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Machining Technology - Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) - Specialization - AAS

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The Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) - Specialization Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is designed to meet the industry's growing need for trained machine operators and programmers. The award prepares students for technologies, such as computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools, autoloaders, high-speed machining, and lights-out manufacturing including setup, monitoring, maintenance of these systems.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
MCHN 1320 Precision Tools & Measurement 3
MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades 3
ENTC 1347 Safety & Ergonomics 3
MCHN 1338 Basic Machine Shop 3
Semester 2
INMT 1345 Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) 3
MCHN 2331 Operations of CNC Turning Centers 3
MCHN 1308 Basic Lathe 3
MCHN 1313 Basic Mill Operations 3
MCHN 1343 Machine Shop Mathematics 3
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
MCHN 2334 Operations of CNC Turning Centers 3
MCHN 2303 Fundamentals of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machine Controls 3
MCHN 1305 Metals and Heat Treatment 3
XXXX #3## Math/Natural Science Elective 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Semester 2
MCHN 1326 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 3
ARTS 2341 Metals 3
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Machining (Capstone) 3
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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