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Precision Machining - Diploma

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

Precision Machining - 31 credit Diploma
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$5,825
Tools:$350
Books/Supplies:$250
Total:$6,425
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
English/Communications requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) English or Communications course.
2 cr
Math requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) Math course.
2 cr
COMM1015
Job Seeking Skills
Students will gain independence and proficiency in job searching skills through activities and assignments designed to help them learn how to find jobs, how to prepare to apply for jobs, and how to present themselves as candidates for jobs. Skills covered will include how to search electronically for a job; how to develop written documents needed for a successful self-directed job search, including how to create an electronic portfolio; and how to secure, conduct, and follow up on job interviews. (Prerequisite: none) (1 credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
 
5 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
2 cr
MACH1601
Introduction to Precision Machining
This course covers the fundamental elements of basic machine shop theory that would be applied to shop applications. Students taking the course will be able to apply skills learned in the classroom to the lab where they will have hands on experience on basic machine shop equipment. Topics of study include safety, measuring parts to print, proper set up, speeds & feeds, and cutting tool usage. (Prerequisites: None) (4 Credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
MACH1605
Blueprint Reading I
This course covers the fundamentals of basic blueprint reading. The student will learn skills to interpret blueprint and sketches that would be used in industry. Topics of study will be sketching, dimensioning, line interpretation, section views, tolerance, and working drawings. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
MACH1610
Precision Measuring and Gauging
This course will provide the theory, technique, and care of typical measuring tools used in the Machining profession. Students will learn various measuring techniques used in the manufacture of machined parts. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
MACH1615
Precision Machining Processes
This course will familiarize the student with what can be done with both manual machine tools and computer aided machine tools used in the manufacturing process. The student will have hands on experience with manual and computer type machines. Topics of study include setup, operation, and troubleshooting on both machine types. Safety, measuring parts to print, proper set up, speeds & feeds, and cutting tool usage, manual programming of CNC machines will also be covered. (Prerequisites: MACH1601 [or taken concurrently]) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
MACH1625
Blueprint Reading 2
This course covers the fundamentals of intermediate/advanced blueprint reading. The student will learn skills to interpret drawings and sketches that would be used in industry. Topics of study will be sketching, dimensioning, geometric tolerancing, section views, working drawings, and cad styles. (Prerequisites: MACH1605) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
MACH1630
Introduction to CNC Theory
This course will familiarize the student with the theory of CNC machining and set up. Students will write programs and examine programs on the various machines on the shop floor. Students will learn about all facets of programming mills, wire edm, and turning type machine tools. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1625, MACH1625, CPMT1632, CPMT1640 or equivalent) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
MACH1641
Introduction to CNC Precision Machining Technology
This course will familiarize the student with CNC machining and set up. Students will write programs and run programs on the various machines on the shop floor. Students will use both word address and conversational programming formats. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615 with concurrent enrollment in MACH1630) (4 Credits: 0 lecture/4 lab)

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4 cr
MACH1650
Introduction to EDM
This course will familiarize the student with operating Electrical Discharge Machining. Both sinker and wire type EDM machines will be covered in the course. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615 or equivalent) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
MACH1661
Introduction to CAD/CAM
This course will familiarize the student with computer aided drafting and computer aided machining. Students will learn the design drafting process of the Master CAM computer program. Students will learn to transfer the machining programs (CAM) to machine tools using the Master CAM editor system. This course can be taken as an elective to other programs, or as a mid-year start for the CPMT program. (Prerequisite: None) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
 
26 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 31



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