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Western Kentucky University

Manufacturing Technology


The associate of science degree in Manufacturing Technology (reference number 2567) is designed to be 2+2 program with the four-year degrees in Architectural Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing. This gives students the ability to complete the two year degree with the option of completing a four-year degree with little or no loss of credit.



The courses listed below are the curriculum requirements for this degree. You can see detailed course descriptions by clicking the WKU Course Search link to the right. In the dropdown box, choose the appropriate subject area and click "Go".


Technical Education Components

Specialization credits are selected from the specialization components of the curriculum standards for the Provisional High School Certificate Degree Program with an area of concentration in Industrial Education-Preparation Level (advisor’s approval required).

Eighteen hours of credit may be earned by passing the written and performance components of the competency exam administered by the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute. The competency exam must be in the teaching field.

Work Experience: Four years of successful and appropriate occupational experience in the teaching area (two of the four years must have been within the last five years). Total 24 semester hours.


Professional Education Component (20 hours)

PSY 310 - 3 hours

AMS 435 - 4 hours

AMS 330 - 1 hours

AMS 331 - 3 hours

AMS 329 - 3 hours

AMS 333 - 3 hours

AMS 334 - 3 hours

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 Last Modified 9/24/14