Schoolcraft College 2013–2014 Catalog | Areas of Study
METALLURGY and Materials Science Credentials Metallurgy and Materials Science AAS Degree Metallurgy: Applied Physical certificate...... 30 cr. First Year—Spring/Summer Session Metallurgy and Materials AAS degree...... 63–64 cr. The metallurgy and materials science program has been Social Science Select 1...... 3 Materials Science post-associate certificate...... 16 cr. specifically designed to accommodate most areas of industry POLS 105 Survey of American Government Major Description associated with research, development, manufacturing and materials control. Carefully selecting electives will prepare PSYCH 153 Human Relations In an era of increased emphasis on sustainability and quality students for specialization. Students interested in the labo- SOC 201 Principles of Sociology assurance, knowledge about metals and other materials used ratory control of processing may wish to select electives in English Select 1...... 3 in products, manufacturing processes and construction is ENG 102 English Composition 2 welding, fabrication, manufacturing processes or quality con- invaluable. ENG 106 Business English trol. Likewise, students interested in development or indus- ENG 116 Technical Writing Established in 1966, our metallurgy and materials science trial research may wish to complete electives in materials or department is one of the longest continually running pro- physical science, design or computer technology. Total Credits 6 grams at Schoolcraft and is the only two-year program of its Second Year—Fall Semester Metallurgy and materials science graduates have knowledge type offered in Michigan. MET 215* Mechanical Properties of Metals...... 3 of the philosophy of metallic and nonmetallic materials MET 217* Computer Applications in Materials Science.....3 Schoolcraft College can help prepare you for positions rang- used in industry and can apply principles basic to scientific ing from technician to plant manager. MFG 102 Basic Machining Processes...... 3 laboratory investigation, research, product development and WELD 113 Shielded Metallic Arc Welding (S.M.A.W.)...... 3 • You’ll learn on an array of testing equipment including process control. Total Credits 12 computers, microscopes and a state-of-the-art Scanning All courses are not offered each semester. Students should Second Year—Winter Semester Electron Microscope (SEM) used for compositional and work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a MET 248* Electron Microscopy and Image Analysis...... 3 image analysis of materials. schedule that will work for them. Students who satisfactorily MET 280* Special Problems in Materials Science...... 4 • You’ll have the opportunity to publish and present a tech- complete all college and program requirements qualify for WELD 262 Welding Metallurgy...... 3 nical paper to a panel of experts at a technical seminar. an associate in applied science degree. Elective Select from the list below...... 3–4 • If you already work in the profession, build your knowl- Students seeking transfer to a baccalaureate program should Total Credits 13–14 edge of the newest materials and technologies with our request transfer guides provided by the department. post-associate certificate. PROGRAM TOTAL 63–64 CREDITS SAMPLE SCHEDULE OF COURSES Job Titles & Median Salaries or Hourly Rates * These classes are offered on a rotational basis. Contact First Year—Fall Semester Metallurgy faculty for current and projected offerings. • Metallurgical Engineering Technician: $47,632 (Michigan) MET 102 Introduction to Materials Science...... 3 MET 120* Hazardous Materials Management...... 2 Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institu- ENGR 100 Introduction to Engineering and Technology....3 tion’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with a coun- MET 152 Structure and Properties Laboratory...... 3 selor or advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the MATH 113 Intermediate Algebra for College Students...... 4 course selection. HUM 106 Introduction to Art and Music...... 1 Electives Total Credits 16 BUS 103 Organizing a Small Business...... 3 First Year—Winter Semester MET 160* Composite Materials...... 3 MET 271* Corrosion and Corrosion Analysis...... 4 English Select 1...... 3 MFG 105 Manufacturing Processes...... 4 ENG 100 Communication Skills ENG 101 English Composition 1 CAD 103 Engineering Graphics...... 3 MET 114 Engineering Materials...... 3 BIOL 140 Scanning Electron Microscopy...... 4 MET 211* Physical Metallurgy Structures...... 3 Total Credits 16 Areas of Study | Schoolcraft College 2013–2014 Catalog
Metallurgy: Applied Physical Certificate Materials Science Post-Associate Certificate The applied physical metallurgy certificate program is This post-associate certificate in materials science is designed to provide people currently employed in the field designed for working professionals who have industrial with an opportunity to reinforce skills and acquire the experience and/or training in the materials science field academic foundations necessary for advancement in the and who wish to study current technologies applied to labo- laboratory and related process situations. The program is ori- ratory practice and other materials-related endeavors. ented to property, process and structure areas of study and Completion of this program will enhance students’ abili- is designed and scheduled with consideration for part-time ties to meet the needs of current and changing industrial students. technologies in metallurgical and materials science applica- All courses are not offered each semester. Students should tions, processing, and control environments. It will also work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a provide support background for managerial and technical schedule that will work for them. Students who satisfactorily personnel who have direct responsibilities in industrial complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate materials operations and planning. These courses are also of program completion. intended to meet requirements for current and future pro- SAMPLE SCHEDULE OF COURSES fessional certification. First Year—Fall Semester Prior to admission students must have earned a minimum MET 102 Introduction to Materials Science...... 3 of an accredited associate degree in applied science. MFG 102 Basic Machining Processes...... 3 All courses are not offered each semester. Students should MET 120* Hazardous Materials Management...... 2 work with an academic advisor or counselor to set up a MET 152 Structure and Properties Laboratory...... 3 schedule that will work for them. The post-associate cer- Total Credits 11 tificate is awarded upon successful completion of 16 credit First Year—Winter Semester hours (exact number may vary slightly due to credit value MET 114 Engineering Materials...... 3 or content of courses). WELD 113 Shielded Metallic Arc Welding (S.M.A.W.)...... 3 SAMPLE SCHEDULE OF COURSES Elective** MET...... 3 First Year—Fall Semester Total Credits 9 Second Year—Fall Semester MET 211* Physical Metallurgy Structures ...... 3 MET 211* Physical Metallurgy Structures...... 3 MET 215* Mechanical Properties of Metals...... 3 MET 215* Mechanical Properties of Metals...... 3 Elective Select any applicable MET 200-level course...... 3–4 Total Credits 6 Second Year—Winter Semester Total Credits 9–10 MET 280* Special Problems in Materials Science...... 4 First Year—Winter Semester Total Credits 4 MET 280* Special Problems in Materials Science...... 4 Elective Select any applicable MET PROGRAM TOTAL 30 CREDITS 200-level course...... 3–4 * These classes are offered on a rotational basis. Contact Met- Total Credits 7–8 allurgy faculty for current and projected offerings. ** Any Metallurgy course not previously taken. Completion of a minimum of 16 credit hours is required. Courses can be taken through independent study. * These classes are offered on a rotational basis. Contact Metallurgy faculty for current and projected offerings.