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Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 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 241 MAC 242 , or MAC 245 .

Total Credit Hours Required: 74

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 121 from above:

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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