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- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- MCH 217
- Course Title:
- Quality Technician
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Introduces quality management philosophies, strategies for continuous improvement, graphical and numerical methods for data analysis and methods of manufacturing process control. Prerequisite: MCH 216.
Addendum to Course Description
Quality Technician is an elective course in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Machine Manufacturing Technology. Quality Technician consists of the following modules: Quality Concepts; Quality Tools; Sampling; Basic Statistics; Control Charts; Quality Audits; Preventative & Corrective Action
PREREQUISITE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Demonstrate knowledge in understanding of Quality Concepts, Quality Tools, Sampling, Basic Statistics, Control Charts, Quality Audits, Preventative & Corrective Action and laboratory activities.
Course Activities and Design
Quality Technician will be presented by means of lecture/discussion sessions, audio visual presentations, demonstrations, lab experiences, research activities, and local industry visitations. The course activities and design emphasize the development of skills and knowledge competencies prescribed by business and industry performance standards. The identified competencies will be achieved by means of individual and team activities.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
This course is designed to provide quality technician students and professionals with a review of fundamental knowledge and skills in the discipline of quality control. It is also intended to be a primer for those interested in taking the certification examination offered by the American Society of Quality (ASQ).
OUTCOME ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES:
POLICY - Student performance measurements are based on established industry standards. The various areas of study during the course will be evaluated by a variety of activities. Typical of those activities are the following;
1. READING ASSIGNMENTS - Information sheets, textbooks, journal articles and the learning resource center are potential sources of information that the student will reference as directed in the modules identified in the introduction.
2. PRACTICE - Completion of tasks and projects identified in the reading assignments, information sheets, journal articles and textbooks. Students are required to complete practice activities with 100% competency.
3. SELF-ASSESSMENT - Checking and evaluating the students understanding and knowledge gained through the reading assignments and practices typically done through a practice evaluation.
4. LAB ACTIVITIES - Participation in a structured laboratory exercises with the emphasis on developing skills or increasing expertise in the areas of study identified in the module packets.
5. FINAL ASSESSMENT - An assessment in the form of a written exam and/or practical application that addresses the subject areas identified in the module packets. Students are required to complete final assessment activities with 85% competency.