SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

This program prepares students for a career in the evolving advanced manufacturing field. Students develop expertise using manufacturing materials and processes and production tools and equipment. The program can be completed in one year, and students can apply the Advanced Manufacturing certificate credits toward the Mechanical Technology AAS degree.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION
Requirements for the Advanced Manufacturing certificate program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGR 103 Manufacturing Materials & Processes 3
MMT 101 Machine Tools I 3
ENGR 126 Computer Aided Design 3
MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra 3
ENGR 207 Quality Assurance 3
15
SECOND SEMESTER
MATH 114 Technical Math 3
ENGR 228 Solid Modeling 4
MMT 102 Machine Tools II 3
MMT 208 Advanced CAD/CAM 4
Technical Elective * 3
17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 32

* Can be satisfied by an MMT, ENGR, or ELEC course

COMPUTER HARDWARE/SOFTWARE DESIGN

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION
Requirements for the Computer Hardware/Software Design certificate program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
CS 080 Microcomputer Troubleshooting 1
BUS 225 Application Software 3
CS 120 Foundations of Computer Science 3
CS 222 Programming in C/C++ 3
ELEC 101 Electrical Circuits 4
ELEC 105 Introduction to Digital Computer 4
18
SECOND SEMESTER
BUS 226 Advanced Application Software 3
CS 200 Programming in Visual Basic 3
CS 238 Java 3
ELEC 102 Basic Electronics 4
ELEC 107 Fundamentals of Microcomputer 4
17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 35

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

To be eligible for this certificate, the student must receive a grade of C or higher in all computer science (CS) courses. More than two semesters of study may be required to complete this certificate, and the student may also be required to attend evening classes.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION
Course information and requirements for the Computer Information Systems certificate program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
BUS 101 Principles of Accounting 4
BUS 225 Microcomputer Application Software 3
CS 080 Microcomputer Troubleshooting 1
CS 200 Programming in Visual Basic 3
CS 100 Keyboarding * 1
CS 120 Foundations of Computer Science 3
CS 215 Systems Analysis and Design 3
18
SECOND SEMESTER
CS 219 Database Management Systems 3
CS 222 Programming in C/C++ 3
CS 225 Introduction to Networks 3
CS 237 Internet Security 3
CS 238 Java 3
BUS 103 Principles of Business 3
18
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 36

* Required for students who are not keyboard proficient.

ELECTRONICS

This program can be completed in a minimum of four semesters. Upon completion of the certificate requirements, students may wish to continue their study toward an A.A.S. degree in Electrical Technology.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION
Course information and requirements for the Electronics certificate program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
ELEC 101 Electrical Circuits 4
ELEC 102 Basic Electronics 4
ELEC 105 Introduction to Digital Computers 4
ELEC 107 Fundamentals of Microprocessors 4
ELEC 201 Intermediate Electronics 4
ELEC 204 Industrial Electronics 4
MATH 104
OR
MATH 114
College Algebra and Trigonometry
OR
Technical Math for Technologists (or higher) *
3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 27

* Math 112, 115, or 116 will not fulfill Math requirement.

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY

This program is designed to prepare students for a career in the manufacturing workplace with hands-on skills in mechanical and electrical installation and repair and industrial process instrumentation and control.

Local employers have made it clear that these skills are in high demand. Employment opportunities include electrical technician, service technician, and maintenance technician.

Course information and requirements for the Industrial Maintenance Technology certificate program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ELEC 101 Electrical Circuits 4
ENGR 103 Manufacturing Materials and Processes 3
ENGR 105 Digital Electronics 4
ENGR 230 Fluid Systems Design 3
14
SECOND SEMESTER
MATH 114
OR
MATH 104
 Applied Mathematics for Technologists
OR
College Algebra & Trigonometry
3
 ELEC 220 Industrial Power & Equipment 3
 ENGR 250 Thermal Technology 3
 ELEC 204 Industrial Electronics 4
 ELEC 221 Industrial Maintenance Practices 4
17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 31

PLASTICS MANUFACTURING

Plastics and polymer manufacturing constitute the 5th largest manufacturing sector in the United States. Students learn about the plastics industry, and the equipment, materials, and processes commonly used in manufacturing.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT CONSUMER INFORMATION
Requirements for the Plastics Manufacturing certificate program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) * 3
ENGR 103 Manufacturing Processes and Materials 3
MMT 101 Machine Tools I 3
MMT 141 Fundamentals of Plastics Technology 4
ENGR 230 Fluid Systems Design 3
16
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
MMT 241
OR
MMT 242
Plastics Technology: Injection Molding
OR
Plastics Technology: Blow Molding
4
MMT 245 Plastics Technology Capstone 3
ENGR 207 Quality Assurance 3
Technical Elective ** 3
16
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 32

* MATH 112, 115 or 116 will not fulfill requirements
** Can be satisfied by an MMT, ENGR, or ELEC course