++ indicates any module/suffixed courses. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Machining and Product Development program will prepare students to enter the job market with the entry-level skills to be able to develop new products with input from engineering sketches and drawings. The program will provide students with the broad range of skills and abilities, including machining skills, electro-mechanical assembly abilities, and product test and prove-out knowledge. Much of the program is designed to provide hands-on experience, with various machine shop machines and their accessories, as well as a suitable amount of related classroom material. Students who complete the program will have basic machining skills required to solve problems and technical challenges, and be able to work well in a product development environment or a custom, low volume production environment.
|GTC107||Technical Mathematics I (3) OR|
|Satisfactory score on math placement test|
|DFT114||Machine Trades Blueprint Reading||3|
|DFT115||Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing||3|
|DFT252AA||Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD||3|
|ELE100||Concepts of Electricity and Electronics||3|
|GTC102||Machine Processes, Theory and Application||3|
|GTC108||Technical Mathematics II||3|
|GTC216||Properties of Materials||3|
|GTC223||Advanced Machine Tools||3|
|GTC208||Statistical Process Control (3) OR|
|MET131||Lean Manufacturing (3)||3|
|GTC129||Manufacturing Welding (3) OR|
|WLD101||Welding I (3)||3|
|GTC296++||Cooperative Education (any suffixed course) (1-4) OR|
|GTC298++||Special Projects (any suffixed course) (1-3)||1-4|
|General Education Requirements||Credits: 22|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR|
|ENG111||Technical Writing (3)|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communication area|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 3|
|CRE101||Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment.|
|Met by GTC/MET108 in the Required Courses area.|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area|
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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 Machining and Product Development (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=90569).
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