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Manufacturing Manufacturing Technology

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

The Associate in Applied Science degree program in Manufacturing Technology offers the technologies required for maintenance mechanics in the manufacturing or service industries and covers theory and practical projects. The program is appropriate for career changers, high school graduates, general education diploma holders, and machining workers with a need to enhance their careers.​
 

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Credit Hours (CH)

Credits

Program/Plan Number

0770

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Prerequisites

  CH

Program General Requirements

16 CH
Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The AAS model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.
Art
ART 103
Art Appreciation 3
Appreciation of art works taken from all cultures and periods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
History
HISTORY 215
History of Latin America 3
Political and constitutional history of principal Latin American nations; European, American and Indian backgrounds, movements for independence, and social and economic movements pertinent to their present relationships with the United States. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 125-1
Introductory Statistics 4
Basic descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, mode, mean and standard deviation. Permutations, combinations, probability rules and Bayes Theorem. Binomial and normal distributions. Basic inferential statistics including sampling theory, confidence intervals for means and proportions, test of hypotheses. Chi-square distribution. Introduction to correlation and regression. Includes at least one hour per week using computers in statistical application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 99; or COMPASS PRE-ALGEBRA (17-99), ALGEBRA (43-99), and College ALGEBRA (1-50); or ACT Math (min. 21); or SAT Math 500+ if before 3/1/16 (530+ if after 3/1/16); or ALGEBRA Placement Test Waiver, or Consent of Dept.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Sociology
SOC 207
The Sociology Of Sex & Gender 3
Examines the difference between behavior based on what society says is appropriate in order to be masculine or feminine. Examines the question of what forces in society are most influential in determining the place or men and women with special emphasis on power. Examines how this influence works through the process of socialization and core social institutions, including marriage and family, education, religion, the economy, and politics. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

 

 

Program Core Requirements

16 CH
Manufacturing Tech TC1
340MFGT 138
Intro to Solidworks 3
This course covers part modeling, detailing and assembly design using SolidWorks software. SolidWorks is a feature-based parametric solid modeler used for mechanical design and manufacturing. The topics include the basic functions needed to use SolidWorks to create parts, assemblies and production drawings. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 99 AND Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 139 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 139
Print Requirements-Quality Assurance 3
This course focuses on the fundamentals of print reading and the measuring skills needed to verify print requirements. VisualIzation of 3D objects from orthographic views and the use of micrometers and dial calipers are stressed. The concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, and quality tools (such as Pareto diagrams and fishbone charts) are introduced. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 98 and Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 141
Manufacturing Materials & Processes 3
The course will provides a general understanding of the behavior of the materials commonly used in manufacturing; the basic techniques used in processing them into useful products, the scientific theory underlying those processes, and the criteria for selecting particular tools, machines, and processes. Students will have the opportunity to earn the MSSC Manufacturing Processes and Production credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 191
Industrial Electricity 4
A study of DC and AC electricity as applied to industrial circuits. The topics include: fundamentals of circuit analysis, single and three phase circuits; and parameters, safety issues in industrial electricity, such as current, voltage and power and troubleshooting methods using test equipment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 99 and Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 292
Principles of Mechanisms 3
This course covers the basic principles of industrial mechanisms. The motion characteristics of drive mechanisms, bearings, lubricants, cams, gears, pulleys are covered in the context of manufacturing processes and factory automation. Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures used in industrial settings are stressed throughout. Students completing the course will be prepared to earn the Manufacturing Skill Standard Council's Maintenance Awareness module of the Certified Production Technician credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley

Additional Requirements

30 CH
​Students must select one of the following 30 credit hour tracks of study to complete the Associate in Applied Science degree in Manufacturing Technology:

Computer Numeric Control Track. Manufacturing Tech: 104, 111, 112, 123, 137, 140, 142, 143, 144, 207

Factory Automation Track. Students must select a minimum of 30 credit hours from the following: Manufacturing Tech: 104, 111, 140, 142, 143, 145, 151,152, 253, 255, 291, 295

