Course Content and Outcome Guide for MCH 102
- Course Number:
- MCH 102
- Course Title:
- Introduction to Manufacturing
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Course DescriptionTechnical elective course in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in the Machine Manufacturing Technology program. Covers an introduction to the manufacturing technology discipline. Prerequisite: MCH 100. Audit available.
Addendum to Course DescriptionThis course includes an orientation to the use of personal computers; introduction to problem solving and laboratory procedures, a survey of common manufacturing processes, including a history of manufacturing technology; economic considerations associated with manufacturing; the influence of product design on process selection on manufacturing taxonomy, surface finish, tolerances, and functional specifications.
Intended Outcomes for the course
This course is based on performance outcomes. The following performance outcomes are based upon established industry standards. The student will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following:
- The typical business functions of a modern manufacturing enterprise: Administration, Finance, Marketing/Sales, Research, Development & Engineering, Operations
- The manufacturing enterprise business processes in: Administration, Finance, Marketing/Sales, Research, Development & Engineering, Operations
- The interrelationshipsof the business functions in: Administration, Finance, Marketing/Sales, Research, Development & Engineering, Operations
- The performance measures of each business function and the total manufacturing enterprise in: Administration, Finance, Marketing/Sales, Research, Development & Engineering, Operations
- Of business functions that are external to the manufacturing enterprise.
Course Activities and Design
MCH 102 Introduction to Manufacturing will be presented by means of audio-visual presentations, demonstrations, lab experiences, and research activities. The course activities and design emphasize the development of skills and knowledge outcomes prescribed by established industry standards. The identified outcomes will be achieved by means of individual and team activities.