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Advanced Manufacturing Technology, AAS Degree

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Offered at MCC (Code: MVAMT)

The Advanced Manufacturing Technology program at MCC prepares students for a career in manufacturing positions. These skills are in demand across Iowa and the country. Students will learn the basic elements of welding, fabrication, manual and CNC machining skills, CAD/CAM (computer aided drafting / computer aided machining), and workplace skills.

At completion of this two-year Associate in Applied Science degree, graduates will be prepared for a large number of skilled trade or skilled production careers in the manufacturing industry.

Plan of Study

General Education

Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 56

Total Required Hours: 71

Courses Approved for AA



No more than 6 credits from one prefix. LIT courses not on this list will satisfy this requirement and transfer to all three Iowa Regent Universities as Humanities electives.

Math and Science

Must include at least one math and one lab science course.

Computer Education

Physical Education

Student Development


All transfer courses may be used here including courses listed above (if additional are taken beyond requirements). Students should plan their elective courses according to their college major if they are planning to transfer on for a four year degree.

A maximum of 16 hours of vocational-technical credits may apply toward elective credit with a maximum of 9 of the 16 being independent projects or experimental courses. No more than 6 activity credits (those having prefixes of PEA, MUA, and some MUS courses) may be applied to elective credits. Developmental courses do not apply towards degree requirements.

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