Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

MTT 261: Machine Projects

General Information

  • Name: Machine Projects
  • Discipline: Machine Tool Technology (MTT)
  • Units (Credits): 1–6
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

  • Prerequisites: consent of instructor

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Permits students to work on projects of their own choosing and/or explore areas of special interest under the direction of a college instructor.

Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

II: Course Objectives

The student is allowed to freelance with their own project plans (instructor's approval is needed) or they may continue developing their machining skills by working on various machine shop projects for practice.

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

This course may be chosen to fulfill a Degree Requirement for the Machine Tool Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement.

The mission of the Associate of Applied science Degree and Certificate of Achievement is to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a chosen field of study.

Upon completion of this course, successful students will:

  • Know the proper safety and work etiquette that is appropriate for a Machine Shop environment.
  • Be able to perform various types of machining operations and techniques.
  • Will make progress with reaching their performance goals, whether they are for personal or professional development.


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