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MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGY - MACHINE OPERATOR

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in Machine Operator

To provide students with basic manual machine skills which will prepare them for opportunities as machinists in a variety of workplace settings.

The program will prepare you for an entry-level position as a machine tool operator. The program is intended to give you a firm foundation in conventional manufacturing methods through hands-on experience in laboratories and classroom lecture.

Topics covered in the program include blueprint interpretation, applied math, machine tool theory and practice, tool grinding, and basic metallurgy.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

  1. Does Not Require High School Diploma or GED (NOTE: Non-high school graduates or those who do not have a GED, must score 61 or better on the reading portion of the COMPASS test. )

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
MTT 105 Machine Tool Math Applications 3 0 3
MTT 111 Machine Tool Theory and Practice I 1 12 5
MTT 112 Machine Tool Theory and Practice II 1 12 5
MTT 120 Machine Tool Print Reading 2 3 3
MTT 141 Metals & Heat Treatment 3 0 3
MTT 241 Jigs and Fixtures I 1 3 2
11 30 21
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  21

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
MTT 105 Machine Tool Math Applications 3 0 3
MTT 111 Machine Tool Theory and Practice I 1 12 5
MTT 120 Machine Tool Print Reading 2 3 3
6 15 11

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
MTT 112 Machine Tool Theory and Practice II 1 12 5
MTT 141 Metals & Heat Treatment 3 0 3
MTT 241 Jigs and Fixtures I 1 3 2
5 15 10
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  21

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Shawn Reed

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $0.00

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