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Computer Integrated Machining - Diploma

66 Credits
DIP 2443/DIP 3459
Degree Description

The diploma program in Computer Integrated Machining 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 diploma program, learners will have the opportunity to receive eleven national credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

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 (24 Courses)

You must complete all of the following courses:
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 1107 Internship (2 Credits)
CIM 1100 Interpreting Engineering Drawings I - Introduction (1 Credit)
CIM 1206 Machine Tool Theory II (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 1150 Machining Computations (2 Credits)
CIM 1209 Surface Grinding (2 Credits)
CIM 2101 Interpreting Engineering Drawings III (2 Credits)
CIM 2102 CNC Programming III (3 Credits)
CIM 2106 Jigs and Fixtures (2 Credits)
CIM 2108 Applications II (2 - 4 Credits)
CIM 2202 CNC Programming IV (3 Credits)
CIM 2206 Mold and Die (2 Credits)
MATH1050 Mathematics for Technical Careers (3 Credits)

CIM Capstone (4 Credits)

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

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (2 Courses)

Choose from the following courses:
COMM120 Small Group Communication (3 Credits)
COMM140 Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)
PHYS101 Introductory Physics (3 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.