Kalamazoo Valley Community College


Date: 12-APR-11

Effective Term: Fall 2011
This certificate program prepares students to enter the job market as a machinist, toolmaker, mold-maker, or die-maker trainee. Earning a certificate is the first step in entering the machine tool trade. Students should consider obtaining an AAS degree to advance in their career. All credits in this program apply directly towards the Machine Tool Technology AAS degree.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 30.00

CIS 100 Beginning Computer Skills 2
DRFT 100 Fundamentals of Tech Drawing 3
ENG 110 College Writing I 3
MACH 103 Fundamentals/Machine Tool Oper 4
MACH 105 Adv Machine Tool Operations I 3
MACH 201 Tool Construction 3
MACH 220 Numerical Control 4
MACH 230 Computer Aided Manufacturing 4
MATH 106 Technical Mathematics 4

Program Elective Courses Minimum Credits: 2.00

-AND- MACH 101 Trends in Manufacturing 3
-OR- MACH 205 Plastics Tooling Construction 3
-OR- MACH 221 Advanced Numerical Control 3
-OR- MACH 240 Machine Repair 2
-OR- WELD 120 Introduction to Welding 3

  Minimum Total Credits: 32