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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Studies: Precision Manufacturing, AS (PRMN-AS-COT)

Location(s): Manchester

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

As part of the Connecticut College of Technology (COT), the Technology Studies A.S. degree provides the knowledge and skills within specific high-demand technology fields. The program consists of lecture and lab course work in engineering, technology, industrial technology, mathematics, sciences, and foundational requirements that provide a solid comprehensive background for continuation in a four-year technology degree program or entry into the workforce.  Upon completion of a Technology Studies A.S. degree, students can transfer to Central CT State University or the University of Hartford to complete designated B.S. degrees.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply mathematical, scientific and technological principles and concepts to identify and formulate solutions to technical problems.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function on teams.
  • Recognize the need to engage in life-long learning.

In addition, Precision Manufacturing student will:

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings/blueprints (mechanical)
  • Understand the types of fits and mating parts
  • Be able to interpret geometric dimensioning and tolerancing requirements applied to the in engineering drawings
  • Exhibit competency in machining on a lathe;
  • Exhibit competency in machining on milling machine;
  • Exhibit competency in two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD as applied to mechanical parts and geometries 
  • Exhibit competency in creating blueprints from solid models generated through CAD
  • Read and write G&M codes for CNC programming 
  • Be able to load and execute post processed CNC programs onto Haas CNC Machining Centers and Turning Center
  • Understand metrology and its applications in quality control and production
  • Understand basic principles of lean manufacturing

The Technology Studies A.S. Degree transfers to Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford.

Technology Studies General Education Core (23 credits)

Technology Studies Program Core (10-11 credits)

Total Credits: 69-70