Associate of Applied Science: 2015–2016 Catalog Year

Technology-Machine Tool

Associate of Applied Science

The Machine Tool specialization of the AAS Technology degree provides competency-based training for students who are interested in working in the machine trades field as a machinist, CNC programmer or machine operator. Hands-on learning is a focus of the courses students take in this industrial technology specialization.

Salary: $29,300–$47,560 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average growth. Jobs available due to difficulty finding skilled workers

Good To Know: Often work with computerized numerical control (CNC) machines

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 36 Units (Credits)
DFT 110 Blueprint Reading For Industry 3
MTT 105 Machine Shop I 3
MTT 106 Machine Shop Practice I 2
MTT 110 Machine Shop II 3
MTT 111 Machine Shop Practice II 2
MTT 230 Computer Numerical Control I 4
MTT 232 Computer Numerical Control II 4
MTT 250 Machine Shop III 3
MTT 251 Machine Shop Practice III 2
MTT 260 Machine Shop IV 3
Program Electives (Choose 7 units of the following courses) 7 Units (Credits)
AIT 101 Fundamentals of Applied Industrial Technology 4
MTT 261 Machine Projects 1-6
MTT 262 Machine Shop Practice IV 2
MTT 292 Computer-Aided Manufacturing I 4
MTT 293 Computer-Aided Manufacturing II 4
MTT 295 Work Experience 1-6
Any MTT course 1-6
Related WELD or other technical/trade course 1-6
General Education Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirements
Recommended: BUS107
Must include a writing course
Human Relations Course
Recommended: BUS 110
Humanities/Social Science Requirements 3
Mathematics Requirement
Recommended: MATH 110
Science Requirements 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirement 3
General Elective
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.

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