2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Advanced Precision Machining (CSC)


Program Code: 221-883-14
Length: One Year- Two Semesters 
Minimum Credits: 24

Purpose: Open new doors to bigger possibilities in a manufacturing career. Today, CNC Machines are used to manufacture products from scratch with the use of a computer. Good machinists are in high demand across the nation. It is the machinist who is responsible for forming out of the various metal designs which the engineer sends to them in the form of a blueprint. It requires a great deal of skills to be able to machine very detailed parts by using lathes, milling machines, and grinders. the instruction received from the program of study should result in more rapid advancement and reduce new employee training time once employment has been obtained. This program will prepare students to be CNC programmers and/ or operators leading to full-time employment. 

Occupational Objectives: 

  • Machine shop Supervisor
  • Machine Operator (CNC or conventional)
  • Machinist 
  • CNC setup technician 
  • CNC programmer

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College. 

Program Requirements: Advanced Precision Machining Program is designed to provide students with an introduction to more advanced machining industry procedures. The curriculum will be developed by using a combination of lectures, in-class demonstrations, and videos. The curriculum will also be developed around the following equipment: CAD/CAM, lathes, mills, drill press, surface grinders, CNC lathe and CNC Mill. the students will develop skills in blueprint reading, mathematics, drafting, and soft skills to better prepare the students for employment. Students successfully completing the two semesters in this program will receive a career studies certificate in Advanced Precision Machining. 

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 10
  • Lab hours: 6
  • Course Credits: 12

Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 12
  • Lab Hours: 8
  • Course Credits: 12

Total Minimum Credits: 24