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Machine Tool Technology, AAS


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Program Start Date: Fall, Spring
Minimum Program Length: 74 academic weeks; 5 terms day; 69 credits
Curriculum Code: 35370

Program Description

Machine tool technology students learn to set up and operate all standard machine tools. They acquire knowledge and skills in mathematics, blueprint reading, drafting, metals and heat treatment, precision measuring equipment, and computer numerical control (CNC).

Practical Experience

Students gain experience in reading blueprints and in setting up and operating standard machine tools and CNC machines to produce precision metal parts.

Professional Opportunities

Maintenance machinist, tool room machinist, CNC operator, tool and die maker, tool and die repairer, CNC set up and programmer.

Unique Aspects

The completion of this program will prepare students to pursue national credentials. The Machine Tool Technology Program adheres to the credentialing requirements of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 203, Fairfax, VA 22030, Phone (703) 352-4971

EEDA Career Cluster:

Manufacturing

Total Credits: 69


Semester Display


Fifth Semester


  • MTT 255 - CNC Programing II Credits: 3
  • MTT 258 - Machine Tool Cam Credits: 3
  • Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Course Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Humanities/Fine Arts Section above).
  • Approved Social/Behavioral Sciences Course Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Section above).

Total Credits: 69


Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.
  2. Manufacture machined projects using logic, information retrieval and related technology.
  3. Apply industry related mathematics needed to perform job related tasks.
  4. Machine parts to industry standards of tolerance and finish using manual machine tools.
  5. Machine parts to industry standards of tolerance and finish using computer numerical controlled machine tools.

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