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Advanced Manufacturing

 

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person in glasses working with equipmentAdvanced manufacturing is the use of innovative technologies and methodologies for improved competitiveness in the manufacturing sectors. The aim of advanced manufacturing is to enhance output; create quality valued added products that respond to market need; reduce the time to market with improved materials while controlling inventory.  Courses include those that teach new technologies such as 3D printing as well as foundational courses such as Fundamentals of Metrology Concepts.  Courses under this section can be stacked into Micro Credentials, certificates or degrees.  There are many local companies looking to employ people with these skills.


Course Offerings


Introduction to Mathematics for Technical Careers

An introductory course in mathematics designed to acquaint students with the concepts, terms, and formulas required by technical careers in manufacturing and green technology. The application of fractions, decimals, unit conversion including metric, and using algebraic formulas will be the initial focus, using industry-specific examples to develop students’ mechanical problem solving skills. An introduction to geometry and trigonometry necessary for design, layout, and assembly will be studied.

DCB 2064 CRN 90265 T/R  9/15-10/1 5:30-8:30pm Remote $199

Funding available for pre-apprentices.


Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing

This introductory course to blueprint reading strengthens skills for machine operators, purchasing personnel, supervisors, and inspectors to interpret the symbols and measurements that appear on engineering drawings. Hands-on exercises, sketching, and group projects will be included in lessons. The major topics of the course will be: line types, symbols, basic multi-views, dimensions, tolerances, an introduction to auxiliary views, assembly drawings, threads and fasteners.

DCB 2320 CRN 90263 T/R 10/27-11/2 5:30-8pm Remote $199

Funding available for pre-apprentices. 


Electrical Theory I Basics

This electricity fundamentals course is geared towards those looking to understand electricity as it relates to a manufacturing or construction career. Topics covered will include basic electrical principles, Ohm's Law, Watt's Law, power, energy, series & parallel circuits, ampacity, wire sizing, magnetism, alternating current, capacitors, inductors, 3-phase power, motors, troubleshooting, and electrical safety. This course includes a lab component.

DCB 1947 CRN 90264 T/R 10/6-10/22 5:30-8:00pm Remote $199


Certified Production Technician (CPT)

SUNY Ulster has partnered with local manufacturers to offer this course to prepare job seekers and employees with the skills needed to work in a manufacturing environment. The Certified Production Technician (CPT) program recognizes, through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production: Safety, Quality Practices & Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Production, and Maintenance Awareness. This course will raise the level of performance of production workers, assisting individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and helping employers ensure their workforce increases the company's productivity and competitiveness. Non-credit bearing course price does not include the MSSC registration fee and MSSC assessment fee for the four assessments to achieve certification. Students registering for the non-credit bearing course must also register for DCB 2346 to obtain the assessments needed for certification.  Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster e-mail communication. You will be asked to monitor that e-mail before and during this course.

MFG 101  W 9:20am-12:30pm (3-credit class) Remote $931 (includes fees) 

DCB 1786 CRN 90288 W 9:20am-12:30pm (non-credit bearing) Remote $550

DCB 2346 CRN 90317 Registration Fee and Four Assessment Fees needed for Certification Remote $312

Assessments will be proctored remotely.

Funding available for pre-apprentices for both the credit-bearing and the non-credit bearing courses.


CNC Programmer

This hybrid course covers the fundamentals needed to qualify for an entry level CNC programmer position. Students will use an online CNC Learning System to be introduced to the fundamentals of the programming of CNC machines. Once per week, students will meet with an instructor to reinforce what was learned online. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster e-mail communication. You will be asked to monitor that e-mail before and during this course. Required materials: CamInstructor Academic Online Course CNC Programming Mill and Lathe (information on ordering will be provided to those who register)

MFG 106 M 8/24-12/14 6-9pm $656 (3-credit class)

DCB 2213 CRN 90318 M 8/24-12/14 6-9pm $656 (non-credit bearing class)

No class 9/7, 10/12 and 10/13 

Note:  For students not able to meet with the instructor on Mondays from 6-9pm due to shift work, instructor will make arrangements with students

Haas Foundation Scholarships available to students in need. To learn how to apply, visit our Scholarship page.


Fundamentals of Electricity

This electricity fundamentals course is geared towards those looking to understand electricity as it relates to a manufacturing or construction career. Topics covered will include basic electrical principles, Ohms Law, Watts Law, power, energy, series & parallel circuits, ampacity, wire sizing, magnetism, alternating current, capacitors, inductors, 3-phase power, motors, troubleshooting, and electrical safety. This course includes a lab component. This course is available for credit or for non-credit.  Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster e-mail communication. You will be asked to monitor that e-mail before and during this course. 

Required textbook: Electrical Studies for Trades 5th edition, ISBN: 9781133278238, Author: Herman, Publisher: Cengage Learning

MFG 102 W 8/26-12/16 1:15-4:45pm  Learning $656 (3-credit class)

DCB 2182 CRN 90287 W 8/26-12/16 1:15-4:45pm SRC $656 (non-credit bearing class)  


Mathematics for Technical Careers

An in-depth course in mathematics designed to acquaint students with the concepts, terms, and formulas required by technical careers in manufacturing and green technology. The application of fractions, decimals, unit conversion including metric, and using algebraic formulas will be the initial focus, using industry-specific examples to develop students’ mechanical problem solving skills. Basic geometry and trigonometry applications necessary for design, layout, and assembly will be studied.  This course is recommended for those who need to refresh their mathematical skills in order to enter into a technical career program.

DCB 2254 CRN 90301 T 8/25-12/15 9:20am-12:30pm Remote $299


Fundamental Concepts of Metrology 

This course teaches students to interpret the symbols and measurements that appear on technical drawings, necessary for machine operators, supervisors, inspectors, and other manufacturing personnel. Hands-on exercises, sketching, and group projects will be included in lessons. Topics covered: line types, basic symbols, basic multi-views, dimensions, tolerances, auxiliary views, assembly drawings, threads and fasteners, ANSI symbols, finishes, and sectional views. This course also covers basic measurement and math concepts required in a manufacturing environment. The application of fractions, decimals, metric and standard units, and algebra will be the initial focus, using industry-specific examples to develop students’ mechanical problem solving skills. Basic geometry and trigonometry for calculating unknown dimensions, angles, areas, weights, and volumes will be covered. The course will incorporate work readiness and teamwork skill training. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

Required textbook: Print Reading for Industry, ISBN-13: 978-1631260513

MFG 109  T 8/25-12/15 1:15-4:15pm (3-credit class) Remote $656

DCB 2342 CRN 90291 T 8/25-12/15 1:15-4:15pm (non-credit bearing class) Remote $656


Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)

Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) is designed to instruct students in the creation and modification of two and three dimensional wire frame models as well as the creation, verification and editing of 2-1/2 axis toolpaths. Students will complete design courses on mill and lathe machines under the guidance of a Certified Mastercam Instructor. This course prepares students to test for the Mastercam Associate Level Certification; a rigorous set of practical tests that recognizes a programmer’s knowledge and ability to work effectively with CAM software. It is the first benchmark and an integral step toward a Mastercam Professional Certification.  Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course. Required materials: 

MFG 107  R 6-9pm (3-credit class) Remote $656

DCB 2271 CRN 90298 R 6-9pm (non-credit bearing class) Remote $656

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