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SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Machining Technologies Certificate

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CIP: 15.0805
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math 505-428-1763

This certificate provides students with an opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to enter the workplace as competent, entry-level machinists. Course work incorporates the theory and practice of machining and manufacturing from tooling operations, safety, layout and planning, and programming to engineering design methodology and process improvement. Computer applications are part of the program including computer-aided drawing/modeling and computer-aided manufacturing. Students use machining skills to solve basic design-related problems. The program provides foundational learning in regards to critical thinking and problem solving using engineering methods.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Engineering Technologies, A.A.S.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe work habits that reflect concern and care for self, others and the environment.
  • Apply industry-related mathematics and blueprint reading to machining processes.
  • Machine parts to industry standards of tolerance and finish using manual machine tools.
  • Machine parts to industry standards of tolerance and finish using computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tools.
  • Produce machined parts that meet or exceed standards from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).
  • Demonstrate skills in quality control, inspection, and process improvement.

Total 41 Credits Min.

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