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Career & Technical Education Programs

Transportation
Auto Body Repair Sheet Metal
Auto Body Repair AAS Degree (62 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Sheet Metal/HVAC Ducts & Fittings AAS Degree
Auto Body Repair Diploma (49 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (60 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Sheet Metal/HVAC Ducts & Fittings Diploma (40 Credits). . . 82
Automotive Service
Automotive Service Technician AAS Degree (72 Credits). . . 67
Welding Technology
Automotive Service Technician Diploma (56 Credits). . . . . 69 Welding Technology Diploma (48 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Robotic Welding Certificate (17 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Truck Technician
Truck Technician Diploma (73 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Technical
Manufacturing Technology
Construction & Building Trades CNC Toolmaking AAS Degree (60 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Cabinetmaking CNC Toolmaking Diploma (63 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Machine Operator Certificate (Right Skills Now)
Cabinetmaking Diploma (35 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
(20 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Wood Finishing Techniques Certificate (22 Credits). . . . . . 72

Carpentry
Carpentry Diploma (42 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Individualized Studies
Individualized Studies
Electrical Technology Individualized Studies AAS (60 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Electrical Technology Diploma (74 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Electromechanical Systems Diploma (57 Credits). . . . . . . . 75 360 eTECH Programs
Electromechanical Systems Certificate (29 Credits) . . . . . . 76
Automation Technologies Certificate (30 Credits). . . . . . . . 89
Machine Technologist Certificate (30 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . 90
Pipefitting Machining & Automation Diploma (52 Credits) . . . . . . . . . 91
Pipefitting Diploma (40 Credits) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Production Technologies Certificate (16 Credits) . . . . . . . . 92
Pipefitting Apprenticeship Building Trades (40 Credits). . . 78 Welding Technology Certificate (30 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Pipefitting Apprenticeship Service Diploma (40 credits). . . 79

Plumbing
Plumbing Diploma (44 Credits). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

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Program Requirements Guide 2017 2018
Auto Body Repair AAS DEGREE
Program Overview Program Faculty Additional Program Requirements/Costs
Auto body workers repair or replace automotive Doug DeRosier doug.derosier@saintpaul.edu It is mandatory for students in this program
body and frame components. The job involves 651.846.1392 to purchase tools and equipment, personal
many skills including frame repair, welding and protective/safety equipment, and textbooks for
cutting, metal straightening, application of Shop/Classroom visit recommended a total additional program cost of approximately
up-to-date body materials, metal finishings, and Contact program faculty for a shop visit. $1,000 to $2,000. Contact Program Faculty for
painting and alignment of body components. more information.
Auto body repair workers also estimate damage Length of Program
and compute labor and material costs. This is a full-time, day program. The program can Program Start Dates
be completed in four semesters, one of which is Fall, Summer
Career Opportunities the summer term.
As the population increases so does the use Course Sequence
of automobiles and the number of automobile
Recommended course sequence is dependent
accidents. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts Program Requirements upon which Semester/Term the student starts the
that employment of auto body repair workers will
Check off when completed Auto Body Repair, AAS Degree program. Follow
continue to increase.
the appropriate sequence listed - see back page.
Employment is steady throughout the year. Course Cr
Graduates often enter an apprenticeship training Transfer Opportunities
program and work under an experienced ABDY 1400 Introduction to Auto Body Repair. . . 3
ABDY 1410 Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair. . . . . . . 3 Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
journeyperson for a period of at least three
ABDY 1420 Auto Body Repair Techniques. . . . . . . . 3 agreement between the following program and
years. The usual four-year apprenticeship term
ABDY 1430 Introduction to Paint Prep. . . . . . . . . . . 4 post-secondary institutions for the baccalaureate
is shortened by completing a college program
ABDY 1440 Advanced Body & degree programs listed below.
in auto body repair. There are opportunities
Frame Repair Theory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
for advancement to estimator, adjuster, service For more information please go to
ABDY 1450 Collision Repair, Estimating &
manager, parts manager, or shop owner. saintpaul.edu/Transfer.
Shop Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1510 Advanced Body & Frame Repair. . . . . . 3
Program Outcomes ABDY 1520 Paint & Color Matching Techniques. . . 4
Auto Body Repair AAS
1. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in BS O
 perations Management
ABDY 1530 Paint Finish & Detailing. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
operating hand and power tools necessary in ABDY 1540 Auto Body Specialization Finishes . . . . 4
Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Auto Body Repair. ABDY 1550 General Auto Body Detailing. . . . . . . . 4 BS A
 pplied Management
2. Graduates will have knowledge and skills ABDY 1560 Alignment & Brakes for Auto Body . . . 2 Dunwoody College of Technology
in welding, cutting, straightening and ABDY 1570 Air Conditioning & Auto Electric . . . 3
replacement of parts on an automobile. ABDY 1581 Welding Auto Body 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1582 Welding Auto Body 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 See back of this guide for Course Sequence
3. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
correct use and application of up-to-date
materials used in auto body repairs.
General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr
4. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in
Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum
assessing damage, writing a repair plan, and
Course List for each Goal Area
ordering parts and materials.
Goal 1: Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
5. Graduates will have supervised hands-on
ENGL 1711 Composition 1 4 cr
experience working on customer vehicles and
SPCH XXXX (Goal 1 only) 3 cr
doing real-world repairs.
Goal 3 or Goal 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
6. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level Goal 3: Natural Sciences OR Minimum Program Entry Requirements
employment in the auto body industry. Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning Students entering this program must meet
Goal 5: History, Social Science, and the following minimum program entry
7. Graduates will have business and management Behavioral Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 requirements:
skills required of an Auto Body Technician. Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
8. Graduates will have critical thinking skills.
better in READ 0721
Additional Requirements/Recommendations Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Writing: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
Students must read well enough to follow better in ENGL 0921
written instructions and comprehend technical Arithmetic: Score of 31+
information.
Spatial assessment required: Score 10+
Basic arithmetic skills are needed in order to Shop/classroom visit recommended
prepare paint and body material estimates
and paint formulas. Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
Physical requirements include good programs may need to complete additional
mechanical coordination, good eyesight courses based on assessment results and
(including color vision), average strength, course prerequisite requirements. Certain
good sense of feel, and ability to withstand MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
dust, paint fumes, and noise. Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. 258A (7136)

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Auto Body Repair AAS DEGREE (continued)

Course Sequence
Recommended course sequence is dependent upon which Semester/Term the student starts the Auto Body Repair, AAS Degree program.
Follow the appropriate sequence listed as indicated below.

Summer Term Start Fall Semester Start


First Semester First Semester
ABDY 1560 Alignment & Brakes for Auto Body. . . . . . 2 ABDY 1400 Introduction to Auto Body Repair. . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1570 Air Conditioning & Auto Electric. . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1410 Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair. . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1581 Welding - Auto Body 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ABDY 1420 Auto Body Repair Techniques. . . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1582 Welding - Auto Body 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1430 Introduction to Paint Prep. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
General Education Requirement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1440 Advanced Body & Frame Rep Theory. . . . 2
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 ABDY 1450 Collision Repair, Estimating &
Shop Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Second Semester
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
ABDY 1400 Introduction to Auto Body Repair. . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1410 Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair. . . . . . . . . 3 Second Semester
ABDY 1420 Auto Body Repair Techniques. . . . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1510 Advanced Body & Frame Repair. . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1430 Introduction to Paint Prep. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ABDY 1520 Paint & Color Matching Techniques . . . . . 4
ABDY 1440 Advanced Body & Frame Rep Theory. . . . 2 ABDY 1530 Paint Finish & Detailing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ABDY 1450 C ollision Repair, Estimating & ABDY 1540 Auto Body Specialization Finishes. . . . . . . 4
Shop Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ABDY 1550 General Auto Body Detailing . . . . . . . . . . 4
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Third Semester Third Semester
ABDY 1510 Advanced Body & Frame Repair. . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1560 Alignment & Brakes for Auto Body. . . . . . 2
ABDY 1520 Paint & Color Matching Techniques . . . . . 4 ABDY 1570 Air Conditioning & Auto Electric. . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1530 Paint Finish & Detailing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ABDY 1581 Welding - Auto Body 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1540 Auto Body Specialization Finishes. . . . . . . 4 ABDY 1582 Welding - Auto Body 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1550 General Auto Body Detailing . . . . . . . . . . 4 General Education Requirement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Remaining General Education courses. . . . . . . . . . . 13 Remaining General Education courses. . . . . . . . . . . 13


General Education courses are taken after the ABDY General Education courses are taken after the ABDY
courses are completed or if your schedule permits in courses are completed or if your schedule permits in
the evening during the semester of ABDY enrollment. the evening during the semester of ABDY enrollment.

Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

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Auto Body Repair DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Additional Program Requirements/Costs
Auto body workers repair or replace automotive Doug DeRosier doug.derosier@saintpaul.edu It is mandatory for students in this program
body and frame components. The job involves 651.846.1392 to purchase tools and equipment, personal
many skills including frame repair, welding and protective/safety equipment, and textbooks for
cutting, metal straightening, application of Length of Program a total additional program cost of approximately
up-to-date body materials, metal finishings, and This is a full-time, day program. The program can $1,000 to $2,000. Contact Program Faculty for
painting and alignment of body components. be completed in three semesters, one of which is more information.
Auto body repair workers also estimate damage the summer term.
and compute labor and material costs. Program Start Dates
Shop/Classroom visit recommended Fall, Summer
Career Opportunities Contact program faculty for a shop visit.
As the population increases so does the use of Course Sequence
automobiles and the number of automobile
Recommended course sequence is dependent
accidents. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts Program Requirements upon which Semester/Term the student starts the
that employment of auto body repair workers will
Check off when completed Auto Body Repair Diploma program. Follow the
continue to increase.
appropriate sequence listed - see back page.
Employment is steady throughout the year. Course Cr
Graduates often enter an apprenticeship training Transfer Opportunities
program and work under an experienced ABDY 1400 Introduction to Auto Body Repair. . . . . 3
ABDY 1410 Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair. . . . . . . 3 Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
journeyperson for a period of at least three
ABDY 1420 Auto Body Repair Techniques. . . . . . . . 3 agreement between the following program and
years. The usual four-year apprenticeship term
ABDY 1430 Introduction to Paint Prep. . . . . . . . . . . 4 post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
is shortened by completing a college program
ABDY 1440 Advanced Body & degree program listed below.
in auto body repair. There are opportunities
Frame Repair Theory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
for advancement to estimator, adjuster, service For more information please go to
ABDY 1450 Collision Repair, Estimating &
manager, parts manager, or shop owner. saintpaul.edu/Transfer.
Shop Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1510 Advanced Body & Frame Repair . . . 3
Program Outcomes ABDY 1520 Paint & Color Matching Techniques. . . 4
Auto Body Repair Diploma
1. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in BS O
 perations Management
ABDY 1530 Paint Finish & Detailing. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
operating hand and power tools necessary in ABDY 1540 Auto Body Specialization Finishes . . . . 4
Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Auto Body Repair. ABDY 1550 General Auto Body Detailing. . . . . . . . 4
2. Graduates will have knowledge and skills ABDY 1560 Alignment & Brakes for Auto Body . . . 2
in welding, cutting, straightening and ABDY 1570 Air Conditioning & Auto Electric . . . . . 3
replacement of parts on an automobile. ABDY 1581 Welding Auto Body 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 See back of this guide for Course Sequence
ABDY 1582 Welding Auto Body 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
correct use and application of up-to-date General Education Requirement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
materials used in auto body repairs. Contact advisor for recommendation
4. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
assessing damage, writing a repair plan, and
ordering parts and materials.
5. Graduates will have supervised hands-on
experience working on customer vehicles and
doing real-world repairs.
6. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level Minimum Program Entry Requirements
employment in the auto body industry. Students entering this program must meet
the following minimum program entry
7. Graduates will have business and management
requirements:
skills required of an Auto Body Technician.
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
Additional Requirements/Recommendations better in READ 0721
Students must read well enough to follow
Writing: Any
written instructions and comprehend technical
information. Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Basic arithmetic skills are needed in order to Spatial assessment required: Score 10+
prepare paint and body material estimates Shop/classroom visit recommended
and paint formulas.
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Physical requirements include good Students admitted into Saint Paul College
mechanical coordination, good eyesight programs may need to complete additional
(including color vision), average strength, courses based on assessment results and
good sense of feel, and ability to withstand course prerequisite requirements. Certain
dust, paint fumes, and noise. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
additional prerequisites.
Information is subject to change. 083D (7038)
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

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Auto Body Repair DIPLOMA (continued)

Course Sequence
Follow the appropriate sequence for either a Summer or Fall start.

Summer Term Start Fall Semester Start

First Semester First Semester


ABDY 1560 Alignment & Brakes for Auto Body. . . . . . 2 ABDY 1400 Introduction to Auto Body Repair. . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1570 Air Conditioning & Electric . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1410 Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair. . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1581 Welding - Auto Body 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ABDY 1420 Auto Body Repair Techniques. . . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1582 Welding - Auto Body 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1430 Introduction to Paint Prep. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
General Education Requirement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1440 Advanced Auto Body &
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Frame Repair Theory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1450 Collision Repair, Estimating &
Second Semester
Shop Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1400 Introduction to Auto Body Repair. . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
ABDY 1410 Auto Body Sheet Metal Repair. . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1420 Auto Body Repair Techniques. . . . . . . . . . 3 Second Semester
ABDY 1430 Introduction to Paint Prep. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ABDY 1510 Advanced Body & Frame Repair. . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1440 A dvanced Body & ABDY 1520 Paint & Color Matching Techniques . . . . . 4
Frame Repair Theory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ABDY 1530 Paint Finish & Detailing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ABDY 1450 C ollision Repair, Estimating & ABDY 1540 Auto Body Specialization Finishes. . . . . . . 4
Shop Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ABDY 1550 General Auto Body Detailing . . . . . . . . . . 4
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Third Semester Third Semester
ABDY 1510 Advanced Body & Frame Repair. . . . . . . . 3 ABDY 1560 Alignment & Brakes for Auto Body. . . . . . 2
ABDY 1520 Paint & Color Matching Techniques . . . . . 4 ABDY 1570 Air Conditioning & Auto Electric. . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1530 Paint Finishing & Detailing . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ABDY 1581 Welding - Auto Body 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ABDY 1540 Auto Body Specialization Finishes. . . . . . . 4 ABDY 1582 Welding - Auto Body 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
ABDY 1550 General Auto Body Detailing . . . . . . . . . . 4 General Education Requirement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

