CNC Machine Tool

Learn precision skills that lead to employment.

 

CNC Machine Tool - Diploma

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

CNC Machine Tool - 58 credit Diploma
Gainful Employment Information

Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$10,899
Tools:$565
Books/Supplies:$575
Total:$12,039
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)

Download the Course Outline

1 cr
 
8 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Choose one: MACH1620 Internship or MACH2642 CNC Precision Machining App.
Choose one: MACH1620 Internship or MACH2642 CNC Precision Machining Application
4 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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

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)

Download the Course Outline

2 cr
MACH2633
CNC Precision Machining Mill
This course will focus on CNC Machining Center operations used to support metal stamping die making & tool manufacturing. Each student will manufacture a feature of a blanking die in this course. The student will be responsible for the proper integrated assembly of their die feature with those of other students, and the finished project must produce an accurate stamped part. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615, MACH1625, MACH1630, MACH1641, MACH1650, MACH1661 or equivalent) (4 Credits: 1 lecture/3 lab)

Download the Course Outline

4 cr
MACH2635
CNC Precision Machining Lathe
This course will focus on CNC Lathe operations used to support metal stamping industry & metal turning manufacturing. Each student will manufacture several turning projects in this course. The student will be responsible for the programming, set-up, and operation of the CNC lathe, and will produce an inspection report of the finished project. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615, MACH1625, MACH1630, MACH1641, MACH1650, MACH1661 or equivalent) (4 Credits: 1 lecture/3 lab)

Download the Course Outline

4 cr
MACH2637
CAM Programming and Toolmaking Application I
This course will familiarize the student with the manufacturing of a mold. The instructor will give each student a design for a mold cavity and other mold components. Each student will manufacture the components to specifications, and complete inspection reports on all components. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615, MACH1625, MACH1630, MACH1641, MACH1650 & MACH1661, MACH2633, MACH2635, MACH2637, MACH2660 or equivalent) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

Download the Course Outline

3 cr
MACH2639
CAM Programming and Toolmaking Application 2
This course will familiarize the student with the manufacturing methods using CNC machines to support manufacturing processes. The Instructor will give each student a design for a special projector multiple projects. Each student will manufacture the project components to specifications, and complete inspection reports on all components. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615, MACH1625, MACH1630, MACH1641, MACH1650, MACH1661, MACH2633, MACH2635, MACH2637, & MACH2662, or equivalent) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

Download the Course Outline

3 cr
MACH2640
CNC Precision Machining Capstone
In this course, students will be required to design and manufacture a machining project. Students will write a Capstone Summary Report that includes design prints, process, set-up, and CNC programming details supported by digital pictures. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615, MACH1625, MACH1630, MACH1641, MACH1650, MACH1661, MACH2633, MACH2635, and MACH2660 or equivalent) (5 Credits: 1 lecture/4 lab)

Download the Course Outline

5 cr
MACH2660
Advanced CAD/CAM I
This course will familiarize the student with advanced computer aided drafting and computer aided machining using CNC Mills and CNC Lathes. Students will design, and manufacture projects using the Master CAM software computer program to communicate with Computer Numerical Control machine tools. Students will work with 2D, and 3D-solid geometry types. (Prerequisites: MACH1601, MACH1605, MACH1610, MACH1615, MACH1625, MACH1630, MACH1641, MACH1650 & MACH1661 or equivalent) (3 Credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

Download the Course Outline

3 cr
 
50 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 58



© 2017 Minnesota State College Southeast

RED WING CAMPUS | 308 Pioneer Road | Red Wing, MN 55066 | 651-385-6300
WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987 | 507-453-2700

Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.

 

Minnnesota State Logo

A member of Minnesota State

Serving nearly 400,000 students, Minnesota State is the 5th largest system of public colleges and universities in the nation with 30 colleges, 7 universities, and 54 campuses across the state.

This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 877-853-8324 or 507-453-2700.