Academic Catalog

Manufacturing Technologies Classes

Orientation/Machine Shop Safety

Item Number
MCH 101
Credits
2

Provides an overview of the program, orientation to shop procedures, and the responsibilities associated with personal safety and the safety of others. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission.

Shop Math/Blueprint I

Item Number
MCH 105
Credits
6

Provides a review of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, fractions and decimal fractions. Includes a study of drawings and prints and an overview of basic measuring tools. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Shop Math/Blueprint II

Item Number
MCH 107
Credits
6

Provides study of basic geometry concepts and introduction to calculators. Includes advanced study of prints and reading of machine details. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Shop Math/Blueprint III

Item Number
MCH 109
Credits
6

An introduction to trigonometric functions, practical machine mathematical applications, the Cartesian coordinate system, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Shop Machines & Tools

Item Number
MCH 111
Credits
6

Use and care of hand and machine tools used in measurement, layout and inspection. Beginning machine tool operation of pedestal grinders, drill presses and power saws. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Lathes I

Item Number
MCH 117
Credits
6

Progressively difficult operations on lathes with emphasis on setups, speeds and feeds, turning, facing, grooving, threading and tapers. Actual turning jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Mills I

Item Number
MCH 121
Credits
6

Progressively difficult operations on milling machines, with emphasis on setups, speeds and feeds, end milling, side milling, shell milling, drilling, and tapping. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Lathes & Mills II

Item Number
MCH 122
Credits
8

Intermediate calculations and machining operations with emphasis on accessories for lathes and milling machines. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101

Lathes & Mills III

Item Number
MCH 125
Credits
10

Progressively advanced turning and milling techniques with emphasis placed on precision setup using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Lathes & Mills IV

Item Number
MCH 126
Credits
8

Progressively advanced turning and milling techniques with emphasis placed on the use of all shop equipment to complete advanced precision projects. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Surface Grinding

Item Number
MCH 129
Credits
4

Progressively difficult grinding operations with emphasis on surface grinding, mounting, dressing and truing grinding machine wheels. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Tool & Cutter Grinding

Item Number
MCH 133
Credits
5

Progressively difficult tool and cutter grinding with emphasis on milling cutters, reamers and form tools. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

CATIA I

Item Number
MCH 201
Credits
5

Gain introductory knowledge of 3D and parametric design using CATIA V5 software to create basic parts and assemblies in solids and wireframe.

Prerequisites

Instructor permission required.

Introduction to CNC

Item Number
MCH 202
Credits
7

Introduction to CNC programming software and setups using CAD/CAM interfacing and project milling, drilling and lathe turning. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

CATIA II

Item Number
MCH 203
Credits
3

Build upon modeling and parametric design using CATIA V5 software to apply graphic skills to create parts, assemblies and profiles in solids and wireframe. 

Prerequisites

Instructor permission required.

CATIA III

Item Number
MCH 206
Credits
3

Apply more advanced modeling and parametric design using CATIA V5 software to create complex parts and assemblies in solids and wireframes.

Prerequisites

Instructor permission required.

Intermediate CNC

Item Number
MCH 211
Credits
10

Covers understanding and operating Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinery. Also includes writing programs and manual data input. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Advanced CNC

Item Number
MCH 216
Credits
12

Covers progressively advanced CNC machining techniques with emphasis placed on program troubleshooting and increased production. Actual machining jobs from industry may be used. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Career Opportunities

Item Number
MCH 219
Credits
4

Covers writing a resume, researching employers and job-search techniques. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Inspection Techniques

Item Number
MCH 223
Credits
6

Covers proper use of inspection tools and equipment. Emphasis is on applied use of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, with use of granite layout surfaces. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

Item Number
MCH 229
Credits
4

Provides insight into the study of the properties and compositions of metals. Emphasis is on heat treatment of metals. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Manufacturing Resources & Research

Item Number
MCH 231CAP
Credits
4

This course is a study of resources for machining information with emphasis on methods of research. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

Training & Practice

Item Number
MCH 240
Credits
1

Credit options vary between 1 and 10 credits.

Special instruction to suit the individual’s needs. Repeated enrollment ensures progressively advanced training. The number of times a student may enroll is based on the student’s needs and is at the instructor’s advisement. 

Prerequisites

Instructor’s permission and MCH 101.

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