Associate in Applied Science in Manufacturing Technology

Manufacturing

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3616

Credits

64–68

Manufacturing Technology Track III Management

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Manufacturing Technology prepares students for employment as technicians and managers in the manufacturing industry. The program provides skills in computer programming and operation for current and future needs of the manufacturing industry. Students also gain knowledge, skills, and experience in traditional machining and manufacturing processes. The program is comprised of specialized curriculum in manufacturing technology, emphasizing mathematical and scientific theory, and a general education component.

Program Prerequisites

GTC107 Technical Mathematics (3) OR

Satisfactory score on math placement test 0-3

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
RC DFT114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading 3
RC ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
RC FAC106 or
GTC106 or
MIT106 or
OSH106
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety
2
RC GTC104 Manufacturing Processes 4
RC GTC108 Technical Mathematics II 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
18
RC CRE101 College Critical Reading 3
RC ENG102 or
ENG108 or
ENG111
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL or
Technical and Professional Writing
3
RC MET131 Lean Manufacturing 3
RC MGT147 Supply Chain Management 3
RC MGT229 Management and Leadership I 3
RC MGT251 or
MGT253
Human Relations in Business or
Owning and Operating a Small Business
3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15–16
RC COM100 or
COM110 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or
Interpersonal Communication or
Small Group Communication
3
RC MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
RC CSM101 or
TQM101 or
TQM220 or
TQM230 or
TQM240
Quality Customer Service or
Quality Customer Service or
Leadership And Empowerment Strategies or
Teamwork Dynamics or
Project Management In Quality Organizations
2–3
RC QCT143 Principles of Quality Assurance 3
NS Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area 4

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
16–19
RC DFT115 Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing 3
RC DFT252AA Computer Aided Drafting I: Autocad 3
RC GTC216 Properties of Materials 3
RC GTC296++ or
GTC298++
GTC296++ or
GTC298++
1–4
HUM Humanities and Fine Arts Any approved General Education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area 3
SB Social and Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area 3

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Manufacturing Technology (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=23670).