AMT 120 - CNC Machine Setup/Operation(Back to Top)
CNC Machine Setup/Operation is a study of computer numerical control
(CNC) machine tools. The course is designed to provide knowledge on the latest CNC machines, using
turning centers and machining centers in the CIM Laboratory. The course is taught through lecture,
practical problems, demonstrations and student operation of equipment. Prerequisite: CDT 100 or consent
AMT 121 - Fundamentals of CNC Programming(Back to Top)
Fundamentals of CNC Programming is a study of the fundamentals of
computer numerical control programming for machine tool within the manufacturing environment. Emphasis
on application, operation of a CNC program, tooling and machines. You will write programs and verify
them using machine or computer graphics. Prerequisite: AMT 120 or consent of the instructor.
(Apprentices should take both classes. Students taking the Precision Machinist option cannot use these two
classes as their electives.)
BUS 101 - Introduction to Business(Back to Top)
Introduction to Business is a survey of business as it operates within our
American private enterprise system. This course is designed to broaden your knowledge of business. Topics
included are business-government relations, forms of business ownership, finance, management, marketing and
practical economic concepts. Students are encouraged to examine opportunities in business and also examine
their present attitudes, concepts, and philosophies concerning business.
BUS 203 - Economics of Business(Back to Top)
Economics of Business is a basic introductory economics course. Conceptual understanding
of economic principles and their application to practical analysis is stressed rather than mathematical
interpretation. Such contemporary problems as unemployment, inflation, distribution of income, government
spending policies, financial institutions and monetary policy, allocation of scarce resources, market pricing
and product cost are covered.
CDT 101 - Introductory Computer Aided Drafting(Back to Top)
Introductory Computer Aided Drafting introduces you to computer graphics
concepts, including hardware, software, and basic operating principles of a computer graphics system.
Course includes the basic drafting fundamentals required to produce graphical images with the aid of a
computer. You will have the opportunity to work on specific areas of interest. Course is designed for
students who are not enrolled in the CDT or AMT degree programs.
CDT 103 - Materials of Industry(Back to Top)
Materials of Industry is a survey of metallics, plastics, composites, and other materials.
Included are chemical and mechanical properties, refinement, standard designations, modification by working or
heat treatment, and application to industrial use.
CDT 104 - Manufacturing Processes(Back to Top)
Manufacturing Processes provides an understanding of the principles and practices
of manufacturing processes, including applications for robotics and other automated techniques, along with
an overview of measurement and inspection hardware and its use. Comparisons of various processes will be
discussed as they relate to today's manufacturing.
CDT 108 - AutoCAD(Back to Top)
AutoCAD is a course designed for students with a comprehensive background in
current drafting practices. Course includes the basic operation of microcomputers utilizing AutoCAD software
on an IBM PC-AT computer. Emphasis is placed upon the use of AutoCAD commands and concepts in producing a
variety of industrial drawings. Prerequisite: CDT 108 (Cannot be used as an elective for Precision Machinist).
CDT 118 - Advanced AutoCAD(Back to Top)
Advanced AutoCAD is a course for students with a comprehensive background in
AutoCAD and current drafting practices. Course includes AutoCAD customization procedures, methods to maximize
productivity of detail and assembly drawings. Emphasis is placed on the use of AutoCAD commands and concepts
in producing solid model drawings. Prerequisite: CDT 108
CDT 128 - Introduction to "Personal Designer" CAD System(Back to Top)
Introduction to "Personal Designer" CAD System will introduce you to
Computervision's "Personal Designer" CAD system. Emphasis will be placed on the development of
knowledge and skills necessary to create two-dimensional geometry and three-dimensional models and drawings.
This course will include instruction and hands-on experience necessary to produce a variety of industrial
drawings. Prerequisite: CDT 100 or recent high school or industrial drafting experience.
CDT 133 - Computer Drafting I(Back to Top)
Computer Drafting I introduces computer graphics concepts, including hardware, software,
and operating systems. You will utilize Unigraphics II software to create a variety of drawings. A study will be
made of dimensional practices and the techniques necessary to produce multi-view, auxiliary, and section
drawings from 3-D wireframe models. Prerequisite: CDT 100 or recent high school or industrial drafting experience.
Descriptive Graphics is a descriptive geometry course studying the principles and
applications of spatial relationships between points, lines, planes, surfaces, and solids. Prerequisite:
CDT 100 or recent high school or industrial drafting experience.
Industrial Organization of Operation introduces basic concepts of economics,
business, organizational and management theories. Contemporary issues including technological change,
organizational structures, concurrent engineering, industrial environment, and human resources will be
discussed. Whenever possible, topics relating to the students work experience will be used.
CIS 102 - Introduction to Computers and Information Systems(Back to Top)
Introduction to Computers and Information Systems surveys the uses of computers
in business, industry and the home. This course introduces computer concepts, principles, and terminology.
A number of hands-on computer experiences are provided, including the writing of several elementary
programs in BASIC and using word processors, spreadsheets, and database software.
Introduction to Fluid Power is designed to provide you with a basic understanding
of the concepts and applications of fluid power technology and the necessary skills for further study in the field.
The course is an overview of fluid power technology and its application to energy input, energy output,
energy control, and systems auxiliary components, as well as the design and function of components.
Fundamentals of Pneumatics is designed to give you an understanding of the
elementary principles of pneumatics, methods of control, and air circuits. The history and application of
pneumatics are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on those areas of knowledge required to design and fabricate
pneumatic circuits representative of those found in industry. Design of these circuits includes valve selection,
as well as proper sizing of other components. A comparison is made between pneumatics and hydraulics principles,
systems, circuits and components.
Total Quality Control is a survey course that traces the development of the
concept of total quality control. Emphasis will be on organization, quality costs, quality engineering,
process control and quality information equipment. (Offered Fall semester)
Advanced Metrology continues from QLT 106 to develop dimensional measurement ability
for skilled workers, inspectors, technicians, and personnel entering a technical occupation. Instruction will
emphasize advanced measurement principles, proper selection, operation, care, and application of sophisticated
measurement systems, including coordinate measuring machines, circular geometry systems, electronic gages,
advanced surface analyzers, optical metrology, and Laser measurement systems. Students will learn and practice
techniques of advanced inspection and gage planning to perform actual workplace inspections using measurement
equipment. The course includes an advanced study of related topics, including: metrology system management,
gage control and calibration, measurement system analysis, inspection planning, gage selection and justification,
and current industry standards related to dimensional metrology (MIL-STD, ISO, ANSI, AIAG). Prerequisite:
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