Department: Applied Technologies
School: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
CIP Code: 48.0507
MCC Program Code: PM02
NYSED Code (BRI): 20033
This certificate program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the precision metal-working industry in Monroe County and the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Included in this certificate is the course work and hands-on skills development necessary to enter apprenticeship programs in mold making, machine building, tool and die making, or employment in production machining. Students enrolling in this program can also prepare for majors in the mechanical, quality, or manufacturing programs offered at Monroe Community College.
All TAM courses are approved as technical related instruction by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training and used by the area's local manufacturers as a means of educating current employees.
Students interested in this program may also be interested in the Apprentice Training: Machine Trades program.
(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
Elementary Algebra with Geometry (or Math 098 at MCC).
|FIRST SEMESTER: 15 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|
|TAM 105 Machine Project Lab OR|
PROGRAM TECHNICAL ELECTIVE*
|SECOND SEMESTER: 17-18 Credit Hours|
|TAM 123 Mathematics for Machinists II OR PROGRAM TECHNICAL ELECTIVE||3|
|TAM 132 Machine Shop Print Reading 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 OR|
PROGRAM GENERAL ELECTIVE OR
PROGRAM TECHNICAL ELECTIVE
|ENG 101 College Composition OR |
ENG 200 Advanced Composition OR CRC 101 Practical Computer Literacy
|PROGRAM TECHNICAL ELECTIVE*|
|TAM 115 Principles of Metallurgy|
|TAM 142 CNC Mill Set-up|
|TAM 143 CNC Lathe Set-up|
|TAM 151 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Machinists|
|TAM 155 Tool and Fixture Design|
|TAM 241 Advanced Machine Shop Lab|
|TAM 242 Machine Shop Practice IV|
|TAM 245 Computer Aided Manufacturing|
|TAM 246 Computer Aided Manufacturing 2|
|TAM 251 Statistical Process Control (SPC) for Machinists|
|TAM 255 Computer Aided Manufacturing Laboratory|
|PROGRAM GENERAL ELECTIVE**|
|BUS 104 Introduction to Business|
|CRC 101 Practical Computer Literacy|
|ECO 103 Personal Money Management|
|ENG 251 Technical Communications|
|ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED COURSES FOR APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING|
|TAM 155 Toolroom Technology I|
|TAM 242 Machine Shop Practice IV|
* Students currently working in the precision machining industry may substitute a program technical elective for TAM 105 and TAM 123 and a program general/technical elective for TAM 205 based on work experience and approval of a faculty advisor.
NOTE: All students enrolled in the Certificate program should take the MCC AccuPlacer exam for advisement prior to registration. It is recommended that students have a minimum of two years high school math or place at the level of MTH 104 or higher on the AccuPlacer exam prior to enrolling in this program. Please seek advisement from the TAM Coordinator or a faculty advisor prior to registration. Call 585-292-3725 for an appointment or for advisement times.