Associate of Applied Science Degree: 91 credits
Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter
This program prepares students or incumbent workers for careers in electrical, mechanical, manufacturing, automation, and robotics maintenance in lean industrial and technologically advanced environments, with a focus on mechatronics and advanced manufacturing. Students will learn proper techniques as well as material handling and trade specific machine use. This course includes the evaluation of student comprehension in lecture, manufacturing techniques and specialized equipment use from one lesson to the next. Students will learn to read and interpret blueprints and schematic drawings to various industry parts or tools. Self-inspection and quality assurance standards are contextualized throughout the program, insuring critical thinking and just-in-time evaluative practices. Machining essentials and preventive maintenance intelligence are followed by applied training in advanced manufacturing, electrical, robotics, and mechanical and production fundamentals in numerous industrial environments.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Practice industry-standard, safe work habits in an industrial production environment.
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with co-workers and supervisors.
- Use mathematical concepts to accurately complete industrial production projects.
- Identify and properly use appropriate instruments, tools and equipment for aerospace or industrial production.
- Interpret measurements, blueprints and other data points to solve problems and manage control systems in advanced manufacturing.
- Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of work, including attendance, interactions, appearance and demeanor.