CNC Machining

Course Descriptions
Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2018)

MACH 0000 - CNC Machining Orientation 0 Hours
 
MACH 1001 - Machining Introduction 90 Hours
Machining Introduction familiarizes students with the basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the machine shop. Topics include instruction in safety practices, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), basic measuring tools, shop math, speeds and feeds, metal identification, and basic layout techniques. In this course, students will have the opportunity to operate bench grinders, saws, and drill presses. The course will also introduce students to lathe and mill set-up and operation.  
MACH 1051 - Blueprint Reading 30 Hours
Blueprint reading introduces students to basic blueprint reading skills. Standard industrial practices will be applied on one or more industrial drawings. Principles and applications of the following will be used: lettering, orthographic, oblique, isometric, dimensioning, sectioning, and auxiliary views.  
MACH 1056 - Blueprint Reading for Machinists 30 Hours
Blueprint reading for machinists will familiarize students with how to read and interpret mechanical blueprints. Topics covered in this course include the alphabet of lines, interpreting title block data, reading dimensions, tolerances, and surface finish, and interpreting multiple-view drawings, with sectional, auxiliary and projected views.  
MACH 2080 - Surface Plate Inspection Techniques 30 Hours
Students in this course will study basic surface plate inspection and machined parts inspection using surface plate and surface plate accessories.  
MACH 1013 - Lathe Operations I 90 Hours
Lathe Operations I will introduce essential material cutting concepts. This course will provide instruction in tool selection, setup, workholding, and basic turning operations.  
MACH 1023 - Vertical Mill Operations I 90 Hours
In this course, students will be introduced to essential material cutting concepts by setting up and operating a manual milling machine. Topics include principles of clamping and locating work pieces; selection of cutting tools and holders; milling speeds and feeds; application of cutting depth, width, and direction; part production; and inspection.  
MACH 1033 - CNC Operations I 120 Hours
CNC Operations I will provide instruction about the set-up, operation, and programming of CNC machines. This course provides experience in programming and running G-code programs. This course also instructs students on operating the Haas VF2 and Haas TL1 machines.  
MACH 2025 - Lathe Operations II 60 Hours
In this course students will learn advanced skills using the engine lathe. These skills are necessary for students interested in working with manual lathes and working in maintenance shops or job shops.  
MACH 2035 - Vertical Mill Operations II 60 Hours
In this course, students will learn advanced skills using the vertical mill. These skills are necessary for students interested in working with manual milling machines and working in maintenance shops or job shops.  
WKSK 1400 - Workplace Relations 60 Hours
This course will help you develop essential human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. It includes familiarization with problematic areas found in the workforce including: presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, winning at office politics, and planning and managing your career.  
MACH 1040 - Machinist Math 60 Hours
This course covers the fundamentals of algebra, plane geometry, area and volume, trigonometry, and compound angles. Students are provided a working knowledge of technical mathematics used in the machining industry.  
MACH 2005 - Manual CNC Programming 60 Hours
This course introduces programming and operation of CNC machines. Students will create 10 CNC programs manually and run them on the appropriate CNC machines including verification. Part production and inspection is emphasized.  
MACH 1073 - CNC Operations III 90 Hours
Students in this course will continue instruction in the setup, operation, and programming of state of the art CNC machining and turning centers. Machines used in this course include Mazak turning and machining centers.  
MACH 1074 - CNC Operations IV 90 Hours
Students in this course will continue instruction in the setup, operation, and programming of state of the art CNC machining and turning centers. Machines used in this course may include Okuma turning and machining centers.  
MACH 2885 - CNC Machining Projects I 60 Hours
This is an advanced course designed to allow students to participate in complex projects related to CNC machining and programming as assigned by an Advisor. Coursework will vary with the work available and may involve regional industry. Students in this course will receive additional instructor-led guidance to build upon prior instruction and experience to meet or exceed industry standards. Students will practice and demonstrate professional level work according to industry standards.  
MACH 2890 - CNC Machining Projects II 30 Hours
This is an advanced course designed to allow students to participate in complex projects related to CNC machining and programming as assigned by an Advisor. Course work will vary with the work available and may involve regional industry. Students in this course will receive additional instructor-led guidance to build upon prior instruction and experience to meet or exceed industry standards. Students will practice and demonstrate professional level work according to industry standards.  
MACH 2530 - CAM I 90 Hours
This course provides the fundamentals of CAD/CAM systems. Topics include software operating systems, drawing commands, editing commands, toolpath generation, and posting. This course will cover Mill, Lathe, and advanced toolpath processes.  
DRFT 1076 - 3D Parametric Solid Modeling: Basic SolidWorks 90 Hours
Students in this course will be introduced to 3D solid modeling and parametric design using SolidWorks software. Topics will include sketching planes, extruding, lofting, sweeps, feature manager, mating parts, assemblies, and complete working drawings from parametric models.  
MACH 2540 - CAD/CAM Advanced 60 Hours
This course provides advanced skills to students familiar with CAD/CAM. Topics include design and programming complex 3 dimensional (3D) shapes of molds and components, and surface modeling using tool containment boundaries, plunge points, and runoff surfaces.  
MACH 2610 - Mazatrol Programming 60 Hours
In this course, students are exposed to operator and programming controls, and cutting tools as it relates to programming. Students will also demonstrate their knowledge by programming both CNC Machining and Turning Centers using the Mazatrol conversational language.  
MACH 2170 - CNC Operations II (EZPath Lathe) 45 Hours
This course covers the basics of CNC operation using machines found in job shops or maintenance positions. The EZPath lathe is user friendly and uses a conversational style of programming that is easy to learn. Students will build several projects on this machine solidifying their basic turning operation and programming skills covered in the core.  
MACH 2175 - CNC Operations II (EZTrak Mill) 45 Hours
The Eztrak mill is a standard vertical mill with a very powerful but user friendly control. This course introduces students to the setup and operation of the Eztrak mill machine. This course blends the manual mill with the CNC mill in a very effective combination. While in this course, students program this machine using conversational style programming often called Do Events.  
MACH 2050 - Precision Machining Projects 90 Hours
Students in this course will follow a manual machining track to program completion. Students will research, select, and complete their own project(s) using some CNC, but the majority of the project must be completed using conventional machining processes and machines.  
MACH 1061 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing I 45 Hours
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing I introduces students to the basic concepts of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). This course emphasizes terminology, planar datums, size datums, and tolerances of size, form and location.  
MACH 2950 - CNC Machinist Externship 90 Hours
Students in this course will gain valuable work experience in the Machine Tool Technology Industry while working under the supervision of an industry professional.