College Catalog 2013-2014
Applied Science and Engineering Technology Courses
ASET 101: Science Technology and Public Policy
The purpose of ASET 101 is to provide scientific background at an introductory level in a range of areas where scientific and technological advancements have had a significant influence on society. The course will also explore how advances in science have fueled debates in society, and how debates in society have influenced the direction of scientific research and technological development. Students will explore current trends in various fields of science and technology, and consider how these fields may evolve in the future. Prerequisites: ENGL 098, ENGL 098 ESL, ENGL 098/108, ENGL 101/109 (CLC) or higher placement. Open to students at MATH 017 level or higher, however, if students are at MATH 017 level they must take MATH 017 concurrently.
ASET 110: Safety, Health and the Environment
This course provides students with an overview of safety, health and environmental regulations, and the potential hazards that can arise in the workplace. Major topics include the types of hazards, engineering and administrative controls, personal protective equipment, regulatory requirements and voluntary standards.
ASET 130: Quality Control/Quality Assurance
Students become familiar with the role that quality plays in all aspects of both the manufacturing and service industries. Emphasis is on understanding how quality control is used in different manufacturing industries such as chemical technology, biotechnology, food processing and others. Discussions center on the application of globally recognized and industry wide standards including ISO 9001. Topics covered include an analysis of a Quality Assurance Manual, its relation to the Quality Management System (QMS) of an organization, and the statistical tools necessary for effective quality control/quality assurance. Specific illustrations in applied science are provided. Prerequisite: MATH 118.
Unless otherwise noted, all college level courses require English 101 placement.