Engineering, Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Construction Curriculum at LCCC

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Engineering technologists have a wide range of careers and job positions open to them because they know how to analyze problems, and more importantly, they know how to fix problems.

Engineering technology is a profession in which knowledge of mathematics and natural sciences gained by higher education, experience, and practice is devoted primarily to the implementation and extension of existing technology for the benefit of humanity.  Engineering technology education focuses primarily on the applied aspects of science and engineering aimed at preparing graduates for practice in that portion of the technological spectrum closest to the product improvement, manufacturing, and engineering operational functions.

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Alternative Energy Technology

Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology Major
Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 6355
The Solar Technology Program encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging Alternate Energy - Solar Technology Industry. Typical job responsibilities will include design, testing, R&D, service, maintenance and installation assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology
One-Year Technical Certificate
The Solar Technology One-Year Technical prepares the student for a range of analysis, installation and maintenance skills associated with the Solar Thermal industry. Typical job responsibilities will include design, testing, R&D, service, maintenance and installation assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Associate of Applied Science in Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine Major
The Wind Turbine Technology program encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging Alternate Energy- Wind Turbine Industry. Individuals will be prepared for a range of analysis, installation and maintenance assignments associated with the Wind Turbine industry. Typical job responsibilities will include Design, Testing, R&D, Service, Maintenance and Installation Assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine
One-Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6351
The Wind Turbine Technology, One-Year Technical Certificate encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging Alternate Energy - Wind Turbine Industry. Individuals will be prepared for a range of analysis, installation and maintenance assignments associated with the Wind Turbine industry. Typical job responsibilities will include design, testing, R&D, service, maintenance and installation assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine
Short Term Technical Certificate- Curriculum Code 6352
The Wind Turbine Technology, Short Term Technical Certificate, encompasses a wide range of electrical, mechanical and computer skills required to compete in the emerging Alternate Energy- Wind Turbine Industry. Individuals will be prepared for a range of analysis, installation and maintenance assignments associated with the Wind Turbine industry. Typical job responsibilities will include Design, Testing, R&D, Service, Maintenance and Installation Assignments. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Automation Engineering Technology

Automation Engineering Technology - Maintenance/Repair Major
Associate of Applied Science
The automation engineering technologies degree trains students to repair, troubleshoot and maintain automated equipment commonly used in industry such as robots and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. Students become a valued member of a manufacturing team. Employment opportunities include field service representative, factory service representative, maintenance technician, automation repair technician, robotics technician or maintenance supervisor.

Automation Engineering Technology - Systems Specialist Major
Associate of Applied Science
Integration is a key word in advanced technologies: combining different automated equipment, such as robots, into coordinated systems that complete specific tasks like loading/unloading machines, sorting, inspecting, and assembling parts.  The automation engineering technologies program trains students to be systems specialists.  Concentration of abilities for installing and operating robots and other industrial material handling and processing technologies, as well as engineer and program equipment for systems integration.  A graduate may go on to become a systems design technician, factory sales/service representative, applications engineer, installation supervisor, systems integrator or production supervisor.

 Automation Engineering Technology - Maintenance Technical
Short-Term Technical Certificate- Curriculum Code 6181
This Automation Engineering Technologies Short-Term Certificate will train students to become maintenance technicians. This certificate offers the broad-based skills and hands-on experience needed to start in a career maintaining high technology systems that utilize automated control of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Learn how to program, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain the automated systems that are used in a variety of fields. This certificate can be applied towards the Automation Engineering Technology Systems Specialist Associates degree. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Bachelor of Science in Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology
From the University of Akron through LCCC's University Partnership
Many manufacturing companies in Ohio and nationwide are providing career opportunities for highly trained professionals in the field of production supervision and management, quality assurance, production control, manufacturing, and plant engineering -- all positions filled by graduates of The University of Akron's Bachelor of Science in Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology program. Companies want and need technically qualified people to help them compete at the highest possible levels of quality and productivity in today's extremely competitive world marketplace.

    

Computer Science and Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering  
From the University of Toledo through LCCC's University Partnership

The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is an interdisciplinary field, which deals with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of computing hardware and software.  In this program, students explore the interaction between modern computer science and related technologies that have evolved the mathematical and design principles of engineering into the development of modern computing system.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering Technology  
    From the University of Toledo through LCCC's University Partnership

    The program in Computer Science and Engineering Technology (CSET) includes hardware and software aspects of both computer design and computer applications.  Computer design emphasizes the structure of computers and requires expertise in computational applications, digital design, microcomputer systems and computer architectures.  Computer applications emphasizes the use of computer software in engineering technology and requires both low-level and high-level programming techniques, the use of mathematical algorithms, and a general knowledge of computer operating systems.  The CSET program provides students with an in-depth understanding of computer hardware and software at the machine and system level.

