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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Materials Science Technology - Manufacturing and Materials Technology Associate of Technical Arts


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PGM Code – 603S

Program Description This ATA degree is designed for students who have little or no experience in general manufacturing or aerospace manufacturing and who want to gain a basic knowledge and understanding of manufacturing procedures and processes. Students with this degree would be competitive for entry level jobs in a manufacturing or aerospace industry environment. Students who earn this degree will have a strong foundation to continue with our Materials Science Technology - Associate of Applied Science-T .

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements The ATA degree is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 90 credits as outlined in the program requirements. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement. CD classes appear in the class listings section of the quarterly schedule.

Students pursuing an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree must take at least five (5) credits of CD courses. Courses that satisfy the CD requirement address at least two of the three areas below:

  • Knowledge of culture and its influence on individuals and groups in our society
  • Awareness of attitudes and values regarding life in a multicultural society
  • Skills to recognize, analyze, and evaluate multicultural perspectives and issues

Students are advised to

  • Consult with a faculty adviser quarterly for course selection and completion of degree requirements and plan their schedule several quarters in advance (Note: all decisions on selection of courses are ultimately the responsibility of the student),
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Send for transcripts from other colleges where the student has earned credits and request a transcript evaluation. Transcripts are to be mailed to the Enrollment Services Office at Edmonds Community College. Transcript evaluation forms are available though Enrollment Services.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Adviser
The adviser for this program is
Ross Monroe | ross.monroe@edcc.edu | 425.640.1944

Department website
Materials Science Technology | www.edcc.edu/mst

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

I. General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (25 credits)


B. Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


C. Human Relations/Group Interaction (10 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education/Related Instruction Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Skills: Apply mathematical, quantitative or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Human Relations/Group Interaction: Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

II. Program Requirements (57-63 credits)


Materials Science and Technology (35-41 credits)


Career Management (2 credits)


Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Composite, Plastic, Ceramic, and Metal materials, their properties, and manufacturing processes.
  • Safely and appropriately use standard laboratory or field equipment to make precise and reliable measurements.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

III. Program Electives (8 credits)


 Select electives in consultation with adviser to complete 90 credits.

Program Electives Learning Outcome


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcome from Program Elective courses:

Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.

Signatures


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Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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