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2022-23 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2022-23 Gaston College Catalog

Applied Engineering Technology - Manufacturing Diploma (D40130M)


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Applied Engineering Technology is a course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to solve technical problems in various types of industry. The course work emphasizes analytical and problem solving skills. The curriculum includes courses in safety, math, physics, electricity, engineering technology, and technology specific specialty areas.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a wide range of positions in research and development, manufacturing, sales, design, inspection, or maintenance. Employment opportunities exist in automation, computer, electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering fields, where graduates will function as engineering technicians.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply basic industrial safety concepts.
  2. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical manufacturing technology environments; and identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  3. Explain the basic use of sensors, actuators, valves and other components needed in automation systems including fluid flow as well as basic robotics.

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