Degree Requirements

The certificates of performance and achievement and associate degree require completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Certificate of Performance: Introduction to Manufacturing*

This certificate prepares students with necessary skills, knowledge and experience to continue on with the coursework and projects in MFET program.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 101, Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering Technology or
MFET 101A, Introduction to Manufacturing I and
MFET 101B, Introduction to Manufacturing II and
MFET 101C, Introduction to Manufacturing III
3
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology or
MFET 105A, Print Reading I and
MFET 105B, Print Reading II or
ENGN 130, Introduction to Engineering Design and
MFET 105B, Print Reading II
3-4.5
MFET 107, Introduction to Manufacturing Project 1
Total = 7-8.5

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Manufacturing Fundamentals*

The Certificate of Performance on Manufacturing Fundamentals provides fundamental knowledge for students to enter the workforce in a manufacturing field.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 101, Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering Technology or
MFET 101A, Introduction to Manufacturing I and
MFET 101B, Introduction to Manufacturing II and
MFET 101C, Introduction to Manufacturing III
3
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology or
MFET 105A, Print Reading I and
MFET 105B, Print Reading II or
ENGN 130, Introduction to Engineering Design and
MFET 105B, Print Reading II
3-4.5
MFET 115, Properties of Materials 3
MFET 120, Manufacturing Processes 4
Total = 13-14.5

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Advanced Manufacturing*

The Certificate of Performance in Advanced Manufacturing furthers student’s knowledge with the innovative experience and exposure to modern manufacturing practices.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 110, Industrial Safety 2
MFET 150, Manufacturing Automation or
MFET 150A, Manufacturing Automation I and
MFET 150B, Manufacturing Automation II
3
MFET 210, Statistical Process Control 3
MFET 230, Lean Manufacturing 3
Total = 11

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Performance: Lean Six Sigma*

This certificate covers topics in quality, lean and six sigma, with both theoretical and hands-on training contents. The certificate prepares students for quality-related jobs, and also for taking the six sigma green belt or other quality-related certification.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 210, Statistical Process Control 3
MFET 230, Lean Manufacturing 3
MFET 240, Six Sigma and Lean Implementation 3
Total = 9

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Certificate of Achievement: Manufacturing Engineering Technology  - Electronics Manufacturing

The Certificate of Achievement in Electronics Manufacturing focuses in the manufacturing of electronic devices and related products.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 110, Industrial Safety2
MFET 210, Statistical Process Control3
MFET 230, Lean Manufacturing3
MFET 150, Manufacturing Automation3
or
MFET 150A, Manufacturing Automation I and
1.5
MFET 150B, Manufacturing Automation II1.5
MFET 101, Introduction to Manufacturing
Engineering Technology
3
or
MFET 101A, Introduction to Manufacturing I and
1
MFET 101B, Introduction to Manufacturing II and
1
MFET 101C, Introduction to Manufacturing III
1
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology
3
or

MFET 105A, Print Reading I and
1.5
MFET 105B, Print Reading II
1.5
or

ENGN 130 Introduction to Engineering Design and
3
MFET 105B Print Reading II
1.5
MFET 115 Properties of Materials 3
MFET 120 Manufacturing Processes  4
ENGN 128 Electronics for Technology and
3
MFET 220 Programmable Logic Controllers or
3
MFET 225 Introduction to Photovoltaic
Manufacturing and Applications
4
Total = 28-31.5

The courses for this certificate include the courses which make up the Certificate of Performance in Advanced Manufacturing and the Certificate of Performance in Manufacturing Fundamentals as well as additional courses.

Certificate of Achievement: Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Fabrication Manufacturing

The Certificate of Achievement in Fabrication Manufacturing focuses in the manufacturing of non-electronic devices and related products.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 110 Industrial Safety  2
MFET 210 Statistical Process Control
3
MFET 230 Lean Manufacturing
3
MFET 150 Manufacturing Automation or 
MFET 150A Manufacturing Automation I1.5
and 
MFET 150B Manufacturing Automation II
1.5
MFET 101 Introduction to Manufacturing
Engineering Technology
 
or 
MFET 101A Introduction to Manufacturing I 1
and 
MFET 101B Introduction to Manufacturing II 1
and 
MFET 101C Introduction to Manufacturing III1
MFET 105 Print Reading and Symbology  
or 
MFET 105A Print Reading I 1.5
and 
MFET 105B Print Reading II 1.5
or 
ENGN 130 Introduction to Engineering Design3
and 
MFET 105B Print Reading II 1.5
MFET 115 Properties of Materials 3
MFET 120 Manufacturing Processes 4
MACT 150 Intro/Computer Num Control (CNC) and
Elec Dis Mach
4
MACT 160M Introduction to CAD/CAM4
Total = 32-33.5