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Automotive Service Technician AAS DEGREE
Program Overview Program Faculty General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr
Automotive repair requires trained technicians Greg Pardun Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List
skilled in the use of testing equipment, greg.pardun@saintpaul.edu for each Goal Area
special tools, and the latest information and Goal 1: Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
John Purcell
specifications to service the many types of ENGL 1711 Composition 1 4 cr
john.purcell@saintpaul.edu
automobiles. Technicians diagnose trouble in any SPCH XXXX (Goal 1 only) 3 cr
one of thousands of automotive components. Jake Yernberg Goal 3 or Goal 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
They work with many new systems each year jake.yernberg@saintpaul.edu Goal 3: Natural Sciences OR
that require new service techniques and training. Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
David Vorderbruggen Goal 5: History, Social Science, and
Some of these include air conditioning units,
david.vorderbruggen@saintpaul.edu Behavioral Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
emission control devices, alternators, electronic
ignition, and electronic fuel injection. Admission Requirement Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Admission requires completion of the General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Students are prepared to take the ASE
Automotive Service Technician Diploma, or
certification tests when they have completed the Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
concurrent enrollment in the second year Auto
program. ASE certifies technicians nationwide.
Technician program.
Students should have good mechanical aptitude, Program Start Dates
be in good physical condition and have the Tool Costs Fall, (Spring - if space available and with
ability to get along with others. To profit from Students will need to supply their own basic tools instructor permission)
the training offered, the students must read well and tool box.
enough to understand the technical information Length of Program
The estimated cost for professional quality tools
presented. This is a full-time, day and evening program. The
and tool box is approximately $2,000$3,000.
program can be completed in four semesters.
Career Opportunities Tool vendors will be on campus during Students can enroll in the program only in the fall.
Opportunities are expected to be plentiful for the first week.
automotive technicians with technical training Transfer Opportunities
according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Program Requirements
The department also states that the growing Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
Check off when completed agreement between the following program and
complexity of automotive technology, such
as the use of electronic and emissions control Successful completion of each semester in this post-secondary institutions for the baccalaureate
equipment increasingly necessitates that cars program is a pre-requisite for participation in the degree programs listed below.
be serviced by professionals. following semester. For more information please go to
The auto technician may work in a dealership Course Cr saintpaul.edu/Transfer.
garage, an independent garage, or as a AUTO 1415 Introduction to Automotive
specialist. Opportunities exist for a technician Automotive Service Technician AAS
Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
to become a shop service sales person, new car BS O
 perations Management
AUTO 1430 Brakes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
dealership service manager, or shop owner. AUTO 1441 Alignment & Suspension . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Minnesota State University-Moorhead
AUTO 1510 Clutch/Driveline Manual Transmission. . 3 BS A
 utomotive Engineering Technology
Program Outcomes AUTO 1523 Four Wheel Drive Differential. . . . . . . . 3 Minnesota State University-Mankato
1. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in AUTO 1530 Basic Electrical & Battery. . . . . . . . . . . 3
use of testing equipment, special tools, and AUTO 1540 Basic Engine Management. . . . . . . . . . 3 See back of this guide for Course Sequence
specifications for servicing automobiles. AUTO 1550 Heating & Air Conditioning. . . . . . . . . 4
AUTO 2410 Starting & Charging Systems. . . . . . . . 3
2. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills AUTO 2420 Electrical Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
to diagnose problems in automotive systems. AUTO 2430 Engine Theory & Repair. . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Minimum Program Entry Requirements
AUTO 2440 Engine Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Students entering this program must meet
3. Graduates will have knowledge and skills the following minimum program entry
to service automobile brakes, alignment, AUTO 2450 Introduction to Auto Computers. . . . . 2
AUTO 2513 Fuel Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 requirements:
and suspension, manual transmission, four
AUTO 2520 Engine Drivability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
wheel drive and differentials, heating and air
AUTO 2530 Automatic Transmission Theory. . . . . . 2 better in READ 0721
conditioning, starting and charging systems,
AUTO 2542 Automatic Transmission
electrical accessories, fuel systems and Writing: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
Diagnosis & Repair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
automatic transmissions. better in ENGL 0921
AUTO 2550 Specialized Lab 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
4. Graduates will have acquired supervised Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
hands-on experience working on customer
vehicles. Spatial assessment required: Score 10+
5. Graduates will be prepared for employment Shop/classroom visit recommended
as Automotive Service Technicians. Student must have a valid drivers license
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. 278A (7164)

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Automotive Service Technician AAS DEGREE (continued)

Course Sequence
The following full-time sequence is recommended.

First Semester
AUTO 1415 Introduction to Automotive
Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
AUTO 1430 Brakes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
AUTO 1510 Clutch/Driveline Manual Transmission . . . 3
AUTO 1530 Basic Electrical & Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
ENGL 1711 Composition 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Second Semester
AUTO 1441 Alignment & Suspension. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
AUTO 1523 Four Wheel Drive Differential. . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 1540 Basic Engine Management. . . . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 1550 Heating & Air Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . 4
SPCH XXXX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Third Semester
AUTO 2410 Starting & Charging Systems . . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 2420 Electrical Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 2430 Engine Theory & Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
AUTO 2440 Engine Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
AUTO 2450 Introduction to Auto Computers . . . . . . . 2
Goal Area 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Goal Area 3 or 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Fourth Semester
AUTO 2513 Fuel Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 2520 Engine Drivability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 2530 Auto Transmission Theory. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
AUTO 2542 Auto Tran Diagnosis & Repair. . . . . . . . . . 4
AUTO 2550 Specialized Lab 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Goal Area 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Any Semester
General Education requirement courses may be taken
before, after or concurrently with the Automotive
Service Technician courses.
General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

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Automotive Service Technician DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
This program prepares technicians to perform Greg Pardun Fall
automotive repairs on complex automobiles at greg.pardun@saintpaul.edu
the Technician level. Upon completion of the Course Sequence
John Purcell
program students may qualify for the Master
john.purcell@saintpaul.edu The following full-time sequence is
Technician designation by passing all 8 of the
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) tests. The Jake Yernberg recommended.
program includes courses that ensure individuals jake.yernberg@saintpaul.edu
have the necessary oral, written, and critical First Semester
David Vorderbruggen AUTO 1415 Introduction to Automotive
thinking skills to help them with supervisory and
david.vorderbruggen@saintpaul.edu Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
management responsibilities.
AUTO 1430 Brakes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Students should have good mechanical aptitude, Length of Program AUTO 1510 Clutch/Driveline Manual Transmission . . . 3
be in good physical condition and have the This is a full-time, day and evening program. The AUTO 1530 Basic Electrical & Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
ability to get along with others. To profit from program can be completed in four semesters. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
the training offered, the students must read well Students can enroll in the program only in the fall.
enough to understand the technical information Second Semester
presented. Tool costs AUTO 1441 Alignment & Suspension. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Students will need to supply their own basic tools AUTO 1523 Four Wheel Drive & Differential. . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 1540 Basic Engine Management. . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Career Opportunities and tool box.
AUTO 1550 Heating & Air Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Opportunities are expected to be plentiful for The estimated cost for professional quality tools Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
automotive technicians with technical training and tool box is approximately $2,000$3,000.
according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Third Semester
Tool vendors will be on campus during AUTO 2410 Starting & Charging Systems . . . . . . . . . . 3
The department also states that the growing the first week. AUTO 2420 Electrical Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
complexity of automotive technology, such AUTO 2430 Engine Theory & Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
as the use of electronic and emissions control AUTO 2440 Engine Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
equipment increasingly necessitates that cars be AUTO 2450 Introduction to Auto Computers . . . . . . . 2
serviced by professionals. Program Requirements Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
The auto technician may work in a dealership Check off when completed
Fourth Semester
garage, an independent garage, or as a Successful completion of each semester in this AUTO 2513 Fuel Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
specialist. Opportunities exist for a technician program is a pre-requisite for participation in the AUTO 2520 Engine Drivability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
to become shop service sales person, new car following semester. AUTO 2530 Auto Transmission Theory. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
dealership service manager, or shop owner. AUTO 2542 Auto Tran Diagnosis & Repair. . . . . . . . . . 4
Course Cr
AUTO 2550 Specialized Lab 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Program Outcomes AUTO 1415 Introduction to Automotive Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
1. Graduates will be prepared to pass all Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
8 ASE tests. AUTO 1430 Brakes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
AUTO 1441 Alignment & Suspension . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2. Graduates will have the skills to perform repairs AUTO 1510 Clutch/Driveline Manual Transmission. . 3
on automobiles at a Master Technician level. AUTO 1523 Four Wheel Drive Differential. . . . . . . . 3
3. Graduates will have proficient communication AUTO 1530 Basic Electrical & Battery. . . . . . . . . . . 3
skills for customer service. AUTO 1540 Basic Engine Management. . . . . . . . . . 3
AUTO 1550 Heating & Air Conditioning. . . . . . . . . 4
4. Graduates will have business and AUTO 2410 Starting/Charging Systems. . . . . . . . . . 3
management skills required of an automotive AUTO 2420 Electrical Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
service technician. AUTO 2430 Engine Theory & Repair. . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the
AUTO 2440 Engine Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Transfer Opportunities AUTO 2450 Introduction to Auto Computers . . . . . 2
following minimum program entry requirements:
AUTO 2513 Fuel Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
AUTO 2520 Engine Drivability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 better in READ 0721
agreement between the following program and
AUTO 2530 Automatic Transmission Theory. . . . . . 2
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate Writing: Any
AUTO 2542 Automatic Transmission
degree program listed below.
Diagnosis & Repair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Arithmetic: Score of 31+
For more information please go to AUTO 2550 Specialized Lab 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. Spatial assessment required: Score 10+
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Shop/classroom visit recommended
Automotive Service Technician Diploma
BS Operations Management Student must have a valid drivers license
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Truck Technician DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Technicians diagnose trouble accurately with the Patrick Rafferty patrick.rafferty@saintpaul.edu Fall
use of modern testing equipment. They repair 651.846.1414
and service the entire truck and trailer including Course Sequence
Joel Pearson joel.pearson@saintpaul.edu
gas and diesel engines. They also work on air
651.846-1795 This diploma program generally includes four
brakes, multi-speed transmissions, differentials,
electrical systems, chassis and engine semesters of full-time study. The course sequence
Full-time enrollment is required will depend upon when a student starts the Truck
electronics, cooling systems, air conditioning
This is a two-year, full-time day program. Technician program. Each of the four required
and refrigeration, the chassis, and many more
components of todays modern truck. Intro and Safety must be taken concurrently semester blocks is offered once every other year.
with the other truck technician classes at the Students beginning Fall Semester will follow the
Career Opportunities start of the program. following sequence outlined.
Maintenance departments, which have the It is recommended that the general education
responsibility for the repair and the maintenance First Semester
requirements be taken in the summer term TRKM 1400 Introduction and Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
of the entire truck, need skilled graduates to fill before the first year or between the first and TRKM 2401 Steering and Suspension Systems. . . . . . . 6
truck technician positions. Many technicians find second years. TRKM 2425 Truck Cab Climate Control Systems. . . . . 3
employment with companies that own a fleet
TRKM 2440 Gasoline Engines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
of vehicles such as truck lines, bus lines, and Textbook and supply costs Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
construction companies. Other technicians work The following are estimated costs:
for small repair shops, truck dealerships, heavy Second Semester
Textbooks: $450
equipment dealers and the government. RKM 2511 Diesel Engines 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
T
 ools: $1,000$2,000 depending on TRKM 2512 Diesel Engines 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Employment of truck technicians is expected to
brand of tools purchased. TTRKM 2540 Preventive Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
increase faster than average according to the
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
U.S. Department of Labor.
Program Requirements Third Semester
Program Outcomes Check off when completed
TRKM 1445 Truck Welding 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills TRKM 1521 Electrical 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
to service and repair medium and heavy duty TRKM 1522 Electrical 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Course Cr
trucks and trailers. TRKM 1552 Driveshafts and Differentials. . . . . . . . . . . 4
TRKM 1400 Introduction and Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
2. Graduates will have acquired supervised work TRKM 1445 Truck Welding 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
experience servicing and repairing medium Fourth Semester
TRKM 1455 Truck Welding 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
and heavy duty trucks and trailers. TRKM 1455 Truck Welding 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
TRKM 1521 Electrical 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
TRKM 1551 Clutch and Transmission. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
TRKM 1522 Electrical 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3. Graduates will be prepared for employment TRKM 1553 Automatic and Automated
TRKM 1551 Clutch and Transmission. . . . . . . . . . . . 5
as entry level truck technicians and truck Transmissions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
TRKM 1552 Driveshafts and Differentials. . . . . . . . . 4
preventative maintenance technicians. TRKM 1560 Truck Brake Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
TRKM 1553 Automatic and Automated
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4. Graduates will have mastered the general Transmissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
education program requirements for work and TRKM 1560 Truck Brake Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
General Education Requirement (any) . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
life roles. TRKM 2401 Steering and Suspension Systems . . . . 6
May be taken any semester, but Summer Term
TRKM 2425 Truck Cab Climate Control Systems. . . 3
is recommended.
Additional Requirements/Recommendations TRKM 2440 Gasoline Engines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
The student should be capable of passing a TRKM 2511 Diesel Engines 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
TRKM 2512 Diesel Engines 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
rigorous physical examination with emphasis
TRKM 2540 Preventive Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . 3
on eyesight, color vision, hearing, back
Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
condition and motor coordination.

Applicants should be high school graduates General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr
or equivalent with good reading ability and an Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List
understanding of basic mathematics in order to Students entering this program must meet the
for each Goal Area
understand and apply technical information. following minimum program entry requirements:
Any college level general education course . . . . . . 3
Drug test, background check, driving record, General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
and a commercial drivers license may also be better in READ 0721
required by many employers. Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Writing: Any
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Transfer Opportunities
Spatial assessment required: Score 10+
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
agreement between the following program and
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
programs may need to complete additional
degree program listed below.
courses based on assessment results and
For more information please go to course prerequisite requirements. Certain
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. Truck Technician Diploma 100D (7066)
BS Operations Management
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Cabinetmaking DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Cabinetmakers are skilled in the phases of Thomas Hillstead thomas.hillstead@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
cabinet construction from the initial drafting and
layout, to material cutting, assembly, finishing Part-time/Full-time options Course Sequence
and installation. The principles used in building Part-time and full-time options available.
kitchen cabinets are also used in building Technical courses are offered during days. The following sequence is recommended for
store fixtures, furniture and all other types of a full-time student; however, this sequence is
woodworking. The program prepares students Textbook, tool, and supply costs not required. Not all courses are offered each
to work for cabinet manufacturers and custom Additional program costs total approximately semester.
cabinet shops. $1,000 for the following:
First Semester
Tools: $500.00
Career Opportunities Books & Supplies: $350.00
CABT 1410 Print Reading and Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CABT 1415 Wood Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
New construction in housing and industry, and Projects (costs vary) about: $150.00 CABT 1425 Machining 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
the renovation and modernization of existing
CABT 1431 Framed Cabinetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
structures are expected to increase the demand
MATH 1411 Applied Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
for cabinetmakers.
Program Requirements Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Cabinetmaking graduates find positions in
Check off when completed Second Semester
kitchen cabinet shops, lumber companies, sash
CABT 1426 Machining 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
and door factories, store fixture manufacturers,
MATH 1411 Applied Math is required for CABT 2410 Laminates and Countertops . . . . . . . . . . . 4
display shops, wood specialty shops, and
program graduation. It can be taken any CABT 2441 Frameless Cabinetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
furniture repair shops. Some graduates operate
semester but must be completed by the end of CABT 2510 CAD/CAM/CNC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
their own business. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
the second semester.
Program Outcomes Course Cr Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
1. Graduates will have acquired supervised
CABT 1410 Print Reading and Design. . . . . . . . . . . 3
hands-on experience building framed and
frameless cabinetry.
CABT 1415 Wood Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Transfer Opportunities
CABT 1425 Machining 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
2. Graduates will have knowledge, skill, and CABT 1426 Machining 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
hands-on experience in the use of CAD/CAM CABT 1431 Framed Cabinetry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 agreement between the following program and
software and CNC equipment. CABT 2410 Laminates and Countertops. . . . . . . . . 4 post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
CABT 2441 Frameless Cabinetry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 degree program listed below.
3. Graduates will have knowledge, skill, and CABT 2510 CAD/CAM/CNC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
hands-on experience with wood stains, For more information please go to
MATH 1411 Applied Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
finishes and finishing equipment. saintpaul.edu/Transfer.

4. Graduates will have knowledge, skill, and Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Cabinetmaking Diploma
hands-on experience in plastic laminate BS O
 perations Management
technology and fabrication. Minnesota State University-Moorhead
5. Graduates will have acquired supervised Additional Requirements/Recommendations
hands-on experience in raised panel door Mathematics and drawing skills are helpful.
layout, machinery set up, and production.
S
 tudents need to be alert, physically fit and
6. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and have good vision.
hands-on experience on the safe operation of
S
 tudents are expected to attend all classes and
woodworking equipment.
be prompt.
It is necessary to have good hand and eye
coordination.
S
 afety will be a major factor in operating all
equipment. Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the
S
 afety is taught and students must pass all following minimum program entry requirements:
safety tests before operating equipment.
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0721
Writing: Any
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Wood Finishing Techniques CERTIFICATE
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Wood finishers in the Cabinet industry are Thomas Hillstead thomas.hillstead@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
responsible for the final appearance of the
product. They are able to change the look of Part-time/Full-time options Course Sequence
a product by adding color with different types Part-time and full-time options available.
of stains and then protecting the product with Technical courses are offered during days. The following sequence is recommended;
finish coats of materials such as lacquer, varnish, however, this sequence is not required.
etc. Students in this program will learn all phases Textbook, tool, and supply costs Not all courses are offered each semester.
of finishing from repairing existing finishes to Additional program costs total approximately
applying finishes to new products using various $1,000 for the following: First Semester
techniques. They will also learn the various CABT 1410 Print Reading and Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Tools: $500.00
products available in the finish industry. CABT 1415 Wood Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Books & Supplies: $350.00 CABT 1425 Machining 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Projects (costs vary) about: $150.00
Career Opportunities Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
With a high demand in both the residential & Second Semester
commercial wood manufacturing industry for CABT 1440 Wood Preparation and Repair. . . . . . . . . . 3
their products, the demand for quality wood Program Requirements CABT 1447 Wood Finishing 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
finishing specialists will always be high. Check off when completed CABT 1448 Wood Finishing 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CABT 2705 Specialty Finishes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Graduates of the Wood Finishing Techniques
Course Cr Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
program will be able to find employment such
as residential cabinet shops, commercial fixtures CABT 1410 Print Reading and Design. . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
shops, millwork companies, wood specialty CABT 1415 Wood Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
shops, retail furniture companies, and restoration CABT 1425 Machining 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
companies. CABT 1440 Wood Preparation and Repair. . . . . . . . 3
CABT 1447 Wood Finishing 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Program Outcomes CABT 1448 Wood Finishing 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1. Graduates will have acquired supervised CABT 2705 Specialty Finishes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
hands-on experience with state-of-the-art
wood finishing techniques. Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

2. Graduates will have knowledge, skill, and


hands-on experience with faux, aging and new Additional Requirements/Recommendations
finishes.
Mathematics and drawing skills are helpful.
3. Graduates will have knowledge, skill, and
hands-on experience with wood stains, S
 tudents need to be alert, physically fit and
finishes and finishing equipment. have good vision.

4. Graduates will have knowledge, skill, and S


 tudents are expected to attend all classes and
hands-on experience in plastic laminate be prompt.
technology and fabrication. It is necessary to have good hand and eye
5. Graduates will have acquired supervised coordination.
hands-on experience with print reading and S
 afety will be a major factor in operating all
print design. equipment.
6. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and S
 afety is taught and students must pass all
hands-on experience on the safe operation of safety tests before operating equipment.
woodworking equipment.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements


Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0721
Writing: Any
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Carpentry DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Requirements
Construction is the largest industry in terms 1. Graduates will have the knowledge and Check off when completed
of investment and manpower expended. skills to safely use hand and portable power
Carpenters make up the largest trade group tools used by carpenters in the construction Course Cr
in the construction industry. They erect the industry.
wood framework in buildings; they install wood CARP 1410 Project Estimating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Graduates will be able to work with wood, CARP 1420 Construction Blueprint Reading. . . . . . 2
paneling, cabinets, door and window frames,
plastics, concrete, metals, gypsum, and CARP 1430 Intro to Carpentry & Hand Tools. . . . . . 3
and hardware; and they build stairs and frame
various fiber composite products used by CARP 1510 Intermediate Carpentry. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
roofs. Carpenters work under a wide variety
carpenters in the construction industry. CARP 1521 Building Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
of conditions, indoors and out, in all types of
CARP 1522 Power Tool and Shop Procedures. . . . . 5
weather. They use many different hand and 3. Graduates will have practiced procedures
CARP 2410 Advanced Carpentry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
power tools working with wood, concrete, used by carpenters in framing layout, stair
CARP 2421 Fieldwork and Carpentry Procedures. . . 5
metals, plastics, and other construction materials. construction, wood and steel framing, and
CARP 2422 Carpentry Concrete Technology
installation of doors, windows, and cabinets.
Good work habits, mechanical aptitude, and and Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
strong communication and math skills are 4. Graduates will be familiar with forming MATH 1411 Applied Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
necessary to become a successful carpenter. systems and types of scaffold used in concrete
Carpenters must be able to climb, lift, carry, construction. Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
measure, calculate, and plan their work. They
5. Graduates will be familiar with and have
often work at considerable heights.
practiced job site safety requirements. Program Start Dates
Career Opportunities 6. Graduates will be able to operate instruments Summer
Construction activity continues to be strong. and demonstrate procedures used in building
Demand for quality carpenters exists in layout. Course Sequence
residential, commercial, and heavy construction. 7. Graduates will display effective work habits The following sequence is required.
Increased activity in infrastructure and building deemed necessary by employers.
renovation has provided additional opportunities Summer Term
for carpenters. 8. Graduates will be prepared for entry level
CARP 1410 Project Estimating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
employment as carpenters and admission to CARP 1420 Construction Blueprint Reading . . . . . . . . 2
Carpenters can be involved in the many different the Carpenters Apprentice Training Program.
phases of a building project or choose to CARP 1430 Intro to Carpentry & Hand Tools. . . . . . . . 3
specialize in areas such as framing, drywall, Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Program Faculty
acoustic ceilings, concrete form building, Fall Semester
Perry Franzen perry.franzen@saintpaul.edu
hardware, and millwork. Many graduates CARP 1510 Intermediate Carpentry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
651.846.1391
continue their training by entering a formal CARP 1521 Building Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
apprentice program. Carpenter apprentices CARP 1522 Power Tool and Shop Procedures. . . . . . . 5
Full-time enrollment is required
advance to journeyperson by working on the MATH 1411 Applied Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
This is a full-time day program. Students should
job and attending classes related to their work. plan for a full day of classes. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Advancement can continue to lead carpenter,
Spring Semester
carpenter foreman, and job superintendent. Special supplies and tool costs CARP 2410 Advanced Carpentry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Carpenters are employed by a wide variety of Students should expect to spend approximately CARP 2421 Fieldwork and Carpentry Procedures . . . . 5
construction contractors, or they may choose to $1,100.00, beyond the cost of tuition, fees, and CARP 2422 C arpentry Concrete Technology
become self-employed in their own business. books, for special supplies and tools. A list is and Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
available from the advisor. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Transfer Opportunities Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42


Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
agreement between the following program and
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
degree program listed below.
For more information please go to
Minimum Program Entry Requirements
saintpaul.edu/Transfer.
Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
Carpentry Diploma
BS Operations Management Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
Minnesota State University-Moorhead better in READ 0721
Writing: Any
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Electrical Technology DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
An electrician is employed to install electrical Julie Selton julie.selton@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
wiring and equipment for lighting, heating, 651.846.1770
cooling and other power requirements in Keith Setley keith.setley@saintpaul.edu Course Sequence
residential, commercial and industrial buildings. 651.846.1539
Using blueprints, diagrams and specifications, The following full-time sequence is recommended.
Ed Schones edward.schones@saintpaul.edu
students perform installations in accordance
651.846.1631 First Semester
with national, state and local safety codes.
Considerable physical exertion is often required Dean Weikle dean.weikle@saintpaul.edu ELTN 1410 N
 ational Electrical Code 1 and
and the work may be performed outdoors or 651.846.1790 Trade Calculations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
under such hazardous conditions as heights, ELTN 1422 Direct Current Circuit Analysis. . . . . . . . . . 5
unfinished construction or high voltages. ELTN 1432 Alternating Current Circuit Analysis. . . . . . 5
Program Requirements ELTN 1442 Single-Phase Motors and Generators. . . . . 5
Students should have an interest and aptitude Check off when completed Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
in applied algebra, trigonometry, drawing and
science. Good eyesight and color vision are Certain classes must be taken concurrently and Second Semester
important. ELTN 1512 T
 hree-Phase Systems Motors and
certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Course Cr ELTN 1522 Introduction to Electronics and
Career Opportunities
ELTN 1410 National Electrical Code 1 and Test Equipment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, ELTN 1532 Intermediate Electronics and PLCs . . . . . . 5
As the population and the economy grow Trade Calculations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
ELTN 1422 Direct Current Circuit Analysis. . . . . . . . 5 ELTN 1540 L ow Voltage Systems and Job Site Safety. . 4
more electricians will be needed to maintain Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
the electrical systems used by industry and to ELTN 1432 Alternating Current Circuit Analysis. . . . 5
install electrical devices and wiring in new homes, ELTN 1442 Single-Phase Motors and Generators . . 5 Third Semester
factories, offices and other structures. ELTN 1512 Three-Phase Systems Motors ELTN 2410 D
 istribution Power and
and Generators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Specialty Transformers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Graduates are employed as apprentices by ELTN 1522 Introduction to Electronics and ELTN 2420 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
electrical construction firms. Upon completion Test Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 ELTN 2430 R
 esidential Wiring and Blueprint Reading. . 4
of apprenticeship and the obtaining of a ELTN 1532 Intermediate Electronics and PLCs. . . . 5 ELTN 2440 Heating and Cooling System Controls. . . . 4
journeypersons license, students are open to ELTN 1540 Low Voltage Systems and Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
opportunities as master electricians, inspectors, Job Site Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
contractors, estimators and repair persons. ELTN 2410 Distribution Power and Specialty Fourth Semester
Transformers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ELTN 2510 Wiring Methods and Systems. . . . . . . . . . . 4
Program Outcomes ELTN 2420 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ELTN 2522 Commercial Wiring Methods. . . . . . . . . . . 5
ELTN 2430 Residential Wiring and Blueprint ELTN 2532 Industrial Wiring Methods and
1. Graduates will have the ability to
Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Service Entrance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
communicate and conduct themselves in a
ELTN 2440 Heating and Cooling System Controls. . . 4 ELTN 2540 National Electrical Code 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
professional manner with the customers and ELTN 2550 Renewable Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
co-workers. ELTN 2510 Wiring Methods and Systems . . . . . . . . 4
ELTN 2522 Commercial Wiring Methods. . . . . . . . . 5 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
2. Graduates will have the skills for performing ELTN 2532 Industrial Wiring Methods and
entry level tasks required of an apprentice Service Entrance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
electrician in residential, commercial and ELTN 2540 National Electrical Code 2. . . . . . . . . . . 4
industrial construction. ELTN 2550 Renewable Energy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Graduates will have knowledge of the National
Electric Code, enabling them to legally and Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
safely install electrical services with supervision.
Additional Program Requirements/Costs
4. Graduates will have the ability to apply Students must attend orientation.
electrical theory to practical applications.
T
 extbooks are required the first day of class. Minimum Program Entry Requirements
5. Graduates will meet the MN Department Go to www.saintpaulcollegebookstore.com Students entering this program must meet the
of Labor and Industrys electrical program for textbook information. following minimum program entry requirements:
requirement of specific curriculum and 95%
course attendance policy. M
 ultimeter and hand tools, approximately Reading: Score of 60+ or a grade of C or
$500 new. better in READ 0721
Apprenticeship opportunity Writing: Score of 60+ or a grade of C or
Completion of the Electrical Technology Diploma better in ENGL 0921
program meets the Minnesota Department Transfer Opportunities
of Labor and Industry requirements. 95% Arithmetic: Score of 31+
attendance in each course and completion Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
agreement between the following program and Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
of the diploma may qualify for one year of Students admitted into Saint Paul College
apprenticeship credit. post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
degree program listed below. programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
For more information please go to course prerequisite requirements. Certain
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. Electrical Technology Diploma 309D (7158)
BS Operations Management
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Electromechanical Systems DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Electromechanical systems, also referred to Travis Schachtner t ravis.schachtner@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
as mechatronics, is a new and rapidly growing 651.403.4163
field that integrates electronics, mechanics, Course Sequence
pneumatics, hydraulics, and computer control Program Delivery
systems to create new and improved automated While addressing the general education needs This course sequence is recommended for a
manufacturing production systems. This program of the program, students will be working within full-time student; however, this sequence is
is designed for people who are interested in the Electrical Technology program in second not required. Students should consult with the
plant maintenance (troubleshooting & repair), semester. Third and fourth semester consist Program Advisor each semester.
process set up, installation, and commissioning. of online course delivery with hands-on labs to Not all courses are offered each semester; a
Electromechanical Systems move beyond simply reinforce the lessons learned as well as one-on-one selection of courses is offered summer term.
cross-training employees, as the discipline with instructors.
recognizes that individuals need to be trained Fall Semester
in five areas: mechanical, electrical, fluid power, Additional Program Requirements/Costs CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
process control, and industrial programming. Student must attend orientation. CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Process and Production. . 2
CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Students/electricians that previously acquired T
 extbooks are required the first day of class. CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
a diploma/AAS degree in the study of Go to www.saintpaulcollegebookstore.com ENGL 1730 Introduction to Technical Writing. . . . . . . 3
electricity may transfer in credits toward the for textbook information. Goal 4.. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Electromechanical Systems diploma. Students Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
S
 tudents are responsible for having their
should have an interest and aptitude in applied
own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Spring Semester
algebra, trigonometry, drawing and science.
to participate in the labs. EMEC 1510 AC/DC Fundamentals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Good eyesight and color vision are important.
EMEC 1520 Electrical Motors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
EMEC 1530 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Career Opportunities
Program Requirements EMEC 1540 Motor Drives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
The Electromechanical Systems program prepares Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
students for careers requiring specialized skills Check off when completed
in electricity, electronics, instrumentation, Fall Semester
programmable logic controllers, microprocessors, Certain classes must be taken concurrently and EMEC 2610 Fluid System Fund. - Pneumatics . . . . . . . 3
automation and robotics. Students will become EMEC 2615 Fluid System Fund. - Hydraulics . . . . . . . . 3
certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
multi-skilled technicians capable of solving EMEC 2620 Mechanical Fundamentals I. . . . . . . . . . . . 4
the many complex problems of manufacturing Course Cr EMEC 2625 Mechanical Fundamentals 2. . . . . . . . . . . 4
automation. Students will be prepared for a wide CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
variety of careers including: Instrument Technician, CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Process and Spring Semester
Electrical Technician, Electromechanical Technician, Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 EMEC 2740 E lectromechanical Troubleshooting &
Robotics Technician, Electronics Mechanic, CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Machine Repair & Maintenance, Motor Installer, CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2 EMEC 2751 Automated Process Controls . . . . . . . . . . 4
Instrumentation Calibration Technician, Industrial EMEC 1510 AC/DC Fundamentals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 EMEC 2760 Programming for Robotic Manufacturing. . 4
Programmer, PLC Programmer, and Field Service. EMEC 1520 Electrical Motors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 EMEC 2770 Advanced PLC Programming. . . . . . . . . . 4
EMEC 1530 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
These jobs are found in a wide range of fields
EMEC 1540 Motor Drives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
including: oil refineries, water treatment,
EMEC 2610 Fluid System Fund. - Pneumatics. . . . . 3 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
wastewater treatment, manufacturing plants, EMEC 2615 Fluid System Fund. - Hydraulics. . . . . . 3
chemical, medical, electronics, agriculture, EMEC 2620 Mechanical Fundamentals I . . . . . . . . . 4
biotechnology and automotive industries. EMEC 2625 Mechanical Fundamentals 2. . . . . . . . . 4 Information is subject to change.
EMEC 2740 Electromechanical Troubleshooting This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.
Program Outcomes & Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1. Graduates will have the ability to communicate EMEC 2751 Automated Process Control. . . . . . . . . 4
and conduct themselves in a professional EMEC 2760 Programming for Robotic
manner with the customers and co-workers. Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the
EMEC 2770 Advanced PLC Programming. . . . . . . . 4
2. Graduates will have the skills for performing following minimum program entry requirements:
Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
entry level tasks required of an apprentice
electrician in residential, commercial and Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr better in READ 0721
industrial construction.
Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List Writing: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
3. Graduates will have knowledge of the National for each Goal Area
Electric Code, enabling them to legally and better in ENGL 0921
ENGL 1730 Introduction to Technical Writing. . . .. . 3
safely install electrical services with supervision. Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning.. . . . .. . . . 3 Arithmetic: Score of 52+
4. Graduates will have the ability to apply General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
electrical theory to practical applications. Students admitted to Saint Paul College
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 programs may need to complete additional
5. Graduates will meet the MN Department
of Labor and Industrys electrical program courses based on assessment results and
requirement of specific curriculum and 95% course prerequisite requirements. Certain
course attendance policy. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
additional prerequisites.
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Electromechanical Systems CERTIFICATE
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Faculty
1. Graduates will have the ability to communicate Travis Schachtner travis.schachtner@saintpaul.edu
Note: Students must be a journeyman
and conduct themselves in a professional 651.403.4163
electrician, have a Construction Electricity
manner with the customers and co-workers.
(CNEL) or Electrical Technology (ELTN)
Diploma/AAS, or have Instructor approval. 2. Graduates will be able to work on various
Program Start Dates
styles of drives and pumps. Fall, Spring
Electromechanical systems, also referred to
as mechatronics, Is a new and rapidly growing 3. Graduates will be able to program using
field that integrates electronics, mechanics. specialized industrial languages.
Course Sequence
pneumatics, hydraulics, and computer control The following part-time sequence is recommended;
4. Graduates will have an understanding of
systems to create new and improved automated however, this sequence is not required.
machine logic and how electric, pneumatic,
manufacturing production systems. This program
and hydraulic circuits interact with it. Not all courses are offered each semester; a
is designed for people who are interested in plant
selection of courses is offered summer term.
maintenance (troubleshooting & repair), process 5. Graduates will be able to work with various
set up, Installation, and commissioning. process control systems. Students should consult with the Program
Advisor each semester.
Electromechanical Systems move beyond simply
cross-training employees, as the discipline
Program Delivery
Class work for this program consist of online First Semester
recognizes that individuals need to be trained
course delivery with hands-on labs to reinforce EMEC 2610 Fluid System Fund. - Pneumatics . . . . . . . 3
in five areas: mechanical, electrical, fluid power,
that lessons learned as well as one-on-one with EMEC 2615 Fluid System Fund. - Hydraulics . . . . . . . . 3
process control, and Industrial programming. EMEC 2620 Mechanical Fundamentals 1. . . . . . . . . . . 4
instructors.
The Electromechanical Systems Certificate EMEC 2625 Mechanical Fundamentals 2. . . . . . . . . . . 4
program requires high school graduation or Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
equivalent. Students/electricians that previously Second Semester
acquired a diploma/AAS degree in the study Program Requirements
EMEC 2730 Advanced PLC Programming. . . . . . . . . . 4
of electricity may transfer In credits toward the Check off when completed EMEC 2740 E lectromechanical Troubleshooting &
Electromechanics certificate. Students should Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
have an interest and aptitude in applied algebra, Certain classes must be taken concurrently and
EMEC 2751 Automated Process Control. . . . . . . . . . . 4
trigonometry, drawing and science. Good certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
EMEC 2760 Programming for Robotic Manufacturing. . 4
eyesight and color vision are Important. Course Cr Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Career Opportunities EMEC 2610 Fluid System Fund. - Pneumatics. . . . . 3


Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
EMEC 2615 Fluid System Fund. - Hydraulics. . . . . . 3
The Electromechanical Systems program
EMEC 2620 Mechanical Fundamentals I . . . . . . . . . 4
prepares students for careers requiring
EMEC 2625 Mechanical Fundamentals 2. . . . . . . . . 4
specialized skills in electricity, electronics, EMEC 2730 Advanced PLC Programming. . . . . . . . 4
Instrumentation, programmable logic controllers, EMEC 2740 Electromechanical Troubleshooting & . .
microprocessors, automation and robotics. Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Students will become multi-skilled technicians EMEC 2751 Automated Process Control. . . . . . . . . 4
capable of solving the many complex problems EMEC 2760 Programming for Robotic
of manufacturing automation. Students will be Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
prepared for a wide variety of careers including:
Instrument Technician. Electrical Technician, Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Electromechanical Technician, Robotics
Technician, Electronics Mechanic, Machine Repair
& Maintenance, Motor Installer, Instrumentation Additional Program Materials Costs
Calibration Technician, Industrial Programmer, Student must attend orientation.
PLC Programmer, and Field Service.
T
 extbooks are required the first day of class.
These jobs are found in a wide range of fields Go to www.saintpaulcollegebookstore.com for Minimum Program Entry Requirements
including: electrical utilities, oil refineries, water textbook information. Students entering this program must meet the
treatment, wastewater treatment, manufacturing
S
 tudents are responsible for having their following minimum program entry requirements:
plants, chemical, medical, electronics, agriculture,
own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
biotechnology and automotive industries.
to participate in the labs. better in READ 0721
Writing: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in ENGL 0921
Arithmetic: Score of 52+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted to Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
additional prerequisites.
Information is subject to change.
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Pipefitting DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Pipefitters install, maintain, and repair high Wyatt Carlson wyatt.carlson@saintpaul.edu
Fall
and low pressure steam systems, high and Greg French greg.french@saintpaul.edu
low pressure hot water systems, snow melting Course Sequence
systems, refrigeration systems, heating, gas and Restricted Enrollment
oil piping, pneumatic, electronic controls, air The Pipefitting Diploma is a restricted enrollment The following sequence is required.
conditioning and also provide instrumentation joint program offered through the St. Paul This program begins fall semester.
and valve repair. These skills are used working Pipefitters Local 455 and Saint Paul College. Fall Semester
in residential, commercial, and industrial Admission to the Pipefitters Apprenticeship PIPE 1410 Pipe Science/Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
installations. These systems are installed in all program is required for enrollment in this PIPE 1420 Pipe Blueprint Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
types of weather conditions. program. Contact Greg French at PIPE 1430 Pipe Welding 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
greg.french@saintpaul.edu for application PIPE 1441 Basic Heating 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Applicants must be high school graduates or
information. PIPE 1451 Pipe Shop 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
the equivalent and should enjoy working in a
demanding trade that requires both mental Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Student supplies and tools costs
alertness and physical stamina. Pipefitters do Spring Semester
Text rental $100.00
heavy lifting and are required to work both PIPE 1442 Basic Heating 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
PPE-Tools estimated at $150.00
indoors and outside, often times in confined PIPE 1452 Pipe Shop 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
spaces. PIPE 1522 Basic Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. . . 2
All classes must be completed with a grade of PIPE 1530 Pipe Welding 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Career Opportunities "C" or better. PIPE 1540 Electric Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Pipefitters, Steamfitters, and HVACR PIPE 1550 Basic Gas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Technicians work in all aspects of the heating, Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
air conditioning, refrigeration, and temperature
control fields. They are also employed at oil Program Requirements Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
refineries, chemical plants, food processing Check off when completed
facilities, manufacturing plants, retail and
wholesale food stores, and ice rinks. Course Cr
Maintenance pipefitters work in a variety of PIPE 1410 Pipe Science/Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
environments such as universities, schools, PIPE 1420 Pipe Blueprint Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
government agencies and utility companies. PIPE 1430 Pipe Welding 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
PIPE 1441 Basic Heating 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Program Outcomes PIPE 1442 Basic Heating 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1. Graduates will have the science and math PIPE 1451 Pipe Shop 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
skills needed in the piping systems. PIPE 1452 Pipe Shop 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
PIPE 1522 B
 asic Air Conditioning and
2. Graduates will have the basic knowledge and Refrigeration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
skills necessary to install piping systems in PIPE 1530 Pipe Welding 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
commercial and industrial buildings. PIPE 1540 Electric Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Graduates will have basic knowledge to PIPE 1550 Basic Gas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
properly install and operate low and high
pressure steam systems. Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Transfer Opportunities
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
agreement between the following program and
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
degree program listed below.
For more information please go to
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the
Pipefitting Diploma following minimum program entry requirements:
BS Operations Management Reading Comprehension: Score of 85+
Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Arithmetic: Score of 72 or better
Spatial: 70% or better
Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 to
continue in the program.
Students are accepted through St. Paul
Pipefitters Local 455 JAC; 651.846.1699 or
www.local455jatc.com.
Information is subject to change. 096D (7073)
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Pipefitting Apprenticeship Building Trades DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Requirements 2nd year - Spring
Pipefitters install, maintain, and repair high RWLD 2661 Apprentice Pipe Weld 2 Advanced . . . . . 2
Check off when completed PIPE 2660 Industrial Rigging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
and low pressure steam systems, high and
low pressure hot water systems, snow melting 3rd year - Fall
systems, refrigeration systems, heating, gas and Course Cr RWLD 2623 Apprentice Pipe Weld 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
oil piping, pneumatic, electronic controls, air PIPE 2606 Pipefitting 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2625 Steam, Hot Water & Gas Controls. . . . . . . . 2
conditioning and also provide instrumentation PIPE 2615 Pipe Layout & Installation 1. . . . . . . . . . . 2
and valve repair. These skills are used working
3rd year - Spring
PIPE 2616 Pipe Layout & Installation 2. . . . . . . . . . . 2
RWLD 2662 Apprentice Pipe Weld 3 Advanced . . . . . 2
in residential, commercial, and industrial PIPE 2625 Steam, Hot Water & Gas Controls . . . . . 2
Plus one of the following:
installations. These systems are installed in all PIPE 2631 Industrial Pneumatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2631 Industrial Pneumatics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
types of weather conditions. Applicants must PIPE 2641 Foreman Leadership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
PIPE 2606 Pipefitting 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
be high school graduates or the equivalent and PIPE 2642 Piping Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
should enjoy working in a demanding trade PIPE 2651 Refrigeration Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4th year - Fall
that requires both mental alertness and physical PIPE 2652 Oil Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 RWLD 2624 Apprentice Pipe Weld 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
stamina. Pipefitters do heavy lifting and are PIPE 2653 Gas Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2642 Piping Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
required to work both indoors and outside, often PIPE 2654 Hot Water Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
4th year - Spring
times in confined spaces. PIPE 2655 Ammonia Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
RWLD 2663 Apprentice Pipe Weld 4 Advanced. . . . . . 2
PIPE 2656 High Pressure Steam Code . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2641 Foreman Leadership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Career Opportunities PIPE 2658 OSHA30/Pro10/UA Heritage . . . . . . . . . 2
Pipefitters, Steamfitters, and HVACR PIPE 2660 Industrial Rigging 5th year - Fall
Technicians work in all aspects of the heating, RWLD 2621 Apprentice Pipe Weld 1. . . . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2655 Ammonia Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
air conditioning, refrigeration, and temperature RWLD 2622 Apprentice Pipe Weld 2. . . . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2656 High Pressure Steam Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
control fields. They are also employed at oil RWLD 2623 Apprentice Pipe Weld 3. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
5th year - Spring
refineries, chemical plants, food processing RWLD 2624 Apprentice Pipe Weld 4. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2653 Gas Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
RWLD 2660 Apprentice Pipe Weld 1 Advanced . . . 2
facilities, manufacturing plants, retail and PIPE 2651 Refrigeration Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
RWLD 2661 Apprentice Pipe Weld 2 Advanced . . . 2
wholesale food stores, and ice rinks. PIPE 2652 Oil Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
RWLD 2662 Apprentice Pipe Weld 3 Advanced . . . 2
PIPE 2654 Hot Water Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
We also have maintenance pipefitters working RWLD 2663 Apprentice Pipe Weld 4 Advanced . . . 2
at the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul School Any combination of the following courses also fulfills
District, Metropolitan Council, Imation, Saint Paul Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 the program requirements with Training Coordinator or
Government Center, and Energy Park. We have Committee approval:
pipefitters installing and maintaining refrigeration
PIPE 2614 Boiler Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
trucks, trailers, and buses at Thermo King Sales Special Features PIPE 2661 Pipefitting for HVAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
and Service. Students are employed by contractors who PIPE 2623 Refrigeration/AC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
are signatory with UA Local Union 455 St. Paul PIPE 2626 Basic Service Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Program Outcomes Pipefitters. PIPE 2627 Basic Electricity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1. Graduates will have the science and math PIPE 2628 Commercial Pneumatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
skills needed in the piping systems. PIPE 2632 Commercial Refrigeration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2. Graduates will have the basic knowledge and
Transfer Opportunities PIPE2636 Electrical Controls/Diagrams . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
skills necessary to install piping systems in Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation PIPE 2638 Computer Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2639 Steam, Hot Water & Gas Controls . . . . . . . 2
commercial and industrial buildings. agreement between the following program and
PIPE 2642 Piping Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
3. Graduates will have basic knowledge to PIPE 2643 Start/Test/Balance of Systems. . . . . . . . . . . 2
degree program listed below.
properly install and operate low- and high- PIPE 2644 Power Burners & Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
pressure steam systems. For more information please go to PIPE 2643 Start/Test/Balance of Systems. . . . . . . . . . . 2
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. PIPE 2645 DDC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Program Faculty PIPE 2657 Advanced Boiler Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Bill Lombard, Training Coordinator Pipefitting Apprenticeship Service Diploma PIPE 2659 Commercial Building Systems. . . . . . . . . . . 2
bill.lombard@local455jatc.com BS Operations Management PIPE 2657 Advanced Boiler Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Minnesota State University-Moorhead PIPE 2659 Commercial Building Systems. . . . . . . . . . . 2
Restricted Enrollment
The Pipefitting Apprenticeship Building Trades Course Sequence
Diploma is a restricted enrollment joint program The following sequence is subject to Training
offered through the St. Paul Pipefitters Local
Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Coordinator/Committee approval. This program Students entering this program must meet the
455 and Saint Paul College. Admission to the begins fall semester. following minimum program entry requirements:
Pipefitters Apprenticeship program is required
for enrollment in this program. Courses are 1st year - Fall Reading Comprehension: Score of 85+
offered only as part-time evening and cannot RWLD 2621 Apprentice Pipe Weld 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Arithmetic: Score of 72 or better
be combined with any other apprenticeship PIPE 2658 OSHA30/Pro10/UA Heritage. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
program. Call 651.455.5282 for application Spatial: 70% or better
information.
1st year - Spring
RWLD 2660 Apprentice Pipe Weld 1 Advanced . . . . . 2 Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 to
PIPE 2615 Pipe Layout & Installation 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 continue in the program.
2nd year - Fall Students are accepted through St. Paul
Information is subject to change.
RWLD 2622 Apprentice Pipe Weld 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pipefitters Local 455 JAC; 651.846.1699 or
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. PIPE 2616 Pipe Layout & Installation 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 www.local455jatc.com.
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Program Overview Program Requirements 2nd year-Spring
HVACR Technicians install, maintain, and repair PIPE 2659 Commercial Building Systems. . . . . . . . . . . 2
Check off when completed PIPE 2626 Basic Service Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
high and low pressure steam systems, high and
low pressure hot water systems, snow melting 3rd year-Fall
systems, refrigeration systems, heating, gas and Course Cr PIPE 2614 Boiler Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
oil piping, pneumatic, electronic controls, air PIPE 2614 Boiler Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2657 Boiler Systems Advanced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
conditioning and also provide instrumentation PIPE 2615 Pipe Layout & Installation 1. . . . . . . . . . . 2
and valve repair. These skills are used working
3rd year-Spring
PIPE 2623 Apprenticeship Refrigeration/AC. . . . . . 2
PIPE 2638 Computer Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
in residential, commercial, and industrial PIPE 2626 Basic Service Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2632 Commercial Refrigeration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
installations. These systems are installed in all PIPE 2627 Basic Electricity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
types of weather conditions. PIPE 2628 Commercial Pneumatics. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4th year-Fall
PIPE 2632 Commercial Refrigeration. . . . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2642 Piping Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Applicants must be high school graduates or the
PIPE 2636 Electrical Controls/Diagrams. . . . . . . . . . 2 PIPE 2644 Oil Burners/Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
equivalent and have completed an accredited
PIPE 2638 Computer Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
two-year HVACR program or equivalent. HVACR 4th year-Spring
PIPE 2642 Piping Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Technicians must have a clean driving record and PIPE 2643 Start/Test/Balance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2643 Start/Test/Balance of Systems. . . . . . . . . 2
be able to pass job site specific drug testing. PIPE 2645 DDC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2644 Power Burners & Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
HVACR Technicians spend a lot of time outside 5th year-Fall
PIPE 2645 DDC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
in extreme weather and are often under stress PIPE 2651 Refrigeration Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 PIPE 2655 Ammonia Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
to get a piece of mechanical equipment back PIPE 2652 Oil Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 PIPE 2656 High Pressure Steam Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
on line. There may be times when an HVACR PIPE 2653 Gas Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Technician is required to perform heavy lifting. 5th year-Spring
PIPE 2654 Hot Water Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
PIPE 2653 Gas Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
PIPE 2655 Ammonia Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Career Opportunities PIPE 2656 High Pressure Steam Code. . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2651 Refrigeration Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
HVACR Technicians work in all aspects of the PIPE 2652 Oil Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
PIPE 2657 Advanced Boiler Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2654 Hot Water Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and PIPE 2658 OSHA30/Pro10/UA Heritage . . . . . . . . . 2
temperature control fields. We are employed at PIPE 2659 Commercial Building Systems. . . . . . . . . 2 Any combination of the following courses also fulfills
oil refineries, chemical plants, food processing the program requirements with Training Coordinator or
facilities, manufacturing plants, retail and Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Committee approval:
wholesale food stores, and ice rinks.
PIPE 2606 Pipefitting 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
The University of Minnesota, Saint Paul School PIPE 2615 Pipe Layout & Installation 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
District, Metropolitan Council, Imation, Saint
Special Features PIPE 2616 Pipe Layout & Installation 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Paul Government Center, and Energy Park also Students are employed by contractors who PIPE 2625 Steam, Hot Water & Gas Controls . . . . . . . 2
employ maintenance HVACR Technicians to keep are signatory with UA Local Union 455 St. Paul PIPE 2631 Industrial Pneumatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
their systems on line. Pipefitters. PIPE 2641 Foreman Leadership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
PIPE 2660 Industrial Rigging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
We have pipefitters installing and maintaining RWLD 2621 Apprentice Pipe Weld 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
refrigeration trucks, trailers, and buses at Thermo Transfer Opportunities RWLD 2622 Apprentice Pipe Weld 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
King Sales and Service. RWLD 2623 Apprentice Pipe Weld 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
RWLD 2624 Apprentice Pipe Weld 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Program Outcomes agreement between the following program and
RWLD 2660 Apprentice Pipe Weld 1 Advanced. . . . . . 2
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
1. Graduates will have the science and math RWLD 2661 Apprentice Pipe Weld 2 Advanced. . . . . . 2
degree program listed below.
skills needed in the piping systems. RWLD 2662 Apprentice Pipe Weld 3 Advanced . . . . . 2
For more information please go to RWLD 2663 Apprentice Pipe Weld 4 Advanced. . . . . . 2
2. Graduates will have the basic knowledge and
saintpaul.edu/Transfer.
skills necessary to install piping systems in
commercial and industrial buildings.
Pipefitting Apprenticeship Service Diploma
3. Graduates will have basic knowledge to BS Operations Management
properly install and operate low- and high- Minnesota State University-Moorhead
pressure steam systems.

