Manufacturing Course Offerings

MN 100 - Manufacturing Principles

This course is a study of manufacturing principles, which include, but are not limited to team development and problem solving. The ability to work in teams including interpersonal and organizational skills is stressed. The student will also learn project management.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 102 - Lean Manufacturing Principles

The course focuses on the study and practice of core competencies which create a culture for corporations to eliminate waste activities. This course includes the following concepts of Lean Manufacturing practices: Value Stream Mapping, Waste Identification, Kaizan, SMED, Kan Ban, Problem Solving, 5S, Standardized Work, and Poke Yoke. Students are involved in practical application, project presentation and project management.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 108 - Technical Skills Enhancement

This course emphasizes the contextualization of skills specific to fields of study in manufacturing and trades. This is accomplished through use of examples and exercises explaining the uses of math (fractions, decimals, proportions, and basic geometry), basic blue print reading, mechanical concepts including simple machines, spatial skill development and reading comprehension.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 113 - Mechanical Power Transmission

This course is an overview of power transmission equipment which supplies the essential links between machines and their source for driving power. This course discusses bearings, chain drives, belts, conveyors, couplers, controls, gears, speed reducers, and lubrication.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 114 - Machine Trades Blueprint Reading

This is an introductory course covering the lines, views, dimensions and notes used on blueprints in the machine trades. Free-hand sketching is also incorporated. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN 114 course. MN 114A (Machine Trades Blueprint Reading Module A) Students learn to identify the types of lines and views used in engineering drawings and recognize and interpret the attributes of an assembly and detail engineering drawing. MN 114B (Machine Trades Blueprint Reading Module B) Students interpret engineering working drawing measurements and dimensioning as well as interpret engineering drawing notes.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 114A - Machine Trades Blueprint Reading Module A

Students learn to identify the types of lines and views used in engineering drawings and recognize and interpret the attributes of an assembly and detail engineering drawing.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 114B - Machine Trades Blueprint Reading Module B

Students interpret engineering working drawing measurements and dimensioning as well as interpret engineering drawing notes.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 116 - Basic Welding

The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of oxyacetylene, electric arc, and inert gas welding. Students learn basic skills in gas and arc welding, the standards for safe welding practices and the ability to determine sound welding design. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN 116 course. MN 116A Basic Welding Module A. To acquaint the student with the fundamentals of oxyacetylene, welding, cutting and brazing. Provide the student with basic skills in gas welding, the standards for safe welding practices and the ability to determine sound welding design. MN 116B Basic Welding Module B. To acquaint the student with the fundamentals of electric arc, and inert gas welding. Provide the student with basic skills in arc welding, the standards for safe welding practices and the ability to determine sound welding design.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 116A - Basic Welding Module A

To acquaint the student with the fundamentals of oxyacetylene, welding, cutting and brazing. Provide the student with basic skills in gas welding, the standards for safe welding practices and the ability to determine sound welding design.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 116B - Basic Welding Module B

To acquaint the student with the fundamentals of electric arc, and inert gas welding. Provide the student with basic skills in arc welding, the standards for safe welding practices and the ability to determine sound welding design.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 119 - Introductory Machine Operations

This class covers the basic operation of metal-removing machinery most commonly used in industry. Areas of instruction include the proper use of power saws, drill presses, lathes, vertical mills, and surface grinders. Shop safety, basic metrology, and an introduction to CNC machining is also included. Recommended Skills: Math proficiency of MA 095 or higher, and a basic understanding of blueprint reading/interpretation prior to enrolling in this course. This course is offered in both lecture/lab and module formats. Students must successfully complete all four (4) modules, in sequence, to achieve full course credit. MN119A (Introductory Machine Operations Module A) An introduction to the manufacturing environment. Special emphasis is placed on general safety procedures and recognition of hazardous materials. Proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, and layout tools is emphasized. MN119B (Introductory Machine Operations Module B) Students study and apply the fundamentals of metal cutting with the proper application of cutting tools. Specific training in the proper use of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills is addressed. MN119C (Introductory Machine Operations Module C) Students study and apply the fundamentals of metal cutting with the proper application of cutting tools. Specific training in the proper use of an engine lathe with traditional and special tooling, setups, and fixturing methods are introduced. The importance of tighter tolerances and better surface finishes is also stressed. MN119D (Introductory Machine Operations Module D) Students will study basic surface grinding and CNC operations. Students will use a Haas CNC mill in both manual and G-code modes to introduce the basic concepts of CNC setup and operation.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 119A - Introductory Machine Operations Module A

