Integrated Manufacturing Technology - CNC Machine Programmer

71 credit Associate of Applied Science program

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Program Description:
The CNC Machine Programmer program is designed to prepare the student for employment as a CNC Machinist/Programmer. Skill development includes performing basic floor programming to produce a part to specifications, setup and operation of CNC machines, instruction in inspection and statistical process control, and program parts designed using a CAD/CAM computer system.

Program outcomes include:
• Perform a basic setup and operate different types of manual metal working machines
• Write basic programs and operate different types of CNC metal working machines
• Perform mathematical calculation of shop problems
• Use basic CAD and CAM computer programs to generate CNC programs to be used on machine tools
• Interpret all basic drawings and blueprints
• Build basic machine parts and tools

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Required Courses:
Course IDCreditsNameDescription
CADE14683Solidworks IThis course covers the basic areas of Computer Aided Design using SolidWorks three-dimensional design software. Students will design and draw model components and subassemblies of mechanical and industrial products in animation. SolidWorks has become widely used in the manufacturing industry. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, READ0465, or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
FYE10001Student Success SeminarThis course is mandatory* for students in their first semester at Lake Superior College. It provides a foundation for students to make a successful transition to college by: (1) creating a connection to the college community and resources, (2) introducing tools for academic success, and (3) developing personal, academic, and career goals. (Prerequisites: None) (1 hr lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT) *Exemptions: - Students who have not declared a degree or diploma - Students who are in a certificate or diploma program of fewer than 37 credits - Students in good academic standing who have earned 12 credits including an Introduction to College course - Students in good academic standing who have earned 24 college credits post high school
INMG14004Introduction to Manufacturing TechnologyThis course covers the beginning introduction use of tools used in manufacturing such as saws, drill press, engine lathes, milling machines and welding machines. (Prerequisites: None) (2 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14103Mechanical Blueprint ReadingThis course covers mechanical blueprint reading principles. Topics included are sketching, lines, views, multiview drawings, scaling, dimensioning, tolerancing, and symbols. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, READ0465, or concurrent) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14123Advanced Mechanical Blueprint ReadingThis course would cover advanced blueprint reading activities. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing will be covered in more depth. (Prerequisites: INMG1410) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14203Design Application Concepts IThis course covers the design of an assembled part and is produced using manual machines. A team approach will be used to manufacture jigs and fixtures and the product itself. Industrial and Engineering standards will be utilized in the design process. (Prerequisites: None) (1 hr lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14223Design Application Concepts IIThis course covers the design of a more complex assembly and is produced using manual and CNC machines. GD&T will be incorporated into the design and inspection of the part. A team approach will be used to manufacture jigs and fixtures and the assembly itself. Industrial and Engineering standards will be utilized in the design process. (Prerequisites: INMG1420) (1 hr lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC14322Quality MethodsThis course covers the use of advanced inspection tools used in manufacturing. Also, Statistical Process Control (SPC) is covered and demonstrated. (Prerequisites: INMG1400) (0 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC15052Surface Grinder IThis course covers surface grinding for squareness, flatness, and other grinding operations. Grinding wheel selection, dressing wheels, set ups, and safety aspect will be covered. (Prerequisites: INMG1400) (0 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC16001Engineering MaterialsThis course covers heat-treating concepts, procedures and methods. Secondary operations like plating, anodizing and other coatings. Machinability, properties and identification methods of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials are also covered. (Prerequisites: None) (1 hr lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC16032TurningThis course covers the advanced principles of engine lathes operation, set-up, selection of tooling, and use of attachments. (Prerequisites: INMG1400) (0 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC16042MillingThis course covers advanced milling machine operations. Topics included are set-up, selection of tooling, and use of milling attachments. (Prerequisites: INMG1400) (0 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC16202CNC Basic ProgrammingThis course focuses on both turning and machining center programming for Computer Numerical Control (CNCs). Basic CNC concepts will be covered in depth. (Prerequisites: None) (2 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25023CNC TurningThis course covers CNC turning operations and programming in a lab setting. Topics covered include G & M code programming techniques. (Prerequisites: MTCC1620) (0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25043CAD CAMThis course covers Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing, (CAD CAM) operation and programming. (Prerequisites: CADE1468) (0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25403CNC Machining Center (3 Axis)This course covers CNC milling operations and programming in a lab setting. Topics covered include setup and programming of fixtures and parts. (Prerequisites: MTCC1620)(0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25603Advanced CNC Mill (4th Axis)This course covers advanced CNC milling operations and programming in a lab setting. Topics covered include advanced programming techniques. (Prerequisites: MTCC2540 or concurrent) (0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25623CNC Mill Turn, Live ToolingThis course covers the advanced programming of a turning center. Mill/turn machining will be covered using live tooling to mill and turn the complete part. Also, programming of a bar feeder and sub spindle to machine both ends of the part will be covered. (Prerequisites: MTCC2502) (0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25643CNC Horizontal 4 AxisThis course covers the advanced running and programming of 4 axis horizontal machining center with a pallet changer. Set-up of tombstones on the pallets will be covered with multiple parts programmed at once. (Prerequisites: MTCC2560) (0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25702Wire EDMThis course covers set-up and operation the 4 axis Wire EDM. and Hole Popper. Programming will take place on Esprit software and on the Wire EDM. (Prerequisites: None) (0 hrs lec/4 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
MTCC25723Swiss AutomaticThis course covers advanced live tooling on a Swiss style turning center. The set up and operations to make multiple parts with close tolerances will also be covered. (Prerequisites: Concurrent with MTCC2562) (0 hrs lec/6 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
WLDG15603Gas Metal Arc Welding IThis course introduces students to the gas metal arc welding process including equipment, terms, and safety procedures. Students will learn how to setup, adjust, and shut down gas metal arc welding equipment. Students will be able to deposit surface welds in the flat position. Square groove and fillet butt, lap, and T-joints welds in the flat and horizontal position will also be covered. Students will be introduced to welding variables as it affects the quality of welds. (Prerequisites: None) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)

Pre-Program Requirements:
Successful entry into this program requires a specific level of skill in the areas of English and reading. Program entry will depend, in part, on meeting the prerequisites listed below:

English:
• A score of 86 or higher on the Sentence Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of ENGL0460 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, ENGL0460 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Mathematics:
• A score of 36 or higher on the Elementary Algebra Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of MATH0450 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, MATH0450 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Reading:
• A score of 78 or higher on the Reading Comprehension portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of READ0465 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, READ0465 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Electives:
General Education Requirements (15 credits)
First Year Experience 1 credit
General Education 14 credits