2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Technical Design in Manufacturing, A.A.S.


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(Code 1320)

This program is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in the fields of industrial design, fabrication, and manufacturing with an emphasis on emerging technologies and strategies. Students will be well equipped to compete in today’s job market, as the program combines traditional fabrication tools with new design and fabrication processes. A counselor should be consulted if the student plans to transfer to a four-year institution.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 15.1300], graduates should be able to:

  • demonstrate use of computer systems used in industry.
  • demonstrate use of industrial machines.
  • demonstrate communication and relationships.
  • design a tool and die.
  • create drawings using CAD software.

Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

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Completion Time: 5 semesters 

Academic Advising: You should meet with an academic counselor prior to registering for classes.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Laboratory Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies, choose one:

Mathematics


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications, choose one:

Social Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Local, National, and Global Citizenship, one required: 

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