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    Oct 23, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Computer-Integrated Machining Technology, A.A.S. (A50210)


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The Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the analytical, creative, and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development, and production, resulting in a finished product.

Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement, and high-speed multi-axis machining.

Graduates should qualify for employment as machining technicians in high-tech manufacturing, rapidprototyping and rapid-manufacturing industries, specialty machine shops, fabrication industries, and high-tech or emerging industries such as aerospace, aviation, medical, and renewable energy, and to sit for machining certification examinations.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Graduates must demonstrate:

  1. Knowledge and hands-on competences in manufacturing/mechanical production, computers, manual machine operation, CNC machining operation, setup, and programming of various systems, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aiding manufacturing (CAM), and programming of coordinate measure machines.
  2. Ability to think critically about technical problems, communicate effectively, and perform as a responsible professional.
  3. Graduates will understand ethical/social responsibility, respect for diversity, and commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Total Credit Hours: 15


Total Credit Hours: 14


Total Credit Hours: 35


Select 2 SHC from the following courses:


Total Credit Hours: 2


Total Semester Hour Credits: 66


Note(s):


*Contact Co-op office for course/section numbers.

**See your academic advisor or division dean for appropriate selection of humanities/social/ behavioral science electives.

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