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2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Machine Tool Technology (Industrial Machine Shop Technician, TD)


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Program Description

Machine Tool Technology is the study of using machine tools to manufacture products and parts. The mission of this program is to prepare individuals to shape metal parts using both manual and CNC lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines in order to meet the needs of a wide variety of industries. Students will learn to calculate speeds and feeds, calculate dimensions for layout, and use precision measuring equipment. CAD/CAM programming will also be studied.

Program Goals

  • Provide a safe training facility and healthy environment for learning
  • Encourage students to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners
  • Establish a working relationship between students and employers that promotes upgrading of skills for continued advancement in the field

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Machine Tool Technology Diploma will be able to:

  • Interpret machine tool working drawings, sketches, and part prints.
  • Identify and use precision measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Perform mathematical functions to solve numerical problems related to machine tool technology.
  • Identify and use manual machine shop equipment.
  • Identify and use computer numerical control equipment.
  • Safely and efficiently operate a variety of manual and CNC machinery.
  • Shape machine parts within acceptable tolerance on both manual and CNC machines.
  • Identify and use handheld precision measuring instruments.
  • Demonstrate fundamental machine shop safety practices.

Specific Degree Requirements


Students wishing to earn a Technical Degree in Machine Tool Technology from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 42


  • MTTC Courses 42 Credits

Other Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 3


Total Credit Hours: 45



 

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


CTS: Drill Press Operator Total: 17


Semester 2 - Spring


Total: 16


Semester 3 - Summer


Total: 12


Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

Curriculum Guide - Spring Start


CTS: Drill Press Operator Total: 17


Semester 2 - Summer


Total: 12


Semester 3 - Fall


Total: 16


Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

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