Computer Aided Machining Technology (340)
Associate in Applied Science Degree
This program provides state-of-the-art skills and techniques in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer numerical control (CNC) programming to enable students to practice as CAM/CNC technicians. Fundamental principles of mathematics, science, computer-aided manufacturing, CNC programming, problem solving, and communications are demonstrated. Computer-aided drafting (CAD) is an integral part of this program. Employment opportunities for the graduate include CNC Machinist, CNC Programmer, Application Programmer, CNC Operator/Programmer, CNC Programmer/Planner, and CNC Service Representative.
NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.
Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.