Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing and Industrial Technology degree program will provide high quality training and develop skills in the areas of Manufacturing and Industrial Technology. The hands-on objectives in this program will have students qualified to enter the workforce. We use only the current and emerging technologies in the industry while training. Our business and industrial partners have helped us form the curriculum to meet the demands of the ever-changing work environment. Our students also take math and communications courses tailored exclusively to what our students will need to know when they enter the workforce.


Career and Educational Advancement Opportunities

The Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing and Industrial Technology degree provides the student with a well-rounded knowledge base, trouble-shooting skills, and customer service techniques that employers will appreciate in manufacturing professional. This program will enhance student employment as they learn a variety of skills and work onsite at their place of employment. Students will also be able to sit for industry credentialing exams throughout the program.


Contact and Advising Information

Information about the Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing and Industrial Technology degree program is available from Advisement and Counseling at 505.925.8560 or vcadvise@unm.edu, or the Business and Industrial Technologies Division, at 505.925.8711.


Course Prerequisites

Students must meet prerequisites by achievement of minimum placement scores on the ACCUPLACER or ACT or through completion of course work.

Course: ENGL 100 and FYEX 1110 or equivalent – or place into ENGL 1110;

ACCUPLACER/ACT Minimum Scores: 263+/19+

Course: MATH 100 or MATH 021/022 – or place into MATH 1170;

ACCUPLACER/ACT Minimum Scores: 228+ (A & F)/18+


Degree Requirements

Writing and Speaking (3 credits)
ENGL 1120 (Composition II) 3
*Students who do not place into ENGL 1120 may apply the credit hours from the prerequisite ENGL 1110 (or its equivalent ENGL 1110 Y or Z) to help fulfill the Student Choice area requirements below.
Mathematics and Statistics (3 credits)
MATH 1170 (Technical Mathematics)3
Physical and Natural Sciences (4 credits)
4
Select one course from the UNM Core Curriculum in Physical and Natural Sciences, which must include a lab. Suggested course is CHEM 1120C.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)
PSYC 1110 (Introduction to Psychology) or SOCI 1110 (Introduction to Sociology)3
Student Choice (3 credits)
3
Select one additional General Education course from the areas above. Students who do not place into ENGL 1120 may apply the credit hours from the prerequisite ENGL 1110 (or its equivalent ENGL 1110 Y or Z) to help fulfill this area.
Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Core Requirements (43 credits)
MFGT 101 (Technology Foundations)3
MFGT 103 (Technology in Advanced Manufacturing)3
MFGT 106 (Key Principles of Advanced Manufacturing)3
MFGT 150 (Machine Maintenance and Installation)3
MFGT 160 (Automation: Mechatronics Mechanical Systems)3
MFGT 222 (Automation: Mechatronics Pressurized Systems)3
MFGT 104 (Fluid Power Basics) 3
CNST 120 (Principles of Electricity)3
MCHT 101L (Basic Welding) 4
ELCT 105L (Industrial Shop Practice)3
MFGT 295 (Technical Concentration I: Practicum) 3
MFGT 296 (Technical Concentration II: Practicum) 3
MFGT 297 (Technical Concentration III: Practicum)3
MFGT 298 (Technical Concentration IV: Practicum)3
Elective requirements (6 credits)
6
Choose two courses for a total of six credit hours from the following: CNST 122, CNST 123, CNST 128, CNST 129, CNST 205, MFGT 204, MFGT 260
Total required (65)