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  • Construction

    Construction Technology - Construction Engineering Major
    Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 6170
    The Construction Engineering Major is designed to provide students with the knowledge, cognitive skills and hands-on experience necessary for the competent performance in an entry-level construction position. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of residential and commercial construction companies. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership. 

    Construction Technology - Construction Management Major
    Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 6171
    The Construction Management Major is designed to provide students with the knowledge, cognitive skills and hands-on skills necessary for the competent performance in an entry-level construction management position. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of residential and commercial construction companies. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

    Construction Technology - Residential Building and Renovation
    One Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6176
    The Residential Building & Renovation One Year Technical Certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge, cognitive skills and hands-on skills necessary to perform in an entry-level construction position. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of residential construction companies. Every course in the One Year Technical Certificate program can be applied to the two year Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Technology. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

    Construction Technology - Construction and Renovation Tradesman
    Short Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6175
    The Construction and Renovation Tradesman Short Term Technical Certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge, cognitive skills and hands-on skills necessary to perform in an entry-level construction position. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of residential construction companies. Every course in the Short Term Technical Certificate program can be applied to the two year Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Technology. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

    Electric Power Utility/Electronic Engineering

    Electric Power Utility Technology - Overhead Line Technology
    Associate of Applied Science
    The Electric Power Utility Technology program is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented electrical background, extensive hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The relevant knowledge, the skills that the electric power utility industry needs today and the competencies that are integrated into the curriculum are intended to prepare the graduate to be job-ready in the electric power utility workplace at the end of two years, and able to enter into a rewarding career in that field. Students are selected for this program by First Energy after passing a technical evaluation, LCCC placement testing, a background check, a physical capabilities assessment, and a climbing course. Once selected, students will have tuition, fees, books, and protective clothing provided by First Energy. Graduates are required to work for First Energy for at least three years. The entry job title is Line Worker Technician. 

    Electric Power Utility Technology - Substation Technology Major
    Associate of Applied Science
    The Electric Power Utility Technology program is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented electrical background, and an extensive hands-on laboratory experience that includes the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The curriculum integrates the relevant knowledge, skills, and competencies that the electric power utility industry needs today, and prepares the graduates to be job-ready in the electric power utility workplace at the ends of two academic years. Students are selected for this program by First Energy after passing a technical evaluation, LCCC placement testing, a background check, and a physical capabilities assessment. Once selected, students will have tuition, fees, books, and protective clothing provided by First Energy. Graduates are required to work for First Energy for at least three years. The entry job title is Substation Technician.

    Electronic Engineering Technology  - Applied Electronics Major
    Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 6310 
    The applied electronics major is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented, electronic/electrical background, extensive hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of standard and specialized test equipment.  The relevant knowledge, the skills that industry needs today, and the competencies that are integrated into the curriculum are intended to prepare the graduate to be job-ready in the high-tech workplace at the end of two years, and enter into a rewarding career in one of the electronics fields. 

    Typical job titles include engineering assistant, electronic test technician, instrumentation technician, field service representative, communication specialist and sales engineer.

    Electronic Engineering Technology - Applied Electronics
    One-Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6309
     
    The One Year Technical Certificate in Electronic Engineering Technology is structured to provide a student with an application-oriented, electronic/electrical background, hands-on laboratory experience, and the use of standard and specialized test equipment. The relevant knowledge, the skills that industry needs today, and the competencies that are integrated into the curriculum are intended to prepare the graduate for an entry level position or an internship in the field of electronics. Every course in the One Year Technical Certificate program can be applied to the two year Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology - Applied Electronics Major.

      
    Manufacturing Engineering Technologies

    Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Computer Aided Machining Major
    Associate of Applied Science
    The Computer Aided Machining Major prepares the student with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience needed to program, set-up and operate Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines, specifically the Machining and Turning Center.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Computer Aided Machining Operator
    One-Year Technical Certificate
    The Computer Aided Machining (CAM) operator program is designed to provide students with knowledge, skills and competencies in programming, set-up and operating CNC machines, in a manufacturing setting.

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  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Computer-Aided Machining/ Manufacturing Processes
    Short-Term Technical Certificate
    Computer Aided Machining/Manufacturing Processes (CAM) Certificate of Completion is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for entry-level employment in the manufacturing processes/computer numerical control field.

