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Process Engineering Technology - Industrial/Manufacturing

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Program Number: 10-623-8
School Year: 2018-2019
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac, some courses available at the West Bend campus.

Program Description

Process Engineers provide big-picture thinking from the design phase to production and every step in between, ensuring processes are as cohesive and efficient as possible.

Moraine Park's Process Engineering Technology associate of applied science degree program combines the foundational skills related to industrial engineering with those of computerized manufacturing. Students learn how to plan, set up, monitor, analyze and control integrated systems in order to improve efficiencies in a manufacturing environment. They also learn how to standardize and streamline processes to find cost savings for businesses. Applications in safety, sustainability, problem solving and automated technologies are emphasized.

In the final stages of coursework, students select a specialized training emphasis in either Industrial/Manufacturing or Quality Assurance.

Representatives from business and industry have identified skills that are essential to success in manufacturing. Students will be expected to demonstrate the Critical Core Manufacturing Skills (CCMS) throughout all manufacturing classes. These skills include: work cooperatively, work productively, listen effectively, demonstrate a positive attitude, maintain a safe work environment, demonstrate integrity, communicate clearly, follow directions, apply problem solving strategies, apply mathematical reasoning, think critically and adapt to change.

Graduates are trained to work as members of teams consisting of engineers and production workers in a variety of industrial and manufacturing settings.

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

  • $43,000

Approximate Costs

  • $134.20 per credit (resident)
  • $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Fees shown are 2017-2018 fees; 2018-2019 fees will be available as soon as they are approved.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop manufacturing processes for a product or process
  • Solve manufacturing problems
  • Apply lean manufacturing principles
  • Develop a quality control plan
  • Design a product or prototype
  • Program automated machines.
  • Complete a project within a cross-functional team.

Career Opportunities

  • Process Engineering Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • CNC Programmer
  • Robotics and Material-Handling Technician
  • Continuous Improvement Technician

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
  • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Courses

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
606-176 CAD 2-D, AutoCAD 3
617-114 CAD 3-D, SolidWorks 3
623-162 Manufacturing Processes 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
804-195 College Algebra With Applications 3
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 18
 
Semester 2
617-115 Jig and Fixture Design 3
623-190 Basic Metrology 3
628-136 Statistical Process Control 3
801-1xx Communication Course 3
804-196 Trigonometry with Applications 3
Total 15
 
Semester 3
623-118 Gage Calibration, Repeatability and Reproducibility 3
 - OR - 
628-122 Basic CNC Programming and Operation 3
623-151 Lean Manufacturing 3
623-170 Process Planning 2
623-196 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
628-110 Integrated Manufacturing Planning - Process Engineering Technology 2
806-143 College Physics 1 3
Total 16
 
Semester 4
620-151 Fanuc Robotics and Vision Systems 3
628-111 Integrated Manufacturing Production - Process Engineering Technology 2
628-132 Advanced CNC Programming and Operation 3
628-142 Computer-Aided Manufacturing 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
Total 17
 
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 66

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

Program Guide

For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

This program is also offered in an evening format.

For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.