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WHAT DOES AN AES DEGREE HELP ME DO?
  • Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products and to promote efficient utilization. 
  • Review production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities.
  • Estimate production costs, cost saving methods, and the effects of product design changes on expenditures for management review, action, and control.
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency using drafting tools and computer.
  • Coordinate and implement quality control objectives, activities, or procedures to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, or minimize costs.

*information pulled from ONET

WHAT ARE THE SKILLS I NEED TO LEARN?

Computer aided design (CAD) software, Computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software, Data base user interface and query software, Development environment software, Object or component oriented development software (for a more complete list visit onet.com)

WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR? Check out this document for a quick overview of possible career paths. 
WHAT'S THE CURRICULUM LIKE?

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OCCUPATION & PROFILE DESCRIPTIONS

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KEY MSU OUTCOMES

 

92.31% Placed

88.46% Employed

3.85% Grad School

32 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

81.25% Knowledge Rate
(The percentage of grads for whom MSU has verifiable information)

  

   JOB OUTLOOK

For more detailed statistics on this career check out the Bureau of Labor

2015 Median Pay - $83,470 per year ($40.13 per hour)
Typical Entry Level Education - Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation - None
On-the-Job Training - None
Number of Jobs (2014) - 241,100
Job Outlook (2014-24) - 1% (little or no change)
Employment Change (2014-24) - 2,100


*stats from the Bureau of Labor