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AMS 102    Technical Graphics    1 Hour

An introduction to the basic skills and applications of drawing techniques. Sketching and instrument drafting with emphasis on line weights, lettering, equipment use, geometric construction and pictorial drawings.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 120M1    Basic Electricity Module 1    1 Hour

Basic concepts of AC and DC current, various types of circuits, electron theory and electrical laws.

Prerequisite(s): (MPE - Algebra with a score of 14 or SAT Mathematics Score with a score of 510 or ACT Math with a score of 22 or KYOTE College Algebra with a score of 14 or Compass - Algebra with a score of 50) or (MATH 100 with a minimum grade of C or MA 100C with a minimum grade of C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 120M2    Basic Electricity Module 2    1 Hour

Basic concepts of AC and DC current, various types of circuits, electron theory and electrical laws.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 120M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 120M3    Basic Electricity Module 3    1 Hour

Basic concepts of AC and DC current, various types of circuits, electron theory and electrical laws.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 120M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 205M1    CADD for Manufacturing Module 1    1 Hour

A solids modeling course designed to develop skills on the use of a PC based mechanical design software to build feature-based, parametric solid models of parts and assemblies. Manufacturing drawings - orthographics - of those parts and assemblies are produced.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 205M2    CADD for Manufacturing Module 2    1 Hour

A solids modeling course designed to develop skills on the use of a PC based mechanical design software to build feature-based, parametric solid models of parts and assemblies. Manufacturing drawings - orthographics - of those parts and assemblies are produced.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 205M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 205M3    CADD for Manufacturing Module 3    1 Hour

A solids modeling course designed to develop skills on the use of a PC based mechanical design software to build feature-based, parametric solid models of parts and assemblies. Manufacturing drawings - orthographics - of those parts and assemblies are produced.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 205M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 217M1    Industrial Materials Module 1    1 Hour

Survey of materials concepts and their applications to the production of manufactured items. Included will be basic procedures for testing manufacturing materials and discussions of materials processing concepts and cautions.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 116 or MA 116C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 217M2    Industrial Materials Module 2    1 Hour

Survey of materials concepts and their applications to the production of manufactured items. Included will be basic procedures for testing manufacturing materials and discussions of materials processing concepts and cautions.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 217M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 217M3    Industrial Materials Module 3    1 Hour

Survey of materials concepts and their applications to the production of manufactured items. Included will be basic procedures for testing manufacturing materials and discussions of materials processing concepts and cautions.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 217M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 227M1    Introduction to Manufacturing Methods Module 1    1 Hour

A descripitve study of manufacturing processes using production equipment with laboratory experience in forming and seperating processes.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 227M2    Introduction to Manufacturing Methods Module 2    1 Hour

A descripitve study of manufacturing processes using production equipment with laboratory experience in forming and separating processes.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 227M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 227M3    Introduction to Manufacturing Methods Module 3    1 Hour

A descriptive study of manufacturing processes using production equipment with laboratory experience in forming and separating processes.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 227M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 271M1    Industrial Statistics Module One    1 Hour

Introduction to basic statistics used in industrial settings. Measurements, scales, data collection and organization, probability and discrete distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, and continuous distributions.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 116 or MA 116C or MATH 117 or MA 117C or MATH 118 or MATH 119 or MATH 127 or MATH 121 or MATH 136 or MATH 137 or MATH 142 or MATH 206 or MATH 237 or MATH 240 or MATH 275 or MATH 304 or MATH 305 or MATH 306)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 271M2    Industrial Statistics Module Two    1 Hour

Statistical Process Control (SPC) for both variable and attribute data. Xbar, R, S, p, np, c and u charts, and variable subgroup data applications. Process analysis and capability. Individual charts.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 271M1 with a minimum grade of B

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 271M3    Industrial Statistics Module Three    1 Hour

Acceptance sampling plans and corresponding OC curves. Consumer/producer relationship. Introductory inferential statistics including confidence intervals, hypothesis, z tests, t-tests, and ANOVA. Awards, certification, and quality management.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 271M2 with a minimum grade of B

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 310M1    Work Design / Ergonomics Module 1    1 Hour

Design for people-machine interaction, including an introduction to the relevant underlying human sciences. Theory, data, and measurement problems in human information processing, training and industrial safety.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 116 or MA 116C)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 310M2    Work Design / Ergonomics Module 2    1 Hour

Design for people-machine interaction, including an introduction to the relevant underlying human sciences. Theory, data, and measurement problems in human information processing, training and industrial safety.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 310M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 310M3    Work Design / Ergonomics Module 3    1 Hour

Design for people-machine interaction, including an introduction to the relevant underlying human sciences. Theory, data, and measurement problems in human information processing, training and industrial safety.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 310M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 328M1    Robotics and Machine Vision Module 1    1 Hour

Introduction to capabilities and limitations of robotic machine vision systems, as well as fundamentals of programming. Laboratory activities are focused toward manufacturing applications.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 328M2    Robotics and Machine Vision Module 2    1 Hour

Introduction to capabilities and limitations of robotic machine vision systems, as well as fundamentals of programming. Laboratory activities are focused toward manufacturing applications.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 328M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 328M3    Robotics and Machine Vision Module 3    1 Hour

Introduction to capabilities and limitations of robotic machine vision systems, as well as fundamentals of programming. Laboratory activities are focused toward manufacturing applications.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 328M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 342M1    Manufacturing Operations Module 1    1 Hour

Survey of methods for designing products for improved quality and manufacturability in industry, and designing manufacturing processes for improved reliability.

