AAS Manufacturing Technology
Academic Plan Code
Manufacturing Technology Track III Manual Machining
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Manufacturing Technology helps prepare 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.
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.
|Prerequisite||GTC107||Technical Mathematics I||0–3|
|RC||MET100AA||Tool Room I: Introduction to Machine Processes||2|
|RC||MET109||Machine Trades Print Reading||(Math assessment score on District placement exam into MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or higher) or permission of Department or Division.||3|
|RC||MET112||Inspection Techniques||Prerequisites: (Math assessment score on District placement exam into MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or higher) or permission of Department or Division. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MET109.||3|
|RC||MET231||Manufacturing Processes and Materials||Prerequisites: (Math assessment score on District placement exam into MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or higher) and MET112, or permission of Department or Division. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MET113.||3|
|Industrial Safety or
Industrial Safety or
|First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
|RC||GTC108||Technical Mathematics II||GTC/MET107 OR permission of instructor||3|
|RC||MET113||Applied Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance||3|
|First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL or
Technical and Professional Writing
|RC||GTC102||Machine Processes, Theory and Application||3|
|RC||GTC216||Properties of Materials||3|
|RC||CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking||or Equivalent by assessment||0–3|
|RC||GTC223||Advanced Machine Tools||Prerequisites: GTC102 or MET231.||3|
|Introduction to Human Communication or
Interpersonal Communication or
Small Group Communication
|NS||Natural Sciences||Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area||4|
|RC||DFT105AA||Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD||3|
|RC||MET260||Tooling and Fixturing||3|
|HU||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|
|Cooperative Education (any suffix) or
Special Project (any prefix
|Any GTC Cooperative Education prefix||1–4|
|RC||MET250||Machining Practices II||8|
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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=94418).