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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Introduction to Manufacturing

2. Course Prefix & Number:
RAST 1110

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course provides a basic overview of basic manufacturing processes and career opportunities within manufacturing. Students will participate in a manufacturing simulation in which they will analyze the manufacturing process for a product and redesign the process to incorporate a teaming approach. Students will be given an introduction to the critical nature of safety in manufacturing and to the role of the individual in maintaining a safe work environment. This course provides students with an opportunity to develop their interpersonal skills through interactive exercises conducted in a team setting. Debriefing these exercises with all members of the class helps ensure that the exercises translate into personal and interpersonal learning for the participants.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

RAST 1110 - Introduction to Manufacturing

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

RAST 1110 - Introduction to Manufacturing

There are no corequisites for this course.