This program provides foundation skills necessary for workforce personnel whose jobs require knowledge of machine tools. It will provide a credential that indicates to employers that the student has completed fundamental coursework in machine tools. Students will become proficient in the operation of basic machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, drill presses and precision measurement equipment. Basic courses are designed to build and strengthen knowledge of machine tool theory.
Courses in solid modeling and CNC programming are included to provide an introduction to two specific areas that are important for overall understanding of the field. Students will also develop skills in basic mathematics and writing appropriate to a machinist position.
Minimum program credit hours: 30
|General Requirements||9 credit hours|
|ENG 1510: English Composition I or higher||3|
|Social Science Electives||3|
|MAT 1210, MAT 1220, MAT 1250, MAT 1590, or higher||3|
|Liberal Arts and Science Electives||none|
|Core Requirements||21 credit hours|
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
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