Associate of Applied Science Advanced Manufacturing - Machine Tool

The Associates of Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing/ Machine Tool Emphasis is designed to prepare students for the skills they will need in the machining industry.   This degree will also transfer to universities offering a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.   After completion of the AAS in Mechanical Engineering, the student will be able to:

  • Perform programming, set-up, and operation of CNC machine tools
  • Make machine and/or tooling selection decisions according to accepted machine tool practices
  • Accurately measure parts using precision measuring tools to maintain quality control of machined parts.
  • Interpret information from a blueprint.
  • Perform set-up and operation of basic manually operated metal working machines.
  • Produce parts from a blue print on a manual machine
  • Demonstrate competency in writing, reading, speaking, and listening.
  • Demonstrate competency in mathematics, including analytical and occupational skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the culture and society of both the nation and the world.
  • Apply technological and research skills to identify, locate, and process information.
  • Apply basic safety practices in the machine shop.
  • Develop skills necessary for entry-level technician and operator positions in manufacturing technology

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

AAS-Advanced Manufacturing - Machine Tool Degree Plan