Program Faculty Course Sequence Minimum Program Entry Requirements


Bill Lombard, Training Coordinator Students entering this program must meet the
bill.lombard@local455jatc.com The following sequence is subject to Training following minimum program entry requirements:
Coordinator/Committee approval. This program
Reading Comprehension: Score of 85+
Restricted Enrollment begins fall semester.
The Pipefitting Apprenticeship Service Diploma Arithmetic: Score of 72 or better
is a restricted enrollment joint program offered 1st year-Fall
Spatial: 70% or better
through the St. Paul Pipefitters Local 455 and PIPE 2658 OSHA 30/Pro10/UA Heritage/Standard for
Excellence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 to
Saint Paul College. Admission to the Pipefitters
PIPE 2615 Pipe Layout & Inst. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 continue in the program.
Apprenticeship program is required for
enrollment in this program. Call 651.455.5282 for 1st year-Spring Students are accepted through St. Paul
application information. PIPE 2627 Basic Electricity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pipefitters Local 455 JAC; 651.846.1699 or
PIPE 2623 Apprenticeship Refrigeration/AC . . . . . . . . 2 www.local455jatc.com.
Information is subject to change. 2nd year-Fall 306D
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. PIPE 2628 Commercial Pneumatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PIPE 2636 Electrical Controls/Diagrams. . . . . . . . . . . . 2

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Plumbing DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Start Dates Course Sequence
The Plumbing program trains apprentices in This part-time, evening program starts each
commercial, residential and industrial plumbing. SPRING SEMESTER
spring. Please check with Rick Gale, Program
Students must complete the Pre-Apprenticeship
Plumbers install and maintain the water, waste Coordinator, at 651-846-1389 for information on
classes (PLMB 2610 and PLMB 2612) prior to
disposal, soil and vent, drainage and gas systems application deadlines for this program.
work eligibility.
in homes and in commercial and industrial
buildings. Plumbers also install faucets, bathtubs, Program Faculty PLMB 2610 Pre-Apprentice Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
sinks and toilets, and such appliances as Adjunct faculty members, who are experienced PLMB 2612 Job Safety and Health. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
dishwashers and water heaters. Plumbers often in plumbing and represent private practice, local 1st Year Apprentice
work from blueprints and specifications and are government, and industry sectors. PLMB 2614 Applied Math for Plumbers. . . . . . . . . . . . 4
knowledgeable about building and plumbing
codes which govern installations. Restricted Enrollment 2nd Year Apprentice
PLMB 2622 Plumbing 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Applicants must be high school graduates or The Plumbing Diploma program is a restricted
equivalent. High school courses in mathematics, enrollment program offered through the 3rd year Apprentice
science, mechanical drawing and wood or metal Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 34 and Saint PLMB 2618 Basic Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
shop will be helpful. Paul College. Admission to the Plumbing 4th Year Apprentice
Apprenticeship program is required for PLMB 2623 P lumbing 3 Gas Installations and
Career Opportunities enrollment in this diploma program. Those Gas Controls OR
enrolled in the Plumbing Diploma program are PLMB 2650 Industrial Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
According to the U.S. Department of Labor,
subject to the St. Paul Plumbers & Gasfitters
employment of plumbers is expected to grow as 5th Year Apprentice
Apprenticeship Standards, as well as the Saint
fast as the average for all occupations. PLMB 2633 Plumbing Code 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Paul College Student Code of Conduct and
Upon completion of the program, the graduate Academic Integrity Policy. Violations of these PLMB 2634 Plumbing Code 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
may enter into a five-year apprenticeship standards or policies may result in removal
program that involves on-the-job training from both the apprenticeship program and
and 180 hours of related training each year. the plumbing diploma classes. Concurrent FALL SEMESTER
Before becoming a journeyperson plumber, enrollment in both the apprenticeship program 1st Year Apprentice
the apprentice must pass the Minnesota State and plumbing classes is required. PLMB 2621 Plumbing 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Plumbing Examination. Licensing is by the State
Contact Rick Gale at 651-846-1389 for 2nd Year Apprentice
Board of Health.
application information. PLMB 2616 Plumbing Welding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Program Outcomes 3rd year Apprentice
1. Graduates will demonstrate safe and proper PLMB 2624 P lumbing 4 Commercial and
use of tools used in the plumbing field. Program Requirements Residential Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

