Alamance Community College
2020 Calendar Year

CNC Machining Certificate

Course and Hour Requirements
Course
Number
Course
TITLE
contact
hours
Credit
hours
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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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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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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MAC-122 CNC Turning 4 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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Semester Total 26 16

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