Machine Tool Technology - MTT2

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The Machine Tool Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the machine tool technology field.  Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of machine tool theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Machine Tool Technology Diploma and have the qualification of a machine tool technician.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;    
 
*Be at least 16 years of age; 
    
*Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;      

*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;     

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
General Education Core (8 hours)

Prereqs: Diploma Level Math Scores OR MATH 0090 w/ a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, formula manipulation, technical applications, and basic statistics.

Prereqs: Diploma Level Reading and Writing Scores OR READ 0097 and/or ENGL 0097 w/ a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today's rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.
Occupational Courses (31 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: Provisional Admission

Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Introduces the fundamental concepts and procedures necessary for the safe and efficient use of basic machine tools. Topics include: machine shop safety, terminology, use of hand and bench tools, analysis of measurements, part layout, horizontal and vertical band saw setup and operation, drill press setup and operation, and quality control.

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to develop blueprint reading competencies, interpret drawings, and produce sketches for machine tool applications. Topics include interpretation of blueprints, sketching, sectioning, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and assembly drawings.

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: None

Provides instruction in the setup, operations, maintenance, and assembly operations of surface grinders. Introduces the properties of various metals, production methods, and identification of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics include: heat treatment safety, metallurgy principles, heat treatment of metals, surface grinders, surface grinder maintenance, surface grinder setup, surface grinder operations, and safety.
MCHT
1119
3

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Provides opportunities for students to develop skill in the setup and operation of metal cutting lathes. Topics include: safety, lathes parts and controls, lathe tooling and tool bit grinding, lathe calculations, lathe setup and operations.
MCHT
1120
3

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Provides instruction in the setup and use of the milling machine. Topics include: safety, milling machines, milling machine setup, and milling machine operations.
3

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Provides further instruction for students to develop skill in the use of lathes. Topics include: lathes, lathe setup, lathe operations, and safety.
MCHT
1220
3

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Provides further instruction for students to develop skills in the use of milling machines. Topics include: safety, advanced milling calculation, advanced milling machine setup and operations.
AMCA
2110
3

Prereqs: Provisional Admission, MCHT 1011, MCHT 1012

Coreqs: None

Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction to programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.
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Occupational Elective
3
Choose One of the Following Math Options (3 - 6 hours)
MCHT
1013
3

Prereqs: MATH 1012 and Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

This course develops mathematical competencies as applied to machine tool technology. Emphasis is placed on the use of machining formulas by incorporating algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions. Topics include machining algebra and geometry, applied geometry, and applied trigonometry.
Or Both of the Following (6 hours)
MATH
1013
3

Prereqs: Placement Test Score OR MATH 0090 w/ a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Emphasizes concepts and operations which are applied to the study of algebra. Topics include basic mathematical concepts, basic algebraic concepts, and intermediate algebraic concepts.

Prereqs: MATH 1013 with a "C" or better

Coreqs: None

Teaches the student basic arithmetic skills needed for the study of mathematics related to specific occupational programs. Topics include number theory, whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Homework assignments reinforce classroom learning.

 

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Related Program Options:

Machine Tool Technology Degree
CNC Specialist TCC

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

Advisors

Wayne Plos
Machine Tool Technology Program Coordinator
Office: 122
Phone: (229) 249-2671
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus