Machining Technology AAS

The Machining Technology AAS (AAS_MCHN) is offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Machining Technology Department.

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Program Description

Machining Technology programs are designed to prepare graduates for careers in the manufacturing industries. Topics include blueprint reading, computer-aided manufacturing (CAD CAM), extensive hands-on set up, machine shop math, operating manual lathes and mills, as well as operating and programming CNC machine tools.

 

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades 3
MCHN 1338 Basic Machine Shop I 3
MCHN 1343 Machine Shop Mathematics 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computers 3
MCHN 1319 Manufacturing Materials and Processes 3

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

15

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MCHN 2334 Operation of CNC Machining Centers 3
MCHN 2331 Operation of CNC Turning Centers 3
MCHN 1426 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 4
MCHN 1352 Intermediate Machining I 3
MCHN 2341 Advanced Machining I 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

16

Third Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport 1

TOTAL Third Semester Credits:

4

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
MCHN 2438 Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 4
MCHN 2303 Fundamentals of Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Machine Controls 3
MCHN 2335 Advanced CNC Manufacturing 3
Elective1   Speech 3

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

13

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
Elective1   Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Elective1   Social/Behavioral Science 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MCHN2 1391 Special Topics in Machine Technology OR 3
MCHN2 2381 Cooperative Education: Machine Tool Technology/Machinist  

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

12

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Machining Technology AAS:

60

  1. Choose from the AAS Core
  2. Capstone course
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