Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Program Overview 

Manufacturing Maintenance Technicians make electrical and mechanical repairs to automated equipment in most industries. Today’s manufacturers want a well-rounded skillset that includes basic machining, hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, computers and good communication skills. 

Numerous highly-paid job openings are available both locally and nationally for well-trained technicians. 

Our Advanced Manufacturing program is offered as an AAS in Manufacturing Maintenance or Automation & Robotics with numerous short-term certificate programs also available. Courses are available in Neosho and Joplin. 

Explore our Program Options

16 credit hours, can be completed in one semester 

AMT 102 – Introduction to Industrial Electricity 

AMT 104 – Electrical Motor Controls 

AMT 111 – Introduction to Industrial Safety 

AMT 142 – Manufacturing Mechanics 

AMT 204 – Programmable Controllers I 

AMT 206 – Programmable Controllers II 

27 credit hours, can be completed in two semesters 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Mathematics (3 hours) 

MATH 104 – Technical Mathematics 

Major Courses (22 hours) 

AMT 102 – Introduction to Industrial Electricity 

AMT 104 – Electrical Motor Controls 

AMT 132 – Industrial Hydraulics 

AMT 182 – Intro to Automated Robotics 

AMT 204 – Programmable Controllers I 

AMT 206 – Programmable Controllers II 

AMT 284 – Automated Robotic Programming 

27 credit hours, can be completed in two semesters 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Major Courses (10 hours) 

AMT 102 – Introduction to Industrial Electricity 

AMT 104 – Electrical Motor Controls 

AMT 111 – Introduction to Industrial Safety 

AMT 204 – Programmable Controllers I 

Support Courses (9 hours) 

BSAD 115 – Computer Concepts 

DRFT 101 – Intro to Engineering Drawing 

WELD 113 – Intro to Welding 

Approved Electives: choose two 

AMT 122 – Basic Machining 

AMT 132 – Industrial Hydraulics 

AMT 142 – Manufacturing Mechanics 

AMT 206 – Programmable Controllers II 

CONS 131 – Plumbing 

CONS 155 – Basic HVAC 

63 credit hours 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Communications (9 hours) 

ENGL 101 – English Composition 

ENGL 102 – Advanced English Composition 

COMM 104 – Fundamentals of Speech 

Mathematics (3 hours) 

MATH 104 – Technical Mathematics 

Civics (3 hours) 

HIST 106 – US History I 

Advanced Manufacturing Core (19 hours) 

AMT 102 – Introduction to Industrial Electricity 

AMT 104 – Electrical Motor Controls 

AMT 111 – Introduction to Industrial Safety 

AMT 132 – Industrial Hydraulics 

AMT 142 – Manufacturing Mechanics 

AMT 204 – Programmable Controllers I 

AMT 290 – Manufacturing Internship 

Automation/Robotics Courses (18 hours) 

AMT 162 – Industrial Process Control 

AMT 182 – Intro to Automated Robotics 

AMT 206 – Programmable Controllers II 

AMT 284 – Automated Robotic Programming 

CNS 113 – Intro to Networks 

Support Courses (9 hours) 

BSAD 115 – Computer Concepts 

DRFT 101 – Intro to Engineering Drawing 

WELD 113 – Intro to Welding 

60 credit hours 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Communications (9 hours) 

ENGL 101 – English Composition 

ENGL 102 – Advanced English Composition 

COMM 104 – Fundamentals of Speech 

Mathematics (3 hours) 

MATH 104 – Technical Mathematics 

Civics (3 hours) 

HIST 106 – US History I 

Advanced Manufacturing Core (19 hours) 

AMT 102 – Introduction to Industrial Electricity 

AMT 104 – Electrical Motor Controls 

AMT 111 – Introduction to Industrial Safety 

AMT 132 – Industrial Hydraulics 

AMT 142 – Manufacturing Mechanics 

AMT 204 – Programmable Controllers I 

AMT 290 – Manufacturing Internship 

Support Courses (9 hours) 

BSAD 115 – Computer Concepts 

DRFT 101 – Intro to Engineering Drawing 

WELD 113 – Intro to Welding 

Manufacturing Maintenance Courses (9 hours) 

AMT 122 – Basic Machining 

CONS 131 – Plumbing 

CONS 155 – Basic HVAC 

Specialty Electives: choose two 

AMT 162 – Industrial Process Control 

AMT 206 – Programmable Controllers II 

CNS 101 – Intro to Electronics 

CNS 113 – Intro to Networks 

Competitive Advantages

Short-Term Certificates
and Degree options

Complete our stackable certificate programs in as little as 4 or 9 months or broaden your technical and professional skills by earning an associate degree.

Low Tuition

A quality program, with knowledgeable instructors and an excellent faculty-to-student ration, all at an affordable cost.

Work-Based
Learning

Develop your skills in the lab and the field as you train in multiple areas including mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, machining and robotics.

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