Oct 04, 2023  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aerospace & Industrial Production Technologies, AAS

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Associate of Applied Science Degree: 95 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter

This program prepares students or incumbent workers for careers in production and fabrication in lean industrial and technologically advanced environments, with a focus on aerospace tooling and assembly. Students will learn proper fabrication techniques as well as material handling and trade specific machine and hand tool use. This course includes the evaluation of student comprehension in lecture, fabrication techniques and specialized equipment use from one lesson to the next. Students will learn to read and interpret engineering drawings to fabricate various parts or tools. Self-inspection and quality assurance standards are contextualized throughout the program, insuring critical thinking and just-in-time evaluative practices. Tooling Fabrication techniques and precision measurement are followed by applied training in advanced metrology, aircraft assemblies drilling and riveting structures fundamentals in numerous manufacturing 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 create industrial products in aerospace and advanced manufacturing. 
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of work, including attendance, interactions, appearance and demeanor. 

Program Requirements

Below is the course sequence for students who enter in Fall Quarter. The course sequence for other entry points may vary. Quarter 2 and Quarter 3 alternate every quarter.

Course Requirements for AAS Degree

GPA Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each course: 1.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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