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Machine Tool Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

72 Credits
AAS 3516
Degree Description

The A.A.S degree program consists of opportunities for students to work with multiple aspects of Machine Tool Technology 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 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.


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (16 Courses)

You must complete all of the following classes:
CMAE1528 Career Success Skills (1 Credit)
Or
CIM 1150 Machining Computations (2 Credits)
MTT 1110 CNC Milling Level I (5 Credits)
MTT 1120 CNC Turning Level I (5 Credits)
Or
CIM 1103 Lathe Turning I (2 Credits)
MTT 1130 Job Planning, Benchwork and Layout Level I (3 Credits)
Or
CIM 1207 Interpreting Engineering Drawings (2 Credits)
MTT 1140 Measurement, Materials and Safety Level I (3 Credits)
Or
CIM 1106 Machine Tool Theory I (1 Credit)
MTT 1210 Concept Engineerin I (4 Credits)
Or
CIM 1206 Machine Tool Theory II (2 Credits)
MTT 1220 CNC Programming I (4 Credits)
Or
CIM 1202 CNC Programming II (3 Credits)
MTT 1230 Quality Assurance I (2 Credits)
Or
CMAE1522 Quality Practices (2 Credits)
MTT 1240 Applications I (3 Credits)
MTT 2110 Concept Engineering II (4 Credits)
MTT 2120 CNC Programming II (4 Credits)
Or
CIM 2103 CNC Programming III (4 Credits)
MTT 2130 Quality Assurance II (2 Credits)
Or
CIM 1201 Interpreting Engineering Drawings II (2 Credits)
MTT 2140 Applications II (3 Credits)
Or
CIM 2109 Applications II (4 Credits)
MTT 2210 Concept Engineering III (4 Credits)
Or
CIM 2206 Mold and Die (2 Credits)
MTT 2220 CNC Programming III (4 Credits)
Or
CIM 2204 CNC Programming IV (4 Credits)
MTT 2230 Quality Assurance III (2 Credits)
Or
CIM 2101 Interpreting Engineering Drawings III (2 Credits)

MTT Capstone (4 Credits)

Select 4 credits from the following:
MTT 2250 MTT Capstone (4 Credits)
Or
CIM 2211 Capstone (2 - 4 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

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

The following course is required:
COMM120 Small Group Communication (3 Credits)
Or
COMM140 Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)

Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences:

Select an additional 12 credits from MnTC goal areas 2 - 10 to reach the 15 credits required for the AAS.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.