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 Course Title:   Advanced Computer Numeric Control (CNC)

 Title Abbreviation:   ADVANCED CNC

 Department:    MANF

 Course #:    205

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Study of Computer Numeric Control (CNC) in the manufacturing environment. Topics include manufacturing applications of CNC, introduction to machining, and CNC programming and operation in a production.

 Prerequisite  

MANF 190 or instructor permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Use basic and specialized measuring tools.
  2. Perform simple part layout and know when itís right or wrong for the job.
  3. Exhibit the trade skills appropriate for a manufacturing environment.
  4. Select the appropriate holding methods for a given operation.
  5. Determine the appropriate tooling for given operation.
  6. Understand the ramifications of tool geometry and cycle time on tool life.
  7. Apply statistical process control to the manufacturing process.
  8. Understand the function of a computer coordinate measuring system.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.2 Demonstrate standards of professionalism in manner, appearance, and setting appropriate to the context, including the classroom, workplace, and community.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

9. Scientific Literacy

Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of technology in one’s personal and professional life.

Course Contents

  1. Basic and specialized measuring tools.
  2. Simple part layout.
  3. Trade skills appropriate for a manufacturing environment.
  4. Appropriate holding methods for a given operation.
  5. Appropriate tooling for given operation.
  6. Tool geometry and cycle time on tool life.
  7. Statistical process control to the manufacturing process.
  8. Function of a computer coordinate measuring system.