Jackson County Campus
About the Program
Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology is an instructional program that prepares individual to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines.
What Students Learn
- Instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines
- Using precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers, and gauges
- Machining and heat-treating various metals
- Laying out machine parts
- Instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment
- Precision Machinist
- General Machinist
- Machine tool operator
- Tool and die maker
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete a MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Precision Manufacturing and Machining Certificate
Total Credits: 36/37
Precision Manufacturing and Machining Diploma
|MST 2714 - Computer Numerical Control Operations I||4|
|MST 2725 - Computer Numerical Control Operations II||5|
Total Credits: 9
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|SPT 2172 - Interpersonal Communication||2|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4**|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 14/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* MAT 1033, MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.
** SPT 1113 – Public Speaking I or LLS 1721 – Employment Readiness AND SPT 2172 – Interpersonal Communication.