Operations Management Track. Manufacturing Tech: 104, 142, 143; Business: 111, 181, 182, 237, 269, 274; Interdisciplinary Studies: 102
Manufacturing Tech TC1
340MFGT 104
Statistical Process Control 3
This course introduces the use of statistical process control (SPC) which ensures that production systems maintain quality through predictive control of variations. Various distribution curves and statistical control charts are introduced through specific production problems. The interpretation and use of process and product control data is presented through simulations of real scenarios. The course will also prepare students for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council's Quality Practices and Measurement exam. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 139, AND Grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in Math 125; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 111
Machining Processes I 3
This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set-up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on engine lathes, drill presses and power saws. Students are also prepared to take the NIMS Level 1 Measurement, Materials and Safety test, and the MSSC Safety test. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 099 by COMPASS Reading (50-64), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 112-1
Machining Processes II 3
This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on vertical milling machines, power saws and surface grinders. Students also have the opportunity to earn one or more NIMS Level 1 machining credentials including "Measurement, Materials and Safety," or "Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout." Students with machine shop experience may attempt to earn NIMS Machining Level 1 in "Milling," or "Drill Press," or "Surface Grinding." Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 099 by COMPASS Reading (50-64), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 123
CNC Milling Operations & Programming 3
This course introduces the programming setup and operation of CNC machining center. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the students' skills in the proper use, programming, troubleshooting of this equipment. Students will also earn the NIMS level 1 CNC Milling Program, Setup, and Operate credentials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 AND 340MFGT 112-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 137
CNC Turning Operations & Programming 3
This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) turning centers. Topics include: programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the students' skills in the proper use, programming and troubleshooting of this equipment. Students will also have the chance to earn the NIMS Level 1 CNC Turning Program, Setup, and Operate Credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 AND 340MFGT 111-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 140
CNC Fundamentals 3
This course introduces students to the CNC process, the operation of the CNC lathe and mill, and to the basic set up, tooling, operation, and trouble shooting of CNC Machining. Students will earn at least one NIMS Level 1 CNC Operator credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 099 AND Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 111-1 OR 340MFGT 112-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
340MFGT 142
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
This course expands upon the student's basic knowledge of mechanical drawings by adding form and feature controls in order to meet assembly requirements at the lowest cost. The differences between traditional dimensioning and geometric dimensioning will be stressed. This course prepares students for an ASME certification in GDT. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 139 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 143
Advanced Metrology 3
The course focuses on the use of the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) and the optical comparator to inspect machine parts to the current ASME Y 14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards. Lab exercises will focus on the set up and operation of precision measuring tools, including the CMM and the optical comparator, to inspect complex parts. Bore gages, attribute gages, gage blocks and pins and their use in calibration will also be covered. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in 340MFGT 142 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 144
Wire Electrical Discharge Machining 3
The course covers operations and procedures for Wire Electrical Discharge Machining systems (Wire EDM). The course content includes an overview of the Wire EDM, EDM operating processes, EDM machine functions, EDM manual part programming, and EDM application in tool rooms and production. Students may also earn the NIMS Wire EDM credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 145
Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) 3
Students will study aspects of automated assembly and process control, including programmable controllers, computer assisted part programming, CAD/CAM systems computerized instrumentation and robotics. This course stresses a systems approach and how hydraulic, pneumatic and electromechanical components function together as a system. Troubleshooting automation is a major activity of this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 291 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 151
Introduction to Welding 3
This is a beginning welding course that teaches basic welding skills that lead to an American Welding Society qualification Gas Metal Arc Welding (GNAW or MIG). Topics include metallurgy, welding processes, welding safety, and steel designations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 152
Intermediate Welding 3
This is a second welding course that teaches basic welding skills that lead to an American Welding Society (AWS) qualification in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (BTAW or TIG) and/or Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or Stick). In addition to teaching the theory and practice of GTAW and SMAW welding processes, the course including training in welding with a FANUC robot, resistance welding and torch work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 151, or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 207
Introduction to MASTERCAM 3
This course trains students to use Mastercam software to create programs that will drive computerized machine tools (CNC machines). These "g-code" programs are generated from part geometry created in Mastercam software or in a computer-aided- drawing (CAD) software such as Solidworks. Students will learn to create part geometry, generate toolpaths, assign appropriate tools to the toolpaths, and upload their program to a CNC machine, which will precisely cut the part from metal stock. Student projects will focus on 2-D milling operations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 253
Pneumatics 3
Study of the basic principles of pneumatics with emphasis on schematics, valves, actuators, compressors, instrumentation, applications, and troubleshooting. Course also includes the use of supplier catalogs and technical manuals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 98 and Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 255
Industrial Hydraulics 3
This course is a study of basic principles of hydraulics. The topics in this course include schematic interpretation, valves, actuators, compressors, line sizing, fluid viscosity and reservoir capacity. This course will also includes the use of supplier catalogs and technical manuals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 98 AND Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 291
Programmable Logic Controllers 3
This course covers the basic concepts and skills needed to program and use programmable logic controllers (PLC's) in automated systems in industry. The topics include an overview of basic terminology, ladder logic programming, memory structure, and processing. Students will use PLC's to control electro-mechanical devices, pneumatic actuators, and other industrial components. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 191 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 295
Electrical Motor Controls 3
A study of different types of electrical motor controls as they are applied to industrial circuits. The topics include safety issues, instrumentation, and the interpretation of line diagrams. An overview of different types of motor controls is also provided. The student will be able to troubleshoot and repair problems associated with different motor control applications of the industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 191 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
Business
BUSINES 111
Introduction To Business 3
Survey of modern US business, analyzing organization and types of businesses, major business functions, business and the environment, roles played by business and consumers in the economy and various economic systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 181
Financial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements as well as the limitations of using these statements in making forward-looking business decisions are included. The primary content emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Business 111 or Business 141 or Mathematics 098 or higher; or concurrent enrollment in Business 141; or placement test; or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 182
Managerial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as a system of producing information for use in internally managing a business. The course emphasizes the identification, accumulation and interpretation of information for planning, controlling and evaluating the performance of the separate components of a business. Included is the identification and measurement of the costs of producing goods or services and how to analyze and control these costs. Decision models commonly used in making specific short-term and long-term business decisions are included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 181, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 237
Selling 3
Factors of successful selling of goods or ideas; buying motives, sales psychology, customer approach, and sales techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
BUSINES 269
Principles Of Management 3
Analysis of major functions and principles of management; emphasis on supervisory and operating levels of management; theories, policy-making, effective communications and art of decision-making. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 274
Industrial Management 3
Characteristics of industrial enterprise, problems of materials procurement, plant organization and layout; labor relations and human resources policies, efficiency techniques, automation, and production development. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
Interdisciplinary Studies
INTDSP 102-1
Career Development and Decision Making 1
This course helps students develop additional skills to aid in the transition from being a college student to being an employee. Learners will identify personal challenges that might affect their success and develop specific plans to address them. Overall, students will use critical thinking and self-reflection to develop soft skills that enhance employment readiness. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

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Focus Electives

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