Program Description
STEM Division

Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology

Program Description

(Formerly Machine Technology Level II)

The objective of the certificate program is to provide essential skills and knowledge to individuals seeking a position in Advanced Manufacturing. A prerequisite for entry into this certificate program is placement into or above MAT*H095 and ENG*H063 or consent of the program director.

Program Requirements

Course No. Title Credits
MFG*H124 Blueprint Reading I 2
MFG*H151 Mfg Machinery – Drill Press 1
MFG*H152 Mfg Machinery – Grinding 2
MFG*H153 Mfg Machinery – Bench Work 2
MFG*H154 Mfg Machinery – Lathe I 2
MFG*H155 Mfg Machinery – Milling I 2
MFG*H156 Mfg Machinery – CNC I 2
Directed Elective† 3
MFT*H5010 Metrology (non-credit course)
MFT*H5235 Manufacturing Math I (non-credit course)
MFT*H5236 Career Awareness/Development/ Computer Application (non-credit course)
Total Credit Hours 16
MFG*H105 Manufacturing Math II 3
MFG*H125 Blueprint Reading II 3
MFG*H254 Mfg Machinery – Lathe II 3
MFG*H255 Mfg Machinery – Milling II 3
MFG*H256 Mfg Machinery – CNC II 3
Directed Elective† 3
MFT*H5238 Career Development (non-credit course)
MFT*H5239 CNC Projects (non-credit course)
Total Credit Hours 18
Directed Electives†:
CAD*H110 Introduction to CAD 3
CAD*H150 CAD 2D 3
QUA*H114 Principles of Quality Control 3
Total Credit Hours 34


Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Perform job layouts by measuring, marking, scribing and using hand tools.
  • Work with the most common metals, such as cold-rolled steel, hot-rolled steel, tool steel and aluminum.
  • Understand Cartesian Coordinates, tooling vices and fixtures and setting cutting tools in holders.
  • Set-up and operate manual milling machines, lathes, surface grinders, and horizontal, vertical and cold saws.
  • Create simple CNC programs, review and edit programs and demonstrate knowledge of basic functions and commands.
  • Perform basic set-up and operation of CNC machines, such as vertical 5 & 3 axis mills, 2 and 3 axis lathes.
  • Understand basic Quality Control Processes, including Statistical Process Control (SPC)  & Lean Manufacturing Principals.


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