Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
MFG105Machine Shop Measuring3A study of measurements as used in industry. Units of instruction include tools, gauges, comparators, gauge blocks and inspection practices.Loading...
MFG121Machine Trade Printreading I2A beginning and intermediate blueprint reading course covering basic visualization of shapes and sizes and freehand sketching of objects. Includes section lining, print alterations and projections.Loading...
MFG132Machine Trade Printreading II3An advanced blueprint reading course involving study of industrial metal work drawings as they apply to planning and laying out of jigs and fixtures. Prerequisite: MFG 121Loading...
MFG140Geometric Dimension/Tolerance1A basic course explaining the GD & T system and the symbols used within it.Loading...
MFG152Rel Weld Blueprint - Mfg Tech1Basic skills will be developed in reading welding blueprints with emphasis on welding symbols.Loading...
MFG171Manufacturing Welding I2Basic skills will be developed in welding beads and buildup surfacing in the flat position, welding with oxy-acetylene equipment, and an introduction to GMAC welding.Loading...
MFG172Related Welding - Indust Maint3A related welding course for industrial maintenance technicians. Topics include the theory and operation of welding equipment, related safety issues, metallurgy and related properties.Loading...
MFG199Intro to Safety Science3This course will cover the introduction to safety in business and industry. It will familiarize students with terminology and economics, along with the social, environmental, ethical and regulatory pressures of today. Overview of physical safety, protection, and chemical, biological and mechanical hazards.Loading...
MFG250Engine Lathe Theory1An introductory level course explaining the theory of the basic operation and care of an engine lathe. Corequisite: MFG 251Loading...
MFG251Engine Lathe Operations Lab2An introductory-level course for the metal cutting lathe. During this course, students will become familiar with the basic setups as well as safe operation and care of a lathe in a lab environment. Corequisite: MFG 250Loading...
MFG252Engine Lathe Theory II2An advanced-level course explaining complex setups and procedures for lathes. Prerequisite: MFG 250. Corequisite: MFG 253Loading...
MFG253Engine Lathe Operations Lab II3An advanced course for the metal cutting lathe. During this course, students will become familiar with advanced setups as well as safe operation and care of a lathe. Prerequisite: MFG 251. Corequisite: MFG 252Loading...
MFG260Mill Operations Theory1An introductory-level course explaining the theory of the basic operation and care of vertical milling machines. Corequisite: MFG 261Loading...
MFG261Milling Operations Lab2An introductory-level course for the vertical mill. During this course, students will become familiar with basic setups as well as the safe operation and care of a milling machine in a lab environment. Corequisite: MFG 260 or instructor approval.Loading...
MFG270Grinders Theory1Theoretical explanation of procedures in surface grinding. Corequisite: MFG 271Loading...
MFG271Grinders Lab3During this course, students will become familiar with basic setups as well as the safe operation and care of a surface grinder in a lab environment. Corequisite: MFG 270Loading...
MFG273Mill Operations II2An advanced course for the vertical and horizontal milling machines. During this course, students will become familiar with advanced setups and machining concepts as well as the safe operation and care of milling machines. Prerequisite: MFG 260. Corequisite: MFG 274Loading...
MFG274Mill Operations Lab II3An advanced course for the vertical and horizontal milling machines. During this course, students will become familiar with advanced setups and machining concepts as well as the safe operation and care of milling machines. Prerequisite: MFG 261. Corequisite: MFG 273Loading...
MFG276Hand and Bench Machine Tools1Machine shop procedures including shop safety, hand tools, layout and tool grinding. Operations on drill presses, pedestal grinders and sawing machines.Loading...
MFG290Heat Treatments1An introduction to the physical and mechanical characteristics of metals directly associated with the area of heat treatment. Includes structure and composition of metals, testing, hardening, tempering and annealing.Loading...
MFG330CNC Mill Operations Theory1An introductory-level course explaining the theory behind the basic operation and programming of a CNC vertical machining center. Corequisite: MFG 331. Prerequisite: MFG 260 or instructor approval.Loading...
MFG331CNC Mill Operations Lab2An introductory-level course for programming and operating a CNC milling center in a lab environment. Corequisite: MFG 330. Prerequisite: MFG 261 or instructor approval.Loading...
MFG337CNC Mill Programming Theory2An introductory level course explaining the theory behind the basic programming of a CNC machining center. Prerequisite: MFG 260 or Instructor Approval. Corequisite: MFG 338Loading...
MFG338CNC Mill Setup and Oper Lab1An introductory level course for setting up and operating Vertical and Horizontal CNC Mills in a lab environment. Prerequisiste: MFG 261 or Instructor ApprovalLoading...
