Program Information

A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

Department:Engineering Technologies

School(s): Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

CIP Code: 15.0403
MCC Program Code: AI01
NYSED Code (BRI): 34321
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The Applied Integrated Technology degree offers a unique, interdisciplinary program which prepares students for positions in high technology fields applying the principles of science, engineering, and mathematics to solve technical problems. The comprehensive curriculum addresses the impact of technology on engineering and manufacturing processes, and carefully integrates machining, optical, electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing technologies. Students are provided with extensive hands-on laboratory experience and work on team projects which simulate industry scenarios.
Upon completion of the program students can be placed directly in careers as technicians in product design, system troubleshooting, manufacturing process development, evaluation of components and systems, and translating engineering designs into end-products.
Alternatively, students who may want to transfer to a four year baccalaureate degree may need to complete additional bridge courses.

Students should meet regularly with their program advisor to make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the program and their career choices.

Recommended preparation: Three years of high school mathematics are required through Sequential Math III (Regents level strongly recommended), and one-half year of physics or physical science is recommended.

(Housed in the Engineering Technologies Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Develop a manufacturing plan to produce a product that includes workflow material requirements and distribution.
2) Use SolidWorks to design components and assemblies from concept to prototype.
3) Use Mastercam to develop machining programs.
4) Determine material specification based upon design intent product usage and manufacturing processes.
5) Design testing procedures to ensure that components meet specifications.
6) Work within a team environment to design develop or evaluate products.
7) Effectively communicate ideas with others using technology such as email and PowerPoint presentations.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or Math 104 at MCC). Placement into ENG 101.

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ELT 130 System Electricity 3
ENR 153 Mechanical Design and Prototyping4
MTH 140 Technical Math I* or higher3
OPT 131 Optical Elements and Ray Optics4
TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians2
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
ELT 232 System Electronics 4
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
MET 122 Advanced Modeling with SolidWorks3
MTH 141 Technical Mathematics II* 3
OPT 135 Measurement and Analysis4
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ENG 251 Technical Writing3
MFG 201 Computer Aided Manufacturing2
OPT 235 Advanced Optical Manufacturing4
PHY 131 Applied Physics I OR
PHY 145 College Physics I
FOURTH SEMESTER: 13-15 Credit Hours
CEL 200 General Internship OR
ENR 259 Engineering Design Lab1
MET 206 Engineering Materials3
TEK 206 Special Topics in Engineering Technology1-3

* MTH 140 and MTH 141 is a sequence. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program may wish to substitute the three course sequence MTH 160 (3 cr.), MTH 164 (1 cr.) and MTH 165 (3 cr.). Students not proficient in algebra or trigonometry should take MTH 135 preferably in Summer Session prior to starting Applied Integrated Technology. Students with excellent high school math records may wish to select a more advanced math program following consultation with the Mathematics Department.

** Technical Elective: Any course in CIT, ELT, MET, OPT, or see department chairperson for a substitution waiver.