OPT 1100 - Tooling & Machining Metrology
Various measurement techniques involving shop measuring instruments; correct use and care of basic inspection instruments; interpretation of blueprints as well as machined products related to engineering needs. Introduction to Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM). One classroom, three lab hours per week.
OPT 1101 - Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology
Introduction to operations process design, process improvement and the skills, methods and techniques used to accomplish this; the interactions and relationships between people and process change and the interactions between different processes in organizations. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 1110 - Operations Work Measurement & Ergonomics
The application of fundamentals of work measurement techniques including taking time studies, calculating standard times, estimating product costs, performing work sampling and Methods Time Measurement (MTM). Also the understanding of how the human body reacts to loads and stresses and how poor work motions and workplace layouts can contribute to this. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 1112 - World Class Quality Systems & Procedures
Improve customer relations, measure products and processes, analyze current process control and capability and define and audit the quality management system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 1113 - Coordinate Measurement
Course will prepare students to use and program coordinate measurement machines, apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principles, use advanced operating techniques for a servo driven coordinate measuring device. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 1125 - World Class Operations
An overview of world-class operations principles, illustrating the many inter-related functions within successful companies, including design, planning, operations, sales and customer support. Additional focus on modern operations processes found in service industries, healthcare, transportation, food service, financial and retail. Special emphasis on resource planning and quality assurance.
OPT 1126 - Supervision, Team Leadership & Project Management
Introduction to the fundamental techniques of industrial supervision and team leadership and the effective management of projects. Includes the five functions of supervision, team leadership functions, leadership styles and the Project Management Body of Knowledge.
OPT 1130 - Lean Operations & Continuous Improvement
Lean operations principles including lead time reduction, containerization, module design, standardized work and Takt time, Kanban, 5S's and Office Lean. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 1201 - Introduction to Manufacturing Safety
This course introduces the concepts and practices of safety in advanced manufacturing, including good practices, hazards, prevention, and corrective action. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Safety certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
OPT 1202 - Quality Practices & Measurement for Manufacturing
An introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting, including the concepts of measurement, calibration, auditing, inspection, and continuous improvement. Explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Quality Practices and Measurement certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
OPT 1203 - Manufacturing Processes & Production
This course introduces the manufacturing processes and production systems commonly used in modern industry. Additional emphasis on communication, teamwork, planning, documentation, and coordination. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Manufacturing Processes and Production certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
OPT 1204 - Maintenance Awareness for Manufacturing
Awareness of basic maintenance requirements of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems utilized in modern manufacturing. Includes the monitoring of key indicators and recognizing potential issues. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Maintenance Awareness certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
OPT 2201 - Statistical Process Control
Emphasis on process capability, control charts, techniques and analysis. This is followed by more advanced study of reliability, quality function deployment, design of experiments, failure mode effects analysis and quality costs. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 2207 - Operations Systems Analysis
Computer simulation to solve manufacturing and nonmanufacturing problems. Involves actual programming of computer models consisting of labor, material, processing times and resources to predict future outcome of different alternatives.
OPT 2208 - Engineering Technology Economics & Cost Analysis
Basic economic cost concepts, decisions, analysis and evaluations as applied to engineering design, production, maintenance and quality control.
OPT 2216 - Work Flow Layout & Efficiency
Students will gain a basic understanding of facility planning, layout strategies and material handling techniques within a safe working environment. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 2240 - Six Sigma: Green Belt
An applied introduction to Six Sigma using problem-solving tools, concepts and methodology to improve customer satisfaction. Includes application of Green Belt-based tools to reduce costs and improve business processes. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
OPT 2270 - Operations Technology Internship
Students earn credit toward degree requirements for work co-op or internship work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and /or projects each semester. Ten co-op hours per week per credit hour.
OPT 2297 - Special Topics
Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
OPT 2780 - Operations Technology Capstone
Assessment of achievement by Operations Technology students in attaining program-related outcomes by completing a project demonstrating principles and practices of the major.