Associate of Applied Science Degree
The associate of applied science degree with specialization in product and process technology is designed to prepare students for careers in high-performance manufacturing of consumer goods.
This degree will provide students with a foundation in manufacturing design, precision machining and tooling, and complex computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM). Students will learn tooling process and equipment requirements, design, analysis and process planning and also receive instruction in manual and computer-numerical-control (CNC) mills, machining centers, lathes, grinders, robotic integration and support processes, procedures and practices. This program is focused on beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of the product and process. Students will learn “soft” skills in problem solving, teamwork and communication. Students can graduate with real world skills to be productive in CNC and CAD CAM.
NOTE: MCCC is a FANUC Certified Education Training Center.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to pursue careers in the product and process technology field such as:
• Automation and control technician analyst
• CAD/CAM technician
• CNC programmer/operator
• CNC set-up technician
• Engineering technician
• Industrial engineer production team leader
• Machine technician
• Manufacturing technician
• Process planner lab technician
• Sales and service engineer
Note: The following codes identify courses that satisfy MCCC’s General Education Requirements:
(C1) GE Natural Sciences Competency
(C2) GE Mathematics Competency
(C3) GE Writing Competency
(C4) GE Computer Literacy Competency
(C5) GE Human Experience Competency
(C6) GE Social Systems Competency