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112 Manufacturing Technology Associate of Applied Science Manufacturing Engineering Technology – MAET2 The Manufacturing Engineering Technology MET program is a broad-based general science degree designed to prepare students for careers in the chemical processing industry, manufacturing, and advanced technology. The Manufactur- ing Engineering Technology MET program is a popular op- tion found at fourteen universities in the State of Texas. Graduates from the Manufacturing Engineering Technology MET AAS program would have five optional; (1) transfer to a 4-year engineering program, (2) transfer to a 4-year engi- neering technology program, (3) seek employment as an en- gineering technician, (4) seek employment as a process technician, research technician, laboratory technician or (5) transfer to a 4-year school offering a BS in Technology. Grad- uates from this program will have a solid foundation in mathematics, physics, and chemistry combined with a good understanding of the equipment and technology associated with the operation of the manufacturing industry. Optional career paths could include chemistry, safety, pharmaceuti- cals, power generation, or engineering. The program will comply with the American Chemical Society's voluntary standards and with the Technology Accreditation Commis- sion of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technol- ogy in Engineering Technology. FIRST SEMESTER SCH __ PTAC 1302 Introduction to Process Technology 3 __ PTAC 1410 Process Technology I: Equipment 4 __ MATH 1314 College Algebra 3 __ PTAC 1332 Process Instrumentation I 3 __ SCIT 1414 Applied General Chemistry I 4 17 SECOND SEMESTER __ PTAC 1308 Safety, Health & Environment I 3 __ ENGL - - - - Communication 3 __ PTAC 2420 Process Technology II: Systems 4 __ PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality 3 __ SCIT 1318 Applied Physics or __ - - - - - - - - Elective 3 16 Notes: • Students should plan to take indicated capstone course in their last semester and should speak with their advisor prior to registering for the final semester. Core curriculum courses are shown in bold type. If a particular course is not specified, refer to Core Curriculum Options on page 57. THIRD SEMESTER SCH __ PTAC 2346 Process Troubleshooting 3 __ SPCH - - - - Oral Communication 3 __ CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4 __ PTAC 2438 Process Technology III: Operations 4 14 FOURTH SEMESTER __ PHYS 1401 College Physics I: Mechanics and Heat 4 __ - - - - - - - - Creative Arts/LPC 3 __ - - - - - - - - SBS/HIST/GOVT PS 3 __• CTEC 2445 Unit Operations 4 __ ENGT 2310 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes or __ - - - - - - - - Elective 3 17 Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree 64 Approved Program Electives: PTAC 2486 Internship, others approved by Division Chair. Note: Students must complete 50% of technical courses at Lee College in order to receive a certificate or AAS degree. The Capstone Experience must be completed at Lee College. Note: To be eligible for a program related internship a stu- dent must have completed 25 credit hours of program spe- cific courses and have a 2.5 GPA and/or by approval of Division Chair.

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