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Computer Integrated Machining - Associate of Applied Science Degree

72 Credits
AAS 2442/AAS 3458
Degree Description

The A.A.S degree in the Computer Integrated Machining program consists of opportunities for students to work with multiple aspects including working with engineering drawings, CNC programming, lathe turning, vertical milling and grinding, jig and fixtures, and mold and die.  During this A.A.S. degree program, learners will have the opportunity to receive eleven national credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).  In addition to the technical training, learners in the A.A.S. degree will receive the benefits of valuable Liberal Arts and Sciences courses.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Operate industry-specific computer software
  2. Demonstrate computer machining skills
  3. Demonstrate safe machining practices
  4. Produce quality machined parts
  5. Evaluate the quality of machined parts against industry standards

Admission Dates: Fall Semester

Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (23 Courses)

You must complete all of the following classes:
CMAE1514 Safety Awareness (2 Credits)
CMAE1518 Manufacturing Process and Production (2 Credits)
CMAE1522 Quality Practices (2 Credits)
CMAE1526 Maintenance Awareness (2 Credits)
CIM 1102 CNC Programming I (2 Credits)
CIM 1103 Lathe Turning I (2 Credits)
CIM 1104 Vertical Milling I (2 Credits)
CIM 1106 Machine Tool Theory I (1 Credit)
CIM 1150 Machining Computations (2 Credits)
CIM 1201 Interpreting Engineering Drawings II (2 Credits)
CIM 1202 CNC Programming II (3 Credits)
CIM 1203 Lathe Turning II (3 Credits)
CIM 1204 Vertical Milling II (2 Credits)
CIM 1206 Machine Tool Theory II (2 Credits)
CIM 1207 Interpreting Engineering Drawings (2 Credits)
CIM 1209 Surface Grinding (2 Credits)
CIM 2101 Interpreting Engineering Drawings III (2 Credits)
CIM 2103 CNC Programming III (4 Credits)
CIM 2106 Jigs and Fixtures (2 Credits)
CIM 2109 Applications II (4 Credits)
CIM 2204 CNC Programming IV (4 Credits)
CIM 2205 Advanced Quality and Inspection (4 Credits)
CIM 2206 Mold and Die (2 Credits)

CIM Capstone (2 Credits)

Select 2 credits from the following:
CIM 2211 Capstone (2 - 4 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (2 Courses)

To complete an AAS Degree, students must complete 15 MNTC credits from 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.

Choose two courses from the following:
COMM120 Small Group Communication (3 Credits)
COMM140 Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)
PHYS101 Introductory Physics (3 Credits)

Additional Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

Select at least one course from MnTC Goal 4.

Elective Liberal Arts and Sciences

Select an additional 6 credits from the MnTC goal areas to total the 15 credits required.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.