MCC CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

PRECISION MACHINING - OPTICAL FABRICATION

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - Certificate Program

Program Code: PM04


Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
TAM 105 Machine Project Laboratory OR
OPTICS ELECTIVE
3
TAM 121 Mathematics for Machinists I3
TAM 131 Machine Shop Print Reading I3
OPT 110 Introduction to Optical Technology3
OPT 131 Optical Elements and Ray Optics 4
Total 16
SECOND SEMESTER: 15-16 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition OR
CRC 101 Practical Computer Literacy
3
OPT 135 Measurement and Analysis OR
TAM 138 Dimensional Metrology

3-4
OPT 151 Optical Instruments and Testing4
TAM 139 CNC Vertical Machine Tool Programming I3
TAM 205 CNC Machine Project Laboratory2
Total 15-16
TOTAL CREDITS 31-32
OPTICS ELECTIVES:
OPT 135 Measurement and Analysis 4
OPT 201 Photo Science 4
OPT 211 Wave Optics and Applications 4
OPT 213 Optical Processes 4
OPT 215 Electro-Optical Devices and Systems 5
OPT 235 Advanced Optical Manufacturing 3

NOTE: Students currently working in the precision machining industry may substitute a TAM/OPT elective for TAM 105, based on work experience and approval of a faculty advisor.
All students enrolled in the program should take the MCC placement exam for advisement prior to registration. It is recommended that students have a minimum of 2 years of high school math or place MTH 104 or higher on the placement exam prior to enrolling in this program. Please seek advisement from the TAM/OPT Coordinator or faculty prior to registration. Call 585-292-3725 for advisement times.

Program Page Printed on: 01/26/2020