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Machine Tool Technology (Certificate)

Study machine tool technology at JCC

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.

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Courses

Semester 1

Course Credits

Mathematics Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1210: Applied Mathematics for Technology I

3

MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD

4

MCT 1270: Machine Theory and Operations

3

MCT 1380: Introduction to Solid Modeling

3

Social Sciences Elective

Choose a course from the social sciences category

3

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2
  • Other mathematics options are: MAT 1220, MAT 1250, MAT 1590 (or higher).

Semester 2

Course Credits

MCT 1280: CNC/Machine Tools

3

MCT 1300: Machine Tool Technology II

3

MCT 1340: Manufacturing Drawing and GD&T

4

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

CSC 1330: Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets or

CSC 1510: Introduction to Computer Science or

CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I

1/3
  • Apply for graduation.