2018-2019 College Catalog 
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2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Introduction to Manufacturing (Level 1)

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Degree Code: K56

Certificate Program

Contact: Michael Gentry - 860-215-9428

This certificate program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skill in preparation for entry level work in manufacturing.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

Introduction to Manufacturing (Level 1) Certificate Curriculum Requirements


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 26-31

Introduction to Manufacturing ( Level 1), Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program requirements graduates will be able to:

  1. practice the skills needed to work effectively in teams and as an individual.
  2. demonstrate the ability to use appropriate mathematical and computational skills needed for entry-level work in manufacturing.
  3. combine oral, graphical, and written communication skills to present and exchange information effectively and to direct manufacturing activities.
  4. know the professional code of ethics.
  5. describe concepts relating to manufacturing quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.
  6. describe how the concepts of metal manufacturing and other basic manufacturing processes affect manufacturing operations.
  7. illustrate an ability to think critically and identify, evaluate and solve technical and non-technical problems.
  8. recognize actions and acts of professionalism that allow them to become informed and participating citizens cognizant of ethics, civic duty and social responsibility.
  9. recognize the need to be lifelong learners.

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