Fall Semester -1st Year (3 courses / 8 credit hours)
MCHN 1302 – Print Reading for Machining Trade II (3-3-0)
A review of applied math models and a study of different blueprints, with emphasis on machine blueprints and the application of each.
MCHN 1320 – Precision Tools and Measurements (3-2-4)
An introduction to the modern science of dimensional metrology. Emphasis on the identification, selection, and application of various types of precision instruments associated with the machining trade. Practice of basic layout and piece part measurement while using standard measuring tools
MCHN 1270 -- MSSC (2-2-1)
Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Production Technician Safety and Quality Modules.
Spring Semester - 1st Year (2 courses / 7 credit hours)
INMT 1319– Manufacturing Processes (3-1-2)
Exploration of a variety of methods used in manufacturing. Theory and application of processes including but not limited to metal forming, welding, machining, heat treating, plating, assembly procedures, and process control considerations, casting and injection molding.
MCHN 1438 – Basic Machine Shop (4-2-4)
An introduction course that assists the student in understanding the machinist occupation in industry. The student begins by using basic machine tools such as the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools are included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance.
Summer – 1st Year (1 Course / 2 Credit Hours
MCHN 2486 – Internship, Machine Tool Technology/Machinist (4-0-0)
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.
First Year total of Program of Studies: 6 courses and total of 19 credit hours.
Fall Semester – 2nd Year (3 courses / 8 credit hours)
INMT 2303 – Pumps, Compressors, & Mechanical Drives (3-2-2)
A study of the theory and operations of various types of pumps and compressors. Topics include mechanical power transmission systems including gears, v-belts, and chain drives
ELPT 1319 – Fundamentals of Electricity I (3-2-3)
Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current.
QCTC 1243 Quality Assurance (2-2-1)
Principles and application designed to introduce quality assurance.
Spring Semester – 2nd Year (2 courses / 7 credit hours)
MCHN 1426 – Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) (4-2-4)
A study of Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM) systems. Software is used to develop applications for manufacturing. Emphasis on tool geometry, tool selection, and the tool library.
ENTC 1305 – Robotics (3-2-3)
An introduction to Robots/Automation. Includes history, terminology, classification of robots, basic components, control systems, alternating current and hydraulic servomechanisms, programming, sensors, types of drive, end of arm tooling, end effectors, and safety and design procedures.
Second Year total of Program of Studies: 5 courses and total of 15 credit hours.
Two Year Program of Studies: 11 courses and total of 34 credit hours.