The Manufacturing Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of the principles for developing, implementing and improving integrated systems involving people, materials, equipment and information as leaders in an industrial or manufacturing setting.
Course work includes mathematics, systems analysis, leadership and management skills, quality and productivity improvement methods, cost analysis, facilities planning, manufacturing materials and processes, and computerized production methods.
Graduates should qualify as quality improvement technicians, quality assurance and control technicians, front-line supervisors, production planners, inventory supervisors, and manufacturing technicians.
This course of study that prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to identify and resolve production problems in the manufacture of products. Includes instruction in machine operations and CNC principles, production line operations, instrumentation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and other computerized production techniques, manufacturing planning, quality control, quality assurance and informational infrastructure. Graduates should qualify for employment as a manufacturing technician, quality assurance technician, CAD/CAM technician, team leader, or research and development technician.