Industrial Technology Courses

This is an intensive program designed to prepare qualified individuals for entry into the job market as a CNC Machinist (Computer Numerical Control). Learn more

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MFGT 92
Personal Skills-Mfgt-2lot (2)

This course introduces fundamental skills required to effectively function in a manufacturing environment: Listening-following simple spoken instructions, Observation-following clearly demonstrated instructions, and Teamwork-solving basic manufacturing problems in groups. Prerequisites: Successful completion of MFGT 091.

MFGT 93
Fundamental Personal Skills In Mfgt-1RWM (2)

This course provides fundamental skills required to function effectively in a manufacturing environment: Reading-comprehending simple manufacturing materials, Writing-writing simple manufacturing instructions , and Mathematics-performing simple operations. Prerequisites: Placement at ENGL 080 or ESL 098, and placement at MATH 070.

MFGT 95
Technology In Manufacturing (2)

This course introduces the different types of technology used in Manufacturing, including personal computers, business management systems, ERP/MRP (enterprise resource planning/materials requirements planning) material planning systems, data collection and analysis systems, and (CNC) computer numerical controlled or automated equipment. Prerequisites: Placement at ENGL 080 or ESL 098.

MFGT 102
Print Reading In Manufacturing (1)

This course provides the fundamentals of mechanical print reading, including different types of mechanical drawings and components of each drawing type. Students will read and interpret drawings as well as sketch their own. Prerequisites: Placement at ENGL 080 or ESL 098 or the successful completion or concurrent enrollment in MFGT 090 and MFGT 095.

MFGT 105
Basic Manufacturing (20)

This course is an introduction to machining using lecture, online and hands-on classroom experience. It is first in a two quarter certificate.This course is an introduction to machining using lecture, online and hands-on classroom experience. It is first in a two quarter certificate.

MFGT 106
Intermediate Manufacturing (20)

This BEGINNING program prepares individuals as CNC Machinists. Instruction covers programming, set-up and operation of Okuma CNC machining and turning centers, blueprint reading, math, machine tool theory, CMM inspection, surface plate techniques, and Lean Mfg. Prerequistie: Successful completion of MFGT 105 with a 2.0 grade or better.This BEGINNING program prepares individuals as CNC Machinists. Instruction covers programming, set-up and operation of Okuma CNC machining and turning centers, blueprint reading, math, machine tool theory, CMM inspection, surface plate techniques, and Lean Mfg. Prerequistie: Successful completion of MFGT 105 with a 2.0 grade or better.

MFGT 107
Basic Manufacturing Part A (10)

This course is an introduction to machining with a focus on the use and set up of conventional milling machines. It is the first of a two classes series for the Certificate of Basic Manufacturing. Recommended minimum score of 200 for English and Math on the CASAS test or completion of ESL Level 2.

MFGT 108
Basic Manufacturing Part B (10)

This course is an introduction to machining with a focus on the use and set up of conventional engine lathes. It is second of a two-class series for the Certificate of Basic Machining. Recommended minimum score of 200 for English and Math on the CASAS test or completion of ESL Level 2.

MFGT 109
Intermediate Manufacturing Part A (10)

This course prepares individuals to become CNC Machinists with a focus on CNC milling machines. This course uses lecture, online and hands-on classroom experience. It is the third in a four class series for the Principles of Precision Machining certificate. Prerequisite: MFGT 105 or MFGT 107 + MFGT 108.

MFGT 110
Intermediate Manufacturing Part B (10)

This course prepares individuals to become CNC Machinists with an emphasis on CNC lathes. This course uses lecture, online and hands-on classroom experience. This is the fourth in a four course series for the Principles of Precision Machining certificate. Prerequisite: MFGT 105 + MFGT 109 or MFGT 107 + MFGT 108 + MFGT 109.

MFGT 111
Manufacturing Technology Applications Part A (10)

This advanced program prepares individuals to be CNC Machinists using lecture, online and hands-on classroom experience. It is the first in a two quarter certificate. Prerequisite: MFGT 106 or MFGT 109 + MFGT 110 with a 2.0 or better.

MFGT 112
Manufacturing Technology Applications Part B (10)

This advanced program prepares individuals to be CNC Machinists using lecture, online and hands-on classroom experience. It is the second in a two quarter certificate. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 111 with a 2.0 or better.