2. Graduates will have knowledge and skills to Check off when completed 4th Year Apprentice
install piping in commercial, residential and PLMB 2640 A dvanced Plan Reading and
Certain classes must be taken concurrently and
industrial buildings. Heavy Rigging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
3. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge in 5th Year Apprentice
Course Cr
blueprint reading. PLMB 2631 Plumbing Code 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PLMB 2610 Pre-Apprentice Plumbing. . . . . . . . . . . 2 PLMB 2632 Plumbing Code 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
4. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge in PLMB 2612 Job Safety & Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
code and proper installation practices. PLMB 2614 Applied Math for Plumbing . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
5. Graduates will demonstrate science and math PLMB 2616 Plumbing Welding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
skills needed in the plumbing field. PLMB 2618 Basic Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
PLMB 2621 Plumbing 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
PLMB 2622 Plumbing 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
PLMB 2623 Plumbing 3 Gas Installations
Transfer Opportunities and Gas Controls OR
PLMB 2650 Industrial Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation Students entering this program must meet the
PLMB 2624 Plumbing 4 Commercial and
agreement between the following program and following minimum program entry requirements:
Residential Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
PLMB 2640 Advanced Plan Reading and Reading: Score of 74+
degree program listed below.
Heavy Rigging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
For more information please go to PLMB 2631 Plumbing Code 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Writing: Any
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. PLMB 2632 Plumbing Code 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Arithmetic: Score of 49+
PLMB 2633 Plumbing Code 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Plumbing Diploma PLMB 2634 Plumbing Code 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Spatial assessment required: Score of 50+
BS Operations Management Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Sheet Metal-HVAC Ducts and Fittings AAS DEGREE
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
The sheet metal worker reads blueprints, prepares Donaven Chase d
 onaven.chase@saintpaul.edu Fall
layouts and operates fabricating devices such as 651.846.1367
special hand tools, power shears, nibbler, brake, Course Sequence
bar folder, turning machines, spot and arc welders, Full-time enrollment is required
soldering equipment and plasma cutting systems. Students must be enrolled full time with a cohort of The following sequence is recommended.
The skilled sheet metal worker gathers general students. Technical courses only offered during days. First Semester
information and specifications from blueprints for SMET 1410 Sheet Metal Fitting Layout and Design. . . 4
the fabrication and installation of ducts for heating, Special supplies, tools, and estimated costs SMET 1415 OSHA 30 HR Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
cooling, filtering and humidifying air. Also, sheet The list for required tools is supplied by the SMET 1420 Sheet Metal Fitting Fabrication. . . . . . . . . 4
metal workers fabricate and install metal roofing program advisor. The cost of tools for the SMET 1430 Sheet Metal Drafting & Blueprint Reading. 2
and siding, stainless steel equipment for homes program is approximately $300. Contact SMET 1440 Sheet Metal Welding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
and industry, chutes for material transfer, signs and program faculty for more information. SMET 1450 Sheet Metal Practical Problem Solving. . . 2
rain dispersal equipment. SPCH XXXX (any Goal 1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Satisfactory preparation for the sheet metal Program Requirements
program may include high school courses in Second Semester
Check off when completed
algebra and geometry. Other helpful courses are SMET 1510 Duct System Layout & Design. . . . . . . . . . 4
mechanical drafting and metal shop. Much of Course Cr SMET 1520 Duct System Fabrication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
the sheet metal work starts with two-dimensional SMET 1410 Sheet Metal Fitting Layout SMET 1530 Architectural Sheet Metal . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
objects and ends with a three-dimensional product. and Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SMET 1540 Power Machine Operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Sheet metal work requires good spatial perception. SMET 1415 OSHA 30 HR Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 SMET 1550 Sheet Metal CAD/CAM Systems. . . . . . . . 3
SMET 1420 Sheet Metal Fitting Fabrication . . . . . . 4 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Career Opportunities SMET 1430 Sheet Metal Drafting &
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Blueprint Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 General Education Requirements (20 additional credits)
employment of sheet metal workers in SMET 1440 Sheet Metal Welding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
construction is expected to increase about SMET 1450 Sheet Metal Practical Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
as fast as the average for all occupations. Problem Solving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
SMET 1510 Duct System Layout & Design . . . . . . . 4
Graduates may go to work for firms that fabricate
SMET 1520 Duct System Fabrication. . . . . . . . . . . . 4
sheet metal products and become skilled
SMET 1530 Architectural Sheet Metal. . . . . . . . . . . 4
production, precision, or construction sheet
SMET 1540 Power Machine Operation . . . . . . . . . . 3
metal workers.
SMET 1550 Sheet Metal CAD/CAM Systems . . . . . 3
Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Program Outcomes
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr
to layout, fabricate, and assemble all types of
Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course
sheet metal products.
List for each Goal Area
2. Graduates will have the ability to safely Goal 1: Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
operate all types of sheet metal fabricating ENGL 1711 Composition 1 4 cr
equipment. SPCH XXXX (any Goal 1) 3 cr
Goal 3 or Goal 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3. Graduates will have the knowledge and
Goal 3: Natural Sciences OR
skills to complete sheet metal welding and
Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
soldering processes.
Goal 5: History, Social Science and
4. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills Behavioral Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
to use computer aided drafting for the design Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
and fabrication of sheet metal products. Select a minimum of 4 additional credits Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Goals 1 10 of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. . 4 Students entering this program must meet the
5. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills Select a minimum of 4 additional credits following minimum program entry requirements:
to use Drafting and Blueprint Reading to
design HVAC duct systems. General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
 Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
General Education requirement courses may be taken better in READ 0721
Transfer Opportunities before, after or concurrently with Sheet Metal courses.
Writing: Any
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Arithmetic: Score of 31+
agreement between the following program and
post-secondary institutions for the baccalaureate Spatial assessment required: Score 50+ on
degree programs listed below. spatial assessment
For more information please go to Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
Sheet Metal/HVAC Ducts & Fittings AAS courses based on assessment results and
BA Individualized Studies course prerequisite requirements. Certain
Metropolitan State University MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
BS Operations Management
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Sheet Metal-HVAC Ducts and Fittings DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
The sheet metal worker reads blueprints, Donaven Chase donaven.chase@saintpaul.edu Fall
prepares layouts, and operates fabricating 651.846.1367
devices such as special hand tools, power shears, Course Sequence
nibbler, brake, bar folder, turning machines, Full-time enrollment is required
spot and arc welders, soldering equipment, Students must be enrolled full time with a The following sequence is recommended.
and plasma cutting systems. The skilled sheet cohort of students. Technical courses only First Semester
metal worker gathers general information and offered during days. SMET 1410 Sheet Metal Fitting Layout and Design. . . 4
specifications from blueprints for the fabrication SMET 1415 OSHA 30 HR Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
and installation of ducts for heating, cooling, Special supplies, tools, and estimated costs SMET 1420 Sheet Metal Fitting Fabrication. . . . . . . . . 4
filtering, and humidifying air. Also, sheet metal The list for required tools is supplied by the SMET 1430 Sheet Metal Drafting & Blueprint Reading. 2
workers fabricate and install metal roofing and program advisor. The cost of tools for the SMET 1440 Sheet Metal Welding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
siding, stainless steel equipment for homes and program is approximately $300. Contact SMET 1450 Sheet Metal Practical Problem Solving. . . 2
industry, chutes for material transfer, signs, and program faculty for more information. SPCH XXXX (any Goal 1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
rain dispersal equipment. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Satisfactory preparation for the sheet metal Second Semester
program may include high school courses in Program Requirements SMET 1510 Duct System Layout & Design. . . . . . . . . . 4
algebra and geometry. Other helpful courses are SMET 1520 Duct System Fabrication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Check off when completed
mechanical drafting and metal shop. Much of the SMET 1530 Architectural Sheet Metal . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
sheet metal work starts with two-dimensional Course Cr SMET 1540 Power Machine Operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
objects and ends with a three-dimensional product. SMET 1550 Sheet Metal CAD/CAM Systems. . . . . . . . 3
Sheet metal work requires good spatial perception. SMET 1410 Sheet Metal Fitting Layout Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
and Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Career Opportunities SMET 1415 OSHA 30 HR Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
SMET 1420 Sheet Metal Fitting Fabrication . . . . . . 4
According to the U.S. Department of Labor,
SMET 1430 Sheet Metal Drafting &
employment of sheet metal workers in
Blueprint Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
construction is expected to increase about as
SMET 1440 Sheet Metal Welding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
fast as the average for all occupations.
SMET 1450 Sheet Metal Practical
Graduates may go to work for firms that fabricate Problem Solving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
sheet metal products and become skilled SMET 1510 Duct System Layout & Design. . . . . . . . 4
production, precision, or construction sheet SMET 1520 Duct System Fabrication. . . . . . . . . . . . 4
metal workers. SMET 1530 Architectural Sheet Metal. . . . . . . . . . . 4
SMET 1540 Power Machine Operation . . . . . . . . . . 3
Program Outcomes SMET 1550 Sheet Metal CAD/CAM Systems . . . . . 3
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
to layout, fabricate, and assemble all types of
General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr
sheet metal products.
Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List
2. Graduates will have the ability to safely
for each Goal Area
operate all types of sheet metal fabricating
Goal 1: Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
equipment.
SPCH XXXX (any Goal 1) 3 cr
3. Graduates will have the knowledge and General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
skills to complete sheet metal welding and
soldering processes. Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
4. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills
to use computer aided drafting for the design
and fabrication of sheet metal products.
Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the
5. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills following minimum program entry requirements:
to use Drafting and Blueprint Reading to
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
design HVAC duct systems.
better in READ 0721
Writing: Any
Transfer Opportunities Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation Spatial assessment required: Score 50+ on
agreement between the following program and spatial assessment
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
degree program listed below.
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
For more information please go to programs may need to complete additional
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
Sheet Metal-HVAC Ducts and Fittings Diploma MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
BS Operations Management Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Welding Technology DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Welding and fabrication operations require Todd Hankel todd.hankel@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
skilled workers who are well-trained in the William Schuldt william.schuldt@saintpaul.edu
use of advanced arc welding process, layout Caleb Paulson caleb.paulson@saintpaul.edu Course Sequence
fabrication techniques, blueprint reading and Victoria LeMay victoria.lemay@saintpaul.edu
measuring devices. Skilled welding fabricators The following sequence is recommended for a
Supply costs full-time student.
are thoroughly familiar with both welding and
Estimated cost for student supplies $520.
shop equipment, understanding the breakdown
and setup procedures, test standards, and First Semester
knowledge of the various types of metals.
Program Requirements CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Physical requirements include good eyesight, Check off when completed WLDG 1401 Industrial Shop Practices 1. . . . . . . . . . . . 2
good hand and eye coordination and the ability WLDG 1410 Welding Basics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Certain classes must be taken concurrently and WLDG 1420 SMAW: E6010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
to perform heavy, physical work.
certain classes are prerequisites to other classes. WLDG 1430 SMAW: E7018. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Career Opportunities WLDG 1440 GMAW Short Arc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Course Cr WLDG 1450 Intro to Blueprint/Measuring Devices . . . 3
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, it is
CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
projected within the next 10 years to see a 15%
growth rate, adding 50,000 new jobs. CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . .2 Second Semester
CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Welders and fabricators work in manufacturing CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . .2 WLDG 1501 Industrial Shop Practices 2 . .. . . . . . . . . . 2
plants both in structural and non-structural WLDG 1401 Industrial Shop Practices 1. . . . . . . . . . .2 WLDG 1510 GMAW Spray & Pulse Spray . . . . . . . . . . 3
settings as production welders, maintenance WLDG 1410 Welding Basics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 WLDG 1520 GMAW Core Wires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
welders, specialty welders, layout fabricators, WLDG 1420 SMAW: E6010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 WLDG 1530 Intro to GTAW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
press brake operators, CNC plasma/laser cutting WLDG 1430 SMAW: E7018 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 WLDG 1540 Blueprint Welding Symbols/Math/ Welder
operators, and robotic welding operators. WLDG 1440 GMAW Short Arc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Qualification . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Welding fabrication is widely used in the aircraft, WLDG 1450 Intro to Blueprint/Measuring Devices. .3 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
automobile, trucking, shipbuilding, pipefitting, WLDG 1501 Industrial Shop Practices 2. . . . . . . . . . .2
plumbing, sheetmetal, ironworking and other WLDG 1510 GMAW Spray and Pulse Spray. . . . . . .3 Third Semester
trades that use metals. Skilled welders may WLDG 1520 GMAW Core Wires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
become layout specialists, engineers, technicians, WLDG 1530 Intro to GTAW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
supervisors, Certified Welding Inspectors or WLDG 1540 Blueprint Welding Symbols/Math/ WLDG 2401 Industrial Shop Practices 3. . . . . . . . . . . .2
private shop owners. Welder Qualification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 WLDG 2410 GMAW Aluminum and SST . . . . . . . . . . .2
WLDG 2401 Industrial Shop Practices 3. . . . . . . . . . .2 WLDG 2420 GTAW Aluminum and SST. . . . . . . . . . . .4
Program Outcomes WLDG 2410 GMAW Aluminum and SST. . . . . . . . . .2 WLDG 2430 Grinding and Finishing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
WLDG 2420 GTAW Aluminum and SST. . . . . . . . . . .4 WLDG 2441 Intro to Robotic Welding & Fabrication. .2
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills
WLDG 2430 Grinding and Finishing. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
in setup and break-down procedures, test
standards, and different types of metals in the WLDG 2441 Intro to Robotic Welding &
Fabrication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
fabrication and welding industry.
Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
2. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in
OAC (Oxyacetylene Cutting) PAC (Plasma Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Arc Cutting), SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc
Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding),
GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), FCAW
(Flux Core Arc Welding). Transfer Opportunities
3. Graduates will have acquired supervised Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
hands-on experience in various welding agreement between the following program and
processes. post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate
degree program listed below. Minimum Program Entry Requirements
4. Graduates will be prepared for entry level Students entering this program must meet the
employment in the welding industry and For more information please go to
following minimum program entry requirements:
related fields based on skills acquired in saintpaul.edu/Transfer.
welding, blueprint reading, related math and Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of "C' or
measuring devices. Welding Technology Diploma better in READ 0721
BS Operations Management
5. Graduates will have successfully completed Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Minnesota State University-Moorhead
the educational program requirements for Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
welding & fabrication through discipline and Students admitted into Saint Paul College
hard work. programs may need to complete additional
6. Graduates of Welding Technology Program will courses based on assessment results and
become critical thinkers in relationship to the course prerequisite requirements. Certain
welding trades as it pertains to real life roles. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
additional prerequisites.
Degree option may have a greater
requirement than this diploma.
Information is subject to change. 324D (7187)
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Robotic Welding CERTIFICATE
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
Professional fabricators and CNC operators Todd Hankel todd.hankel@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
are highly skilled individuals who excel in
math, geometry, formulations, programing, Supply Costs Course Sequence
critical thinking and blueprint reading. Physical Estimated cost for student supplies $520.
requirements include good eyesight, good hand The following sequence is recommended for a
and eye coordination, standing for long periods full-time student.
of time and the ability to perform heavy,
physical work.
Program Requirements First Semester
Students must have a Welding Diploma or WLDG 2500 2D CAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Robotic welding is an exciting and growing part WLDG 2510 Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
instructor approval.
of the welding profession. Robotic tools can WLDG 2520 CNC Plasma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
automate some high production applications, Check off when completed WLDG 2530 Press Brake Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
such as resistance spot welding and arc welding. WLDG 2540 Robotic Welding Operations. . . . . . . . . . 3
Course Cr WLDG 2550 Industrial Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Students must be a graduate of the Welding
Technology Diploma (WLDG) or have instructor WLDG 2500 2D CAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 WLDG 2560 Layout Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
approval. WLDG 2510 Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
WLDG 2520 CNC Plasma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Career Opportunities WLDG 2530 Press Brake Operations. . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
WLDG 2540 Robotic Welding Operations. . . . . . . . 3
Fabricators and CNC operators work in
WLDG 2550 Industrial Equipment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
manufacturing plants as production welders,
WLDG 2560 Layout Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
specialist welders, layout engineers, press
brake and CNC operators both in structural and
non-structural settings. Welding/fabricating is
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
widely used in the aircraft, automotive, heavy
equipment, sheet metal, and other trades that
use fabrication and CNC equipment.

Program Outcomes
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills
in setup and break-down procedures of CNC
equipment including press brake, CNC plasma
cutting and robotic welding.
2. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in
sheet metal bend deduction formulation.
3. Graduates will have acquired supervised
hands-on experience in using various welding
and finishing processes and fabrication
equipment.
4. Graduates will be prepared for employment
in the welding industry and related fabrication
fields.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements


Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0721
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
additional prerequisites.
Degree option may have a greater
Information is subject to change. requirement than this certificate.
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CNC Toolmaking AAS DEGREE
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
This area produces skilled craftspeople who make Terry Murray terry.murray@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
precision metal parts that are highly specialized Dave Widmyer david.widmyer@saintpaul.edu
and not mass produced. Machinists produce Allen Smith allen.smith@saintpaul.edu Course Sequence
parts from metal castings, forgings, stampings, or Garrett Byrne garrett.byrne@saintpaul.edu
from solid metal stock. They make parts to exact Scott Nordahl scott.nordahl@saintpaul.edu The following sequence is recommended for a
specifications by removing excess metal with full-time student; however, this sequence is not
the aid of machine tools, numerically controlled Estimated Cost for Student Supplies required.
machines, computer assisted machinery, and The estimated cost for student supplies is $850.
precise measuring and gauging equipment. First Semester
CNCT 1420 Engineering Drawings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Career Opportunities Program Requirements
CNCT 1430 Materials Processes 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
CNCT 1431 Materials Processes 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
As the economy expands, so will the demand for
Check off when completed CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
manufactured goods that need machine metal
CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
parts. CNC Toolmaking graduates are hired Certain classes must be taken concurrently and CNCT 2520 CAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
by industries that manufacture automobiles, certain classes are prerequisites to other classes. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
industrial machinery, military equipment,
and other metal products. At many places of Course Cr Second Semester
employment, graduates can apply training CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
received at the College towards the completion CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . 2 CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
of apprenticeship requirements. CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 CNCT 1710 Shop Calculations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2 CNCT 1720 Geometric Dimensioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Program Outcomes CNCT 1420 Engineering Drawings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 1730 CNC 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 1430 Materials Processes 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 2540 Computer Aided Manufacturing. . . . . . . . 4
to make precision-machined parts and tooling. CNCT 1431 Materials Processes 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
CNCT 1710 Shop Calculations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Third Semester
2. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 1720 Geometric Dimensioning. . . . . . . . . . . 2
to program and operate CNC equipment CNCT 2410 Tool Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
CNCT 1730 CNC 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 2420 Mechanical Systems/EDM. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
using CAD and CAM. CNCT 2410 Tool Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 General Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
3. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 2420 Mechanical Systems/EDM . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
to operate and set-up inspection and gauging CNCT 2520 CAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
equipment. CNCT 2540 Computer Aided Manufacturing . . . . . 4 Fourth Semester
Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 General Education Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills
to meet national entry-level skills standards. General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
5. Graduates will have acquired shop Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List
communication skills such as blueprint for each Goal Area
reading, practical geometric dimensioning, Goal 1: Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
and shop CAD/CAM skills. ENGL 1711 Composition 1 4 cr
SPCH XXXX (Goal 1 only) 3 cr
6. Graduates will have successfully mastered the
Goal 3 or Goal 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
general education program requirements for
Goal 3: Natural Sciences OR
work and life skills.
Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
7. Graduates will use solidworks, design parts Goal 5: History, Social Science, and
and collaborate with engineers. Behavioral Sciences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Goal 6: Humanities and Fine Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Transfer Opportunities General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation


agreement between the following program and Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate Minimum Program Entry Requirements
degree program listed below. Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
For more information please go to
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0721
CNC Toolmaking AAS Writing: Any
BS Operations Management
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. 249A (7227)

