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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Machine Tool Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Effective: Spring, 2017

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.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of the processes and operations of conventional/manual machines; Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) tools and equipment.
Demonstrate competency in programming and operating Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) systems, machines and tool.
Communicate advanced technological concepts and practices in oral, written, and graphical formats.
Accurately perform conversions, computations and calculations needed for parts production.
Demonstrate knowledge of project management processes related to be machining operation.
​Demonstrate knowledge in understanding of machine shop safety as well as industry safety principles and practices.

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Third Semester (15 credits)

ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature3
MTT 210 - CNC Machine Tool Operations3
MTT 214 - Milling Operations II3
MTT 219 - CAM Solids I3
Any Oral Communication (OC) designated course 3 credits

Fourth Semester (17 credits)

PHY 107 - Technical Physics4
MTT 220 - CNC Programming3
MTT 229 - CAM Solids II3
MTT 230 - Electrical Discharge Machining4
Any Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) and Global Understanding (GU) designated Social Science course 3 credits

Total Credits: 64-65