3
- PLAST 130 - Introduction to Plastic Materials Credits: 3
- PLAST 131 - Introduction to Plastic Processing Credits: 3
- ROBAT 101 - Robot Tool Handling Operations and Programming Credits: 3
Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. The number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.