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    Oct 16, 2021  
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Technical Studies Integrated Machining Technology, (AAS)


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Program Info

Minimum credits: 67
Length: 10 months

Division: Workforce Services (HAAS Center)
Contact: 434.766.6762
Award: Associate of Applied Science
Plan Code: 718-09 CIP Code: 15.0613

 

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Technical Studies Integrated Machining Technology prepares students to enter the workforce at high-level machinist positions and entry-level management. Students will be exposed to advanced level CNC training, CAD/CAM instruction, and inspection training in addition to coursework in dimensional metrology, advanced tooling applications, and career/personal development. Students will simultaneously complete the Career Studies Certificate in CNC Flow Cell Machining while in this program.

Program Integration: 25% of courses are shared in the Precision Machining & IMT programs. Also, IMT students will simultaneously complete the CNC Flow Cell Machining CSC.

Admission Requirements: In addition to general college admission requirements, students must meet the following criteria:

  • All students must have completed  MAC 223  and MAC 127  (or equivalents) with a C or higher.
  • All students must have completed a two-year precision machining program or have equivalent work experience, which instructors will evaluate on a case-by-case basis.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Act as high-performance team members and cultivate the knowledge required of mid-level machinists or entry-level managers.
  • Apply concepts of Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Understand basic economic principles as they apply to industry and the impact of those principles on manufacturing.
  • Operate a wide range of high-performance machine tools including 5-axis mills, 3-axis lathes, dual spindle lathes, computer numerical control (CNC) inner diameter and outer diameter s grinders, surface grinders and electrical discharge machining.
  • Learn ancillary processes associated with machining in a high-precision environment.

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