Associate OF Science Degree Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Option: Electronics

The Associate of Science Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology with Electronics Option prepares students with necessary skills, knowledge and experience to take on important roles as team members or leaders in an electronics manufacturing enterprise.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 110, Industrial Safety2
MFET 210, Statistical Process Control3
MFET 230, Lean Manufacturing3
MFET 150, Manufacturing Automation3
or
MFET 150A, Manufacturing Automation I1.5
and 
MFET 150B, Manufacturing Automation II1.5
MFET 101, Introduction to Manufacturing
Engineering Technology
3
or
MFET 101A, Introduction to Manufacturing I
1
MFET 101B, Introduction to Manufacturing II
1
MFET 101C, Introduction to Manufacturing III
1
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology
3
or
MFET 105A, Print Reading I
1.5
 and 
MFET 105B, Print Reading II
1.5
or
ENGN 130 Introduction to Engineering Design
3
and
MFET 105B Print Reading II
1.5
 MFET 115 Properties of Materials 3
 MFET 120 Manufacturing Processes4
 ENGN 128 Electronics for Technology3
 and 
 MFET 220 Programmable Logic Controllers3
 or 
 MFET 225 Introduction to Photovoltaic
Manufacturing and Applications
4
 MATH 096 Intermediate Algebra and Geometry5
 or 
 MATH 098 Technical Intermediate Algebra and Geometry 4
 ENGN 110 Science for Technical Applications4
 TEHW 101 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
 and select one course from:
 
 ENGE 111 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design 3
 or 
 ENGE 151 Engineering Drawing 2
 or 
 TECI 101 Basic Technical Illustration3
 and select one course from: 
 MFET 250 Manufacturing Capstone Course 4
 or 
 ENGN 275 Engineering Technology Industrial Internship 4
Total = 39-44.5

The courses for this certificate include the courses which make up the Certificate of Performance in Advanced Manufacturing and the Certificate of Performance in Manufacturing Fundamentals as well as additional courses.

Associate OF Science Degree Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Option: Fabrication

The Associate of Science Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology with Fabrication Option prepares students with necessary skills, knowledge and experience to take on important roles as team members or leaders in a fabrication manufacturing enterprise.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
MFET 110, Industrial Safety2
MFET 210, Statistical Process Control3
MFET 230, Lean Manufacturing3
MFET 150, Manufacturing Automation3
or
MFET 150A, Manufacturing Automation I1.5
and 
MFET 150B, Manufacturing Automation II1.5
MFET 101, Introduction to Manufacturing
Engineering Technology
or
MFET 101A, Introduction to Manufacturing I and1
MFET 101B, Introduction to Manufacturing II
and
1
MFET 101C, Introduction to Manufacturing
III
1
MFET 105, Print Reading and Symbology
3
or
MFET 105A, Print Reading I
1.5
 and 
MFET 105B, Print Reading II
1.5
or
ENGN 130 Introduction to Engineering Design
3
and
MFET 105B Print Reading II
1.5
 MFET 115 Properties of Materials 3
 MFET 120 Manufacturing Processes4
MACT 150 Intro/Computer Num Control (CNC) and Elec Dis Mach 4
MACT 160M Introduction to CAD/CAM 4
MATH 096 Intermediate Algebra and Geometry5
or 
MATH 098 Technical Intermediate Algebra and Geometry 4
ENGN 110 Science for Technical Applications 4
TEHW 101 Introduction to Technical Writing3
and select one course from: 
ENGE 111 Introduction to Computer-Aided
Design or
3
ENGE 151 Engineering Drawing or2
TECI 101 Basic Technical Illustration3
and select one course from: 
MFET 250 Manufacturing Capstone Course or 
ENGN 275 Engineering Technology Industrial Internship 4
Total = 49-52.5