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Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Program Code: 10-623-7


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Associate Degree: 2 Years, 61 Credits
Appleton and Oshkosh Campuses
Financial Aid Eligible


Career Opportunities

The Applied Engineering Technology (AET) program is designed to prepare you to enter today's fast-paced and evolving work environment as a technician. This specialty provides an understanding of the methods used by an industrial/manufacturing engineering technician to design and improve processes and production facilities. Completion of this program serves as preparation for a professional certification exam.


Program Description

The AET program consists of 60-61 credits (14-15 credits are specific to the track) offered year round in a flexible, predominantly online format, allowing learners to set their own study schedule. See an advisor for details.


Program/Plan Admission Requirements


Program Outcomes

Graduates of any of the specialty tracks within the Applied Engineering Technology program will be able to:

  • Identify the basic elements and systems of different manufacturing environments.
  • Exhibit a continuous improvement approach to operational excellence.
  • Communicate technical information using appropriate methods and tools.
  • Interpret technical communications such as engineering drawings, manufacturing routings, and SPC tools.
  • Apply statistical tools to characterize process performance and assess product quality.
  • Decrease the impact of processes on the environment.

Program Offered through These Locations
  • Appleton-1825 N. Bluemound Drive
  • Oshkosh Campus - 150 N. Campbell Road
  • Chilton Regional Center

Helpful High School Courses

Algebra, accounting, general business, computer skills, print reading, speech, AutoCAD, and statistics.


Contact Us

For additional information, call or e-mail Janet Braun, Dept. Chair at braunj@fvtc.edu (920) 735-4718 or Ellen Jack, Instructor at jack@fvtc.edu (920) 996-2964 or Lee Binz, Instructor at binz@fvtc.edu (920) 735-5690 or visit the department website at www.fvtc.edu/aet.

For additional program/admission information, View Program Plan.


Will my credits transfer to a 4-year college?


Students must follow the program curriculum in place at the time of enrollment into the program.
If you have questions, contact your advisor.

2014-15 Educational Program