Mar 05, 2024
The Machine Tool Technology Program is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge required of personnel entering industrial positions as a parts inspector, computer numerical control (CNC) machine operator/programmer, machinist, tool and die designer, and related professions. Students may complete multiple levels of NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) credentials as they progress through the program of study, and these credentials allow students to have multiple entry and exit points that meet their career and educational needs.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate effective technical writing skills.
- Analyze, interpret, and prepare mechanical drawings.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of semi precision, precision layout, and measuring tools.
- Operate the machine tools used in manufacturing according to National Institute Metalworking Skills (NIMS) standards.
- Demonstrate proficiency in writing part programs, set-up and operating CNC milling according to industrial standards.
- Demonstrate proficiency in designing parts, generating toolpaths and CNC code in 2D and 3D.
Required Program of Study
Students are granted credit by articulation for the required Machine Tool Technology (MTT) courses after completion of the course competencies through courses offered by RACC’s Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education Division. Students should contact that division to obtain information on course offerings.
General Education Requirements (25 Credit Hours)
Major Requirements (40 Credit Hours)
Students are granted credit for Machine Tool Technology (MTT) courses by articulation after completion of the course competencies through courses offered by RACC’s Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education Division. Students should contact that division to obtain information on course offerings.
Spring Semester 2
Elective - Choose one of the following: