CNC Machinist

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Downtown Campus

Barry Young 
Instructor
253.680.7214

Denell Zander
Instructor
253.680.7239

Dan Eberle
Career Advisor
253.680.7010

To schedule an advising appointment, please call 253.680.7002.

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m. (day)

CNC MachinistThis program prepares students for employment in the machinist/manufacturing field. Using a variety of machine tools including computer numeric control (CNC) equipment, students learn to make metal parts to precise specifications. Knowledge of the working properties of metal, capabilities of machine tools and equipment, and standard shop practices prepare students for employment in all types of factories, industries, and maintenance shops.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Option A: CNC Machinist, 91 Credits
Option B: CNC Technician, 97 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS                           CREDITS
100+ Level Human Relations 
100+ Level Communications 
100+ Level Mathematics 
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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
CNCM 101 Introduction to Machine Manufacturing Processes 
CNCM 102 Machining Fundamentals 
CNCM 103 Engineering Drawing Interpretation 
CNCM 104 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 
CNCM 105 Secondary Operations, Benchwork 
CNCM 106 Precision Measurement   
CNCM 109 Lathe I 
CNCM 110 Mill I 
CNCM 111 Introduction to CNC Technology 
CNCM 112 CNC Controls 
CNCM 113 CNC Programming 
CNCM 114 CNC Troubleshooting 
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Students must choose one option:

Option A: CNC Machinist CREDITS

CNCM 201 CNC Lathe I
CNCM 202 CNC Lathe II
CNCM 203 CNC Milling I
CNCM 204 CNC Milling II
CNCM 205 Computer-Aided Manufacturing
CNCM 206 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)
CNCM 207 Advanced Projects I
CNCM 208 Advanced Projects II
CNCM 209 Advanced Manufacturing Processes
CNCM 210 Emergent Technologies

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Option B: CNC Technician                                                                 CREDITS

CNCM 205 Computer Aided Manufacturing
CNCM 209 Manufacturing Processes
CNCM 210 Emerging Technologies
CNCM 220 CAD I
CNCM 221 CAD II
CNCM 222 CAD III
CNCM 223 Electronic Fundamentals
CNCM 224 Electronic Applications
CNCM 225 Microcontrollers
CNCM 226 Hydraulics and Fluid Power
CNCM 227 Sensors/Scanner Technology
CNCM 228 Programmable Controllers
CNCM 229 Plastic Mold Manufacturing
CNCM 230 Introduction to Mechatronics
CNCM 231 Basic Robotics

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Certificate of Competency: 50 Credits
CNC Machining 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

CNCM 101 Introduction to Machine Manufacturing Processes
CNCM 102 Machining Fundamentals
CNCM 103 Engineering Drawing Interpretation
CNCM 104 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
CNCM 105 Secondary Operations, Benchwork
CNCM 106 Precision Measurement
CNCM 109 Lathe I
CNCM 110 Mill I
CNCM 111 Introduction to CNC Technology
CNCM 112 CNC Controls
CNCM 113 CNC Programming
CNCM 114 CNC Troubleshooting

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Certificate of Training: 44 Credits
CNC Operator

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

CNCM 101 Introduction to Machine Manufacturing Processes
CNCM 102 Machining Fundamentals
CNCM 103 Engineering Drawing Interpretation
CNCM 104 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
CNCM 105 Secondary Operations, Benchwork
CNCM 106 Precision Measurement
CNCM 109 Lathe I
CNCM 110 Mill I
CNCM 113 CNC Programming
CNCM 114 CNC Troubleshooting
CNCM 201 CNC Lathe I
CNCM 203 CNC Milling I
CNCM 207 Advanced Projects I

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