Machine Tool Technology, A.A.S.
The associate in applied science degree in Machine Tool Technology emphasizes the advanced manufacturing technologies. Students are prepared to work in precision tooling, machining, and manufacturing. Graduates could qualify for positions as machine tool operators; machinists; Computerized Numerically Controlled (CNC) machinists and programmers; Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) operator/programmers; computer-aided drafting/design and computer-aided machining/manufacturing (CAD-CAM) programmers, toolmakers, mold makers and inspectors.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Analyze, interpret, qualify and apply engineering specifications for the production of manufactured/machined parts, and, assist in solving engineering related problems.
- Solve routine problems associated with work-cell (shop floor) machining/manufacturing.
- Demonstrate continuous knowledge and skill development traits required for mastery of advanced technologies.
- Decipher and evaluate the impact of shop-floor technologies.
- Communicate advanced technological concepts in an oral, written, and graphical format.
- Formulate a means for continuous evaluation of personal growth requirements to assure technological preparedness in managing a career in the challenging field of precision machining/manufacturing.
- Operate conventional and Computer Numerically Controlled machine (CNC) tools and other automated equipment.
- Program machine tools and related equipment via the use of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) system hardware and software.
- Validate, via inspection, and process documents, the readiness of products for customer distribution.
First Semester (17 credits)
|MAT 110 - Technical Mathematics I||4|
|MTT 110 - Print Layout and Measurement for Machining||4|
|MTT 111 - Introduction to Manufacturing||3|
|TCC 111 - Technical Communication||3|
|MTT 112 - Lathe Operations I||3|
Second Semester (16 credits)
|MTT 122 - Lathe Operations II||3|
|MTT 124 - Milling Operations I||3|
|MAT 111 - Technical Mathematics II||4|
|ENG 100 - Composition I||3|
|MTT 129 - Solids (CAM) Modeling||3|
Third Semester (18 credits)
|MTT 214 - Milling Operations II||3|
|MTT 210 - CNC Machine Tool Operations||3|
|MTT 219 - CAM Solids I||3|
|ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature||3|
|COMM 100 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication||3|
|Social Science Elective 3|
Fourth Semester (16-17 credits)
|MTT 220 - CNC Programming||3|
|MTT 229 - CAM Solids II||3|
|MTT 230 - Electrical Discharge Machining||4|
|PHY 100 - Technical Physics I||3|
|Machining Elective(s) 3-4|
MAT 160, MAT 161 may be elected instead of MAT 110, MAT 111.
Social Science Electives (SOC 100 to 200), American History II (HIS 120); or, Microeconomics Principles (ECO 220)
Suggested machining electives: Manufacturing Processes (MTT213), Technical Mechanics (TME 231), Statics and Strength of Materials (TME 216), Project Management Processes (TCC 121), Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers (TME 220), Fluid Power and Controls (TME 229), Robotic Systems (TME 232), Introduction to Nanotechnology (SCI 105), CSEL (College Sponsored Experiential Learning), any 3 or 4 credit combination.
Total Credits: 67 - 68
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