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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1999
End Date: Fall Semester 2006

Manufacturing Technology - ARCHIVE

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (2 MFT)
University College (2MTCC): Penn State York - (hold on enrollment at Penn State York effective Fall 2002)

Not all options are available at every campus. Contact the campus you are interested in attending to determine which options are offered.

PROFESSOR RICHARD C. PROGELHOF, in charge

This major is designed to prepare graduates for careers in the manufacturing industry. The program of study includes courses in applied materials, mechanics, manufacturing processes, quality control, computer-aided modeling, technical communications and a concentration in a manufacturing area.

Graduates of this major may qualify for admission to one of the baccalaureate degree majors in Engineering Technology offered in the Penn State system. The number of credits applied to the baccalaureate degree will depend upon the degree requirements.

For the Associate in Science degree in Manufacturing Technology, a minimum of 66 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(9 of these credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 66 credits
(This includes 9 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GWS; 3 credits of GQ.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 30 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (15 credits)
ENGL 015 GWS(3), IET 101(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
CAS 100 GWS(3), IET 109(3)[1], MCH T 111(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 credits)
EG T 101(1), EG T 102(1), EG T 114(2), EG T 120(3), or EG T 201(2), METBD 111(3) (Sem: 1-4)
CMPSC 110(3)[1] or MET 107(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
MATH 021 GQ(3)[1], MATH 026 GQ(3)[1], or MATH 081 GQ(3)[1], MATH 082 GQ(3)[1]

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 24 credits

GENERAL MANUFACTURING OPTION: (24 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (4 credits)
IET 215(2), IET 216(2) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (20 credits)
Select 20 credits from School-approved list (Sem: 1-4)

PLASTICS OPTION: (24 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (10 credits)
MFTBD 060(3), MFTBD 061(4), MFTBD 062(3) (Sem: 1-2)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (14 credits)
Select 6 credits of plastics courses from School-approved list (Sem: 1-4)
Select 8 credits of technical courses from School-approved list (Sem: 1-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 27-03-040

Review Date: 10/8/02

UCA Revision #1: 8/9/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07

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