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MACH 0000 CNC Machining Orientation0 Hours
MACH 1004 Machining Introduction120 Hours
Machining Introduction defines basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the machine shop. In this course, you will practice machine shop safety, recognize Safety Data Sheets (SDS), use basic measuring tools, recall shop math, select proper speeds and feeds, label common metal identifications, and reproduce basic layout techniques. In this course, you will have the opportunity to operate bench grinders, saws, and drill presses. The course will also introduce lathe and mill set-up and operation.
MACH 1057 Blueprint Reading for Machinists45 Hours
Blueprint reading for machinists will familiarize students with how to read and interpret mechanical blueprints. Topics covered in this course include the alphabet of lines, interpreting title block data, reading dimensions, tolerances, and surface finish, and interpreting multiple-view drawings, with sectional, auxiliary and projected views.
MACH 2080 Surface Plate Inspection Techniques30 Hours
Students in this course will study basic surface plate inspection and machined parts inspection using surface plate and surface plate accessories.
MACH 1011 Lathe Operations I120 Hours
Lathe Operations I will introduce essential material cutting concepts. This course will provide instruction in tool selection, setup, workholding, and basic turning operations.
MACH 1021 Vertical Mill Operations I120 Hours
In this course, students will learn essential material cutting concepts by setting up and operating a manual milling machine. Topics include principles of clamping and locating work pieces; selection of cutting tools and holders; milling speeds and feeds; application of cutting depth, width, and direction; part production; and inspection.
MACH 1033 CNC Operations I120 Hours
CNC Operations I will provide instruction about the set-up, operation, and programming of CNC machines. This course provides experience in programming and running G-code programs. This course also instructs students on operating the Haas VF2 and Haas TL1 machines.
MACH 2005 Manual CNC Programming60 Hours
This course introduces programming and operation of CNC machines. Students will create 10 CNC programs manually and run them on the appropriate CNC machines including verification. Part production and inspection is emphasized.
MACH 2025 Lathe Operations II60 Hours
In this course students will learn advanced skills using the engine lathe. These skills are necessary for students interested in working with manual lathes and working in maintenance shops or job shops.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Success60 Hours
Workplace Success is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
MACH 1040 Machinist Math60 Hours
This course covers the fundamentals of algebra, plane geometry, area and volume, trigonometry, and compound angles. Students are provided a working knowledge of technical mathematics used in the machining industry.
MACH 2530 CAM I90 Hours
This course provides the fundamentals of CAD/CAM systems. Topics include software operating systems, drawing commands, editing commands, toolpath generation, and posting. This course will cover Mill, Lathe, and advanced toolpath processes.
MACH 2035 Vertical Mill Operations II60 Hours
In this course, students will learn advanced skills using the vertical mill. These skills are necessary for students interested in working with manual milling machines and working in maintenance shops or job shops.
MACH 1073 CNC Operations III90 Hours
Students in this course will continue instruction in the setup, operation, and programming of state of the art CNC machining and turning centers. Machines used in this course include Mazak turning and machining centers.
MACH 2885 CNC Machining Projects I60 Hours
This is an advanced course designed to allow students to participate in complex projects related to CNC machining and programming as assigned by an Advisor. Coursework will vary with the work available and may involve regional industry. Students in this course will receive additional instructor-led guidance to build upon prior instruction and experience to meet or exceed industry standards. Students will practice and demonstrate professional level work according to industry standards.
MACH 2890 CNC Machining Projects II30 Hours
This is an advanced course designed to allow students to participate in complex projects related to CNC machining and programming as assigned by an Advisor. Course work will vary with the work available and may involve regional industry. Students in this course will receive additional instructor-led guidance to build upon prior instruction and experience to meet or exceed industry standards. Students will practice and demonstrate professional level work according to industry standards.
DRFT 1076 3D Parametric Solid Modeling: Basic SolidWorks90 Hours
Parametric Solid Modeling: Basic SolidWorks introduces 3D solid modeling and parametric design using SolidWorks software. Throughout this course, you will study sketching planes, extruding, lofting, sweeps, feature manager, mating parts, assemblies, and complete working drawings from parametric models.
MACH 2540 CAD/CAM Advanced60 Hours
This course provides advanced skills to students familiar with CAD/CAM. Topics include design and programming complex 3 dimensional (3D) shapes of molds and components, and surface modeling using tool containment boundaries, plunge points, and runoff surfaces.
MACH 2610 Mazatrol Programming60 Hours
Mazatrol Programming introduces operating and programming controls, and cutting tools as it relates to programming. During this course, you will demonstrate your knowledge by programming both CNC Machining and Turning Centers using the Mazatrol conversational language.
MACH 2050 Precision Machining Projects90 Hours
Precision Machining Projects allows you to follow a manual machining track to program completion. During this course, you will research, select, and complete your own project(s) using some CNC, but the majority of the project must be completed using conventional machining processes and machines.
MACH 1061 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing I45 Hours
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing I introduces students to the basic concepts of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). This course emphasizes terminology, planar datums, size datums, and tolerances of size, form and location.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours

Job Seeking Skills explores how to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. During this course, you will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.

Course Objectives

  • Create a professional resume, cover letter, and reference sheet
  • Utilize online tools successfully to create an e-portfolio
  • Expand and develop networking skills
  • Utilize online resources effectively to find job openings
  • Demonstrate the ability to fill out job applications in a professional manner
  • Perform successfully in a job interview
  • Demonstrate appropriate follow-up procedures
FUND 0030 Program Directed Study30 Hours
Students in this course will receive general assistance with program and course study, test preparation and the development of individual study resources.
FUND 0091 Study Skills30 Hours

Students will learn to use effective study habits and strategies for remembering information found in their textbooks and heard in class lectures. Students will also learn to use a strategy for reading and taking notes from textbooks, for taking notes in class, and learn effective strategies for taking the five types of tests most frequently given by teachers.

Course Objectives

    • Organize an appropriate study place, and learn how to plan and manage study time.
    • Become skilled at remembering information in textbooks and in lectures.
    • Develop a strategy for better reading and note taking from textbooks.
    • Improve preparation for test taking.