Alamance Community College
2023 Calendar Year

Mechanical Engineering Technology Quality Control Certificate

The Mechanical Engineering Quality Control Certificate program option includes 12 credit hours (21 contact hours) of coursework. Students will receive in introduction to computer aided design, programmable logic controllers and machining applications. This option allows students to explore a quality control career path. Additionally, students use acquired skills to complete individual class projects. Graduates with this certificate will have a basic knowledge of quality control and manufacturing materials and can qualify for a position of quality control tech.

Course and Hour Requirements
Course
Number
Course
TITLE
contact
hours
Credit
hours
BPR-111 Print Reading 3 2
BPR-111   Print Reading PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the basic principles of print reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret basic prints and visualize the features of a part or system.

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MAC-141 Machining Applications I 8 4
MAC-141   Machining Applications I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an introduction to a variety of material-working processes that are common to the machining industry. Topics include safety, process-specific machining equipment, measurement devices, set-up and layout instruments, and common shop practices. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate basic machining operations, accurately measure components, and effectively use layout instruments.

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ISC-132 Manufacturing Quality Control 5 3
ISC-132   Manufacturing Quality Control PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces quality concepts and techniques used in industry. Topics include elementary statistics and probability, process control, process capability, and quality improvement tools. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and principles of quality and apply them to the work environment.

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MEC-145 Manufacturing Materials I 5 3
MEC-145   Manufacturing Materials I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces a variety of manufacturing materials and common processing techniques. Emphasis is placed on the processing, testing, and application of materials such as wood, metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental engineering applications for a variety of materials, including their process capabilities and limitations.

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Semester Total 21 12