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Program Overview

The Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the analytical, creative and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development and production, resulting in a finished product.

Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement and high-speed multi-axis machining.

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates should qualify for employment as machining technicians in high-tech manufacturing, rapid-prototyping and rapid-manufacturing industries, specialty machine shops, fabrication industries, and high-tech or emerging industries such as aerospace, aviation, medical, and renewable energy, and to sit for machining certification examinations.

Technical Standards:

Program Contacts:

Walter Poplin

Lead Instructor - Machining

Degree Curriculum

To complete the degree, 37 credit hours from Computer-Integrated Machining Certificate (C50210) and Diploma (D50210) must be included in A50210.

ACA-111 College Student Success 1
MEC-110 Introduction to CAD/CAM 2
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
MAC-152 Advanced Machining Calculations 2
MAC-214 Machining Technology IV 6
MAC-222 Advanced CNC Turning 2
MEC-231 Computer-Aided Manufacturing I 3
ATR-212 Industrial Robots 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ISC-112 Industrial Safety 2
MAC-224 Advanced CNC Milling 2
Social Science Elective 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 32 Hours

Diploma Curriculum

To complete the diploma, 18 credit hours from Computer-Integrated Machining Certificate must be included in D50210.

BPR-111 Print Reading 2
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
MAC-121 Introduction to CNC 2
MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MAC-124 CNC Milling 2
MAC-151 Machining Calculations 2
MAC-122 CNC Turning 2

Total credits needed to graduate: 19 Hours

Certificate Curriculum

MAC-111 Machining Technology I 6
MAC-112 Machining Technology II 6
MAC-113 Machining Technology III 6

Total credits needed to graduate: 18 Hours

This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise (CCP) program (C50210X). CCP students should complete this certificate over three semesters.

Learning Outcomes

  • Safely perform the basic operation of machine shop equipment and machinery.
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly operate all necessary machine shop hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly operate a vertical milling machine.
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly operate a lathe turning machine.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic and advanced usage of the Computer Numerical Controls systems (CNC) milling machine.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic and advanced usage of the CNC lathe machine.

Program Costs

Degree In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $4,984.00 $19,075.00
Books and Supplies $1,817.00 $1,817.00
Total Cost $6,801.00 $20,892.00
Diploma In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $3,165.75 $10,653.75
Books and Supplies $814.75 $814.75
Total Cost $3,980.50 $11,467.75
Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,453.50 $4,909.50
Books and Supplies $141.75 $141.75
Total Cost $1,595.25 $5,051.25

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