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Advanced Manufacturing AAS Degree

The advanced manufacturing program is designed to provide learners with growth and development in a variety of manufacturing processes, to expose them to materials and methods of production and make them aware of quality systems and tools. While this program offers an entry level certification for individuals pursuing a career in manufacturing, it has been designed to enable individuals the opportunity to continually expand and upgrade their applied skills as well as to maintain a thorough mastery of evolving manufacturing technologies. Protective shop clothing and eye protection supplies required for the program will be purchased by the student.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate in applied science degree.

Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00135
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Sample Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 16

First Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 12

First Year - Spring Session

  • Elective - Select from list - Credits: 3
  • Science - Select General Education Science course - Credits: 3-5

Total Credits: 6-8

Second Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 15-16

Second Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 11-15


Program Total: 60-67 Credits

* Other courses meeting the college requirements may be substituted.

Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor or counselor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

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