Technology Studies: Machine Technology option (A.S.)

Pathway to entry into CCSU’s School of Technology (2.0 QPA required with no grade less than “C”) The Technology Studies–Machine Technology Option provides a solid comprehensive GENERAL EDUCATION in engineering technology, industrial technology, mathematics, and sciences, as provided by the standard Technology Studies program with a concentrated focus on machining technology.  Completion of the entire program with an average grade of “C” provides for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Technology or Charter Oak State College, where the student can earn a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology, or technology education.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Semester I
Number Title Credits
MFG* 120 Metrology 3
MFG* 124 Blueprint Reading I 2
MFG* 150 Introduction to Machine Technology 4
MFG* 166 Benchwork 1
MFG* 168 CNC I 3
MFG* 110 Solidworks 3
Semester II
Number Title Credits
MFG* 105 Manufacturing Math II 3
+MFG* 125 Blueprint Reading II 3
MFG* 160 Introduction to GD&T 3
+MFG* 165 Intermediate Machine Technology 3
+MFG* 256 CNC II 3
QUA* 114 Principles of Quality Control 3
Major Requirements:
34
General Education Requirements
Number Title Credits
CHE 111 Concepts of Chemistry 4
COM 173 Public Speaking 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 186 Precalculus 4
PHY 110 Introductory Physics 4
MAT 167 Principles of Statistics 3
Electives:
Fine Arts Elective   3-4
Humanities or Language Elective I   3
Humanities or Language Elective II   3
Social & Behavioral Science Elective (ANT* ECN* HIS* POL* PSY* or SOC*)   3
General Education:
33
Total Credits Required for the Degree
67
Additional Coursework for All Students (credit-free)
Career Awareness Math I
CNC Projects Metrology with CMM
Machine Lab  

Additional Features for qualified Students: Scholarships, Internships, Apprenticeship, Financial Aid

+ Prerequisite required

Program Outcomes: The Technology Studies–Machine Technology Option provides a solid comprehensive GENERAL EDUCATION in engineering technology, industrial technology, mathematics, and sciences, as provided by the standard Technology Studies program, but with a concentration focus on machining technology.

Transfer Opportunities: Completion of the entire program with an average grade of “C” provides for automatic continuation at Central Connecticut State University’s School of Technology or Charter Oak State College, where the student can earn a bachelor of science. Employment Information: The degree enables the candidate to move more effectively and efficiently into a mid to upper level position within the manufacturing sector.

The objective of the Associate Degree program is to provide our students higher level technical skills including computer skills (software & hardware skills, such as, CNC, CAD & CAM, CMM and other manufacturing applications skills); machining skills; higher levels of manufacturing math skills; abstract reasoning skill; measurement skills; and quality control skills.

This Associate Degree enables the candidate to enter the private sector with the skills and abilities to secure employment in many different areas of manufacturing including machine operator, set up and operation of CNC, and Quality Control.  The Associate Degree program also provides the candidate with the basis to move into higher levels of manufacturing processes and management opportunities.

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$ 37,850

Amount you'll earn*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Coordinator

Paul Felici 860.253.3189 pfelici@asnuntuck.edu