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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist


Learn how to program and maintain CNC machines.

Before you can enroll in this program, you must have two years of experience as a manual machinist or CNC operator or have taken MAC 110.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTMACHNTOOL/MCT/MACC

What can I do with this degree? 

Career Options:  Entry-level employment as CNC machinists and CNS machine operators.

Academic Options:  Continue your studies by completing the Machine Tool Technology - AAS Degree.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirement

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

Communication Requirement 3
Subtotal 3

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
MAC 100 Introduction to Machine Tool 3
MAC 110 Manual Machine Shop 4
MAC 125 Mechanical Inspection 4
MAC 150 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming I 4
MAC 155 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming II 4
MAC 160 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe Programming 4
Subtotal 23

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CAD 117 Print Reading and Sketching for Manufacturing 4
CAD 172 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
Subtotal 10
Total 36

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Analysis & Critical Thinking – GTM 105.