Applied Manufacturing Concentration

The Associate of Applied Science

Contact Information
Roger James
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50407
rjames@jscc.edu 

Terri Messer
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50326
tmesser@jscc.edu

Program and Career Description

This concentration prepares graduates for technical positions in industry and business in the areas between craftsman and the engineer. The primary objective is to provide a broad foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of manufacturing processes, supervision, quality, and management opportunities. The curriculum is broad-based but focuses on the integration of each area as used in systemic applications.

Estimated Salary Range
CareerBeginning Salary Range with AASExperienced Range
Industrial Technician $27,530 to $32,890 $41,050+
Mechanical Drafter $28,780 to $34,640 $43,920+

Statistics are based on state averages from the Tennessee Career Information Delivery System. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Additional Information

Jackson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

If you are a Tennessee Technology Center graduate, check with an Industrial Technology advisor for additional credit options.

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech

Choose ONE Humanities Course
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II
ART 1030 Art Appreciation
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2111 American Lit: Pre-Colonial - 1865
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 British Lit: 1785 - Present
ENGL 2310 World Lit: Beginnings - 1650
ENGL 2320 World Lit: 1650 - Present
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

Science Course
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I

Choose ONE Social and Behavioral Science Course
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics or ECON 2020 Microeconomics *
GEOG 2010 World Regional Geography
PHED 2050 Health and Wellness
POLS 1030 American Government
POLS 2010 State and Local Government
PSYC 1030 General Psychology
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 1020 Social Problems

*recommended

Major Required Courses (All required)
CIS 101 Software Applications or INFS 1010 Computer Applications
EET 150 Electromechanical Devices
IT 150 Industrial-Circuits
MET 110 Intro to Drafting & Auto CAD Applications
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability or Higher Level Math

Concentration Required Courses
MET 201 Introduction to Autodesk Inventor
MET 205 Introduction to Pro-Engineer
MET 211 Intermediate Pro-Engineer
MET 212 Materials and Manufacturing
17 Hours of Guided Technical Electives (See your Industrial Technology advisor)

The Associate of Applied Science: Industrial Technology, Applied Manufacturing Concentration requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites.

Sample Schedule

1st Year, Fall Semester
NumbersCourse NameCredits
CIS 101 or
INFS 1010
Software Applications or
Computer Applications
3
IT 150 Industrial Circuits 3
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability 3
MET 110 Intro to Drafting & Auto CAD Applications 3
  Technical Elective 3
  Total Credits 15
1st Year, Spring Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech 3
MET 201 Intro to Autodesk Inventor 3
  Technical Elective 3
  Technical Elective 3
  Total Credits 15
2nd Year, Fall Semester
NumbersCourse NameCredits
EET 150 Electro-Mechanical Devices 3
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I 4
  Technical Elective 2
MET 205 Intro to Pro-Engineer 3
  Technical Elective 3
  Total Credits 15
2nd Year, Spring Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
ECON Economics Course 3
  Humanities Course 3
MET 211 Intermediate Pro-Engineer 3
MET 212 Materials and Manufacturing 3
  Technical Elective 3
  Total Credits 15