Dec 02, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

Product Development, AAS


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The Product Development program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for entry‑level positions in a variety of design environments. The program focuses on the development of both technical and professional proficiencies. The curriculum includes industrial processes and materials, rapid‑prototyping, computer‑aided design, applied problem solving skills, and presentation techniques.

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Degree & Certificate Requirements  
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Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):


Credit Hours Required: 65


Product Development - Additional Program Information


Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science   Product Development  65  
Certificate   Product Development-CAD (Computer Aided Design)  32  

 

Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Dr. Harry Buhalis 586.445.7450 buhalish@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Jim Carlson 586.445.7473 carlsonj@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Product Development program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for entry‑level positions in a variety of design environments. The program focuses on the development of both technical and professional proficiencies. The curriculum includes industrial processes and materials, rapid‑prototyping, computer‑aided design, applied problem solving skills, and presentation techniques.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Apply orthographic projection principles on engineering drawings.

2. Utilize computer-aided design processes.

3. Identify materials and processes utilized in design, manufacture and fabrication of components.

4. Apply effective communication skills in a technical environment.

5. Apply basic product development process skills.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:


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Transfer Opportunities

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