Precision Machining and Manufacturing

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Precision Machining and Manufacturing Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the machine tool technology field. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of machine tool theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Machine Tool Technology Degree/Diploma and have the qualification of a machine tool technician.

Click here for Machine Tool Technology Gainful Employment Information.

Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
MCHT 1011 Introduction to Machine Tool 4
MCHT 1012 Print Reading for Machine Tool 3
MCHT 1020 Heat Treatment and Surface Grinding 3
MCHT 1013 Machine Tool Math 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3
MCHT 1119 Lathe Operations I 3
MCHT 1120 Mill Operations I 3
AMCA 2110 CNC Fundamentals 3
MCHT 1219 Lathe Operations II 3
MCHT 1220 Mill Operations II 3
MCHT x600 Occupational Elective 6
MCHT 1510 Machine Tool Internship 3
AMCA 2130 CNC Mill Manual Programming 5
AMCA 2150 CNC Lathe Manual Programming 5
AMCA 2170 CNC Practical Applications 3
AMCA 2190 CAD/CAM Programming 4