CNC Machine Tool

Learn precision skills that lead to employment.

 

Prototype Engineering - Certificate

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


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Math requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) Math course.
2 cr
 
2 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
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
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
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 CAD computer program. Students will learn the Computer Aided Machining (CAM) process of the software to produce Machining Tool paths and to write G-code programs. This course can be taken as an elective to other programs, or as a mid-year start for the CNC Machine Tool program. (Prerequisite: none) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
 
13 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 15


Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$2,994
Minimum Tool Cost:$50
Books/Supplies:$300
Estimated Total:$3,344
 

 



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