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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

CNC Operator (NDP.CNCO)

The CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Operator certificate program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to gain entry level employment in the metal working or wood working industry. Students learn: blueprint reading, shop mathematics, machine tool theory, inspection and quality control, and CNC operations using state of the art equipment. Career opportunities include entry-level CNC operator. Upon completion, students also receive industry recognized certificates in Fanuc CNC Mill and Turn Programming and OSHA 10 hour Safety.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
TEC-040
Blueprint Reading/Industry I

TEC-040
Blueprint Reading/Industry I

Fundamentals, principles, and practices involved in producing and reading industrial blueprints. Covers basic through advanced blueprint reading and basic drafting procedures. Advanced work is adjusted to special interest groups.

Course Outline

2.5
TEC-043
Industrial Safety

TEC-043
Industrial Safety

Designed to give the student basic information and procedures concerning industrial safety awareness and accident prevention.

Course Outline

1.0
TEC-050
Technical Math I

TEC-050
Technical Math I

Fundamentals of basic arithmetic, calculator usage, algebra, geometry and right angle trigonometry.

Course Outline

2.0
TEC-070
Properties of Metal

TEC-070
Properties of Metal

Familiarizes the student with the need for heat treatment of metals and the processes and techniques used and the resulting effects. Also includes a study of the machinability of metals and the contributing physical and metallurgical factors.

Course Outline

2.5
WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

This course is designed to provide an understanding of metal cutting and fabricating processes and weld joint design.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures (Module 1)

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures (Module 1)

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
CIM-060
CNC Machining

CIM-060
CNC Machining

Introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tool operation, programming and processes. Manual and computer assisted part programming with machine tool verification.


Course Outline

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3.0

Semester Totals

16.0

Total Program Hours

16.0
 

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