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CNC Toolmaking DIPLOMA
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
This area produces skilled craftspeople who make Terry Murray terry.murray@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
precision metal parts that are highly specialized Dave Widmyer david.widmyer@saintpaul.edu
and not mass produced. Machinists produce Allen Smith allen.smith@saintpaul.edu Course Sequence
parts from metal castings, forgings, stampings, or Garrett Byrne garrett.byrne@saintpaul.edu
from solid metal stock. They make parts to exact Scott Nordahl scott.nordahl@saintpaul.edu The following sequence is recommended for a
specifications by removing excess metal with full-time student; however, this sequence is not
the aid of machine tools, numerically controlled Estimated Cost for Student Supplies required.
machines, computer assisted machinery, and The estimated cost for student supplies is $850.
precise measuring and gauging equipment. First Semester
CNCT 1410 Introduction to Manufacturing
Career Opportunities Program Requirements
Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
CNCT 1420 Engineering Drawings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
As the economy expands, so will the demand for
Check off when completed CNCT 1430 Materials Processes 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
manufactured goods that need machine metal
CNCT 1431 Materials Processes 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
parts. CNC Toolmaking graduates are hired Certain classes must be taken concurrently and CNCT 2520 CAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
by industries that manufacture automobiles, certain classes are prerequisites to other classes. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
industrial machinery, military equipment,
and other metal products. At many places of Course Cr Second Semester
employment, graduates can apply training CNCT 1410 Introduction to Manufacturing CNCT 1710 Shop Calculations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
received at the College towards the completion Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 1720 Geometric Dimensioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
of apprenticeship requirements. CNCT 1420 Engineering Drawings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 1730 CNC 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
CNCT 1430 Materials Processes 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 1731 CNC 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Program Outcomes CNCT 1431 Materials Processes 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 1740 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 1710 Shop Calculations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 or CMAE1514 Safety Awareness and
to make precision-machined parts and tooling. CNCT 1720 Geometric Dimensioning. . . . . . . . . . . 2 CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . 4
CNCT 1730 CNC 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 2540 Computer Aided Manufacturing. . . . . . . . 4
2. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 1731 CNC 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
to program and operate CNC equipment CNCT 1740 Computer Integrated
using CAD and CAM. Summer Term
Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 General Education Requirement (any) . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 2410 Tool Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 May be taken any semester, but Summer Term
to operate and set-up inspection and gauging CNCT 2420 Mechanical Systems/EDM . . . . . . . . . . 4 is recommended.
equipment. CNCT 2430 Mold/Plastic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CNCT 2440 CNC Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
4. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills CNCT 2520 CAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Third Semester
to meet national entry-level skills standards. CNCT 2530 CNC Lathe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CNCT 2410 Tool Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
CNCT 2540 Computer Aided Manufacturing . . . . . 4 CNCT 2420 Mechanical Systems/EDM. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
5. Graduates will have acquired shop
Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 CNCT 2430 Mold/Plastic Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
communication skills such as blueprint
CNCT 2440 CNC Applications or CMAE 1522
reading, practical geometric dimensioning,
General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr Quality Practices and CMAE 1526
and shop CAD/CAM skills. Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List CNCT 2530 CNC Lathe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
6. Graduates will have successfully mastered the
for each Goal Area Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
general education program requirements for
Any college level general education course . . . . . . 3
work and life skills.
General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 63
7. Graduates will use solidworks, design parts
and collaborate with engineers. Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 63

Transfer Opportunities
Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation
agreement between the following program and
post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate Minimum Program Entry Requirements
degree program listed below. Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
For more information please go to
saintpaul.edu/Transfer. Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0721
CNC Toolmaking Diploma Writing: Any
BS Operations Management
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Machine Operator CERTIFICATE
Right Skills Now for Manufacturing
Program Overview Program Faculty Program Start Dates
The Right Skills Now (for Manufacturing) Terry Murray terry.murray@saintpaul.edu Fall, Spring
certificate is designed to provide training in Dave Widmyer david.widmyer@saintpaul.edu
the following areas: Job planning, benchwork, Garret Byrne garrett.byrne@saintpaul.edu Course Sequence
materials, manual milling, manual turning, blue Scott Nordahl scott.nordahl@saintpaul.edu
print reading, CNC milling and CNC turning. This Allen Smith allen.smith@saintpaul.edu The following sequence is recommended for a
program was designed to address the current full-time student.
shortage of CNC operators. Graduates from Estimated Cost for Student Supplies
this program are prepared to enter the industry The estimated cost for student supplies is $850. First Semester
as entry-level manual and CNC machine tool CNCT 1410 Introduction to Manufacturing
production operators with minimum skills. Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

The Right Skills Now (for Manufacturing)


Program Requirements CNCT 1420 Engineering Drawing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
CNCT 1430 Materials Processes 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
certificate will introduce manufacturing workplace Check off when completed CNCT 1431 Materials Processes 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
safety, blueprint reading, general manufacturing Total Semester Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Certain classes must be taken concurrently and
processes, basic production manual machining
certain classes are prerequisites to other classes. Second Semester
skills, and introduction to operations.
Course Cr CNCT 2550 Industry Internship*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
The curriculum closely aligns with standards set Prerequisite CNCT 1410, 1420, 1430, and 1431 must
forth by the National Institute of Metalworking CNCT 1410 Introduction to Manufacturing be completed with a grade of C or better.
Skills (NIMS). Students may choose to apply these Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
credits towards a Machine Tool Diploma. The CNCT 1420 Engineering Drawing . . . . . . . . . . 4
additional coursework will enhance the students CNCT 1430 Materials Processes 1. . . . . . . . . . 4 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
communication, mathematics, machining, CAD/ CNCT 1431 Materials Processes 2. . . . . . . . . . 4
CAM, and critical thinking skills. CNCT 2550 Industry Internship . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
* Students are responsible for their own transportation
Career Opportunities to and from the internship site. Internship locations
Right Skills Now is a pathway of the National Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 may not be accessible through public transportation.
Association of Manufacturers (NAM)Endorsed
Manufacturing Skills Certification System, which
includes nationally portable, industry-recognized
certifications that are combined with for-credit
education programs. These education pathways
are directly aligned to career pathways in
manufacturing, so students progressing through
the programs earn college credit towards a
degree, have an opportunity to earn a national
certification with labor market value, and the
hands-on technical experience to be successful
on the job.

Program Outcomes
1. Students will have skills to operate
computer- controlled machine tools; lathes,
drills, and milling machines.
2. Graduates will acquire knowledge of
workplace safety.
3. Graduates will have on the job learning Minimum Program Entry Requirements
opportunities through an internship. Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
Reading: Score of 60+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0721
Writing: Any
Arithmetic: Score of 31+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites
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Individualized Studies AAS DEGREE
Program Overview Program Advisor Program Start Dates
The Individualized Studies degree is a Business, Career and Technical Education Fall, Spring, Summer
personalized degree which provides students Frank Braswell frank.braswell@saintpaul.edu
the opportunity to fulfill a unique career goal Course Sequence
Health Sciences and Service
that cannot be met through the completion
Brendan Ashby brendan.ashby@saintpaul.edu
of any single technical program offered by the First Semester
College. An example would be the combination CSCR 1406 Study Skills & College
of a technical program (e.g. automotive Success Strategies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
technology) with technical coursework in Program Requirements INDS 1400 Individualized Studies Development . . . . . 1
business for those planning to open their own Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Check off when completed
automotive repair business. In the first semester
of the Individualized Studies degree, students First, Second, Third and Fourth Semesters
Recommended Courses Cr Specific plan will be determined during the INDS 1400
work to design a degree plan that meets
their individualized educational needs while INDS 1400 Individualized Studies Individualized Studies Planning. Courses will be
also fulfilling 16 credits within the Minnesota Planning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 selected from existing technical coursework on campus.
Transfer Curriculum. Students will develop CSCR 1406 S  tudy Skills & College Success
an individualized program sequence through Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
a structured advising process with faculty Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
and college advisor, to facilitate meeting the
requirements of the AAS degree in Individualized Program Focus: Approved Course Plan Cr
Studies. Specific plan will be determined during the INDS 1400
Individualized Studies Planning. Courses will be
Career Opportunities selected from existing technical coursework on campus.
The Individualized Studies AAS degree is Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
intended for students who select a unique
degree that meets their career interests. Career General Education/MnTC Requirements Cr
opportunities include personally owned business; Refer to the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Course List
advancement to middle management, sales, and for each Goal Area
training in the area of their discipline. Goal 1: Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
ENGL 1711 Composition 1 4 cr
Program Outcomes SPCH XXXX (Goal 1 only) 3 cr
1. Graduates will have designed an Goal 3: Natural Sciences OR
individualized studies learning plan that Goal 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning. . . . . . . . . 3
focuses on work and life goals. Goal 5 History, Social Science and
Behavioral Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Graduates will recognize the need for and Goal 6: Humanities & Fine Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
develop an ability to engage in life-long General Education Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
professional development and learning.
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

Note: Any changes or modification of the program


plan must be approved by the Dean.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements


