Precision Machining - Optical Fabrication
Department: Applied Technologies
School: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
CIP Code: 15.0613
MCC Program Code: PM04
NYSED Code (BRI): 31779
This certificate program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the precision machining industry with special emphasis on optical fabrication. Optical fabrication is the manufacturing of optical components used in lasers, fiber optics, and digital imaging. Students will learn the principles and practices of precision metalworking and then apply these skills to the materials used in fiber optics, digital imaging, lasers, and other technological applications.
(Housed in the Applied Technologies Department)
Program Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate necessary soft skills to acquire a job within a manufacturing industry.
2. Perform manual machine part production to industry standards.
3. Perform computer numerical machine part production to industry standards.
4. Demonstrate measurement techniques necessary for successful employment.
5. Compose machine tool programs necessary for successful employment.
6. Demonstrate written technical communication skills.
7. Apply mathematical skills to solve industrial problems.
8. Interpret engineering models for part production.
9. Follow standard safety practices used in industry.
Requirements for Program Entrance
Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into Level 4 Math at MCC).
|FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours|
|TAM 121 Mathematics for Machinists I||3|
|TAM 131 Machine Shop Print Reading I||3|
|TAM 101 Machine Shop Theory I||3|
|TAM 141 Machine Shop Lab||3|
|OPT 131 Optical Elements and Ray Optics||4|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 14-15 Credit Hours|
|TEK 101 Computer Applications for Technicians OR|
CRC 113 Introduction to microsoft Excel
|TAM 123 Mathematics for Machinists II||3|
|TAM 139 Machine Shop Theory II||3|
|TAM 142 CNC-Mill Set-up OR|
TAM 143 CNC-Lathe Set-up
|TAM 205 CNC Machining Project Lab||2|
|OPT 135 Measurement and Analysis||4|