Unit of Credit: 1/2 (18 weeks - 2nd semester)
This course provides instruction in the manufacturing aspects of production. Students will choose a product that will be mass-produced. Each student will be responsible for making one or more parts of the project. The parts will then be assembled by the entire class. Classroom topics include: planning for production, product design, prototypes, product cost calculation, resources for production, and impacts of manufacturing. The class is approximately 75-80% hands-on laboratory experiences and 20-25% classroom work.