The Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) curriculum is based on a cooperative learning model, is industry-facing, and will prepare students with employer -identified skills and competencies. The curriculum will center on applied and experiential learning techniques that familiarizes students with professional norms and high-performance work-based standards, which ensuring graduates have the foundational soft skills, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication competencies for a successful career. The programs work-based learning opportunities will be aligned with next-generation skills needed by bay area advanced manufacturers.
The two-year program is comprised of stackable certificates, which, with additional General Education classes, can roll up into an Associates of Science degree.
Two-year program: during the first-year technicians would learn foundational skills for entry-level assembly positions and could off-ramp with a Certificate. The second-year would allow students to pursue a specialized track in Mechanical, Electrical, or Materials and gain additional skills that would allow them to be competitive for more advanced technician opportunities.
Advanced Manufacturing Level 1 Certification of Achievement –
Advanced Manufacturing Level 2 Certification of Achievement –
The following courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better
21 major units required for certificate level 1.
Additional 9 major units required for certificate level 2.
Additional 30 General Education units required for A.S. degree.
Advanced Manufacturing Technician:
Level 1 Certificate:
BIS 109 Microsoft Office 3.0
BUS 060 Business Statistics 3.0
Introduction to Manufacturing 2.0
Fundamental Electronics 3.0
Introduction to Assembly 3.0
Math for Advanced Manufacturing 2.0
Properties of Materials 2.0
Data Analysis for Manufacturing and Quality Control 3.0
Advanced Manufacturing Technologist
Optional – Level 2 Certificate - (9 units):
Advanced Manufacturing Processes 3.0
Advanced Manufacturing and Assembly 3.0
Automated Manufacturing and Robotics 3.0
General Education & Electives 30