CNC Machining and Tool-Making Technology

CNC Machining Technology Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 47
Program Start: Fall only

The CNC Machining Technology program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Electives 3  
MFG122 Machine Trade Printreading I 3 $505.50
MFG157 Introduction to CNC Programming I * 2 $337.00
MFG158 Introduction to CNC Programming II ** 2 $337.00
MFG211 Basic Machine Theory 2 $337.00
MFG222 Machine Operations I 4 $970.00
MFG302 CNC Fundamentals 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 19
* First 8 weeks
** Second 8 weeks
Semester 2
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
MFG142 Geometric Dimensioning Tolerancing 3 $505.50
MFG214 Advanced Machine Theory 2 $337.00
MFG228 Machine Operations II 4 $734.00
MFG309 CNC Programming Theory II 4 $674.00
MFG335 CNC Operations 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 19
Semester 3
MFG320 Computer Aided Machining 3 $505.50
MFG364 Hydraulic Jigs and Fixtures 4 $674.00
MFG380 EDM Fundamentals 2 $337.00

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Total Credits 9
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt
Buchanan Hall 128
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Student Success Specialist

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
319-296-2329 ext.1062
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Program Advisors

Keith Siers
Buchanan Hall 153A
319-296-2329 ext.1117
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Jamie Dettmer
Buchanan Hall 128D
319-296-2329 ext.1430
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Brent Blythe
Buchanan Hall 153D
319-296-2329 ext.1391
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Bret Weber
Buchanan Hall 128C
319-296-2329 ext.1728
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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