Alamance Community College
2020 Calendar Year

Computer Integrated Maching Diploma • Semester by Semester

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MAC-141 Machining Applications I 8 4
MAC-141   Machining Applications I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides an introduction to a variety of material-working processes that are common to the machining industry. Topics include safety, process-specific machining equipment, measurement devices, set-up and layout instruments, and common shop practices. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate basic machining operations, accurately measure components, and effectively use layout instruments.

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MAC-121 Introduction to CNC 2 2
MAC-121   Introduction to CNC PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools. Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage.

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ACA-111 College Student Success 1 1
ACA-111   College Student Success PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.

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MAC-151 Machining Calculations 3 2
MAC-151   Machining Calculations PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces basic calculations as they relate to machining occupations. Emphasis is placed on basic calculations and their applications in the machine shop. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic shop calculations.

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BPR-111 3 2
BPR-111   Print Reading PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the basic principles of print reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret basic prints and visualize the features of a part or system.

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MAC-114 Introduction to Metrology 2 2
MAC-114   Introduction to Metrology PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the care and use of precision measuring instruments. Emphasis is placed on the inspection of machine parts and use of a wide variety of measuring instruments. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the correct use of measuring instruments.

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Semester Total 19 13
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MAC-122 CNC Turning 0 2
MAC-122   CNC Turning PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • MAC-121

This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC turning centers.

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MAC-142 Machining Applications II 8 4
MAC-142   Machining Applications II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • MAC-141

This course provides instruction in the wide variety of processes associated with machining. Topics include safety, equipment set-up, holding fixtures, tooling, cutting speeds and depths, metal properties, and proper finishes. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate advanced machining operations, accurately measure components, and produce accurate components with a proper finish.

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MAC-124 CNC Milling 4 2
MAC-124   CNC Milling PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • MAC-121

This course introduces the manual programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machining centers.

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MEC-110 Introduction to CAD/CAM 3 2
MEC-110   Introduction to CAD/CAM PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES •

This course introduces CAD/CAM. Emphasis is placed on transferring part geometry from CAD to CAM for the development of a CNC-ready program. Upon completion, students should be able to use CAD/CAM software to produce a CNC program.

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ENG-115 Oral Communication 3 3
ENG-115   Oral Communication PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-096

This course introduces the basic principles of oral communication in both small group and public settings. Emphasis is placed on the components of the communication process, group decision-making, and public address. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the principles of effective oral communication in small group and public settings.

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Semester Total 18 13
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MEC-231 Computer-Aided Manufacturing I 5 3
MEC-231   Computer-Aided Manufacturing I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces computer-aided design/ manufacturing (CAD/CAM) applications and concepts. Topics include software, programming, data transfer and verification, and equipment setup. Upon completion, students should be able to produce parts using CAD/CAM applications.

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ISC-111 Quality Control 2 2
ISC-111   Quality Control PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides training in inspection, gaging methods, and statistical process control concepts. Topics include special gage design, production gaging, inspection, and statistical process control concepts. Upon completion, students should be able to design and use custom gaging and apply statistical process control concepts.

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MAC-228 Advanced CNC Processes 5 3
MAC-228   Advanced CNC Processes PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers advanced programming, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers and CNC milling centers. Topics include advanced programming formats, control functions, program editing, and part production and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture complex parts using CNC turning and milling centers.

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Semester Total 12 8
TOTAL CREDITS 34

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