Computer Integrated Manufacturing: AAS

Computer Integrated Manufacturing: AAS

Associate in Applied Science | 63 credit hours minimum

Area of Interest: Advanced Manufacturing, Industrial Occupations, and Transportation

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Program Description:

This program prepares students for positions in manufacturing. The program is designed to accommodate new students as well as those individuals already working in the field.

Graduates will know how to translate general ideas of the engineer into specific, detailed plans and communicate those plans to other people in the organization. Depending on the electives chosen, students will be prepared for work in automation, facilities maintenance, production operations, quality, technical graphics or other areas of the manufacturing enterprise.

Location.  This program is offered in its entirety at Florissant Valley. 

Related Program. The Engineering Department offers a certificate in the following area:

Precision Machining Technology, Certificate of Specialization

Cost of Attendance.  For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES

Program Career and Salary Information.  Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest. 

The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

At the completion of the program, students are expected to:

  1. identify, clarify and solve technical problems using applied knowledge of math, science and engineering.
  2. practice effective oral and written communication.
  3. demonstrate ability to learn from and respond to rapidly occurring changes in automation, graphics and machine tool usage.

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

Program of Study

General Education
ENG 101College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3
COM 101Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3
MTH 140Intermediate Algebra (or MTH 140S or higher) 13
XXX xxxSocial & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3
XXX xxxSocial Science MOTR Elective3
XXX xxxLife or Physical Science Elective3
Health and Wellness Elective
Select 2 credit hours2
Program Requirements
GE 131Engineering Technology Orientation1
EGR 100Engineering Drawing2-3
or ME 154 Mechanical Blueprint Reading
EGR 133Introduction to AutoCAD I2
GE 101Technical Computer Applications3
or GE 121
ME 133Production Control3
ME 151Manufacturing Processes I3
or ME 120 Manual Machining I
ME 1523
or ME 212 Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining
ME 249Materials and Metallurgy3
QC 212Quality Tools for Advanced Manufacturing3
GE 240Product Design and Fabrication4
3-D CAD Requirement
Select one of the following:2-4
Introduction to Engineering Design
Introduction to 3-D Solid Modeling for Design
EGR 145
EGR 148
Fundamentals Course
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Robotics
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
GE 151
Select 11 credit hours of the following elective areas:11
Total Credit Hours63-66

Except MTH 165 and MTH 166

Full-Time Academic Plan 

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2024, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 140 Intermediate Algebra (or MTH 140S or higher)3Satisfactory placement and Reading Proficiency
ME 151 Manufacturing Processes I
or Manual Machining I
3Reading Proficiency
GE 101
or GE 121
Technical Computer Applications
3Reading Proficiency
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
EGR 100 Engineering Drawing
or Mechanical Blueprint Reading
2-3Reading Proficiency
GE 131 Engineering Technology Orientation1Reading ProficiencyDiscuss academic plan and elective choices with faculty advisor
Credit Hours15-16
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ME 152
or Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining
3Offered Spring only
EGR 133 Introduction to AutoCAD I2Reading Proficiency
ME 140
or 121
or GE 151
Introduction to Robotics
or Computer Integrated Manufacturing
3Reading ProficiencyOffered every 2 years
CIM Elective3  
Life and Physical Science Elective3 College Physics recommended
Health and Wellness Elective1  
Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ME 249 Materials and Metallurgy3Reading ProficiencyOffered every 2 years
QC 212 Quality Tools for Advanced Manufacturing3MTH 124 or MTH 140 (or MTH 140S) with a minimum grade of "C", and Reading ProficiencyOffered every 2 years
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)3Concurrent enrollment in ENG 070 or Reading Proficiency
EGR 147
or ME 230
or EGR 145
or EGR 148
Introduction to Engineering Design
or Introduction to 3-D Solid Modeling for Design
CIM Elective5  
Credit Hours16-18
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
GE 240 Product Design and Fabrication4ME 151 or EE 134 or EGR 100 or ME 111 with minimum grades of "C" or department approval, and Reading ProficiencyFinal culminating project experience; Offered every 2 years
ME 133 Production Control3Reading Proficiency
CIM Elective3  
Health and Wellness Elective1  
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3 Apply for graduation
MOTR Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective3  
Credit Hours17
Total Credit Hours63-66

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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.