Computerized (CNC) Precision Machining Technology

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Computerized (CNC) Precision Machining Technology - Diploma

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

Computerized (CNC) Precision Machining Technology - 64 credit Diploma
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$12,131
Tools:$565
Books/Supplies:$575
Total:$13,271
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
 
12 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
CPMT2633
CNC Precision Machining Mill
This course will focus on CNC Machining Center operations used to support metal stamping die making & tool manufacturing. Each student will manufacture a feature of a blanking die in this course. The student will be responsible for the proper integrated assembly of their die feature with those of other students, and the finished project must produce an accurate stamped part. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650, CPMT1661 or equivalent) (4 Credits: 1 lecture/3 lab)

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4 cr
CPMT2635
CNC Precision Machining Lathe
This course will focus on CNC Lathe operations used to support metal stamping industry & metal turning manufacturing. Each student will manufacture several turning projects in this course. The student will be responsible for the programming, set-up, and operation of the CNC lathe, and will produce an inspection report of the finished project. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650, CPMT1661 or equivalent) (4 Credits: 1 lecture/3 lab)

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4 cr
CPMT2637
CAM Programming and Toolmaking Application I
This course will familiarize the student with the manufacturing of a mold. The instructor will give each student a design for a mold cavity and other mold components. Each student will manufacture the components to specifications, and complete inspection reports on all components. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650 & CPMT1661, CPMT2633, CPMT2635, CPMT2662, CPMT2637, & CPMT2665 or equivalent) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
CPMT2639
CAM Programming and Toolmaking Application 2
This course will familiarize the student with the manufacturing methods using CNC machines to support manufacturing processes. The Instructor will give each student a design for a special projector multiple projects. Each student will manufacture the project components to specifications, and complete inspection reports on all components. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650, CPMT1661, CPMT2633, CPMT2635, CPMT2662, CPMT2637, & CPMT2665 or equivalent) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
CPMT2640
CNC Precision Machining Capstone
This course will require students to develop leadership skills through participation in the Skills USA student organization. Students will be required to compete in the state sponsored machining skills contest. Students will be required to design and manufacture a working model demonstrating machine power or movement. Students will write a Capstone Summary Report that includes design prints, process, set-up, and CNC programming details supported by digital pictures. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650, CPMT1661, CPMT2633, CPMT2635, CPMT2662, CPMT2665 or equivalent) (5 Credits: 1 lecture/4 lab)

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5 cr
CPMT2642
CNC Precision Machining Application
This course will focus on CNC machining using all computer numerical control machines available in the shop, including electrical discharge machines, mills, and lathes. Presentation & lecture time will discuss jig & fixture theory, and methods of writing CNC programs. The student will be responsible for the programming, set-up and safe operation of all machines. Projects will be assigned by the instructor for each type of machining. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650, CPMT1661 or equivalent) (4 Credits: 1 lecture/3 lab)

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4 cr
CPMT2662
Advanced CAD/CAM I
This course will familiarize the student with advanced computer aided drafting and computer aided machining using CNC Mills and CNC Lathes. Students will design, and manufacture projects using the Master CAM software computer program to communicate with Computer Numerical Control machine tools. Students will work with 2D, and 3D-solid geometry types. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650 & CPMT1661 or equivalent) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CPMT2665
Advanced CAD/CAM II
This course will familiarize the student with advanced computer aided drafting and computer aided machining. Students will design, and manufacture projects using the Master CAM software computer program to communicate with Computer Numerical Control machine tools. Students will work with advanced 3D-solid geometry tutorials. (Prerequisites: CPMT1601, CPMT1605, CPMT1610, CPMT1615, CPMT1625, CPMT1640, CPMT1641, CPMT1650, CPMT1661 or equivalent) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
 
52 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 64



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