Bakersfield College

Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology Option

Associate in Science

This program teaches students the spectrum of tools utilized in the manufacturing industry: manual machining, computer-controlled machining (CNC), welding, computer aided design, and mathematics. General education courses may be selected to prepare for career advancement or to help meet transfer requirements for the California State University system. Career Opportunities include machinist, CNC Operator, CNC Programmer, and drafter/designer.

To Achieve the Associate in Science
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology Option Associate in Science degree.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 24 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment in the manufacturing industry.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in manufacturing design and product development.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four year university program or for certification in the manufacturing program.

Total Units: 24

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
MFGT B1ab Machine Tool Processes 3.0
MFGT B2 CNC Lathe Programming & Operation 3.0
MFGT B3 CNC Mill Programming 3.0
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
TECM B52 Industrial Math and Quality Control 3.0
  -or equivalent- 3.0
WELD B1A Introduction to Oxygen Acetylene Welding and Cutting 2.0
WELD B1B Introduction to the Welding Processes 2.0
WELD B54A Blueprint Reading for Welders and Machinists 3.0

Electives — at least 3 units

Course Number Course Title Units
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) 3.0
INDR B40 Parametric Modeling Fundamentals 3.0
INDT B273 Special Problems in Machine Tool Metal Working 2.0-3.0
WELD B53AB Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4.0
WELD B74A Introduction to GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) 2.0
WELD B74B Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.

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