Catalog 2020-2021

Precision Machining and Manufacturing Technology

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the diploma program in Machine Tool Technology will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Read and interpret blueprints for machine tool applications.
  • Determine the characteristics of metals and the appropriate heat treating processes.
  • Perform surface grinding operations.
  • Perform lathe operations.
  • Perform mill operations.
  • Apply CNC fundamentals.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the associate of applied science degree program in Machine Tool Technology will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Read and interpret blueprints for machine tool applications.
  • Determine the characteristics of metals and the appropriate heat treatment process.
  • Perform surface grinding operations.
  • Perform lathe operations.
  • Perform mill operations.
  • Apply CNC operations.
  • Perform CNC Mill Manual programming.
  • Perform CAD/CAM programming.
  • Plan the job process.
  • Obtain job resources.
  • Perform saw operations.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Basic Grinding Operations will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, and schematics used in the machine tool industry.
  • Evaluate the characteristics and properties of metals and heat treatment processes.
  • Perform surface grinder operations.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Basic Machining Operator will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Read and interpret blueprints for machine tool applications.
  • Perform surface grinding operations.
  • Perform lathe operations.
  • Perform mill operations.
  • Perform basic and advanced algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric mathematical operations.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in CNC Specialist will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Perform CNC fundamental operations.
  • Perform CNC manual mill programming.
  • Perform CNC manual lathe programming.
  • Perform CNC practical applications.
  • Develop CAD/CAM programming applications.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Lathe Operator will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Read and interpret blueprints for machine tool applications.
  • Perform basic lathe operations.
  • Perform advanced lathe operations.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Mill Operator will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Perform basic and advanced milling machine calculations.
  • Perform basic and advanced milling machine set up.
  • Perform basic and advanced milling machine operations.
  • Interpret machine tool blueprints, sketches, and drawings.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.