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Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day and evening hours. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

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.

General Education Courses:

Humanities/Fine Arts:

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Social /Behavioral Sciences:

Work-Based Learning Option:

Qualified students may elect to take 4 credit hours of Work-Based Learning in place of MAC 242  or MAC 245 .

Total Credit Hours Required: 74

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 121) from below:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Total Hours: Class 10 | Lab 18 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 17

Spring – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 8 | Lab 16 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 14

Summer – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 6 | Lab 8 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 9

Fall – 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 7 | Lab 14 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 13

Total Hours: Class 8 | Lab 17 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 14

Total Hours: Class 5 | Lab 6 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 7

Grand Total Hours: Class 44 | Lab 79 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 74

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