Entrepreneurial Manufacturing Certificate
Certificate | SC Program: CL.3450
The Entrepreneurial Manufacturing Certificate will prepare students for jobs in the manufacturing industry such as to design, manufacture and market their own products, to start small businesses in or related to manufacturing and to setup and operate manufacturing equipment and mechatronic systems.
This certificate is approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and filing an application for graduation with Admissions and Records, the student’s transcript will reflect completion of this certificate.
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Map your education by viewing the program map for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below. Meet with a counselor to create your official comprehensive education plan.
A program map shows all the required and recommended courses you need to graduate and a suggested order in which you should take them. The suggested sequence of courses is based on enrollment and includes all major and general education courses required for the degree.
Fall Semester, First Year7 Units Total
This course will provide the theory and hands-on electronic skills necessary for students in vocational or Career Technical Education courses such as the Automotive and Diesel Industrial Technology, Computers, Mechatronics, Energy, Heavy Equipment/Transportation programs and more. Course content includes electrical theory, components testing, and troubleshooting of many types of electrical systems including AC and DC systems.This course may be offered in a distance education format.
Spring Semester, First Year10 Units Total
This course is designed for students who wish to be introduced to principles of industrial electronics and mechatronics for various vocational and industrial applications. We will be using the Arduino Starter Kit. Topics include theory of DC and AC circuits, semiconductor theory, digital concepts, circuits and systems and their applications, programming logic controls, circuit design, and integrating circuits with computers and machinery. This course may be offered in a distance education format.
This course will introduce students to theory and hands-on skills in small business manufacturing with the intent to develop products that will be manufactured and sold by the students as part of their own small business. This course may be offered in a distance education format.
This is a course covering metal fabrication techniques, layout, welding, and the use of metal fabrication equipment. The class simulates on-the-job welding situations. A portion of this course may be offered in a distance education format.
The CIS Worksite Learning course allows the student to gain on-the-job experience through employment/volunteerism at an approved CIS job site that is acquired by the student and related to the student's major. A faculty member supervises all WSL courses to ensure that the work experience is of educational value. The course stresses good work habits and meeting of competencies through actual on-the-job performance. A student may earn up to 16 units through repeating this course since course content varies and skills are enhanced by supervised repetition and practice. A maximum of 8 units may be earned in a single semester.
Please see a counselor to discuss options for meeting general education requirements for transfer to California State Universities (CSU) and/or University of California (UC) campuses, as well as any specific additional courses that may be required by your chosen institution of transfer.
*Alternative Courses: Please see a Shasta College counselor for alternative course options. You can also view the following to find other courses to meet degree/certificate requirements:
- California State Universities – General Education
- IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
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