This certificate prepares students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to continue on with the coursework and projects in MFET program.
Based on enrollment data, the estimated completer projection of students to earn the award annually is 5 students.
Advisory Committee Recommendation
The April 2019 MACT and MFET Advisory Meeting approves the creation of the Certificate of Achievement in Manufacturing Fundamentals to provide students with the fundamental manufacturing skills highly needed in the industry. The award includes a course in problem-solving and showcases MFET 107 series courses. The May 2023 Advisory Committee motioned and approved the support in the continuation of creation of the Certificate of Achievement in Manufacturing Fundamentals.
Program Learning Outcomes
MFET Option 1: Electronics Manufacturing
● Utilize, operate, and measure the results of various test equipment to support product
● Demonstrate knowledge of design tools used in the electronics industry for product
● Identify and apply quality control tools used in the electronics manufacturing industry.
● Explain and apply the fundamentals of electronics applications and theory.
● Describe different types of materials, process flows, equipment, and techniques used to manufacture electronics products.
MFET Option 2: Fabrication Manufacturing
● Identify and utilize CAD/CAM applications in various manufacturing processes.
● Explain product design to optimize manufacturing efficiency.
● Identify and apply quality control tools and instruments used in a manufacturing environment.
● Demonstrate proficiency in programming and operation of NC/CNC equipment.
● Describe different types of materials, process flows, equipment, and techniques used in manufacturing.
OccupationalProjection of Employment 2018-2028 for San Diego County
|Occupation||Employment||Employment Change||Annual Avg Openings|
|Engineering Technicians, All Other (SOC Code: 17-3029)||2190||2480||290||13.2||2560|
The Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MFET) program provides students the opportunity to acquire highly valued skills in an innovative, hands-on learning environment. The program features integrating experiences through which students participate in all aspects of a manufacturing enterprise, from materials and processes to safety, design, automation, quality, and lean manufacturing. Armed with these skills, MFET graduates can pursue rewarding, growth-oriented careers in such diverse industries as plastics, automotive, biomedical, electronics, aerospace, machining, and other high-value manufacturing sectors.
|COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE MAJOR:||UNITS||SEQUENCE*|
|MFET 101||Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering Technology||3||Year 1, Fall|
|MFET 105||Print Reading and Symbology||3||Year 1, Fall|
|MFET 114||Problem Solving and Corrective Action||3||Year 1, Spring|
|MFET 115||Properties of Materials||3||Year 1, Spring|
|MFET 120||Manufacturing Processes||4||Year 1, Spring|
|SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:||UNITS||SEQUENCE*|
|MFET 107D||STEM Drone Building||1.5||Year 1, Fall|
|MFET 107G||STEM Guitar Building||1.5||Year 1, Fall|
|MFET 107H||STEM High Tech Device Building||1.5||Year 1, Fall|
|Total Units 17.5|
*Course offerings are subject to change. Referto the college class schedule for the most updated course offerings for thesemester. [https://www.sdccd.edu/students/class-search/search.html]
John Edwards · 11/27/23
San Diego City College submitted the appropriate LMI from the COE. The COE recommends proceeding with developing a program because 1) there is a supply gap; 2) there is a high number of annual job openings; and 3) entry-level wages are above the living wage for these occupations.
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