An introduction to the manufacturing environment. Special emphasis is placed on general safety procedures and recognition of hazardous materials. Proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, and layout tools is emphasized.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 119B - Introductory Machine Operations Module B

Students study and apply the fundamentals of metal cutting with the proper application of cutting tools. Specific training in the proper use of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills is addressed.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 119C - Introductory Machine Operations Module C

Students study and apply the fundamentals of metal cutting with the proper application of cutting tools. Specific training in the proper use of an engine lathe with traditional and special tooling, setups, and fixturing methods are introduced. The importance of tighter tolerances and better surface finishes is also stressed.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 119D - Introductory Machine Operations Module D

Students will study basic surface grinding and CNC operations. Students will use a Haas CNC mill in both manual and G-code modes to introduce the basic concepts of CNC setup and operation.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 134 - Basic Oxyacetylene Welding

The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding cutting and brazing, and to provide students with basic skills in oxy-fuel operations and the standards for safe welding practices. This course along with MN136, MN202, MN203 and MN231 prepares students to take tests and complete laboratory work leading to the American Welding Society Sense Level 1 Credential. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN34 course. MN 134A Basic Oxyacetylene Welding Module A. A study of oxyacetylene welding equipment and materials. Emphasizes skills needed to adjust equipment and perform safely while gas welding a variety of metals in various positions. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality. MN 134B Basic Oxyacetylene Welding Module B. A study of oxyacetylene welding equipment and materials. Emphasizes skills needed to adjust equipment and perform safely while gas cutting, brazing, and braze welding. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 134A - Basic Oxyacetylene Welding Module A

A study of oxyacetylene welding equipment and materials. Emphasizes skills needed to adjust equipment and perform safely while gas welding a variety of metals in various positions. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 134B - Basic Oxyacetylene Welding Module B

A study of oxyacetylene welding equipment and materials. Emphasizes skills needed to adjust equipment and perform safely while gas cutting, brazing, and braze welding. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 136 - Basic Arc Welding

This course covers the theory and application of Shielded Metal Arc Welding on plate steel and multiple joint configurations. Emphasis is placed on the methods of performing various types of welds on all position work to the American Welding Society code. This course along with MN134, MN202, MN203 and MN231 prepares students to take tests and complete laboratory work leading to the American Welding Society Sense Level 1 Credential. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN136 course. MN 136A Basic Arc Welding Module A. Study of the theory of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Power supplies and electrodes are emphasized. Proper procedures for performing various welds in all positions will be emphasized. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality. MN 136B Basic Arc Welding Module B. A study of the theory of arc welding. Electrodes and welding metallurgy will be emphasized. Proper procedures for performing various welds in all positions will be emphasized. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 136A - Basic Arc Welding, Module A

A study of the theory of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Power supplies and electrodes are emphasized. Proper procedures for performing various welds in all positions will be emphasized. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 136B - Basic Arc Welding Module B

A study of the theory of arc welding. Electrodes and welding metallurgy will be emphasized. Proper procedures for performing various welds in all positions will be emphasized. All welds will be based on American Welding Society standards for quality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 146 - Introduction to Robotics

In this course, students learn the use of industrial robotic technology. Students learn the basic characteristics, unit configuration, system controls, and user justification. Robotic operations and programming fundamentals are applied by the student in a lab setting.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 165 - Plastics Testing

