• Program: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Course: Computers in Manufacturing
  • Course #: METS1000
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is for those currently working or studying to work in manufacturing areas that need to learn basic computer skills that relate to work in the manufacturing environment. Topics covered include basic computer hardware, operating systems, Internet research, word-processing, spreadsheets, visual presentations, simulation and CAD.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Contribute to group projects
Compose various manufacturing documents with associated software
Identify hardware requirements for common software
Locate engineering information
Use search engines
Evaluate projects using simulation software
Identify the components of the computer
Manage project files
Create complete CAD illustrations using appropriate software

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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