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CNC Machining

Course Descriptions
DATC Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2017, Required Hours: 1260)

MACH 0000 - CNC Machining Orientation 0 Hours
 
MACH 1003 - Machining Introduction 90 Hours
This is an introductory course to basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the machine shop manufacturing industry. Topics include essential safety practices, MSDS, use of basic measuring tools, performing basic layout techniques and applications of bench grinding sawing, feeds and speeds, and basic hole making. This course also provides students with a brief introduction to the technical mathematics and measuring tools used in machining.  
DRFT 1045 - Blueprint Reading 30 Hours
Students in this course will learn 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.  
DRFT 1055 - Blueprint Reading for Machinists 30 Hours
In this course, students will learn to read and interpret mechanical blueprints. Topics 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 learn basic surface plate inspection and machined parts inspection using surface plate and surface plate accessories.  
MACH 1011 - Lathe Operations I 120 Hours
Students will learn essential material cutting concepts by setting up and operating a manual lathe. Topics include chuck type workholding devices, cutting tool selection, efficient tool management, speeds and feeds, angles, threads, part production, and inspection.  
MACH 1060 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing I 60 Hours
This course teaches students the basic concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Topics include terminology, planar datums, size datums, and tolerances of size, form and location.  
MACH 1021 - Vertical Mill Operations I 120 Hours
In this course, students will learn 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 1075 - CNC Operations I 120 Hours
Students in this course are introduced to CNC machining. Students will learn safety, CNC terminology, preparatory steps to run a CNC program, setup and operation of CNC machines and part production with given programs. This course includes hands-on demonstration and application of knowledge in the use of machine operation.  
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 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.  
MACH 1072 - CNC Operations II 90 Hours
Students will be instructed in set-up, operation and programming of full sized CNC machines. Students will program and run several of their own manually created G code programs. The Haas VF2 and Haas TL1 machines or their equivalent will be used in this course.  
MACH 1080 - CAD/CAM Beginning 60 Hours
This course provides the fundamentals of CAD/CAM systems. Topics include software operating systems, drawing commands, editing commands, tool path generation, and posting.  
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 2520 - CAD/CAM Intermediate 60 Hours
This course is a continuance of CAD/CAM Beginning, students will learn intermediate skills of CAD/CAM systems. Topics include 2 ½ D operations, simple indexing, 4th axis machining, and CNC lathe programming.  
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 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 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 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 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 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.