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2023 - 2024 Catalog Year
Manufacturing Technology (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: The course focuses on the study and interpretation of the graphic language used in manufacturing and engineering. This will include principles of: shape description, axonometric projection, specifications, symbology and spatial relationships.The student will apply problem solving and critical thinking skills using both standard and automated communication methods. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description:

Utilization of general/specialized hand/power tools that are typically used in the electromechanical industry; use of various dimension measurement devices; simple machine repair procedures from belt replacement to complete subsystem repair; drilling, reaming and tapping holes for various mechanical fasteners. Elementary industrial machine wiring principles; schematics, panel layouts, assembly and wiring techniques. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1110

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Use ratio and proportion to solve applications in technology; convert within and between metric and customary systems of measurement; read and interpret measurement tools and gauges; simplify algebraic expressions; solve linear equations; apply the geometry of lines, angles, and circles to technology applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 0050 or Other (Satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: An introduction to the manufacturing processes used in the tooling and machining industry. Safety, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metrology, drill press, vertical mill, lathe, and the surface grinder will be the major focus of this course. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: This course will cover machine safety, setup and operation of computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines and lathes. Adjusting tool and work offsets to hold part tolerances on both types of equipment. Calculation of spindle speeds and feed rates. Introduction to basic programming codes and development of CNC programs for three axis mills and two axis lathes. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: This course applies the principles of geometry and trigonometry and the computing of angles using law of sines and law of cosines dealing with situations encountered in the machining industry. It also gives a brief introduction to the calculations required in computer numerical control programming. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: General Manufacturing Pathway Requirement

Prerequisites: MAT 1110

Description: Introduction to direct and alternating current (DC/AC) circuits, power, three phase and test equipment. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: General Manufacturing Pathway Requirement

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements from the seventeenth century to the present.

Notes: Arts & Humanities Elective - View all options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Social & Behavioral Science Elective - View all options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: This course introduces the concepts and practices of safety in advanced manufacturing, including good practices, hazards, prevention, and corrective action. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Safety certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Description: An introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting, including the concepts of measurement, calibration, auditing, inspection, and continuous improvement. Explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Quality Practices and Measurement certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Description: Application of the process of design and the interpretation of engineering drawings. Includes design development, product development, and problem solution, principles of orthographic projection, drafting symbols, surface finish symbols, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols. Student is exposed to parametric 3D CAD modeling for the purpose of creating parts and assemblies and to properly dimension and detail drawings to effectively communicate design intent. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Description:

Introduction to computer-based solution of engineering and engineering technology problems. Includes the fundamentals and applications of computer-based software (MathCAD) and integration with other software for documentation of work, including proper use of units and unit systems. Software solution applications include graphing functions and data, basic statistical calculations, use of matrices, vectors, solution of simultaneous and an introduction to Boolean logic. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 or MAT 1280 or MAT 1470 or MAT 1580

Description: This course serves as an introduction to automated systems. The basics of sensors, logic control systems, motion control systems, robotics and flexible manufacturing systems will be covered. The course will be taught using demonstration and discussion combined with individual and team centered project-based learning. One classroom, four lab hours per week.

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Description: This course introduces the manufacturing processes and production systems commonly used in modern industry. Additional emphasis on communication, teamwork, planning, documentation, and coordination. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Manufacturing Processes and Production certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Description: Awareness of basic maintenance requirements of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems utilized in modern manufacturing. Includes the monitoring of key indicators and recognizing potential issues. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Maintenance Awareness certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Description: An applied introduction to the Six Sigma process using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) system as the model. Structured problem solving and basic statistical methods will be taught to ensure a thorough analysis and implementation to reduce costs and improve business processes. Various quality tools (Pareto, Cause and Effect Diagram, Control Charts, Histograms, and Flow Charts) are used during the improvement process. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: General Manufacturing Pathway Requirement

Description:

Operation and programming of conversational controlled lathe and milling machines. Includes programming and manufacturing a variety of machined parts utilizing ProtoTRAK two-axis and three-axis conversational CNC controls. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: General Manufacturing Pathway Requirement

Prerequisites: CAM 1109 or CAM 1161

Description: Terminology, designations of metals and the relationship among the properties of metals, the environment and heat treatment processes. Selecting and testing materials. Factors related to the selection of nonmetallic materials and the relationship between the nature of the materials and their properties. Thermoplastics, thermosetting, ceramics, composites and glasses are included. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring Only - General Manufacturing Pathway Requirement

Prerequisites: MET 1111 or MET 1161 or MAT 1570 or MAT 1580

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.