MFGT 113
Certificate of Basic Manufacturing (21)

This course introduces students to concepts concerning manufacturing techniques. Topics covered include safety, print reading, and precision measurement. A capstone project incorporating manufacturing skill sets working in a modern manufacturing lab creating a final product meeting necessary quality standards. Prerequisite: ENGL 080 or ESL 050, and MATH 070.

MFGT 120
Manufacturing Technology Applications (20)

This INTERMEDIATE program prepares individuals as CNC Machinists. Instruction covers programming, set-up and operation of Okuma CNC machining and turning centers, blueprint reading, math, machine tool theory, CMM inspection, surface plate techniques, and Lean Mfg.

MFGT 155
Quality Assurance Fundamentals (5)

This course provides a fundamental overview and awareness of the concepts, theory, and practice of quality as it relates to today's machining environment. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 120, or Instructor permission.

MFGT 156
Certified Quality Inspector Preparation (5)

This course adds depth to the fundamental overview of the concepts, theory, and practice of quality as presented in MFGT 155, with the goal of preparing students for quality inspection certificates such as the American Society for Quality Certified Quality Inspector. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155, or Instructor permission.

MFGT 157
Team Dynamics In Manufacturing (3)

This course provides a fundamental overview of teams in manufacturing including different team types, functions, team of development, tea m stages, and team management. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155 with a 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.

MFGT 166
Quality Audits (5)

This course provides an overview of Quality auditing and discusses the various types of audits and the elements and application of each of those types of audits. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MGFT 155, MFGT 156, MFGT 157, MFGT 167, MFGT 170, MFGT 175, MFGT 230, MFGT 231, MFGT 232 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 167
Inspection and Test (5)

This course provides a foundation and discusses the application of processes and techniques used in the manufacturing industry, including blueprint reading, sampling, inspection techniques, and testing methods. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155, MFGT 156, MFGT 157 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 169
Preventive and Corrective Action (3)

This course provides the foundation that enables the implementation of preventing and corrective action systems in manufacturing processes . Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155, MFGT 156, MFGT 157 , MFGT 167, MFGT 170, MFGT 175, MFGT 230, MFGT 231, MFGT 232 with a 2.0 or better.

MFGT 170
Quality Systems and Standards (5)

This course provides a fundamental overview and provides details and applications of the different quality systems and standards used in the manufacturing industry. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155, MFGT 156, MFGT 157, MFGT 167, MFGT 170, MFGT 175, MFGT 230, MFGT 231, MFGT 232 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 196
Manufacturing Internship (9)

This course is a cooperative work experience with local industry. Students will apply learned skills, gain actual on-the-job experience, and receive credit for work experience appropriate to their level of education. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 120 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 215
Manufacturing Technology Programming (6)

This course presents the introductory concepts of numerically controlled machining technology as it affects part design, part programming and part production.This course introduces the use of CAD/CAM software to program numerically controlled machines and creation of job planning for part production.This course introduces the use of CAD/CAM software to program numerically controlled machines and creation of job planning for part production.This course introduces the use of CAD/CAM software to program numerically controlled machines and creation of job planning for part production.

MFGT 220
Computer Aided Manufacturing (Cam) (6)

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills to properly use Computer Aided Manufacturing software to transition products from design to manufacturing.

MFGT 225
Introduction to Additive Manufacturing (3)

This course provides a fundamental overview of 3D printing and rapid prototyping, including the processing of suitable CAD models to eliminate problems, secondary processing, and the impact of 3D printing on society. Prerequisite: Completion of MFGT 215 with a 2.0 or better, or instructor's permission.

MFGT 227
Advanced CAD/CAM Programming (5)

This course provides knowledge and skills to use CAD/CAM software to develop program code that will be performed on rotary axis CNS machining and turning centers.This course provides knowledge and skills to use CAD/CAM software to develop program code that will be performed on rotary axis CNS machining and turning centers.

MFGT 230
Measurement Systems (5)

This course provides the basic foundation of measurement systems and measurement system applications used in manufacturing. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155, MFGT 156 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 235
Calibration Systems (5)

This course describes the calibration process used in manufacturing to ensure measurements are accurate and traceable to national and international standards. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 155, MFGT 156, MFGT 157 with a 2.0 or better.

