Manufacturing Technology - Curriculum

The Manufacturing Technology curriculum provides an introduction to the principles and practices of manufacturing in today’s global marketplace. The student will be exposed to valuable high-tech concepts applicable in a variety of industries such as plastics, metals, furniture, textiles, and electronics.

Students will gain real-world knowledge in manufacturing management practices, manufacturing materials and processes, research and development, and quality assurance. Course work will include machining processes, CAD/CAM, CNC principles, and other computerized production techniques.

Graduates should qualify for employment as a manufacturing technician, quality assurance technician, CAD/CAM technician, team leader, or research and development technician. The student will be able to advance in the workplace and develop with new technologies.

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Manufacturing Technology - Program Outcomes

  1. Mathematics: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the mathematical skills required for performing jobs using related engineering and technology skill sets.
  2. Physics and Engineering Sciences: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the sciences and engineering/technology principles to perform tasks as a technician.
  3. Material Science: Students will demonstrate an understanding of materials used in manufacturing processes.
  4. Product Design: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the technologies and concepts used to design products.
  5. Manufacturing Processes: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the processes used to manufacture products.
  6. Production Systems: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the various systems used to control and coordinate production.
  7. Automated Systems and Control: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the equipment and controllers utilized in production processes.
  8. Quality Systems: Students will demonstrate an understanding of production quality concepts and quality management systems.
  9. Manufacturing Management Systems: Students will demonstrate an understanding of management concepts to create effective organizational outcomes.

Manufacturing Technology - Contact

Dr. Stan Garren

Instructor - Business, Industry, & Technologies

garrens@edgecombe.edu

Office 430, Fleming Building, Tarboro Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 287