Digital Integrated Manufacturing

Year 1

Digital Integrated Manufacturing I

Students in the Area 31 Digital Integrated Manufacturing program develop skills and knowledge of modern manufacturing processes. Industry-current technologies, project-based learning experiences, and employer engagements help students to grow their understanding of topics such as production processes, robotics, quality control, digital integration, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Course Title: Digital Integrated Manufacturing
Course Instructor: Mike Morrow
Number of Credits: 3  credits per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters (3 period block)
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech Community College

Year 2

Digital Integrated Manufacturing II

Students in the Digital Integrated Manufacturing program have the opportunity to earn numerous college credits from Ivy Tech Community College. Additionally, students have the opportunity to test for industry-recognized credentials such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration: OSHA 10 certification, and Smart Automation Certification Alliance: Associate certification.

Course Title: Advanced Manufacturing – Industry 4.0 Capstone
Course Instructor: Mike Morrow
Number of Credits: 3  credits per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Digital Integrated Manufacturing I
Eligible Grade Levels: 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech Community College

Content Standards and Competencies

  • Earn OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training
  • Study Blueprint development & reading
  • Learn maintenance awareness skills
  • Learn various types of machine operations and hand tools
  • Learn principles of manufacturing processes and LEAN Manufacturing
  • Learn precision measurement and measurement conversions
  • Learn Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Learn Programing of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Learn the operation of High and low voltage electrical circuits & sensors
  • Study various types of Ethernet and Network communications
  • Learn Robotic theory & programming
  • Learn CNC machining & programming
  • Study the operations of Hydraulics & fluid power, Pneumatics, and compressed air systems
  • Learn Mechanical power transmission, including gears, belts, and chain drives

Dual Credit Information for 2023-24

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College Year
SMDI 110 Introduction of Industrial Internet of Things 3 credits Ivy Tech Community College Year 1
SMDI 111 Technology of Smart Manufacturing & Digital Manufacturing 3 credits Ivy Tech Community College Year 1
SMDI 130 Electrical Systems in Manufacturing 3 credits Ivy Tech Community College Year 2
SMDI 205 Programmable Automation Controls I 3 credits Ivy Tech Community College Year 2

Academic Standards for Success

  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Gather relevant information from multiple types of authoritative sources, using advanced searches effectively; annotate sources; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; synthesize and integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation (e.g., APA or CSE).
  • Write informative texts, including scientific procedures/experiments or technical processes that include precise descriptions and conclusions drawn from data and research.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.