MFG340Basic Lathe Operation1Course covers setup and operation of the metal lathe, including lathe parts, materials and safety procedures.Loading...
MFG341Vertical Mill Operation1Vertical mill operation is explained and reinforced with practical experience using vertical milling machines.Loading...
MFG350CNC Lathe Operations Theory1An introductory-level course explaining the theory behind the basic operation and programming of a CNC lathe. Corequisite: MFG 351. Prerequisite: MFG 250 or instructor approval.Loading...
MFG351CNC Lathe Operations Lab2An introductory-level course for programming and operating a CNC lathe in a lab environment. Corequisite: MFG 350. Prerequisite: MFG 251 or instructor approvalLoading...
MFG356CNC Lathe Programming Theory2An introductory level course explaining the theory behind the basic operation and programming of a CNC lathe. Prerequisite: MFG 250 or Instructor Approval. Corequisite: MFG 359Loading...
MFG359CNC Lathe Setup and Oper Lab1An introductory level course for set-up and operating a CNC lathe in a lab environment. Prerequisite: MFG 251 or Instructor ApprovalLoading...
MFG381EDM Fundamentals3Operation of both conventional and wire EDM machines. Construction of EDM electrodes.Loading...
MFG402Basic Die Making Theory4Introduction to diemaking principles covering die sets, die components, cutting and forming applications and material utilization. Experienced individuals may contact instructor to gain admittance to this course. Prerequisite: MFG 270, MFG 271, MFG 356, MFG 359, MFG 337 and MFG 339. Corequisite: MFG 403Loading...
MFG403Basic Die Making Lab6MIntroducing the student to basic diemaking procedures as they construct a blank die, piercing die and a forming die. Required: MFG 270, MFG 271, MFG 356, MFG 359, MFG 337 and MFG 338. Corequisite: MFG 402Loading...
MFG411Progressive Die Design3Hands-on drafting experience in the design, drawing, and detailing of a progressive die using computer-aided design (CAD). Prerequisite: CAD 184. Corequisite: MFG 412Loading...
MFG412Advanced Die Making Theory4Complex die making procedures, including CAM actuated dies and exposure to cost estimating and quoting. Prerequisite: MFG 402Loading...
MFG413Advanced Diemaking Lab6Constructing a more complex stamping die, including a progressive die that has been partially designed and detailed by the student. Prerequisite: MFG 403. Corequisite: MFG 412Loading...
MFG452Moldmaking3The student is presented with the basic fundamentals of plastic mold construction and molding processes. Experienced individuals may contact instructor to gain admittance to this course. Prerequisite: MFG 402, 403Loading...
MFG502Intro Statistical Process Cntl3Introduction to the concepts of variability and statistical process control. The student will develop the ability to utilize the basic SPC tools, monitor and interpret charts, and exercise statistical methods for continuous improvement.Loading...
MFG510Practices - Continuous Improve3Provide understanding of the theories, methods and concepts of continuous improvement. Includes detailed, in-depth study of the current theories and practices used in business and provides the student with the knowledge to implement these techniques. Prerequisite: MFG 507Loading...
MFG512Intro Quality Control Mgmt.3This course provides the student with an in-depth knowledge of the skills, tools and management techniques unique to supervising and managing a quality function within an organization. Prerequisite: MFG 502, 510Loading...
MFG521Measuring Devices - SPC1An introduction to quality-control measuring devices, their use and application of data in Statistical Process Control.Loading...
MFG522Appl of Statistical Methods3An in-depth study in applying the concepts of MFG 502. Additional areas of concentration include sampling plan theory, FMEA study, alpha and beta calculations, reliability, values, and applying these concepts in case studies. Prerequisite: MFG 502Loading...
MFG523Controlling Mfg Business Costs2The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the principles and concepts of production and work costs, the cost impact of shop floor activities and the various contributions company employees have on costs and profitability. Emphasis is placed on the effect an individual has on costs on a day-to-day basis.Loading...
MFG524PM and Diagnosing Mech/Elec Sys3Provides understanding in the concepts and methods of preventive maintenance. Includes the development of a maintenance and documentation system. Provides fundamental troubleshooting methods and concepts.Loading...
MFG818IMT Internship5Supervised work experience with employer based upon an individual training plan that enables student to apply skills and knowledge. Prerequisite: Program Chair PermissionLoading...
MFG932Internship4Students enrolled in this course will work in a manufacturing facility as a machinist. Emphasis will be on the integration of academic skills with practical work experience. Prerequisite: Complete terms 1 and 2 and instructor permissionLoading...