Machine Technologies

Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Machine Technologies

CCD Manufacturing Center

CNC Manufacturing AAS Degree

This program prepares students with the entry level skills necessary to perform tasks of developing 3D programming to operate a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining center.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of this catalog for course prerequisites. Students may take individual courses, if the course prerequisites are met, prior to being accepted into this program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
MAC 100 Machine Shop Safety 1
MAC 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
MAC 102 Print Reading for Machinists 3
MAC 110 Introduction to Engine Lathe 3
MAC 120 Introduction to Milling Machine 3
MAT 108 Technical Mathematics 4
 Subtotal17
Second Semester
CAD 101 Computer Aided Drafting I 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
ENG 121
English Composition I : GT-CO1
or Technical Writing I
3
MAC 111 Intermediate Engine Lathe 3
MAC 121 Intermediate Milling Machine 3
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
MAC 145 Production Manufacturing Concepts 3
MAC 201 Introduction to CNC Turning Operations 3
MAC 205 Introduction to CNC Milling Operations 3
MAC 240 CAD/CAM 2D 3
 Subtotal15
Fourth Semester
MAC 220 Modern Production Manufacturing 3
MAC 245 CAD/CAM 3D 3
MAC 250 Advanced Inspection Techniques 3
MAC 252 Practical Metallurgy 3
POS 105
Intro to Political Science: GT-SS1
or Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3
3
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits62

CNC Management AAS Degree

This program prepares students with the entry level skills necessary to perform tasks of developing 3D programming to operate a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining center and management of manufacturing processes.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of this catalog for course prerequisites. Students may take individual courses, if the course prerequisites are met, prior to being accepted into this program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
MAC 100 Machine Shop Safety 1
MAC 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
MAC 102 Print Reading for Machinists 3
MAC 110 Introduction to Engine Lathe 3
MAC 120 Introduction to Milling Machine 3
MAT 108 Technical Mathematics 4
 Subtotal17
Second Semester
CAD 101 Computer Aided Drafting I 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
ENG 121
English Composition I : GT-CO1
or Technical Writing I
3
MAC 111 Intermediate Engine Lathe 3
MAC 121 Intermediate Milling Machine 3
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
MAC 145 Production Manufacturing Concepts 3
MAC 201 Introduction to CNC Turning Operations 3
MAC 205 Introduction to CNC Milling Operations 3
MAC 240 CAD/CAM 2D 3
 Subtotal15
Fourth Semester
MAC 220 Modern Production Manufacturing 3
MAC 250 Advanced Inspection Techniques 3
MTE 230 Design for Manufacturability 3
MTE 244 Lean Manufacturing - Practices & Processes 3
POS 105
Intro to Political Science: GT-SS1
or Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3
3
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits62

Certificate in Machine Technologies

CCD Manufacturing Center

Basic Machining Certificate

This program will instruct students in the basics of shop safety, drill presses, saws, engine lathes, milling machines, measuring instruments, and basic drafting. This certificate is the logical starting point for the more comprehensive certificates and degrees in the Machine Technologies program.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program. Students may take individual courses, if the course prerequisites are met, prior to being accepted into this program.

Requirements

MAC 100Machine Shop Safety1
MAC 101Introduction to Machine Shop3
MAC 102Print Reading for Machinists3
MAC 110Introduction to Engine Lathe3
MAC 111Intermediate Engine Lathe3
MAC 120Introduction to Milling Machine3
MAC 121Intermediate Milling Machine3
MAT 108Technical Mathematics4
Total Credits23

Intermediate Machining Certificate

This program prepares students with the job-entry skills necessary to perform most operations on the vertical mill, horizontal mill, lathe, and grinder/shaper. This certificate is the second logical step for the more comprehensive certificates and degrees in the Machine Technologies program.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program. Students may take individual courses, if the course prerequisites are met, prior to being accepted into this program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
MAC 100 Machine Shop Safety 1
MAC 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
MAC 102 Print Reading for Machinists 3
MAC 110 Introduction to Engine Lathe 3
MAT 108 Technical Mathematics 4
 Subtotal14
Second Semester
MAC 111 Intermediate Engine Lathe 3
MAC 120 Introduction to Milling Machine 3
MAC 121 Intermediate Milling Machine 3
MAC 201 Introduction to CNC Turning Operations 3
MAC 205 Introduction to CNC Milling Operations 3
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits29