MFGT 236
Statistical Techniques (5)

This course provides the fundamental statistical concepts and methodologies and how they are used in industry to control manufacturing and business processes. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 167, MFGT 195, MFGT 230, MFGT 234, MFGT 235 with 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 244
Preventative Maintenance (3)

This course provides an overview of Preventive Maintenance practices, including: safety, plan development and implementation, technical documents, machine systems, measurement, alignment, coolants and lubricants, conduct and documentation of periodic checks, inspection, troubleshooting, and monitoring of machine operation. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 120 or instructor permission.

MFGT 245
10-Hour Osha (1)

This course is intended to raise the safety awareness and hazard identification knowledge of those working in the manufacturing field, and to lead to OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Safety Certification. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 120, or Instructor Permission.

MFGT 246
Mechanical Maintenance (5)

Course provides basic knowledge of machine maintenance as applied to mechanical components and systems. Topics include safety, documentation, mechanics, systems, setup, troubleshooting, and performance of maintenance. This course develops skills in alignment with NIMS Levels II and III Machine Building and Maintenance certifications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 120 or Instructor Permission.

MFGT 247
Motive Maintenance (5)

This course provides basic knowledge of machine maintenance as applied to motive components and systems. Topics include safety, documentation, setup and maintenance of pumps, motors, and mechanical and fluid power systems. This course develops skills in alignment with MIMS Levels II and II Machine Building and Maintenance certifications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 120, or Instructor Permission.

MFGT 248
Control Maintenance (5)

This course provides basic knowledge of machine maintenance as applied to electrical components and electronic control systems. Topics include safety, documentation, electrical fundamentals, and industrial electronics. This course develops skills in alignment with NIMS Levels II and III Machine Building and Maintenance certifications. Prerequisite: MFGT 120 with grade of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.

MFGT 255
Smartcam Programming for Milling Centers (3)

CAM programming applied to milling and machining centers. Corequisite or prerequisite: MFGT 250 or permission.

MFGT 256
CAM Turning Lab (2)

CAM programming applied to turning centers.

MFGT 264
CAD/CAM Punching (2)

CAD/CAM programming applied to CNC punch presses. Corequisite or prerequisite: MFGT 260 or permission. Prerequisite: MFGT 250, 254 or permission.

MFGT 265
CAD/CAM Milling Lab (2)

CAD/CAM Programming applied to CNC Milling. Corequisite or prerequisite: MFGT 260 or permission. Prerequisite: MFGT 250, 255 or permission.

MFGT 266
CAD/CAM Turning Lab (2)

CAD/CAM Programming applied to CNC Turning. Corequisite or prerequisite: MFGT 260 or permission. Prerequisite: MFGT 250, 256 or permission.

MFGT 267
CAD/CAM Survey Lab (2)

A survey of CAD/CAM Programming Applied to Punching, Turning and Milling. Corequisite or prerequisite: MFGT 260 or permission. Prerequisite: MFGT 250, 257 or permission.

MFGT 280
Robot Certification (5)

This course provides an opportunity to learn how to setup, program, and operate industrial robots in both the virtual and real worlds. Prerequisite: Completion of MFGT 120 with a grade of 2.0 or better, or Instructor Permission.

MFGT 281
Robot VIsion (3)

This course provides an opportunity to learn how to select, set up, teach, test, troubleshoot, and modify robot vision processes and programs. Prerequisite: Completion of MFGT 280 with a grade of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission.

MFGT 282
Advanced Robot Programming (2)

This class is designed to train students to use simulation software to program robots offline.

MFGT 290
Quality Internship (9)

This course is a cooperative work experience option for qualified students. Students will apply learned skills, gain actual on-the-job experience, and receive credit for work experience appropriate to training while completing the program of study. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 166, 169, 170, 233 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

MFGT 296
CAM Internship (9)

This course provides work experience with local industry. Students will apply learned skills, gain actual on-the-job experience, and receive credit for work experience appropriate to their level of education. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MFGT 215, MFGT 220, MFGT 225 with a 2.0 or better.

MFGT 298
Individual Projects In Manufacturing Technology (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Manufacturing Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience.

MFGT 299
Individual Projects In Manufacturing Technology (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Manufacturing Technology. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience.