Quality Engineering Tech (QENT)

QENT 1200 Quality Concepts and Techniques 2 Credits

Prerequisite: MATH 1080 or math placement test into MATH 1180.

This course introduces the basic concepts, tools, and techniques of quality control and includes an introduction to the qualitative and quantitative concepts of total quality management (TQM). Students will learn the fundamentals of statistics and probability including measures of central tendency and dispersion, normality, continuous, and discrete probability distributions. They will also study statistical process control (SPC), gage error studies, control charting techniques, and acceptance sampling methods to help determine if a manufacturing process is in control.

(3 contact hours: 1 lecture, 2 lab)