Machine Shop Technology – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0956.30

The curriculum prepares students to work in the metal processing trades. Emphasis is on basic manufacturing principles. The program qualifies students to seek employment in the areas of instrumentation, mold making, tool and die general machining, industrial maintenance, and research and development. The curriculum includes: basic manufacturing principles, technical mathematics including trigonometry, principles of metallurgy, quality assurance practices, tool design and manufacturing, physics of metal processing, computer numerical control machining (CNC), principles and operations of the electro-discharge machine (EDM), and product design.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon complete of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic manufacturing principles.
  2. Apply the skills need for: Instrumentation, mold making, tool and die general machining, industrial maintenance, and research and development.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

MACH 101BEGINNING METALWORKING SKILLS3
MACH 102INTERMEDIATE METALWORKING SKILLS3
MACH 110BLUEPRINT READING1
MACH 111GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING2
MACH 120MASTERCAM3
MACH 130CNC MILL MACHINING3
MACH 135CNC LATHE MACHINING3
Total Units18

General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree