Bakersfield College

Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Manufacturing Metal Fabrication Technology Associate of Science

The Associate of Science Degree in Manufacturing Metal Fabrication Technology (MMFT) will prepare students for entry level positions within sheet metal trade with specific skills in layout, fabrication, and assembly. The (AS) Degree is designed to provide the student with the type technical competencies required to meet the demands of the metal fabrication industries.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • Be able to perform sheet metal layout.
  • Be able to perform common fabrication of a project.
  • Be able to perform common metal fabrication using power machinery to produce a fabrication project.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to read and interpret construction blueprints.

To Achieve the Associate of Science

In addition to the required general education pattern, students must complete the core courses listed below, for the Associate of Science in Manufacturing Metal Fabrication, Industrial Technology. Students must also obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0 with a grade of C or higher in all courses required for the major. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in this major.

Total Units: 32

Required Core Courses

Course # Name Units
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 3.0
INDT B10 Industrial Technology Careers 3.0
MFGT B1AB Machine Tool Processes 3.0
MFGT B54 Power Metalworking Machine Operations 3.0
MFGT B51 Advanced Metal Fabrication and Layout Skills 3.0
MFGT B56 CNC Metal Fabrication Systems 3.0
OSRM B10 Occupational Safety 3.0
WELD B1B Introduction to the Welding Processes 2.0
WELD B54A Blueprint Reading for Welders and Machinists 3.0
WELD B54B Template Development and Layout for the Welder 3.0
WELD B65AB Welded Steel Structures 3.0