Smart Manufacturing Technology 65–66 Credit Associate Degree
The Smart Manufacturing Technology Associate Degree combines foundational coursework in the areas of electromechanical and automation systems with advanced coursework in Industry 4.0 concepts and quality manufacturing. If you are interested in the latest technology in industrial automation and robotics, as well as, the implementation of these technologies in order to optimize manufacturing processes this may be of interest to you. Some of the innovative topics will include Industry 4.0 Fundamentals, Vision Guided Robotics, Industrial Internet of Things, Simulation, Artificial Intelligence, and Designing Products in a Smart Factory.
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Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.
* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.
Graduates will be able to…
- Set up, adjust, operate and optimize computer-controlled manufacturing equipment
- Utilize networking capabilities and smart sensor technology to gather data
- Integrate automation, electrical and mechanical systems and devices
- Troubleshoot and diagnose problems in manufacturing to improve quality and efficiency
- Implement the appropriate automation and smart technology into manufacturing processes
Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:
- Automation Technician
- Robotic Integrator
- System Technologist
- Electromechanical Technician
- Quality Technician
The Smart Manufacturing Technology Associate Degree is a 65–66 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.
* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better.
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Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.
If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this Smart Manufacturing Technology Associate Degree:
- The Quality Manufacturing Technical Diploma will provide you with 31% (20 of 65 credits) of the total credits in this Smart Manufacturing Technology Associate Degree
All associate degrees transfer to a variety of programs at other partner colleges to give you the opportunity to continue your education in other areas of study.View all transfer guides
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