6/14/18, 9/6/18, 12/7/18, 3/18/19
This two-year program prepares students for employment in the machinist/manufacturing field. Using a variety of machine tools including computer numeric control (CNC) equipment, students learn to make metal parts to precise specifications. Knowledge of the working properties of metal, capabilities of machine tools and equipment, and standard shop practices prepare students for employment in all types of factories, industries, and maintenance shops. To earn an Associate of Applied Arts and Science Degree, students must complete the Manufacturing/Machinist Certificate of Proficiency, earn and addition 24 – 30 credits in manufacturing elective courses, and complete 12 – 15 credits in general education courses in written communications, human relations, and multicultural education.
Manufacturing/Machinist Technology AAAS degree graduates will:
1. Be prepared with skills to perform entry-level CNC machining and manual machining.
2. Gain a thorough grounding in shop theory and applied math; perform CAD/CAM programming and manual programming.
3. Combine manual and CNC skills to produce a capstone project of complex parts.
4. Demonstrate math and communication skills; set up and operate machine tools with a minimum of supervision.
5. Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, intercultural appreciation, information and technical literacy, and communication.
6. Meet Social Science, Humanities, Written communication, human relations, and multicultural education distribution area outcomes.