Manufacturing (MFG)

MFG 100 MFG Orientation (1 Credit)

Provides new MATC students with the required information before participating in self-directed learning at MATC. Includes understanding MATC procedures, safety, manufacturing careers, introduction to lean manufacturing and computer login procedures. P/NP grading.

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MFG 101 Blueprint Reading (3 Credits)

Prerequisites with concurrency: MTH 020 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 060/085.

Provides student with training to read and interpret various types of industrial blueprints used in manufacturing/fabrication. Includes interpretation of line types, geometric tolerancing and dimensioning, surface finish callouts, auxiliary views and orthographic projection.

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MFG 102 Blueprint Reading Sheet Metal (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Provides student with training to read and interpret various types of sheet metal blueprints. Covers line and print development, sheet metal layout, pattern drafting and bend allowances, maximum utilization of material, identification of sheet metal types and grades, correct use of sheet metal for the application and sheet metal bend and shear strengths.

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MFG 103 Welding Technology I (4 Credits)

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

First course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces basic welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for introduction to perform 1F and 2F weldments using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) welding and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel.

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MFG 105 Welding Technology II (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 103.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Second course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces intermediate welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for the advancement of more difficult weldments in the 3F and 4F position using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel.

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MFG 107 Welding Technology III (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 105.

Final course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Advancing to more difficult weld joints such as 1G and 2G V-groove butt joint on plate using the SMAW and GMAW process and destructive bend test. Perform outside corner joints in all positions. Introduces the GTAW process in 1F and 2F positions on mild steel and aluminum.

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MFG 109 Lean Practices (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Lean practices are methods used to eliminate waste in any process to which they are applied. This course provides students with an understanding of lean practices commonly used in industry including: value stream mapping, standardized work, 5S, structured problem solving, visual factory, Kanban/pull systems other lean tools.

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MFG 110 Manufacturing Processes I (4 Credits)

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Introduces material removal operations emphasizing safe operational practices. Includes basic part layout, hand tools, drill press, bandsaw, manual milling, and manual lathe processes with an emphasis on production speeds and feeds.

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MFG 112 Manufacturing Processes II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Continued student proficiency development in machining operation including speed and feed calculations, milling machine and lathe practice.

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MFG 114 Manufacturing Processes III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Final course in the basic manufacturing processes series. Continued student proficiency development in the operation of basic machine tools, introduction to computer numerical control programming and operations, and a capstone project to demonstrate machining proficiency.

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MFG 115 Design Processes I (4 Credits)

Recommended preparation: CIS 070 or CIS 120.

Introduces solid modeling software (CAD) used in design and manufacturing. Includes practical applications using the software to capture design intent through part development and to create assemblies using these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats.

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MFG 116 Manufacturing Electrical Systems (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Studies electrical circuitry and components used in manufacturing applications. Includes introductory AC/DC electrical circuit construction and Ohm's Law.

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MFG 118 Fluid Power Systems I (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Introductory fluid power class. Includes single/double-acting cylinder operations, directional control valve operations, fluid power symbols and the creating of operational hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.

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MFG 119 Manufacturing Design and Drafting Techniques (4 Credits)

Recommended preparation: CIS 070 or CIS 120.

Introduces solid modeling software (CAD) used in design and manufacturing. Includes practical applications using the software to capture design intent through part development and to create assemblies using these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats.

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MFG 119M Mechanical Drawing Techniques (4 Credits)

Introduces Mechanical Drawing Techniques used in design and manufacturing. Includes practical applications using drafting techniques to capture design intent through part development and to create assemblies using these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats.

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MFG 133 Quality Assurance (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

An introductory quality control course that includes precision and semi-precision measuring, digital measuring tool operations, measuring practice using digital gauges, micrometers, depth gauge and height gauge measuring tools. The course also includes an introduction to statistical process control and pneumatic gauging topics.

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MFG 160 Materials Engineering (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

A continuation of Quality Assurance topics focused on materials. Includes shear, hardness, tensile and compression testing and other material analyzing techniques.

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MFG 188 Special Studies: Manufacturing Technology (1-4 Credits)

Explores topics of current interest in the discipline.

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MFG 199 Selected Topics: Manufacturing (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

This course is in development.

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MFG 201 Bench Work (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Using hand tools, files, hacksaw, chisels and coated abrasives. Includes shop safety, hand tapping, thread measurement, arbor press operations, micrometer and vernier caliper reading.

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MFG 202 Metals Preparation (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Bandsaw, cold saw auto stop operations, ironworker hole punching and abrasive power tool operations. Includes safety, profile cutting, shearing, material identification, blade welding, blade selection and offhand grinding operations.

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MFG 203 Layout (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Semi-precision and precision layout practices. Includes height gauge operations, surface plate set-ups, bolt circle layout, and the use of hand and power tools to produce accurate workpiece profiles.

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MFG 205 Drill Press (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Drill press operations training. Includes safety, machine nomenclature, measuring and sharpening drills, machine set-up, cutting tool selection, magnetic based drill, electric drill motor and radial arm drill operations.

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MFG 206 Surface Grinding I (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Horizontal grinding machine operations. Includes machine nomenclature, chucking methods, wheel dressing, workpiece setups and cutting operations.

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MFG 210 Vertical Milling (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Vertical milling machine operations. Includes safety, work holding, table set-ups, power feeds, digital read-out operation, cutter selections, climb and conventional cutting and spindle speed changes.

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MFG 211 CNC Mill Operator (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Computer numerical control machining center operator training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, tool offsets, controller editing and operations, cutting tool set-ups, carbide insert and holders and part running.

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MFG 213 CNC Turning Operator (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Computer numerical control turning center operator training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, coordinate systems, tool length offsets, controller editing and operations, overrides, tool set-ups and loading, carbide insert and holder selections, tool vectors and part running.

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MFG 214 Lathe Operator I (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Introductory manual lathe operations training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, quick-change tooling, chuck set-ups, compound taper cutting, general turning and drilling operations.

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MFG 216 Lathe Operator II (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Advanced lathe operations training. Four-jaw chucking, taper turning, carbide cutting tool selections, boring, single point threading, thread measurement and other precision turning operations.

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MFG 230 CNC Programming Mill (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Programming computer numerical control mills and machining centers. Includes G & M programming, canned cycles, subroutines, profile milling, cutter diameter compensation, part proofing.

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MFG 232 CNC Programming Lathe (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Programming computer numerical control turning center. Includes G & M manual programming, canned cycles, subroutines, profile shaping, TNR, tool vectors, cutter selection and part proofing.

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MFG 234 CAD/CAM Mill (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

CAD/CAM operations related to programming a computer numerical control machining center. Includes drilling 2 1/2 D and 3-D milling operations using wire frame and solids model geometry. A student considering this course should be familiar with CNC milling machine operations and G & M programming.

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MFG 236 CAD/CAM Lathe (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

CAD/CAM operations related to programming computer numerical control turning centers. Includes drilling, grooving and threading operations using wire frame and solids model geometry. A student considering this course should be familiar with CNC lathe operations and G & M programming.

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MFG 238 Optical Comparator (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Optical comparator operations. Includes operation of H-14 metrology controller, stage set-up and fixturing, inspection of rectangular and round workpieces.

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MFG 239 Coordinate Measurement Machine (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Coordinate measuring machine operations. Includes establishment of part coordinate systems, touch probe calibration procedures and measuring workpiece geometry.

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MFG 241 Electric Motor Control (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Peripheral devices used to control motors. Includes study of components used to control industrial motors and automated systems.

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MFG 242 Programmable Logic Controllers I (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Introduction to programmable logic controller programming. Includes ladder logic, sealing circuits and event sequencing.

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MFG 243 Industrial Sensors (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Sensor applications. Includes study of mechanical, electronic and proximity sensor applications found in a typical manufacturing environment.

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MFG 244 Programmable Logic Controllers II (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Continuation of Programmable Logic Controller training. Includes advanced programming problems, discrete IO interfacing, PLC timers and counters.

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MFG 245 Electrical Control/Fluid Power (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Electrical control of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits. Includes pressure valves, sensors, interfacing with PLC, control sequencing, timing and circuit design.

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MFG 246 Mechanical Troubleshooting (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

This course is an overview of mechanical drive systems and safety, key fasteners, power transmission systems, lubrication concepts, plain bearings, ball bearings, roller bearings, and gaskets and seals.

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MFG 250 Additive Manufacturing (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100 and CIS135S1.