CNC Machine Tool Operator Certificate

Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machine Tool Operator is a program that prepares students with the job-entry skills necessary to perform most operations on the vertical mill, horizontal mill, lathe, grinder/shaper, CNC mill, and CNC lathe. Graduates are prepared to enter positions as CNC Machine Tool Operators. All program credits apply toward the AAS Machining Technologies Degree with an emphasis in either CNC Machining Technologies Manufacturing or Management.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program. Students may take individual courses, if the course prerequisites are met, prior to being accepted into this program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
MAC 100 Machine Shop Safety 1
MAC 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
MAC 102 Print Reading for Machinists 3
MAC 110 Introduction to Engine Lathe 3
MAC 120 Introduction to Milling Machine 3
MAT 108 Technical Mathematics 4
 Subtotal17
Second Semester
CAD 101 Computer Aided Drafting I 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
MAC 111 Intermediate Engine Lathe 3
MAC 121 Intermediate Milling Machine 3
 Subtotal12
Third Semester
MAC 145 Production Manufacturing Concepts 3
MAC 201 Introduction to CNC Turning Operations 3
MAC 205 Introduction to CNC Milling Operations 3
MAC 240 CAD/CAM 2D 3
 Subtotal12
 Total Credits41

Optional

MAC 178Machining Workshop1-6
MAC 245CAD/CAM 3D3
MAC 246CAD/CAM 3D Lab3

Industrial Maintenance Technologies Certificate

This certificate is designed to provide a rounded understanding of the entry-level skills in Computer Aided Drafting, Machining, and Welding. This set of skills would allow a student to enter the field of manufacturing equipment servicing and repair.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program. Students may take individual courses, if the course prerequisites are met, prior to being accepted into this program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
MAC 100 Machine Shop Safety 1
MAC 101 Introduction to Machine Shop 3
MAC 102 Print Reading for Machinists 3
MAC 110 Introduction to Engine Lathe 3
MAC 120 Introduction to Milling Machine 3
MAT 108 Technical Mathematics 4
 Subtotal17
Second Semester
CAD 101 Computer Aided Drafting I 3
CAD 102 Computer Aided Drafting II 3
CAD 240 Inventor I/Autodesk 3
CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications 3
 Subtotal12
Third Semester
WEL 101 Allied Cutting Processes 4
WEL 102 Oxyacetylene Joining Processes 4
WEL 103 Basic Shielded Metal Arc I 4
 Subtotal12
 Total Credits41

 Multi Axis Lathe CERTIFICATE

**This certificate is not eligible for federal student aid**

This program is designed to instruct students in the set-up, operation, and programming of multi axis lathes. The student will work with live-tooling and dual-spindles to program and manufacture one-off parts. This course of study is an advanced program meant for Machining Technologies AAS degree graduates or for incumbent employees with advanced CNC skills and advanced programming experience.

Program Admission Requirements

Completion of a Machining Technologies degree within the past 5 years. Minimum work history requirements, prior CNC programming experience, minimum testing scores, and employer references.

Requirements

MAC 262Introduction to Multi-Axis Lathe2
MAC 263Multi-Axis Lathe Operation3
MAC 264Multi-Axis Lathe Programming3
Total Credits8

CNC Wire EDM CERTIFICATE 

**This certificate is not eligible for federal student aid**

This program will instruct a student in the basics of CNC wire EDM set-up, programming and controller operations. This course of study is an advanced program meant for Machining Technologies AAS degree graduates or for incumbent employees with advanced CNC skills and programming experience. 

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completion of a Machining Technologies degree within the past 5 years. Minimum work history requirements, prior CNC programming experience, minimum testing scores, and employer references.

REQUIREMENTS

MAC 251Introduction to Wire EDM2
MAC 253Wire EDM Operation3
MAC 257Wire EDM Programming3
Total Credits8

Five Axis Milling Machine Certificate

**This certificate is not eligible for federal student aid**

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to set-up, operate and program five-axis milling machines. The student will be familiar with tool management, pallet changers, and lights-out manufacturing. This course of study is an advanced program meant for Machining Technologies AAS degree graduates or for incumbent employees with advanced CNC skills and advanced programming experience. 

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completion of a Machining Technologies degree within the past 5 years. Minimum work history requirements, prior CNC programming experience, minimum testing scores, and employer references.

REQUIREMENTS

MAC 259Introduction to the 5-Axis Milling Machine2
MAC 2605-Axis Milling Machine Operation3
MAC 2615-Axis Milling Machine Programming3
Total Credits8