This course covers the identification and testing of plastic materials used in industry. It emphasizes procedures that familiarize students with mechanical, thermal, electrical, chemical, optical, and weathering properties of plastics. Testing follows ASTM guidelines. Four hours lecture/laboratory combination. Recommended Skills: MN 220 is recommended but not required as a prerequisite.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 199 - Theory of Machine Operations

This class covers the theory of metal-removing machinery most commonly used in industry. Areas of instruction include the proper use of power saws, drill presses, lathes, vertical mills, and surface grinders. Shop safety, basic metrology, and an introduction to Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining are also included. It is recommended that students have math proficiency equivalent to MA 095 or higher, and a basic understanding of blueprint reading/interpretation prior to enrolling in this course. This course is offered in both lecture/lab and module formats. Students must successfully complete both modules, in sequence, to achieve full course credit. MN199A (Theory of Machine Shop Module A) An introduction to a manufacturing environment with special emphasis placed on general safety procedures and the recognition of hazardous materials. The proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, and layout tools is emphasized while students study the general capabilities of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills. MN199B (Theory of Machine Shop Module B) Students continue the study and application of metal cutting fundamentals with training in the proper use, tooling, and setup of an engine lathe. Students will also study and apply the fundamentals of precision grinding and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining methods.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 199A - Theory of Machine Shop - Module A

An introduction to a manufacturing environment with special emphasis placed on general safety procedures and the recognition of hazardous materials. The proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, and layout tools is emphasized while students study the general capabilities of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 199B - Theory of Machine Shop - Module B

Students continue the study and application of metal cutting fundamentals with training in the proper use, tooling, and setup of an engine lathe. Students will also study and apply the fundamentals of precision grinding and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining methods.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 200 - Intermediate Machine Operations

This class covers the intermediate operation of metal-removing machinery most commonly used in industry. Areas of instruction include the intermediary use of power saws, drill presses, lathes, vertical mills, surface grinders, and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) vertical mills. This course is offered in both lecture/lab and module formats. Students must successfully complete all four (4) modules, in sequence, to achieve full course credit. MN200A (Intermediate Machine Operations Module A) Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills. MN200B (Intermediate Machine Operations Module B) Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of an engine lathe. MN200C (Intermediate Machine Operations Module C) Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of a surface grinder. MN200D (Intermediate Machine Operations Module D) Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) vertical mill.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 200A - Intermediate Machine Operations Module A

Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 200B - Intermediate Machine Operations Module B

Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of an engine lathe.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 200C - Intermediate Machine Operations Module C

Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of a surface grinder.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 200D - Intermediate Machine Operations Module D

Students will study and apply the fundamentals necessary for the intermediary use of a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) vertical mill.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 202 - MIG/ Gas Metal Arc Welding

This course emphasizes proper usage and assembly of the equipment used in MIG (GMAW) and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW). The course content includes the theory behind the process, safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel. Student performances are held to the American Welding Society standards of performance in the welding of coupons and testing. This course along with MN134, MN136, MN203 and MN231 prepares students to take tests and complete laboratory work leading to the American Welding Society Sense Level 1 Credential. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below in order to receive credit for the course. MN 202A MIG (GMAW) Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in GMAW welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel. MN 202B MIG (FCAW) Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in FCAW welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel and aluminum.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 202A - MIG/ Gas Metal Arc Welding Module A

MN 202A MIG (GMAW) Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in GMAW welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 202B - MIG/ Gas Metal Arc Welding Module B

MN 202B MIG (FCAW) Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in FCAW welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel and aluminum.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 203 - TIG/ Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course emphasizes proper usage and assembly of the equipment used in the TIG (GTAW) welding process. The course content includes the theory behind the process, safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. Student performances are held to the American Welding Society standards of performance in the welding of coupons and testing. This course along with MN134, MN136, MN202 and MN231 prepares students to take tests and complete laboratory work leading to the American Welding Society Sense Level 1 Credential. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below in order to receive credit for the course. MN 203A TIG (GTAW) TIG STEEL. Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in TIG welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel. MN 203B TIG (GTAW) TIG Aluminum and Stainless Steel. Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in TIG welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel, aluminum, and Stainless steel.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 203A - TIG/ Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Module A

