2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Manufacturing Technology - Machining Apprenticeship, AAS - CIP Code: 15.0699

A 50 32 0

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 53023

This curriculum is designed to prepare Greensboro Apprenticeship Partnership students through the study and application of the principles for developing, implementing and improving integrated systems involving people, materials, equipment and information as leaders in an industrial or manufacturing setting.

Course work includes mathematics, systems analysis, leadership and management skills, quality and productivity improvement methods, cost analysis, facilities planning, manufacturing materials and processes, and computerized production methods.

Graduates should qualify as quality improvement technicians, quality assurance and control technicians, front-line supervisors, production planners, inventory supervisors, and manufacturing technicians.

A course of study that prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to identify and resolve production problems in the manufacture of products. machine operations and CNC principles, production line operations, instrumentation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and other computerized production techniques, manufacturing planning, quality control, quality assurance and informational infrastructure. Graduates should qualify for employment as a manufacturing technician, quality assurance technician, CAD/CAM technician, team leader, or research and development technician.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Manufacturing Technology Apprenticeship program, the graduate should be able to:

  • Employ basic engineering principles
  • Interpret blueprint drawings
  • Demonstrate quality control operations
  • Demonstrate electronic, hydraulic, machining, and/or welding principles

Courses to be taken prior to Fall I (Summer I)

These two courses need to be taken in the summer prior to the Fall I semester.

Total Credits: 4

Fall Semester I

Industry Work Hours

Spring Semester I

Industry Work Hours

Total Credits: 5

Total Credits: 10

Spring Semester II

Total Credit: 8-9

Summer Semester III

Total Credits: 6

Fall Semester III

Total Credits: 7

Total Credits: 7

Summer Semester IV

Total Credits: 5

Total Credits: 8

Spring Semester IV

Total Credits: 4

Summer Semester V

Total Credits: 3

Total credit hours required for degree: 67


1. Social/Behavioral Science Elective

Choose one course from:

2. Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

Choose one course from:

3. Mathematics Elective

Choose one course from:

4. Communication Elective

Choose one course from: