Computerized (CNC) Precision Machining Technology

Learn precision skills that lead to employment.

 

Basic Machinist - Diploma

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

Basic Machinist - 33 credit Diploma
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$7,080
Tools:$565
Books/Supplies:$375
Total:$8,020
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
English/Communications requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) English or Communications course.
2 cr
Math requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) Math course.
2 cr
COMM1509
Job Seeking Skills
Students will gain independence and proficiency in job searching skills through activities and assignments designed to help them learn how to find jobs, how to prepare to apply for jobs, and how to present themselves as candidates for jobs. Skills covered will include how to search electronically for a job; how to develop written documents needed for a successful self-directed job search, including how to create an electronic portfolio; and how to secure, conduct, and follow up on job interviews. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
COMP2515
Computers: Issues and Applications
This course will develop computer concepts and applications for the general computer user. The focus may include such topics as: historical events and current/future trends, PC (personal computer) concepts, file management and storage, the Internet, digital communications, and computer security, ethics, and privacy. The course will examine the computer's role as a productivity tool in society through an understanding of computing systems and proficiency in popular software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation graphics), as well as online learning software. Microsoft Office 2013/Office 365 is required software for those taking this course online. (Prerequisite: None) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
 
8 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
2 cr
CPMT1601
Introduction to Precision Machining
This course covers the fundamental elements of basic machine shop theory that would be applied to shop applications. Students taking the course will be able to apply skills learned in the classroom to the lab where they will have hands on experience on basic machine shop equipment. Topics of study include safety, measuring parts to print, proper set up, speeds & feeds, and cutting tool usage. (Prerequisites: None) (4 Credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
CPMT1605
Blueprint Reading I
This course covers the fundamentals of basic blueprint reading. The student will learn skills to interpret blueprint and sketches that would be used in industry. Topics of study will be sketching, dimensioning, line interpretation, section views, tolerance, and working drawings. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CPMT1610
Precision Measuring and Gauging
This course will provide the theory, technique, and care of typical measuring tools used in the Machining profession. Students will learn various measuring techniques used in the manufacture of machined parts. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
CPMT1615
Precision Machining Processes
This course will familiarize the student with what can be done with both manual machine tools and computer aided machine tools used in the manufacturing process. The student will have hands on experience with manual and computer type machines. Topics of study include setup, operation, and troubleshooting on both machine types. Safety, measuring parts to print, proper set up, speeds & feeds, and cutting tool usage, manual programming of CNC machines will also be covered. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601 [or taken concurrently]) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
CPMT1625
Blueprint Reading 2
This course covers the fundamentals of intermediate/advanced blueprint reading. The student will learn skills to interpret drawings and sketches that would be used in industry. Topics of study will be sketching, dimensioning, geometric tolerancing, section views, working drawings, and cad styles. (Prerequisites: CPMT1605) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CPMT1640
Introduction to CNC Theory
This course will familiarize the student with the theory of CNC machining and set up. Students will write programs and examine programs on the various machines on the shop floor. Students will learn about all facets of programming mills, wire edm, and turning type machine tools. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1625, CPMT1617, CPMT1625, CPMT1631, CPMT1632, CPMT1640 or equivalent) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CPMT1641
Introduction to CNC Precision Machining Technology
This course will familiarize the student with CNC machining and set up. Students will write programs and run programs on the various machines on the shop floor. Students will use both word address and conversational programming formats. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615 with concurrent enrollment in CPMT1640) (4 Credits: 0 lecture/4 lab)

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4 cr
CPMT1650
Introduction to EDM
This course will familiarize the student with operating Electrical Discharge Machining. Both sinker and wire type EDM machines will be covered in the course. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615 or equivalent) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
CPMT1661
Introduction to CAD/CAM
This course will familiarize the student with computer aided drafting and computer aided machining. Students will learn the design drafting process of the Master CAM computer program. Students will learn to transfer the machining programs (CAM) to machine tools using the Master CAM editor system. This course can be taken as an elective to other programs, or as a mid-year start for the CPMT program. (Prerequisite: None) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
 
25 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 33



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