Bakersfield College

Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology Option Associate of Science Degree

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.

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.

Career Opportunities:

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.

Total Units: 24

Required Core Courses

Course # Name 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 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 - Select at least 3 units from the following:

Course # Name Units
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) 3.0
INDR B40 Parametric Modeling Fundamentals 3.0
INDT B273 Special Problems in Tool Metal Working 2 3.0
WELD B53AB Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4.0
WELD B74A Introduction to GMAW (Gas Metal Arc) and FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) 2.0
WELD B74B Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2.0