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The Machine Tool program prepares individuals for employment in an industrial setting as machinists and computer numerical control (CNC) programmer/ operators. Students gain experience operating different pieces of manufacturing equipment to include machine lathes, mills, grinders, and CAD/CAM software.
The graduate is competent to:
Five-Year Job Placement Rate is 98%
Median Salary* is $41,600
*Source: Tennessee Career Information Delivery System http://tcids.tbr.edu
Students enrolling in the Machine Tool program must also complete required General Education Courses.
INTC 1010 - Quality and Inspection (credits - 3)
MATH 1050 - Trigonometric Applications (credits - 4)
MATT 1110 - Machine Tool Operations I (credits - 4)
MATT 1510 - Blueprint Reading for the Machine Trades (credits - 4)
ENGL 1010 - Composition I (credits - 3)
INTC 1020 - Safety in the Workplace (credits - 3)
MATT 1120 - Machine Tool Operations II (credits - 4)
MATT 2210 - Materials & Manufacturing Processes 3
PHYS 1030 - Introduction to Physics (credits - 4)
PSCI 1010 - Physical Science I (Physics adn Chemistry) (credits - 4)
INTC 1030 - Industrial Concepts (credits - 3)
MATT 2130 - Machine Tool Operations III (credits - 4)
MFGT 1120 - Computer Numerically Controlled Machines (credits - 4)
SPCH 2300 - Public Speaking (credits - 3)
MATT 2510 - Tool and Die Making (credits - 4)
MFGT 2410 - Master Cam I (credits - 4)
Elective - Humanities Elective (an approved elective from the general education core) (credits - 3)
Elective - Social/Behavioral Science Elective (an approved elective from the general education core) (credits - 3)
Total Credit Hours - 60
Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.
A student desiring to pursue a Machine Tool certificate must:
Please contact the following individual for more information about this program:
Sam Rowell, Dean, Advanced Technologies
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