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Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Concentration AS

Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Concentration Overview (AS 2550D)

Type of Award

AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem.aspx

Program Description

The Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing program is designed for the student who is seeking an A.S. degree and preparing for a career in the engineering technology field with a focus on advanced manufacturing. It is also designed for employees in this field who seek further education and career advancement. The modern manufacturing workplace is highly automated and robotized, requiring skills in electrical and mechanical systems, electronics and robotics. The skill set and knowledge acquired in the program covers automation, mechatronics, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

60 credits hours. The program can be finished in two years if students attend full-time, or three or more years if they attend part-time.

Location

The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, mercerb@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5416

Eva Suarez, Department Chair, suareze@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5727

Pat Castro, Administrative Assistant, castrop@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5726

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in an entry-level position with a broad base of skills in engineering technology. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional engineering technologist needs. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, manufacturing technician, automation technician, mechatronics technician, quality technician, engineering assistant, and technologist.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

General Education (Credits: 18)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

MAC1105College Algebra (AA)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

PHY1001Applied Physics (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Core Courses (Credits: 18)

ETM1010CMechanical Measurements and Instruments (AS)

3 Credits

ETI1701Environmental Health and Safety (AS)

3 Credits

ETI2110Introduction to Quality Assurance (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2352CMaterials and Manufacturing Processes (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2320CIntroduction to AutoCAD (AS)

3 Credits

EET1084CElectrical Circuits and Electronics (AS)

3 Credits

Required Concentration Courses (Credits: 18)

CET2117CMicroprocessors and Digital Logic (AS)

3 Credits

CET2127CProgrammable Logic Controllers (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2520CProcess Measurement Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2530CProcess Control Technology (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2700CFluid and Pneumatic Controls (AS)

3 Credits

ETI2622CConcepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma (AS)

3 Credits

Technical Electives - Choose 6 credits

ETS2680CMechatronics (AS)

3 Credits

ETI2402CAdvanced Manufacturing Technology (AS)

3 Credits

ETG2140CStatistics for Engineering (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2606CRobotics (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2633CIndustrial Applications Using PLCS and Robotics (AS)

3 Credits

EET2214CLabview Instrumentation (AS)

2 Credits

ETI2644Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2364CSolidworks Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2371CIntroduction to 3D Printing (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2372CAdvanced Rapid Prototyping (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2950CSpecial Topics In Engineering Technology (AS)

4 Credits

ETD2941Engineering Technology Internship (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 60

Course Sequence

Term One – Summer (Year One) (Credits: 9)

MAC1105College Algebra (AA)

3 Credits

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Term Two - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 12)

PHY1001Applied Physics (AA)

3 Credits

ETI1701Environmental Health and Safety (AS)

3 Credits

ETI2110Introduction to Quality Assurance (AS)

3 Credits

EET1084CElectrical Circuits and Electronics (AS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 15)

ETM1010CMechanical Measurements and Instruments (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2520CProcess Measurement Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2352CMaterials and Manufacturing Processes (AS)

3 Credits

CET2117CMicroprocessors and Digital Logic (AS)

3 Credits

ETS2530CProcess Control Technology (AS)

3 Credits

Term Four - Summer (Year Two) (Credit: 9)

ETD2320CIntroduction to AutoCAD (AS)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Term Five - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 9)

ETS2700CFluid and Pneumatic Controls (AS)

3 Credits

ETI2622CConcepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma (AS)

3 Credits

CET2127CProgrammable Logic Controllers (AS)

3 Credits

Term Six - Spring (Year Three) (Credits: 6)

Technical Elective

Technical Elective

Technical Elective: The credits for Technical Elective courses combined must total at least 6 credits

Total Credit Hours: 60