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Supply Chain Technician (EP) Diploma

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Supply Chain Technician installs, operates, supports, upgrades or maintains the automated material handling equipment and systems that support the supply chain.  This person is skilled in the hands-on operation and changeover of automated production and packaging machines used in manufacturing and the supply chain. This program teaches the skills to familiarize students in basic mechanical skills and standard operation procedures found in these areas. 

Award Outcomes

Diagnose root problems impacting production flow

Solve root problems to maintain production flow

Perform basic electrical, electronic, welding, machining, laser, vision system, robotic, and fluid power operations

Apply electrical and mechanical machine control concepts

Set up production lines

Work effectively with a wide variety of packaging materials

Accept responsibility

Display a professional attitude

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are entry-level positions in manufacturing companies and distribution networks.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 29 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1126Mechanical Power Transmission

3

ARET1130Maintenance Operations

2

ARET1140Computer Integrated Manufacturing

3

ARET1155Automation Controls

3

ARET1161Mechatronic Systems

3

ARET1165Vision Systems for QA/SPC

3

or

CMAE1528360 Career Success Skills

1

ARET1170Troubleshooting Mechatronic Systems

3

ARET1175Industrial Electricity and Electronics I

3

ARET1180Industrial Electricity and Electronics II

3

ARET1190Programmable Logic Controllers

3

ARET2105Fluid Power Motion Control

2

General Education Required 4 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

or

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

 

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

or

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

or

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

 

Total Diploma Credits 33

Semester Sequence

Offered at Eden Prairie Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1126Mechanical Power Transmission

3

ARET1161Mechatronic Systems

3

ARET1165Vision Systems for QA/SPC

3

or

CMAE1528360 Career Success Skills

1

ARET1175Industrial Electricity and Electronics I

3

ARET1190Programmable Logic Controllers

3

 

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

or

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

Total Credits  15

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1130Maintenance Operations

2

ARET1140Computer Integrated Manufacturing

3

ARET1155Automation Controls

3

ARET1170Troubleshooting Mechatronic Systems

3

ARET1180Industrial Electricity and Electronics II

3

ARET2105Fluid Power Motion Control

2

 

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

or

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

or

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

Total Credits  18

Graduation (33 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

 

4/28/2021 : BP / EP 4006