Machine Technology (MACT)



140 Machine Technology - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Mathematics 46 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Level M40.
This course is an introduction to the Machine Technology field. Emphasis is placed on safety, measurements, common formulas, machining applications, drawings, and career opportunities in the field. This course is designed for students planning to major in the occupational field of machine technology. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

150 Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
This course is a study of advanced machining techniques including numerically controlled mills and lathes and electro-discharging machining. Emphasis is placed on introducing the student to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming using "G" and "M" codes. This course is designed for students majoring in Machine Technology and with previous machine laboratory experience. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

160M Introduction to CAD/CAM - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 161M.
This course is an introductory, hands-on study of Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) theory and applications using Mastercam software. Emphasis is placed on generating programs at a basic level for both the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill and CNC Lathe. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

161M Applications of CAD/CAM I - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 160M with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course presents students with intermediate-level Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing CAD/CAM projects dealing with Computer Numerical Control (CNC) program generation for the CNC Mill and CNC Lathe using Mastercam software. Students at this level work under moderate instructor supervision to increase efficiency and quality of work. This course may be taken four times to enhance skills or proficiencies by supervised repetition and practice within class periods. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

162M Applications of CAD/CAM II - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 161M with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course presents students with advanced-level Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) exercises dealing with Computer Numerical Control (CNC) program generation for the CNC Mill and CNC Lathe using Mastercam. Students at this level work with minimal instructor supervision to increase efficiency and quality of work. This course may be taken four times to enhance skills or proficiencies by supervised repetition and practice within class periods. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

170 Introduction to CNC Controlled Vertical Machining - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 150 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is an introductory, hands-on study Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Vertical Machining theory and techniques. Emphasis is placed on Vertical Machining basic operations and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM). (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

171 Application of CNC Controlled Vertical and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) I - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 170 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This laboratory course provides exercises in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Vertical Machining techniques and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) at an intermediate level. Students at this level work under moderate instructor supervision to increase efficiency and quality of work. This course may be taken four times to enhance skills or proficiencies by supervised repetition and practice within class periods. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

172 Application of CNC Controlled Vertical Machining and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) II - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 171 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This laboratory course provides exercises in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Vertical Machining techniques and Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) at an advanced level. Students at this level work under minimal instructor supervision to increase efficiency and quality of work. This course may be taken four times to enhance skills or proficiencies by supervised repetition and practice within class periods. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

180M Advanced CAD/CAM - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 160M with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced, hands-on study of Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) theory and applications using Mastercam software. Emphasis is placed on generating programs using advanced modeling surface techniques for both the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill and CNC Lathe at a beginning level under direct instructor supervision. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

181M Application in Advanced CAD/CAM I - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 180M with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced, hands-on study of Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) theory and applications using Mastercam software. Emphasis is placed on generating programs using advanced modeling techniques for both the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill and CNC Lathe at an intermediate level under moderate instructor supervision. This course may be taken four times to enhance skills or proficiencies by supervised repetition and practice within class periods. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

182M Application in Advanced CAD/CAM II - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in Machine Technology 181M with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced, hands-on study of Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) theory and applications using Mastercam software. Emphasis is placed on generating programs using advanced surface modeling techniques for both the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill and CNC Lathe at an advanced level under minimal instructor supervision. This course may be taken four times to enhance skills or proficiencies by supervised repetition and practice within class periods. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

290 Independent Study in Machine Technology - Hours by Arrangement, 1 - 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Must obtain an Add Code from instructor for registration.
For advanced students in machine technology who wish to pursue problems and projects relating to their particular subject area. The student meets with the instructor at specific intervals and is expected to do primary research, analyze problems and submit reports. This course may be taken four times with different content for a maximum of six units. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.