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  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Computer Aided Design Operator
    One-Year Technical Certificate
    The Computer Aided Design (CAD) operator certificate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and cognitive skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level CAD operator.  Employment opportunities exist in a variety of manufacturing companies, such as automotive, steel, plastics and others.

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  • Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Computer Aided Design
    Short-Term Technical Certificate
    The Computer Aided Design (CAD) certificate of completion recognizes the student who has completed a core group of CAD and CAD-related courses.  This collection of courses will provide the student with specialized knowledge and skills to be prepared for entry-level employment in a variety of industries that utilize CAD.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

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  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Industrial Electrical Technician
    Associate of Applied Science
    The Industrial Electrical Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level electrical maintenance technician. The graduate will repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment. 

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Industrial Electrical Technician
    One Year Technical Certificate
    The Industrial Electrical Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level electrical maintenance technician. The graduate will repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment. 

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Industrial Electrical Technician
    Short Term Technical Certificate
    This Industrial Electrical Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level electrical maintenance technician. The graduate will repair, test, adjust or install electronic equipment. 

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Industrial Mechanical Technician
    Associate of Applied Science
    The Industrial Mechanical Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level mechanical maintenance technician. The graduate will be able to perform journeyman-level work in installing, repairing, maintaining and testing of mechanical systems. 

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Industrial Mechanical Technician
    One Year Technical Certificate
    This Industrial Mechanical Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level mechanical maintenance technician. The graduate will be able to perform journeyman level work in installing, repairing, maintaining, and testing of mechanical systems.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Industrial Mechanical Technician
    Short Term Technical Certificate
    This Industrial Mechanical Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level mechanical maintenance technician. The graduate will be able to perform journeyman level work in installing, repairing, maintaining, and testing of mechanical systems.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Mechanical Design Major
    Associate of Applied Science
    The mechanical design program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and cognitive skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level mechanical drafter/designer or computer aided design operator.  Employment opportunities exist in a variety of manufacturing companies such as automotive, steel, plastics and others.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technologies - Quality Control
    One Year Technical Certificate
    The Quality Control Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and cognitive skills required to work as quality control inspectors. They may assist quality engineers in basic metrology and statistical process control charting.

     

    Mechatronics Technology

     

    Mechatronics Technology: Micro Electromechanical Systems
    Associate of Applied Science

    The Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) Major is structured to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. Training is provided in the fundamental concepts of micro-electromechanical systems and how these devices are designed and fabricated. The student will learn and apply principles in actual cleanroom activities. The program will utilize state-of-the-art laboratory facilities containing equipment for testing, troubleshooting, calibrating, analyzing and designing electronic and MEMS systems.

     

    Mechatronics Technology: Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS)
    One-Year Technical Certificate
    The Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) One-Year Technical Certificate is structured to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. Training is provided in the fundamental concepts of micro-electromechanical systems and how these devices are designed and fabricated. The student will learn and apply principles in actual cleanroom activities. The program will utilize state-of-the-art laboratory facilities containing equipment for testing, troubleshooting, calibrating, analyzing and designing electronic and MEMS systems. 

    Mechatronics Technology: Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS)
    Short-Term Training Certificate
    The Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) Short-Term Technical Certificate is structured to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. Training is provided in the fundamental concepts of micro-electromechanical systems and how these devices are designed the fabricated. The student will learn and apply principles in actual cleanroom activities. The program will utilize state-of-the-art laboratory facilities containing equipment for testing, troubleshooting, calibrating, analyzing and designing electronic and MEMS systems. 

    Welding Technology

    Welding Technology - Associate of Applied Science
    The welding technology program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary for the competent performance as a welding technician.  The welding technician is the liaison between the welding engineer and the welder.  The program is based on the occupational analyses and needs of the maintenance and fabrication welding industries.  Employment opportunities exist in a variety of industries such as steel, construction, fabrication, pipelines, and others.  Students who excel in the program may be qualified to take certain welding certification tests.

    Welding Operator - One-Year Technical Certificate
    The Welding Technology Program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary for the competent performance as a entry level welding technician. The welding technician is the liaison between the welding engineer and the welder. The program is based on the occupational analyses and needs of the maintenance and fabrication welding industries.

    Welding Technology - Short-Term Technical Certificate
    The Welding Short-Term Technical Certificate recognizes the student who has completed a core group of welding courses. This collection of courses will provide the student with specialized knowledge and skills to be prepared for entry-level employment in a variety of industries that utilize welding.

    Welding Technology - Basic Welding - Short-Term Technical Certificate
    The Welding Short Term Technical Certificate recognizes the student who has completed a core group of welding courses.   This collection of courses will provide the student with specialized knowledge and skills to be prepared for entry-level employment in a variety of industries that utilize welding.