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Machine Tool Technology Associate in Applied Science

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When you complete the 61-credit Machine Tool Technology program, you may apply for an Associate in Applied Science degree.

General Education Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition, or English 103, Technical Writing, or Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Mathematics 100, Applied Mathematics, or Mathematics 122, Intermediate Algebra, or Mathematics 123, Quantitative Reasoning 4
Physics 110, Technical Physics 4
Political Science 101, National Government, or Political Science 102, State Governments, or History 201, American History to 1865, or History 202, American History 1865 to Present 3

 

Major Requirements Credit Hours
Engineering 103, Beginning Engineering Drawing, or Engineering 113, Engineering Design & Graphics 4
Industrial Maintenance Technology 109, Intro to Welding, or Welding 101, Fabrication I 2
Industrial Maintenance Technology 110, MIG/TIG Welding 3
Machine Tool Technology 110, Machine Tool I 3
Machine Tool Technology 120, Machine Tool II 3
Machine Tool Technology 130, Precision Inspection 3
Machine Tool Technology 140, Introduction to Numerical Control (NC) Computer Numerical Control (CNC) 2
Machine Tool Technology 150, Introduction to CAM 2
Machine Tool Technology 241, CNC Programming I 2
Machine Tool Technology 242, CNC Programming II 2
Machine Tool Technology 251, 2D/3D Machining 2
Manufacturing Technology 111, Manufacturing Processes I 3
Mathematics 110, Technical Mathematics I, or Mathematics 130, Pre-Calculus Trigonometry, or Mathematics 135, Precalculus Algebra/Trig 3
Trade Related Instruction 134, Metallurgy and Heat Treatment 3
Trade Related Instruction 144, Blueprint Reading & Sketching 4

 

Program Electives Credit Hours
Engineering 210, Advanced CAD Techniques 3
Machine Tool Technology 231, CMM Fundamentals 2
Trade Related Instruction 107, Applied Geometry/ Trigonometry 4
Welding 102, Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) 2
Welding 103, Gas metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) 2

 

 

Employment for machinists and tool and die makers is expected to remain stable.

National median annual wage machinists and tool and die makers (2016): $43,160 ​​​​​​*

National job growth projections by 2026: 1%*

*Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/production/machinists-and-tool-and-die-makers.htm

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