Students entering this program must meet the
following minimum program entry requirements:
Reading: Score of 78+ or grade of C or
better in READ 0722
Writing: Score of 78+ or grade of C or
better in ENGL 0922
Arithmetic: Score of 20+
Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
Students admitted to Saint Paul College
programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Automation Technologies CERTIFICATE
An eTECH 3600 Program
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Start Date
This certificate will provide students with Graduates will be able to: Fall, Spring
knowledge of manufacturing processes and plant
1. Identify and apply appropriate safety
operations, along with an advanced skill set in Course Sequence
procedures.
electronic and automotive systems. Students
will engage in coursework topics of technical 2. Apply knowledge and skills in electrical First Semester (First 8 weeks)
mathematics, introductory computer skills, print systems. CMAE 1502 Technical Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
interpretation, manufacturing processes, quality CMAE 1510 Print Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Use and understand test equipment for
control, maintenance and safety. Also included CMAE 1550 DC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
analysis.
in coursework is an advanced skill set of AC/DC
power, digital electronics, analog circuits, and 4. Design, build, and troubleshoot circuits. (Second 8 weeks)
motor controls. CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
5. Analyze and apply specific manufacturing CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
process procedures. CMAE 1552 AC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Career Opportunities
6. Identify and apply specific quality procedures. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
The nationwide Manufacturing Skills Standards
Council (MSSC) System, based upon industry- 7. Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately
defined and federally-endorsed national for a variety of projects. Second Semester (First 8 Weeks)
standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
workers the opportunity to demonstrate that Program Faculty CMAE 1554 Digital Electronics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
they have acquired the skills increasingly needed CMAE 1556 Analog Circuits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
This program is taught by a variety of faculty from
in the high-growth, technology-intensive jobs consortium schools. (Second 8 Weeks)
of the 21st century. The MSSC System awards CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
certificates to individuals who pass any of its four Frank Braswell frank.braswell@saintpaul.edu
CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Production modules: Safety; Quality Practices CMAE 1558 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
& Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Production; and Maintenance Awareness and Program Requirements
a full Certified Production Technician (CPT) Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Certification to those who pass all four. Students Check off when completed
completing this Certificate will have gained
the knowledge required to pass the MSSC Certain classes must be taken concurrently and
full-certified Production Technician Certification. certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
Course Cr
According to the Manufacturing Career Network,
manufacturing is the second largest industry in CMAE 1502 Technical Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Minnesota, second only to educational services, CMAE 1510 Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
healthcare and social assistance. Minnesota CMAE 1550 DC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 360etech.org
manufacturers employ 390,435 people, which CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . 2
represents 14.4 percent of total employment. CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Further, manufacturing jobs in the state pay CMAE 1552 AC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
wages that are approximately 8 percent higher CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
than those paid to the rest of the workforce. CMAE 1554 Digital Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
These numbers are evidence that a thriving CMAE 1556 Analog Circuits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
manufacturing sector is critical to the state CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2
economy. CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
CMAE 1558 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
eTECH Programs
The eTECH programs are offered by a group of Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
partner institutions working together integrates
traditional classroom learning with partial on-site
lab work for the online delivery of courses where Minimum Program Entry Requirements
learners can advance their skills in manufacturing Students entering this program must meet the
and engineering, while continuing to work following minimum program entry requirements:
in their current profession. Many courses are
available online. The programs are designed to Reading: Score of 52+
offer entry-level and operator-level skills and Writing: Any
knowledge, which prepares them for a career,
instead of just an entry-level job. Because eTECH Arithmetic: Score of 45+
is part of the 360 consortium of two-year Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
colleges and a four-year university, it provides Students admitted into Saint Paul College
a unique ability to implement seamless career programs may need to complete additional
pathways from secondary to two-year college to courses based on assessment results and
four-year university. course prerequisite requirements. Certain
MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Machine Technologist CERTIFICATE
An eTECH 3600 Program
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Start Date
This certificate will provide students with Graduates will be able to: Fall, Spring
knowledge of manufacturing processes and
1. Identify and apply appropriate safety
plant operations, along with an advanced skill Course Sequence
procedures.
set in machine tool technology. Students will
engage in topics of technical mathematics, 2. Apply knowledge and skills to make precision- First Semester (First 8 weeks)
introductory computer skills, print interpretation, machined parts and tooling. CMAE 1502 Technical Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
manufacturing processes, quality control, CMAE 1510 Print Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Apply knowledge and skills to operate and
maintenance, and safety. Also included in
set-up inspection and gauging equipment. (Second 8 weeks)
coursework, students will engage in topics
of machine tool print reading, machine tool 4. Demonstrate an understanding of computer CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
technology theory and lab principles, machining numerically controlled machining centers. CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
math, introduction to computer numerical control, CMAE 1530 Machining Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
5. Analyze and apply specific manufacturing CMAE 1532 Machine Tool Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . 2
and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
process procedures. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Career Opportunities 6. Identify and apply specific quality procedures.
The nationwide Manufacturing Skills Standards 7. Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately for Second Semester (First 8 Weeks)
Council (MSSC) System, based upon industry- a variety of projects. CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
defined and federally-endorsed national CMAE 1534 Machine Tool Technology Theory. . . . . . . 2
standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent Program Faculty CMAE 1536 Machine Tool Technology Lab 1. . . . . . . . 2
workers the opportunity to demonstrate that CMAE 1542 Geo Dimensioning and Tolerancing. . . . . 2
This program is taught by a variety of faculty from
they have acquired the skills increasingly needed consortium schools. (Second 8 Weeks)
in the high-growth, technology-intensive jobs CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
of the 21st century. The MSSC System awards Frank Braswell frank.braswell@saintpaul.edu CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
certificates to individuals who pass any of its four CMAE 1538 Machine Tool Technology Lab 2. . . . . . . . 2
Production modules: Safety; Quality Practices CMAE 1540 Introduction to CNC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
& Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Program Requirements Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Production; and Maintenance Awareness and
a full Certified Production Technician (CPT) Check off when completed Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Certification to those who pass all four. Students
completing this Certificate will have gained Certain classes must be taken concurrently and
the knowledge required to pass the MSSC certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
full-certified Production Technician Certification. Course Cr
According to the Manufacturing Career Network, CMAE 1502 Technical Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
manufacturing is the second largest industry in CMAE 1510 Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Minnesota, second only to educational services, CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . 2
360etech.org
healthcare and social assistance. Minnesota CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
manufacturers employ 390,435 people, which CMAE 1530 Machining Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
represents 14.4 percent of total employment. CMAE 1532 Machine Tool Print Reading. . . . . . . . . 2
Further, manufacturing jobs in the state pay wages CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
that are approximately 8 percent higher than those CMAE 1534 Machine Tool Technology Theory . . . . 2
paid to the rest of the workforce. These numbers CMAE 1536 Machine Tool Technology Lab 1. . . . . . 2
are evidence that a thriving manufacturing sector CMAE 1542 Geo Dimensioning and Tolerancing. . . 2
is critical to the state economy. CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2
CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
eTECH Programs CMAE 1538 Machine Tool Technology Lab 2. . . . . . 2
CMAE 1540 Introduction to CNC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
The eTECH programs are offered by a group of
partner institutions working together integrates
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
traditional classroom learning with partial on-site Minimum Program Entry Requirements
lab work for the online delivery of courses where Students entering this program must meet the
learners can advance their skills in manufacturing following minimum program entry requirements:
and engineering, while continuing to work in their
Reading: Score of 52+
current profession. Many courses are available
online. The programs are designed to offer entry- Writing: Any
level and operator-level skills and knowledge,
Arithmetic: Score of 45+
which prepares them for a career, instead of
just an entry-level job. Because eTECH is part Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
of the 360 consortium of two-year colleges Students admitted into Saint Paul College
and a four-year university, it provides a unique programs may need to complete additional
ability to implement seamless career pathways courses based on assessment results and
from secondary to two-year college to four-year course prerequisite requirements. Certain
university. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
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Machining and Automation DIPLOMA
An eTECH 3600 Program
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Start Date
This diploma will provide students with a valuable Graduates will be able to: Fall, Spring
skill set designed to meet the needs of the
1. Identify and apply appropriate safety procedures.
advanced manufacturing industry. Students may Course Sequence
choose the Machining and Automation emphasis. 2. Apply knowledge and skills in electrical systems.
Through coursework, the student will develop First Semester (First 8 weeks)
3. Apply knowledge and skills to make
fundamental knowledge of manufacturing CMAE 1502 Technical Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
precision-machined parts and tooling.
processes, safety, quality, machine tool CMAE 1510 Print Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
technology, and automation technology. 4. Apply knowledge and skills to operate and CMAE 1550 DC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
set-up inspection and gauging equipment.
Career Opportunities (Second 8 weeks)
5. Analyze and apply specific manufacturing CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
The nationwide Manufacturing Skills Standards process procedures. CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Council (MSSC) System, based upon industry-
6. Identify and apply specific quality procedures. CMAE 1552 AC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
defined and federally-endorsed national
Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent 7. Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately
workers the opportunity to demonstrate that for a variety of projects.
they have acquired the skills increasingly needed Second Semester (First 8 Weeks)
in the high-growth, technology-intensive jobs 8. Demonstrate effective oral and written CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
of the 21st century. The MSSC System awards communications. CMAE 1554 Digital Electronics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
certificates to individuals who pass any of its four CMAE 1556 Analog Circuits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Production modules: Safety; Quality Practices Program Faculty
(Second 8 Weeks)
& Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & This program is taught by a variety of faculty from
CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Production; and Maintenance Awareness and a full consortium schools.
CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certification Frank Braswell frank.braswell@saintpaul.edu CMAE 1558 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
to those who pass all four. Students completing Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
this Diploma will have gained the knowledge
required to pass the MSSC full-certified
Production Technician Certification. Program Requirements Third Semester (First 8 Weeks)
MATH 1730 College Algebra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
According to the Manufacturing Career Network, Check off when completed ENGL 1711 Composition 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
manufacturing is the second largest industry in
Minnesota, second only to educational services, Certain classes must be taken concurrently and (Second 8 Weeks)
healthcare and social assistance. Minnesota certain classes are prerequisites to other classes. CMAE 1530 Machining Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
manufacturers employ 390,435 people, which Course Cr CMAE 1532 Machine Tool Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . 2
represents 14.4 percent of total employment. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
CMAE 1502 Technical Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Further, manufacturing jobs in the state pay wages
CMAE 1510 Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
that are approximately 8 percent higher than those CMAE 1550 DC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fourth Semester (First 8 Weeks)
paid to the rest of the workforce. These numbers CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . 2 CMAE 1534 Machine Tool Technology Theory. . . . . . . 2
are evidence that a thriving manufacturing sector CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 CMAE 1536 Machine Tool Technology Lab 1. . . . . . . . 2
is critical to the state economy. CMAE 1552 AC Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CMAE 1542 Geo Dimensioning and Tolerancing. . . . . 2
CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 (Second 8 Weeks)
eTECH Programs CMAE 1554 Digital Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CMAE 1538 Machine Tool Technology Lab 2. . . . . . . . 2
The eTECH programs are offered by a group of CMAE 1556 Analog Circuits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CMAE 1540 Introduction to CNC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
partner institutions working together integrates CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
traditional classroom learning with partial on-site CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
lab work for the online delivery of courses where CMAE 1558 Motor Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
learners can advance their skills in manufacturing CMAE 1530 Machining Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
and engineering, while continuing to work in their CMAE 1532 Machine Tool Print Reading. . . . . . . . . 2
current profession. Many courses are available CMAE 1534 Machine Tool Technology Theory . . . . 2
online. The programs are designed to offer CMAE 1536 Machine Tool Technology Lab 1. . . . . . 2
entry-level and operator-level skills and knowledge, CMAE 1542 Geo Dimensioning and Tolerancing. . . 2 Minimum Program Entry Requirements
which prepares them for a career, instead of just an CMAE 1538 Machine Tool Technology Lab 2. . . . . . 2 Students entering this program must meet the
entry-level job. Because eTECH is part of the 360 CMAE 1540 Introduction to CNC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 following minimum program entry requirements:
consortium of two-year colleges and a four-year Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Reading: Score of 52+
university, it provides a unique ability to implement
seamless career pathways from secondary to General Education Cr Writing: Any
two-year college to four-year university. MATH 1730 College Algebra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Arithmetic: Score of 45+
ENGL 1711 Composition 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Total General Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
Students admitted into Saint Paul College
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 programs may need to complete additional
courses based on assessment results and
course prerequisite requirements. Certain
360etech.org Information is subject to change. MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. additional prerequisites.

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Production Technologies CERTIFICATE
An eTECH 3600 Program
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Start Date
This certificate will provide students with the Graduates will be able to: Fall, Spring
training, education, and skills to build a base
1. Identify and apply appropriate safety
knowledge of manufacturing processes and plant Course Sequence
procedures.
operations, generally for entry-level positions.
Graduates can use the knowledge gained in 2. Use technical mathematics to solve problems. First Semester (First 8 weeks)
this Certificate to build upon a manufacturing CMAE 1502 Technical Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Demonstrate use of common computer
career path leading to higher-level careers CMAE 1510 Print Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
software.
like Automation, Machining, and Welding.
Students will engage in coursework topics of 4. Analyze and apply specific manufacturing (Second 8 weeks)
career success skills, technical mathematics, process procedures. CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
introductory computer skills, print interpretation, CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
5. Identify and apply specific quality procedures. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
manufacturing processes, quality control,
maintenance, and safety. 6. Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately
for a variety of projects. Second Semester (First 8 Weeks)
Career Opportunities 7. Identify appropriate and inappropriate CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
The nationwide Manufacturing Skills Standards professional behavior. CMAE 1528 Career Success Skills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Council (MSSC) System, based upon industry-
(Second 8 Weeks)
defined and federally-endorsed national Program Faculty CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent This program is taught by a variety of faculty from CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
workers the opportunity to demonstrate that consortium schools. Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
they have acquired the skills increasingly needed
in the high-growth, technology-intensive jobs Frank Braswell frank.braswell@saintpaul.edu
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
of the 21st century. The MSSC System awards
certificates to individuals who pass any of its four
Production modules: Safety; Quality Practices Program Requirements
& Measurement; Manufacturing Processes &
Production; and Maintenance Awareness and Check off when completed
a full Certified Production Technician (CPT)
Certification to those who pass all four. Students Certain classes must be taken concurrently and
completing the Production Technologies certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
Certificate will have gained the knowledge Course Cr 360etech.org
required to pass the MSSC full-certified
CMAE 1502 Technical Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Production Technician Certification.
CMAE 1510 Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
According to the Manufacturing Career Network, CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . 2
manufacturing is the second largest industry in CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Minnesota, second only to educational services, CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
healthcare and social assistance. Minnesota CMAE 1528 Career Success Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
manufacturers employ 390,435 people, which CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2
represents 14.4 percent of total employment. CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Further, manufacturing jobs in the state pay wages
that are approximately 8 percent higher than those Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
paid to the rest of the workforce. These numbers
are evidence that a thriving manufacturing sector
is critical to the state economy.

eTECH Programs
The eTECH programs are offered by a group of
partner institutions working together integrates Minimum Program Entry Requirements
traditional classroom learning with partial on-site Students entering this program must meet the
lab work for the online delivery of courses where following minimum program entry requirements:
learners can advance their skills in manufacturing
Reading: Score of 52+
and engineering, while continuing to work
in their current profession. Many courses are Writing: Any
available online. The programs are designed to
Arithmetic: Score of 45+
offer entry-level and operator-level skills and
knowledge, which prepares them for a career, Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
instead of just an entry-level job. Because eTECH Students admitted into Saint Paul College
is part of the 360 consortium of two-year programs may need to complete additional
colleges and a four-year university, it provides courses based on assessment results and
a unique ability to implement seamless career course prerequisite requirements. Certain
pathways from secondary to two-year college to MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
four-year university. Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. 361C

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Welding Technology CERTIFICATE
An eTECH 3600 Program
Program Overview Program Outcomes Program Start Date
This certificate will provide students with Graduates will be able to: Fall, Spring
knowledge of manufacturing processes and
1. Identify and apply appropriate safety
plant operations, along with an advanced Course Sequence
procedures.
skill set in welding technology and processes.
Students will engage in topics of technical 2. Analyze and apply specific manufacturing First Semester (First 8 weeks)
mathematics, introductory computer skills, print process procedures. CMAE 1502 Technical Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
interpretation, manufacturing processes, quality CMAE 1510 Print Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Identify and apply specific quality procedures.
control, maintenance, and safety. Also included
in coursework, students will engage in topics of 4. Identify and select the proper filler metal (Second 8 weeks)
welding symbols, metallurgy, Plasma Arc Cutting dependent on base metal to be welded. CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
and Air Carbon Arc Cutting (OxyFuel), Shielded CMAE 1562 Oxy Fuel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
5. Troubleshoot and solve common problems Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc
involved with everyday use of a welding
Welding (GMAW) and Flux Cord Arc Welding
machine.
(FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Second Semester (First 8 Weeks)
6. Fabricate several different welding projects CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Career Opportunities to demonstrate expected skills required by CMAE 1564 SMAW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
The nationwide Manufacturing Skills Standards industry standards.
(Second 8 Weeks)
Council (MSSC) System, based upon industry- 7. Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
defined and federally-endorsed national for a variety of projects. CMAE 1570 Metallurgy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
standards, offers both entry-level and incumbent Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
workers the opportunity to demonstrate that Program Faculty
they have acquired the skills increasingly needed
This program is taught by a variety of faculty from
in the high-growth, technology-intensive jobs Third Semester (First 8 Weeks)
consortium schools. CMAE 1566 GMAW/FCAW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
of the 21st century. The MSSC System awards
certificates to individuals who pass any of its four Frank Braswell frank.braswell@saintpaul.edu (Second 8 Weeks)
Production modules: Safety; Quality Practices CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
& Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & CMAE 1560 Interpreting Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Production; and Maintenance Awareness and Program Requirements Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
a full Certified Production Technician (CPT)
Certification to those who pass all four. Students Check off when completed
completing this Certificate will have gained Fourth Semester (First 8 Weeks)
the knowledge required to pass the MSSC Certain classes must be taken concurrently and CMAE 1568 GTAW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
full-certified Production Technician Certification. certain classes are prerequisites to other classes.
(Second 8 Weeks)
Course Cr CMAE 1522 Quality Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
According to the Manufacturing Career Network,
manufacturing is the second largest industry in CMAE 1502 Technical Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total Semester Credits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Minnesota, second only to educational services, CMAE 1510 Print Reading. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
healthcare and social assistance. Minnesota CMAE 1518 Manufacturing Processes. . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
manufacturers employ 390,435 people, which CMAE 1562 Oxy Fuel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
represents 14.4 percent of total employment. CMAE 1506 Intro to Computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Further, manufacturing jobs in the state pay wages CMAE 1564 SMAW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
that are approximately 8 percent higher than those CMAE 1526 Maintenance Awareness . . . . . . . . . . . 2
paid to the rest of the workforce. These numbers CMAE 1570 Metallurgy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
are evidence that a thriving manufacturing sector CMAE 1566 GMAW/FCAW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 360etech.org
is critical to the state economy. CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
CMAE 1560 Interpreting Symbols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
eTECH Programs CMAE 1568 GTAW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CMAE 1522 Quality Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
The eTECH programs are offered by a group of
partner institutions working together integrates Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Total Program Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Students entering this program must meet the
traditional classroom learning with partial on-site
lab work for the online delivery of courses where following minimum program entry requirements:
learners can advance their skills in manufacturing Reading: Score of 52+
and engineering, while continuing to work
in their current profession. Many courses are Writing: Any
available online. The programs are designed to Arithmetic: Score of 45+
offer entry-level and operator-level skills and
knowledge, which prepares them for a career, Assessment Results and Prerequisites:
instead of just an entry-level job. Because eTECH Students admitted into Saint Paul College
is part of the 360 consortium of two-year programs may need to complete additional
colleges and a four-year university, it provides courses based on assessment results and
a unique ability to implement seamless career course prerequisite requirements. Certain
pathways from secondary to two-year college to MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have
four-year university. Information is subject to change. additional prerequisites.
This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract. 375C

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