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College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Concentration AS

Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Concentration  (AS 2550D)

Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

Program Description
The Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing program is designed for the student who is seeking an A.S. degree and preparing for a career in the engineering technology field with a focus on advanced manufacturing. It is also designed for employees in this field who seek further education and career advancement. The modern manufacturing workplace is highly automated and robotized, requiring skills in electrical and mechanical systems, electronics and robotics. The skill set and knowledge acquired in the program covers automation, mechatronics, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques.

Program Learning Outcomes
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Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
60 credits hours. The program can be finished in two years if students attend full time, or three or more years if they attend part time.

The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information
Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean,, (561) 207-5416                                                  Eva Suarez, Department Chair,, (561) 207-5727                                                            Pat Castro, Administrative Assistant,, (561) 207-5726

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General Education Credits: 18
ENC1101 College Composition 1 3
MAC1105 College Algebra 3
SPC1017 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
PSY2012 General Psychology 3
PHY1001 Applied Physics 3
  Any course from Humanities - Area II 3
Core Courses Credits: 18
ETM1010C Mechanical Measurements and Instruments 3
ETI1701 Environmental Health and Safety 3
ETI2110 Introduction to Quality Assurance 3
ETS2352C Materials and Manufacturing Processes 3
ETD2320C Introduction to AutoCAD 3
EET1084C Electrical Circuits and Electronics 3
Required Concentration Courses  Credits: 18
CET2117C Microprocessors and Digital Logic 3
CET2127C Programmable Logic Controllers 3
ETS2520C Process Measurement Fundamentals 3
ETS2530C Process Control Technology 3
ETS2700C Fluid and Pneumatic Controls 3
ETI2622C Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma 3
Technical Electives - Choose 6 credits  Credits: 6
ETS2680C Mechatronics 3
ETI2402C Advanced Manufacturing Technology  3
ETG2140C Statistics for Engineering 3
ETS2606C Robotics 3
ETS2633C Industrial Applications Using PLCs and Robotics 3
EET2214C LabView Instrumentation 2
ETI2644 Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain 3
ETD2364C SolidWorks Fundamentals 3
ETD2371C Introduction to 3D Printing 3
ETD2372C Advanced Rapid Prototyping 3
ETD2950C Special Topics in Engineering Technology 4
ETD2941 Engineering Technology Intermship 3
Total Program Credits: 60

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Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in an entry-level position with a broad base of skills in engineering technology. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional engineering technologist needs. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, manufacturing technician, automation technician, mechatronics technician, quality technician, engineering assistant, and technologist. 

Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.


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