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    Jun 13, 2024  
MCCC College Catalog 2022-23 
MCCC College Catalog 2022-23 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Manufacturing Technology, A.A.S.

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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.

Career Opportunities

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
• Machinist
• 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

Required General Education Courses

See the General Education Requirements in the college catalog or on the college website ( for a list of courses that satisfy the General Education Learning Competencies.

Required Core Courses

3rd Semester

4th Semester

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Restricted Electives Credit Hours 3-4

     * Program requires at least 6 credit hours of MATH. MATH 119 (Elementary Technical Mathematics) and MATH 124 (Technical Mathematics II) are required for students whose goal is to complete the associate of applied science degree and seek employment. MATH 157 (College Algebra) and MATH 159 (Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry) are recommended for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution. Other MATH courses may be selected for transfer depending on the student’s choice of transfer institution. Students interested in transfer are encouraged to seek the assistance of a faculty advisor or admissions counselor.

Total Degree Requirements: 68-70 Credits

Total Degree Cost: 84 minimum billable contact hours

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