MN 203A TIG (GTAW) TIG STEEL. Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in TIG welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 203B - TIG/ Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Module B

MN 203B TIG (GTAW) TIG Aluminum and Stainless Steel. Emphasizes proper assembly of the equipment used in TIG welding and includes safe operation, proper welding procedures and techniques used in welding steel, aluminum, and Stainless steel.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 213 - Machinery\'s Handbook

MN213 trains the industrial worker to use the Machinery\'s Handbook to solve shop problems through the use of algebraic formulas, geometric constructions, and data tables. Topics include shop math, material properties, machining parameters, tapers, threads, gearing, and tooling specifications. Recommended Skills: Mathematical concepts including basic algebra and trigonometry
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 213A - Machinery\'s Handbook, Module A

Prerequisites: TE 103 and 104. MN213A trains the industrial worker to use the Machinery\'s Handbook to solve shop problems through the use of algebraic formulas, geometric constructions, and data tables. Topics include shop math, material properties, and machining parameters. Recommended Skills: Basic algebra and trigonometry
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 213B - Machinery\'s Handbook, Module B

Prerequisites: MN 213A . MN 213B trains the industrial worker to use the Machinery\'s Handbook to solve shop problems through the use of algebraic formulas, geometric constructions, and data tables. Topics include threads, gearing, and tooling specifications.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 214 - Advanced Machine Trades Blueprint Reading

An advanced course in the study and interpolation of complicated machine and tool prints of the machine trades. Because this is an advanced course, students should have previous blue print reading or drafting skills. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN 214 course. MN 214A Advanced Blueprint Reading Module A. An advanced course in the study and interpolation of complicated machine and tool prints of the machine trades. This is an advanced course, students should have previous blueprint reading or drafting skills. MN 214B Advanced Blueprint Reading Module B. Module B is a continuation of MN 214A. An advanced course in the study and interpolation of complicated machine and tool prints of the machine trades. This is an advanced course, students should have previous blueprint reading or drafting skills.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 214A - Advanced Machine Trades Blueprint Reading - Module A

An advanced course in the study and interpolation of complicated machine and tool prints of the machine trades. This is an advanced course, students should have previous blueprint reading or drafting skills.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 214B - Advanced Machine Trades Blueprint Reading - Module B

Module B is a continuation of MN 214A. An advanced course in the study and interpolation of complicated machine and tool prints of the machine trades. This is an advanced course, students should have previous blueprint reading or drafting skills.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 215 - Industrial Physics

Prerequisites: TE 103, TE 104 or equivalent -- A course in elementary physics that will cover mechanics, scientific notations, metric systems, simple machines, strength of materials, law of gases and hydraulics.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 217 - Hydraulics

This course covers the fundamentals of moving fluid and hydraulic power, design of hydraulic pumps, operation of hydraulic valves, selection of cylinders, motors, accumulators, reservoirs, filters and the design of hydraulic circuits. Recommended Skills: Should have basic math and writing skills. This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN 217 course. MN 217A (Hydraulics Module A) Introduction to the fundamentals of hydraulics. Students will study the principles of pressure, force, and flow as they apply to basic hydraulic systems. MN 217B (Hydraulics Module B) Introduction to the different types of hydraulic pumps and actuators. The student will study how the various types of hydraulic pumps and actuators differ in design and operation. Also, the student will learn what hydraulic contamination control is and why it is important to the maximum operational longevity of hydraulic equipment. In addition, the student will study hydraulic reservoirs. MN 217C (Hydraulics Module C) Introduction to different categories and types of hydraulic valves. The student will study directional control valves, pressure control valves, and flow control valves. Also, the student will study hydraulic fluid conductors, seals, accumulators, and intensifiers.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 217A - Hydraulics Module A

Introduction to the fundamentals of hydraulics. Students will study the principles of pressure, force, and flow as they apply to basic hydraulic systems.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 217B - Hydraulics Module B