Prerequisite(s): (AMS 271 or AMS 271M3)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 342M2    Manufacturing Operations Module 2    1 Hour

Survey of methods for designing products for improved quality and manufacturability in industry, and designing manufacturing processes for improved reliability.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 342M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 342M3    Manufacturing Operations Module 3    1 Hour

Survey of methods for designing products for improved quality and manufacturability in industry, and designing manufacturing processes for improved reliability.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 342M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 343M1    Automated Systems Module 1    1 Hour

Techniques of automated systems dealing with material handling, PLC, and off-the-shelf computer control systems. Programming the microprocessor for control applications may be included. Note: Instructor approval may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (AMS 120 or AMS 120M3)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 343M2    Automated Systems Module 1    1 Hour

Techniques of automated systems dealing with material handling, PLC, and off-the-shelf computer control systems. Programming the microprocessor for control applications may be included.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 343M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 343M3    Automated Systems Module 1    1 Hour

Techniques of automated systems dealing with material handling, PLC, and off-the-shelf computer control systems. Programming the microprocessor for control applications may be included.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 343M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 352M1    Food Processing: Unit Operations Module 1    1 Hour

An overview of unit operations and processing techniques used in food processing industry. Topics include thermal processing, low temperature perservation, dehydration, irradiation, enzyme technology, separation and cnocentration, evaporation and distillation, and high-pressure and minimal processing methods.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 352M2    Food Processing: Unit Operations Module 2    1 Hour

An overview of unit operations and processing techniques used in food processing industry. Topics include thermal processing, low temperature preservation, dehydration, irradiation, enzyme technology, separation and concentration, evaporation and distillation, and high-pressure and minimal processing methods.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 352M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 352M3    Food Processing: Unit Operations Module 3    1 Hour

An overview of unit operations and processing techniques used in food processing industry. Topics include thermal processing, low temperature preservation, dehydration, irradiation, enzyme technology, separation and concentration, evaporation and distillation, and high-pressure and minimal processing methods.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 352M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 356M1    Systems Design and Operation Module 1    1 Hour

A study of manufacturing organizations and their administration, facilities layout, work systems, forecasting and decision making. Applications of resource planning determining product demand, controlling inventory, goods and services.

Prerequisite(s): (AMS 271 or AMS 271M3)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 356M2    Systems Design and Operation Module 2    1 Hour

A study of manufacturing organizations and their administration, facilities layout, work systems, forecasting and decision making. Applications of resource planning determining product demand, controlling inventory, goods and services.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 356M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 356M3    Systems Design and Operation Module 3    1 Hour

A study of manufacturing organizations and their administration, facilities layout, work systems, forecasting and decision making. Applications of resource planning determining product demand, controlling inventory, goods and services.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 356M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 368M1    Problem Solving Module One    1 Hour

An application oriented introduction to basic research of practical industrial problems. Development, information gathering, data collection, and literature review on real technological problems.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 368M2    Problem Solving Module Two    1 Hour

Introduction to basic analytical tools applied to practical industrial problems. Critical evaluation, assessment, scientific analysis, graphical representation and root cause exploration of real technological problems.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 368M1 with a minimum grade of B

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 368M3    Problem Solving Module Three    1 Hour

Presentation of solutions for practical industrial problems. Comprehensive reporting and presentation of multiple approaches to real technological problems using scientific justification.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 368M2 with a minimum grade of B

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 370M1    Computer Numerical Control Module 1    1 Hour

Computer-aided manufacturing techniques including manual and computer-assisted numerical control. Students program and operate CNC machining centers. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (AMS 227 or AMS 227M3)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 370M2    Computer Numerical Control Module 2    1 Hour

Computer-aided manufacturing techniques including manual and computer-assisted numerical control. Students program and operate CNC machining center. (Laboratory)

Prerequisite(s): AMS 370M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 370M3    Computer Numerical Control Module 3    1 Hour

Computer-aided manufacturing techniques including manual and computer-assisted numerical control. Students program and operate CNC machining center.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 370M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 371M1    Quality Assurance Module 1    1 Hour

A study of quality assurance techniques. Application of Statistical Process Control (SPC), acceptance sampling, military standards 105D & 414. Quality organizations and standards.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 371M2    Quality Assurance Module 2    1 Hour

