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Advanced Manufacturing (AMFG)

100: Introduction to Manufacturing. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite: MATH 097
An overview of the functional and structural compositions of manufacturing; including processes, plant safety, and quality in the manufacturing environment. Presents the personal and interpersonal skills required to be part of a high performing team in a manufacturing environment. Topics include team building, effective communication skills and ethics in the workplace.

102: Tools and Equipment Used in Manufacturing. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite: MATH 097
Provides and introduction to math, measurements, schematics, drawings, and prints used in manufacturing. Facilitates application of these skills to safely and correctly use hand tools, power tools, hydraulic systems, and pneumatic systems.

104: Automation. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite: MATH 097
Teaches an introduction to the automation components of manufacturing. Provides hands on experience with electrical circuits, instrumentation, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), computers and how to safely use this equipment.

106: Introduction to Fabrication, Process Technology and Machining. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite: MATH 097
Presents an introductory knowledge of fabrication, process technology and machining. Offers hands on experience in each area.

107: Manufacturing Safety, Quality, and Measurements (3-2-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 097
Co-requisite: AMFG 108

Lecture and lab covering workplace safety, quality practices, and quality measurements used in modern manufacturing. This course prepares the student to take the Safety and Quality Practices and Measurements modules of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician exam.

108: Manufacturing Processes, Production, and Maintenance Awareness (3-2-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 097
Co-requisite: AMFG 107

Lecture and lab covering basic manufacturing processes, production methods, and maintenance awareness techniques used in modern manufacturing. This course prepares the student to take the Manufacturing Processes and Production and Maintenance Awareness modules of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician exam.

110: Manufacturing Materials and Methods (3-2-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 099 and AMFG 107 and AMFG 108 OR Instructor Permission
The course is designed for the manufacturing technologist. Topics include materials of manufacture, manufacturing processes, measurement and part inspection, and manufacturing automation.

202: Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: MATH 102 and AMFG 107 and AMFG 108
The course is designed for the manufacturing technologist. Topics include lean manufacturing, manufacturing economics, lean six sigma, production control, supply chain management, quality systems.

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