Introduction to the different types of hydraulic pumps and actuators. The student will study how the various types of hydraulic pumps and actuators differ in design and operation. Also, the student will learn what hydraulic contamination control is and why it is important to the maximum operational longevity of hydraulic equipment. In addition, the student will study hydraulic reservoirs.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 217C - Hydraulics Module C

Introduction to different categories and types of hydraulic valves. The student will study directional control valves, pressure control valves, and flow control valves. Also, the student will study hydraulic fluid conductors, seals, accumulators, and intensifiers.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 218 - Pneumatics

This course covers the fundamentals of moving fluids and pneumatic power. Students review design requirements of pneumatic compressors, circuits and robotic applications, and gain an understanding of the laws which apply to gases independent of heat, pressure and volume. Additionally, operating pneumatic valves and selecting proper pneumatic cylinders and motors, as well as pneumatic air preparation and distribution within normal operation of industrial applications is taught. The course is offered in both a lecture / lab format as well as a 3 module format. For credit with module course the student must succesfully pass all three modules to gain full credit for the course. Also a student must succesfully complete each module before they may take the following module. MN 218A Pneumatics. Places emphasize on the basics of equipment, safety and basic operating principles of fluid power considering gas. MN 218B Pneumatics. Builds both partical and theory by developing an understanding of the laws governing gases, allowing students to have applications providing evidence of how and why these laws effect fluids and equipment. MN 218C Pneumatics. Completes the students understanding of circuits, design and troubleshooting for pneumatic systems. Including compressors, DCV, Regulators and Actuators.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 218A - Pneumatics Module A

Places emphasize on the basics of equipment, safety and basic operating principles of fluid power considering gas.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 218B - Pneumatics Module B

Builds both partical and theory by developing an understanding of the laws governing gases, allowing students to have applications providing evidence of how and why these laws effect fluids and equipment.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 218C - Pneumatics Module C

Completes the students understanding of circuits, design and troubleshooting for pneumatic systems. Including compressors, DCV, Regulators and Actuators.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 219 - Survey of Polymer Technology

Students learn the basic chemistry of the most common polymers used in the industry today. How thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers are formed is a key consideration. Also emphasized throughout this course are the physical and chemical behaviors of plastics as they relate to their applications.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 220 - Basic Plastics Processing

The course assumes the student has little or no prior knowledge of the manufacturing activities of making plastic products. The class provides the student with an awareness level of making polymer based products in a manufacturing setting. We will look at various molding processes including Injection Molding, Blowmolding, Extrusion Forming. Thermoforming, various other processes and the nomenclature associated with them. Students will be in a lab setting each week by doing a variety of different types of experiments.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 223 - Injection Molding Theory

In this course, the theoretical and practical concepts relating to the production of plastic articles by injection molding are covered; emphasis is on machine and peripheral equipment operation as they affect plastic part quality. Properties of plastics and molding faults with special emphasis on troubleshooting techniques is also included.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 231 - Welding Fabrication, Design, and Testing

This course is a study of the elements of metal fabrication and the methods for destructive and nondestructive testing. The procedures for shop fabrication and field erection are also covered. This course along with MN134, MN136, MN 202, and MN 203 prepares students to take tests and complete laboratory work leading to the American Welding Society Sense Level 1 Credential.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 232 - Technical Pipe Welding

The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of pipe welding in different positions, including 1G, 2G, 5G and 6G positions using a combination of SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, & GTAW.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 233 - Welding Automation

The introduction to welding automation exposes students to core concepts and theory behind automation practices as they are used in the industry. Students learn basic robotic programming on Fanuc welding robots and other automation equipment. Special emphasis is placed on welding joint design, setup, and the effects of welding parameters and their outcomes on welded members. It is recommended that students have basic math skills and college level reading and writing skills prior to enrolling in this course.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 234 - Metallurgy

