The curriculum relies on a “hands-on” and lecture approach to learning, and students will spend a large portion of their time working in a practical setting. Students will be- come proficient in metal machining operations and planning procedures, with emphasis on practical machining techniques. Students will be introduced to modern manufacturing processes including: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming; Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD); and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM) software. This computer training will enhance the graduates’ ability to program, set up and produce pieces in accordance with engineering drawing specifications.
ENTRANCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Does Not Require High School Diploma or GED (NOTE: Non-high school graduates or those who do not have a GED, must have ENG 155 or equivalent placement test score.)
• Departmental Approval
• Prior Experience/Observation – Minimum three years of machining experience with supervisor