Machine Shop Technology
The curriculum prepares students to work in the metal processing trades. Emphasis is on basic manufacturing principles. The program qualifies students to seek employment in the areas of instrumentation, mold making, tool and die general machining, industrial maintenance and research and development. The curriculum includes: basic manufacturing principles, technical mathematics including trigonometry, principles of metallurgy, quality assurance practices, tool design and manufacturing, physics of metal processing, computer numerical control machining (CNC), principles and operations of the electro-discharge machine (EDM), and product design.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
1. Demonstrate an understanding of basic manufacturing principles.
2. Apply the skills need for: Instrumentation, mold making, tool and die general machining, industrial maintenance, and research and development.
3. Secure employment in the metal processing trades.