This course focuses on the application of metallurgical fundamentals of common metal. The behavior of metals under a variety of conditions, machining, welding, forming and heat treating is covered. The behavior of metals under production and service conditions, including fatigue, corrosion, warpage and their prevention is also emphasized.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 235 - Basic Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Programming

This course provides opportunities for students to learn the fundamental concepts necessary for the successful programming and operation of a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine tool utilizing the Fanuc-style (M&G code) programming language. This course is also offered in a module format. Students must successfully complete all three (3) modules, in sequence, to achieve full course credit.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 235A - CNC Machine Programming Module A

A study of CNC milling involving coordinate systems, tooling, work setup, programming, and program editing.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 235B - CNC Machine Programming Module B

A study of CNC turning involving coordinate systems, tooling, work setup, programming, and program editing.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 235C - CNC Machine Programming Module C

An introduction to CNC applications using Haas CNC machine tools. The basic concepts of CNC setup and operation with both manual and Fanuc controls are covered.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 236 - Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

This course offers opportunities to learn the programming and operation of a computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tool by utilizing the computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software package - Mastercam.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 238 - Advanced Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Programming

This course provides opportunities for students to learn advanced computer numerical controlled (CNC) applications for complex programming and operation of a CNC machine tool utilizing the Fanuc-style (M&G code) programming language.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 242 - Applied Injection Molding

This course will provide the student with knowledge and experience in solving common issues encountered running injection molding production equipment. The student will relate machine control parameters to their effect on processes and part quality. The student will set-up processes using different molds in injection molding machines, students duplicate industrial standards to obtain the highest quality parts with the shortest possible cycle times. Added emphasis will be placed on troubleshooting and process optimization.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 244 - Advanced Plastics Process

In this course, students gain in depth knowledge about the processes of Extrusion, Blowmolding and Thermoforming. They learn through a series of classroom lectures, hands on lab experiments and actual company tours. Students set-up and operate Thermoforming, Extrusion and Blowmolding machines, gaining practical experience similar to that encountered in industry.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 248 - Quality Assurance

This course is about the role of the modern quality assurance department and the tools and skills required in quality assurance today. It covers how standards are set, how to take samples and calculate statistical information, sample statistics, measurements, and procurement procedures.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 249 - Statistical Process Control

This course covers simple statistical procedures for the control of manufacturing processes, including the study of data analysis and process improvement methodologies, product flow charts, cause-and-effect diagrams, Pareto charts, pie charts, histograms, and a variety of variable and attribute charts. Students learn to interpret SPC data, conduct process capability studies, and Repeatability and Reproducibility studies. Student will need a scientific calculator. No prior knowledge of statistics is required.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 251 - Gauges for Measurements

In this course students learn to use the common measuring tools encountered in quality science operations. These include calipers, micrometers, and height and depth gauges. The use of a coordinate measuring machine is also introduced. Correct measuring techniques as well as tool care and maintenance are emphasized for each measuring tool.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 252 - Geometric Tolerancing

In this course students learn the system of geometric dimensioning and how conventional and geometric tolerancing work together to assure uniformity of fit, function, and producibility of manufactured parts. Students learn to confirm tolerances and solve problems in quality assurance.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 253 - Applied Quality Techniques I

In this course students apply their knowledge of managerial process control to solve actual industrial problems and learn to troubleshoot a manufacturing process using management theory. Students also learn techniques and theories of continuous quality improvement. Review of materials in preparation for the ASQC (Quality Technician Certification Examination) is a part of the course.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 254 - Experimental Design

In this course students learn the statistical concepts of experimental design, starting with the classical approach and working up to the latest experimental design techniques of Taguchi and Shaninin. How to apply specific experimental designs to specific applications and how to modify experimental design models is also covered.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

MN 255 - Applied Quality Techniques II

Prerequisite: MN 253 -- Students continue learning to apply statistics to problems of quality control. Topics include advanced statistical applications, manufacturing, hypothesis testing, inspection theory, regression, probability and measurement/sampling theory.
Course Fee: $15 (Tuition Rates & Fees)