MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

Manufacturing Technology is a career technical education program designed to prepare students for a variety of entry-level positions in a manufacturing environment. These positions may include manual machine operator, computer numerical control operator, CAD/CAM designer, or programmer. Classes are designed for first-time college students, re-entry students, and current industry employees requiring skill enhancement or upgrade training. Learned skills may include the ability to operate conventional and CNC machinery, program CNC machinery, operate various CAD/CAM systems and interpret blueprints.

Certificate of Specialization: Manufacturing Technology - CAD/CAM

This certificate prepares students on CAD/CAM training using MASTERCAM specifically used in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to work in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries as a CAD/CAM design engineer, machinist, CNC operator, or CNC programmer.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core CAD/CAM skills and knowledge required for a variety of manufacturing industries.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 6
 

    Units
MFGT-131 CAD/CAM I 3.0
MFGT-132 CAD/CAM II 3.0


Certificate of Specialization: Manufacturing Technology - CATIA

This certificate prepares students on CATIA software specifically used in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to work in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries as a designer or drafter.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core CATIA skills and knowledge required for a variety of manufacturing industries.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 9
 

    Units
MFGT-141 CATIA I 3.0
MFGT-142 CATIA II 3.0
MFGT-143 CATIA III 3.0


Certificate of Specialization: Automated Machining

This certificate provides students training in CAD/CAM using MASTERCAM and CNC Programming specifically used in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to work in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries as a CAD/CAM design engineer, machinist, CNC operator, or CNC programmer.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to students will be able to accurately perform a variety of CAD/CAM and CNC application and calculations using appropriate equipment.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 12
 

    Units
MFGT-121 CNC 1: Operation and Manual Programming 3.0
MFGT-122 CNC 2: Concepts and Programming 3.0
MFGT-131 CAD/CAM I 3.0
MFGT-132 CAD/CAM II 3.0


Certificate of Specialization: Machining/CNC

This certificate prepares students for CNC programming specifically used in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to work in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries as a CNC machinist, CNC lathe operator, production machinist, or CNC programmer.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core CNC skills and knowledge required for a variety of manufacturing industries.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 6
 

    Units
MFGT-121 CNC 1: Operation and Manual Programming 3.0
MFGT-122 CNC 2: Concepts and Programming 3.0


MFGT 090 MEASUREMENTS AND COMPUTATIONS
Units: 3.00
54.00 hours lecture
Application of measurements and computations, including fractions, decimals, percents, ratio, proportions, English and metric measuring systems, applied algebra, plane geometry, and practical trigonometry as it pertains to manufacturing technology applications.


MFGT 093 INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS
Units: 3.00
36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
As a first course in robotics, emphasis is placed on building a basic robot, understanding basic robotic computer programming, and integrating switches, sensors, actuators, servo motors, programmable logic controllers to form a working robotic unit. Includes wiring, soldering, putting together electronic components and reading digital volt-ohm meters.


MFGT 121 CNC 1: OPERATION AND MANUAL PROGRAMMING
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Explores the history of NC/CNC, elementary CNC programming conventions, cutting tool types, automatic tool changing, tool offsets and compensation, CNC set up procedures, and CNC mill and lathe practice.


MFGT 122 CNC 2: CONCEPTS AND PROGRAMMING
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: MFGT-121

Studies advanced skills for programming and set up for mill and lathe parts on computer numerical control machine tools (3-axis & 5 axis).


MFGT 131 CAD/CAM I
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Introduces computer aided design and manufacturing using MASTERCAM as a CAD/CAM environment, emphasizing the writing and running of CNC lathe programs and machining metal parts. Includes a review of machining & CNC programming fundamentals, the MASTERCAM environment and process overview, basic 2D geometry construction and modification, process and toolpath planning, and 2-axis toolpath generation and editing.


MFGT 132 CAD/CAM II
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: MFGT-131

Provides intermediate level CAD/CAM training using MASTERCAM. Intended primarily for manufacturing technology students and industrial practitioners who have some experience with MASTERCAM. Includes construction of 3D wire frame models, surface modeling fundamentals and creation, derived and composite surfaces, 3-axis surface modeling, and 4-axis and 5-axis programming.


MFGT 141 CATIA I
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Introduces the basic concepts of CATIA as well as CATIA's surface design capabilities.


MFGT 142 CATIA II
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: MFGT-141

Presents CATIA solid and surface modeling in advanced 3 dimensional design.


MFGT 143 CATIA III
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Prerequisite: MFGT-142

Students to utilize CATIA basic manufacturing Fixed and Multi-Axis CNC milling for various manufacturing environments.


Planned Course Offerings 2011-2013

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