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 Course Title:   Quality Control Metrics and Applications

 Title Abbreviation:   QLTY CTRL/METRICS/APPLNS

 Department:    MANF

 Course #:    107

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    6.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Introduction to fundamental quality assurance techniques and applications. Covers measurement techniques and procedures based on industry standards and practices. Introduction to advanced precision measurement devices, methods for inspection, maintenance and care of quality measuring instruments or devices, and writing technical reports. Areas of study include product quality, process quality, subjective quality standards and packing quality.


MANF 103 or instructor permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 66

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Determine tools for quality testing.
  2. Understand industry quality standards and practices.
  3. Calibration of measuring devices.
  4. Define standard methods of data collection.
  5. Write quality inspection reports.
  6. Understand the analysis of processes for quality assurance.
  7. Analyze products for visual quality.
  8. Understand concepts of packaging quality.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.6 Recognize, comprehend, and use visual communication appropriate to a given context.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Tools for quality testing.
  2. Industry standards.
  3. Calibration.
  4. Data Collection.
  5. Report writing and data collection.
  6. Process inspection.
  7. Visual quality.
  8. Packaging and quality.