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Machine Tool Technology: Curriculum


The Machine Tool Technology program is available on the following campuses: 

  • Sullivan Main Campus
  • Hammond Area Campus.


Machine Tool Technology Program

Division of Technical Studies

Program Mission: The mission of the Machine Tool Technology Program is to prepare students to make parts from metals and plastics using the lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders and hand tools for future employment in a global economy.

Divisional Dean: Dewayne Lambert, MA

Exit Points: Technical Competency Area (TCA), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Technical Diploma (TD), and Associate of Applied Science (AAS).

Program Length: 2 years.

Special Comments: All Courses in the Technical Diploma/Certificate of Technical Studies/Technical Competency Area exit points must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher. Only one grade of “D” or higher is acceptable in general education core.

Programmatic Grade Point Average: Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Program Learning Outcomes: Students who complete the Machine Tool Technology Program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of engineered drawings and specifications.
  2. Layout and construct precision arts using hand tools.
  3. Construct parts using precision metal working machines.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of CAD/CAM programs for part design and generation of CNC code.
  5. Demonstrate skills using computer numerical control machines.