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MEC-1310-VO09F - Principles of Manufacturing

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Flex courses are self-paced online courses with multiple entry points. Students are able to complete the work on their own schedule within the semester window.

Synonym: 194712
Location: Online
Credits: 3 (45 hours)
Day/Times: Meets online
Semester Dates: 03-17-2020 to 05-04-2020
Last day to drop without a grade: 03-26-2020 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 04-14-2020 - Refund Policy
Faculty: Teresa Miele and NoFaculty Needed | View Faculty Credentials
Materials/Lab Fees: $240.00
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Comments: Flex section - students will work at their own pace to complete course objectives by the end of the term. Contact a CCV advisor for more information about this format.

Course Description:

This course provides students with an introduction to manufacturing, including facilitating safe work practices in industrial environments and controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting. The course also covers fire safety, pressurized gases, electrical hazards, and safe machine usage. Students will examine Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policy. Upon completion, students will have the opportunity to earn the Safety Certification and the Quality Practices and Measurement Certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC).

Essential Objectives:

1. Describe the careers available in manufacturing.
2. Compare safe and unsafe manufacturing workplace environments.
3. Identify and evaluate unsafe conditions and describe and apply strategies for corrective action.
4. Demonstrate teaming techniques as they apply to a manufacturing environment.
5. Identify industrial gases and describe safe handling practices.
6. Identify and describe the functions and responsibilities of agencies that regulate safety in the workplace.
7. Explain the key elements of a quality system.
8. Identify the steps involved in building quality into a product.
9. Explain the importance of data collection and analysis to quality.
10. Identify the roles of management and production workers regarding quality.
11. Identify methods of inspecting materials, processes, and final products.
12. Demonstrate accuracy using precision measuring tools and read basic drawings.
13. Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerance.


Spring 2020 textbook data will be available on December 2. On that date a link will be available below that will take you to eCampus, CCV's bookstore. The information provided there will be for this course only. Please see this page for more information regarding the purchase of textbooks.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Contact Faculty:

Email: Teresa Miele or NoFaculty Needed

Accessibility Services for Students with Disabilities: CCV strives to mitigate barriers to course access for students with documented disabilities. To request accommodations, please

  1. Provide disability documentation to the Accessibility Coordinator at your academic center.
  2. Request an appointment to meet with accessibility coordinator to discuss your request and create an accommodation plan.
  3. Once created, students will share the accommodation plan with faculty. Please note, faculty cannot make disability accommodations outside of this process.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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