A study of quality assurance techniques. Application of Statistical Process Control (SPC), acceptance sampling, military standards 105D & 414. Quality organizations and standards. Course Fee

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 371M3    Quality Assurance Module 3    1 Hour

A study of quality assurance techniques. Application of Statistical Process Control (SPC), acceptance sampling, military standards 105D & 414. Quality organizations and standards.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 372    Commercial Architectural Floor Planning    3 Hours

Planning and drawing small commercial buildings with CAD and conventional techniques, study of specifications, identification of sources of materials, acceptable design and drafting techniques emphasized. Lecture and Laboratory.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 263

Course Fee: $25

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 390M1    Project Management Module 1    1 Hour

Core concepts of project management based on processes of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing projects. Topics include project proposals, project selection, scope definition, CPM and PERT scheduling, budgeting, control techniques, and project manager skills.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Junior or Senior.

Students cannot enroll who are in Manufacturing Engineering Tech (5006) , Advanced Manufacturing (506) , Architectural Science (518) , Construction Management (533) , Computer Information Tech (555) , Technology Management (575) or Industrial(Voc,Career,Tech)Ed (599)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 390M2    Project Management Module 2    1 Hour

Core concepts of project management based on processes of intitiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing projects. Topics include project proposals, project selection, scope definition, CPM and PERT scheduling, budgeting, control techniques, and project manager skills.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 390M1

Restriction(s): Students cannot enroll who are in Manufacturing Engineering Tech (5006) , Advanced Manufacturing (506) , Architectural Science (518) , Construction Management (533) , Computer Information Tech (555) , Technology Management (575) or Industrial(Voc,Career,Tech)Ed (599)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 390M3    Project Management Module 3    1 Hour

Core concepts of project management based on processes of intitiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing projects. Topics include project proposals, project selection, scope definition, CPM and PERT scheduling, budgeting, control techniques, and project manager skills.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 390M2

Restriction(s): Students cannot enroll who are in Manufacturing Engineering Tech (5006) , Advanced Manufacturing (506) , Architectural Science (518) , Construction Management (533) , Computer Information Tech (555) , Technology Management (575) or Industrial(Voc,Career,Tech)Ed (599)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 394M1    Lean Manufacturing Module 1    1 Hour

Introduction to the production system and the role of inventory, market characterization, aggregate planning, lean manufacturing and the just-in-time philosophy.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 394M2    Lean Manufacturing Module 2    1 Hour

Introduction to the production system and the role of inventory, market characterization, aggregate planning, lean manufacturing and the just-in-time philosophy.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 394M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 394M3    Lean Manufacturing Module 3    1 Hour

Introduction to the production system and the role of inventory, market characterization, aggregate planning, lean manufacturing and the just-in-time philosophy.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 394M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 396M1    Introduction to Supply Chain Management Module 1    1 Hour

Introduction to supply chain management and risk pooling, logistics network configuration, the value of information, customer value and decision support systems.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 396M2    Introduction to Supply Chain Management Module 2    1 Hour

Introduction to supply chain management and risk pooling, logistics network configuration, the value of information, customer value and decision support systems.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 396M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 396M3    Introduction to Supply Chain Management Module 3    1 Hour

Introduction to supply chain management and risk pooling, logistics network configuration, the value of information, customer value and decision support systems.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 396M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 430M1    Technology Management / Supervision / Team Building Module 1    1 Hour

This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of industrial supervision. Students will develop the skills, knowledge, and philosophies required to function in a highly technical, industrial environment in a supervisory capacity. Content includes a study of leadership, management, management-labor relations, supervisory intuition, and various legal issues.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 430M2    Technology Management / Supervision / Team Building Module 2    1 Hour

This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of industrial supervision. Students will develop the skills, knowledge, and philosophies required to function in a highly technical, industrial environment in a supervisory capacity. Content includes a study of leadership, management, management-labor relations, supervisory intuition, and various legal issues.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 430M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 430M3    Technology Management / Supervision / Team Building Module 3    1 Hour

This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of industrial supervision. Students will develop the skills, knowledge, and philosophies required to function in a highly technical, industrial environment in a supervisory capacity. Content includes a study of leadership, management, management-labor relations, supervisory intuition, and various legal issues.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 430M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021

AMS 490M1    Senior Research Module 1    1 Hour

Students work on research projects utilizing skills and knowledge from prior courses in the program. Projects performed, when possible, for local industry. Note: Consent of instructor required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 490M2    Senior Research Module 2    1 Hour

Students work on research projects utilizing skills and knowledge from prior courses in the program. Projects performed, when possible, for local industry. Note: Consent of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 490M1

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AMS 490M3    Senior Research Module 3    1 Hour

Students work on research projects utilizing skills and knowledge from prior courses in the program. Projects performed, when possible, for local industry. Note: Consent of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 490M2

Recent Term(s) Offered: None