This course provides students with a basic understanding of Additive Manufacturing concepts including various processes used in rapid prototyping. Students will be able to design and create sample parts using a 3-D printing process.

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MFG 254 Manufacturing Jigs and Fixtures (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Jig and fixture design practices. Includes clamps, locators, degrees of freedom, radial and conical locators, templates, automated clamping and modular fixturing.

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MFG 262 Welding Inspection/Quality Control (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Studies quality control issues related to weld joint inspection. Includes student exposure to visual and nondestructive inspection techniques that are utilized by welders and inspectors to interpret and monitor AWS quality standards.

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MFG 263A Welding Inspection I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 271; MFG 272; MFG 281; and MFG 282.

First of two courses based on gaining the knowledge to be prepared for the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Exam, which is administered by the American Welding Society once the qualification criteria has been achieved. This course focuses on the CWI part A (Body of Knowledge) exam; it is a comprehensive overview of the fundamental concepts and principles every CWI should know.

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MFG 263B Welding Inspection II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 263A.

Second and final of two courses based on gaining the knowledge to be prepared for the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Exam, which is administered by the American Welding Society once the qualification criteria has been achieved. This course is focused on the CWI part B (Practical: hands-on examination), and PART C (Code Book Applications) exam. This course develops student skill with weld inspection procedures, welding codes and standards, destructive and non-destructive inspection techniques.

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MFG 264 Automated Cutting (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 119 or MFG 119M.

Utilize CAD tools to lay out and generate code for efficiently cutting material using a CNC plasma table or other 2D CNC tool. Includes design, tool set-up, tool maintenance, code editing, and safe operation of tools to create a final product.

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MFG 266 Manufacturing Cost Estimation (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Cost estimation techniques used in the analysis and planning of manufacturing projects. Includes software estimates, manufacturing costs, standard vs. actual costs, fixturing and welding-related topics.

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MFG 267 Oxygen-Fuel and Plasma Cutting (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100 and (MTH 020 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 060/MTH 085).

Gas torch, air carbon arc and plasma gas cutting. Includes torch set-up and maintenance, flame setting, diagnostics, track torch operations, circle cutting and carbon arc scarfing practice.

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MFG 271 SMAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes SMAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions.

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MFG 272 GMAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes GMAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions.

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MFG 273 SMAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 271.

Includes SMAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 274 GMAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 272.

Includes GMAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 275 SMAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 273.

Includes SMAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees.

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MFG 276 GMAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 274.

Includes GMAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees.

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MFG 280 Co-op Work Experience Manufacturing (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: Instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Provides experience in which students apply previous classroom learning in an occupational setting. Credits depend on the number of hours worked. P/NP grading.

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MFG 281 GTAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes GTAW butt joint weldments with mild steel and stainless steel sheet along with mild steel and aluminum plate in various positions.

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MFG 282 FCAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes FCAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions.

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MFG 283 GTAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 281.

GTAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 284 FCAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 282.

Includes FCAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 285 GTAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 283.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

GTAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G position.

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MFG 286 FCAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 284.

Includes FCAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees.

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MFG 287 CNC Press Brake and Shearing (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Covers safety and operation of equipment utilized in parting, forming and fabricating sheet metal.

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MFG 288 Industrial Fabrication (3 Credits)

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 273; MFG 274; MFG 283; and MFG 284.

Includes metal fabrication focusing on blueprint interpretation, proper fit techniques, length and width allowances, welding processes, utilization of jigs and fixtures, and performance evaluation.

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MFG 289 Material Handling-Fork Lift Safety (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Focuses on identifying and ordering sheet metal materials plus the safe storage and handling of those materials. Includes OSHA safety regulations and fork lift operation and safety.

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MFG 290 Certification Test Preparation AWS I (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Testing materials preparation for Level One Weld Certification Testing. Includes materials test sample preparation, set-up, testing, grinding samples and evaluation. P/NP grading.

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MFG 291 Certification Test Preparation NIMS I (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Testing materials preparation for Level One NIMS Certification Testing. Includes materials test workpiece preparation, set-up, testing and evaluation activities. P/NP grading.

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MFG 298 Independent Study: Manufacturing (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: Instructor approval.

Recommended Preparation: Prior coursework in the discipline.

Individualized, advanced study to focus on outcomes not addressed in existing courses or of special interest to a student. P/NP grading.

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