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2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Manufacturing Engineering Technology, AS

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Manufacturing Engineering Technology is a varied and challenging field that is becoming increasingly important with the advent of new production methods. Manufacturing Engineering Technicians work with engineers to design experiments, plan production methods, find better ways to manufacture products, troubleshoot, inspect, and perform quality control. Students use Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) technologies to design cutting tools, gauges, jigs, fixtures, and dies; study production line layout, production forecasting, planning, inventory control, and statistical quality control; learn the methods of determining and distributing expenses and estimating material, labor, and tool costs of product manufacturing; make time studies of manufacturing operations; and investigate hydraulic control, manufacturing processes, and engineering materials. For more information, contact Kititakone Panasy at (203) 285-2376 or e-mail kpanasy@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Apply foundations of mathematics, science, and technology to manufacturing engineering
  • Work cooperatively and productively with others in a laboratory test setting
  • Plan and implement manufacturing principles and processes
  • Design, prototype, and manufacture 2-dimensional (2D) and 3-dimensional (3D) computer aided drafting (CAD) models
  • Utilize Computer numerical Control (CNC) programming alongside Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software to control industry-standard CNC equipment
  • Understand and demonstrate statistical quality control
  • Read blueprints and understand geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Understand and demonstrate tool design for manufacturing

Suggested Course Sequence

Total Program Credits: 65

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