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Machining Technology (Associate of Applied Science Degree)

The Machining Technology program is designed to prepare students for a career as a machinist. Machinists typically work at factories, plants, or on construction sites.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for machinists is growing faster than average. 

Curriculum includes hands-on training that teaches the student layout, blueprints, jig bore and grinder, precision measuring, CNC, lathes, G Codes, tool paths, and precision production.  Curriculum also includes introduction to manual lathes and converting them to G codes, inputting the G codes into the CNC lathes or mills and producing a part or product.

Degree Requirements

First Year First Semester

DFTG 1309BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING

3 credit hours

MCHN 1438BASIC MACHINE SHOP I

4 credit hours

MCHN 2303FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER NUMERICAL (CNC) CONTROLLED MACHINE CONTROLS

3 credit hours

TECM 1301INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:13

First Year Second Semester

MCHN 1320PRECISION TOOLS AND MEASUREMENT

3 credit hours

MCHN 2434OPERATION OF CNC MACHINING CENTERS

4 credit hours

MCHN 2435ADVANCED CNC MACHINING

4 credit hours

METL 1301INTRODUCTION TO METALLURGY

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:14

First Year Third Semester

MCHN 1343MACHINE SHOP MATHEMATICS

3 credit hours

METL 1313INTRODUCTION TO CORROSION

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:6

Second Year First Semester

OSHT 1320ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SAFETY

3 credit hours

BMGT 2309LEADERSHIP

3 credit hours

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

HIST 1301UNITED STATES HISTORY I

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:12

Second Year Second Semester

MATH 1314COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3 credit hours

SPCH 1318INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

BMGT 1327PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3 credit hours

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

MCHN 2380COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGY/MACHINIST

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15
MCHN2380 Cooperative-Machine Tool Technology/Machinist will serve as the capstone for this program.

Total Credit Hours: 60