2020-2021 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 17, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Precision Machining Technology (A.A.S.)

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A.A.S. Degree: 62 Hours

Precision machining is a highly technical, advanced process that is essential to manufacture the products we use in our daily lives. The Precision Machining Technology program provides hands-on training with advanced machine tools and teaches the fundamental skills needed to precisely manufacture products and tooling. Students in the program learn technologies including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) setup and programming, Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), and advanced inspection equipment such as Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM). The wide range of skills taught in this program provide many employment opportunities in manufacturing including CNC operator, general machinist, CNC setup technician, CNC programmer, quality control technician, and manufacturing engineering technician.

Precision Machining Technology Program Requirements - 46 Credit Hours

General Education Requirements - 16 Credit Hours

The Missouri Department of Higher Education has identified a common set of general education courses that have been adopted statewide. These courses are called the "CORE 42."  CORE 42 courses are guaranteed to transfer to any Missouri public college or university to satisfy general education requirements.

Courses in knowledge areas below, designated with the CORE 42 logo indicates courses in that area have been evaluated and provided a MOTR number for transfer to all Missouri public institutions of higher education.

Courses that do not have this designation may still transfer to public and private colleges and universities in Missouri and elsewhere, but students are encouraged to check the transfer equivalency website of the institution to which they plan to transfer to confirm.

Please refer to the MDHE Core Transfer Curriculum for detailed information on CORE 42 courses.

Written Communications - 3 Credit Hours

Oral/Written Communications - 3 Credit Hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences - 3 Credit Hours

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