Students who demonstrate adequate academic skill to succeed in the occupational-content courses of the program will be given an "S" grade for MACH 100 and will not be required to attend the initial session. Based on your keyboarding skills you may be required to take a 1 credit Keyboarding class in order to meet the competencies of the program.
MACH 100 Academic Skill Development 1-8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, and science. Study of oral and written communications.
MACH 110 Engine Lathe Practice I 3 credits. Basic engine lathe cutting operations of turning, facing, boring, tapering and threading as required when producing machined parts.
MACH 111 Engine Lathe Theory I 2 credits. A basic theory course requiring written reports defining engine lathe terminology, uses, functions, tooling and concepts. Oral communication of these reports will be delivered within the class periods in Machinist and Manufacturing terminology. Emphasis is placed on study habits, note taking, and notebook organization.
MACH 112 Machine Math I 3 credits. Basic math principles of fractional and decimal numbers as related to Machine Shop measuring, blueprint reading, taper turning, threading and cutting speeds and feeds.
MACH 120 Mill Practice I 3 credits. Basic milling cutting operations of end milling, fly cutting, drilling and boring performed on the vertical mill. Also includes shaper, surface grinder, and benchworking practices as scheduling permits.
MACH 121 Mill Theory I 2 credits. A basic theory course requiring written reports defining milling machine terminology, use, functions, tooling, and concepts. Oral communication of these reports will be delivered during class periods in machinist and manufacturing terminology. Emphasis is placed on study habits, note taking and notebook organization.
MACH 122 Machine Math II 3 credits. A more advanced math course requiring the use of formulas, algebra, geometry, and basic right angle trigonometry as required when solving threading, tapering, cords, arcs, areas, dividing head and milling speed/feed problems in a Machine Shop environment.
MACH 130 Engine Lathe Practice II 3 credits. PREREQ: MACH 110, 111, and 112. A continuation of MACH 110 machining more advanced lathe projects.
MACH 131 Blueprint Reading 3 credits. An introduction to identifying blueprint information through the interpretation of lines, symbols and numbers as shown on 2 and 3 view orthographic drawings, and an introduction to geometric dimensioning and toleranced drawings.
MACH 140 Mill Practice II 3 credits. PREREQ: MACH 120, 121, and 122. A continuation of MACH 120 on horizontal and vertical milling machines, performed to closer tolerances and time limits. Also includes grinding, layout and drilling operations as scheduling permits.
MACH 141 Materials Science 2 credits. A study of ferrous and nonferrous metals, heat treating, hardness testing, alloys, machinability and strength pertaining to the machinist trade.
MACH 150 Advanced Machine Operation 8 credits. A course which provides students with introductory training on specialized machine tools and advanced training for operation of machine tools.
MACH 152 Machinery's Handbook 2 credits. A study of handbook subjects of lubrication, coolants, tables, charts, formulas, thread calculations, expansion, bearing fitting, and metric measurements as required of a machinist working in industry.
MACH 176 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 2 credits. On the board Drafting/Detailing of machined parts to fit NC-CNC applications. Also includes dimensioning to geometric tolerancing parameters.
MACH 250 Advanced Machine Practice I 5 credits. PREREQ: MACH 110 through 142. Advanced machining practices on lathes, milling machines, grinders, drill press, inspection, and metal layout. Tasks are performed in an industrial shop atmosphere, working to close tolerances and time limits.
MACH 260 Advanced Machine Practice II 5 credits. A continuation of MACH 250 with an emphasis on tool cutter grinding, jig boring, and those machines not covered in the previous course.
MACH 261 Advanced Machine Math I 2 credits. PREREQ: 2.5 GPA in MACH 112 and 122. An advanced math course requiring the use of geometric/ trigonometric principles for identifying and solving Machine Shop triangulation problems for the purpose of manufacturing metal parts on conventional and NC machines.
MACH 262 Electronic Discharge Machining 2 credits. A course designed to familiarize the student with applications, theory, set-up and operation of the Electric Discharge Machine. Also includes electrode materials, electrode manufacturing and cost effective uses of the EDM in modern manufacturing. PREREQ: MACH 122, 130 and 140.
MACH 275 NC Programming/Machining 5 credits. An introductory course in the programming, setup, and operation of numerically controlled machine tools.
MACH 281 Advanced Machine Math II 2 credits. PREREQ: MACH 112, 122 and 261. Machine Shop math pertaining to NC/CNC lathe and milling programming.
MACH 285 CNC Machining 5 credits. A course in the programming, setup, and operation of the computer numerically controlled lathe and mill.
MACH 286 CNC Programming Theory 3 credits. This course prepares the student in programming of computer numerically controlled machine tools. The course includes computer applications of programming in absolute/incremental and conversational address systems.
MACH 299 Special Topics (variable) 1-8 credits. This course is designed to address the specific needs of individuals. It will enable the students to upgrade their technical skills through part-time enrollment in units of instruction that are currently available through the program's full-time preemployment curriculum. Permission of the instructor is required.
RELT 101 Applied Communications I 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied written communication skills: The mechanics of written composition, technical terms, spelling and definition, basic computer literacy and technical writing and reporting formats.
RELT 102 Applied Communications II 2 credits. The course expands on communication skills taught in RELT 101. New material taught in Applied Communications II includes writing business correspondence and technical reports.
RELT 103 Keyboarding 1 credit. The course enables the development of basic touch keyboarding skill in a minimum of time. completion should prepare students to (a) input alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information quickly and accurately and (b) understand basic vocabulary and concepts used in keyboarding operations when entering and retrieving information.
RELT 201 Applied Communications III 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied oral communication skills. Business speaking and effective oral communications will be taught.
RELT 202 Applied Business Economics 2 credits. The course provides students with an overview of economic principles related to technical courses of study.
RELT 206 Occupational Job Search 2 credits. The course provides students with knowledge and abilities in the areas of employment process skills. Job acquisition and maintenance skills and job market analysis are the core of this course.
RELT 207 Occupational/Human Relations 2 credits. The course provides a study of human behavior in an occupational environment with emphasis on communications, motivation, leadership and personal attitude.