Degree: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Program description. Engineering Technology offers a core curriculum with multiple concentrations: Civil Engineering , Electrical Construction Management , Electrical Engineering , Industrial Maintenance , Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering .
Manufacturing concentration. The Manufacturing concentration prepares students for challenging careers in computer-assisted methods of manufacturing. Areas of emphasis include manufacturing processes, machine shop practices, computer-based component programming, CNC machining (milling and turning), computer-aided drafting and design, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), and computer-assisted measuring (CMM). In addition, courses place emphasis on safety, teamwork, communications skills and efficient work practices.
Typical job opportunities: CNC machine programmer/operator, manufacturing engineering technician, production assistant, CMM programmer/operator, project management assistant and technical sales
Program goals. Upon completion of an Engineering Technology program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:
- Apply basic engineering theories and concepts creatively to analyze and solve technical problems.
- Utilize with a high degree of knowledge and skill equipment, instruments, software, and technical reference materials currently used in industry.
- Communicate effectively using developed writing, speaking, and graphics skills.
- Assimilate and practice the concepts and principles of working in a team environment.
- Obtain employment within the discipline or matriculate to a four-year program in engineering or industrial technology
Contact: Engineering and Media Technologies, (865) 694-6483