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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Lean Manufacturing CCC

Lean Manufacturing (CCC 6554)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
The Lean Manufacturing College Credit Certificate program is designed for the student who is seeking entry into the field of engineering technology, with a focus on the manufacturing process, quality assurance, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma. It is also designed for employees in this field who seek further education and career advancement.

Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at

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

Program Length
12 credit hours. The program can be completed in two semesters (32 weeks)

This 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

To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 9
ETI2110 Introduction to Quality Assurance 3
ETS2352C Materials and Manufacturing Processes 3
ETI2622C Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma  3
Elective Courses - Choose one course from below: Credit: 3
ETG2140C Statistics for Engineering 3
ETD2941 Engineering Technology Internship 3
ETI2644 Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain 3
Total Program Credits: 12

For individualized course sequence

Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in entry-level positions in advanced manufacturing. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, manufacturing technician, quality technician, engineering assistant, and technologist. For the best opportunities, students are encouraged to complete the A.S. degree program in Engineering Technology. 

Career Path Notes
Courses from this program transfer to the Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Associate in Science degree program at Palm Beach State College. For more information, consult the program webpage, catalog page or program personnel. 

Career Center
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