2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Basic Precision Machining Technology, CSC

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PURPOSE: This four-semester program prepares students for entry-level jobs as manual machinists performing hands-on work with lathes, mills, grinders, drills, and presses. This program is offered at the Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS: A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment. Students have the opportunity to earn National Institute of  Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certifications.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Calculate and interpret linear and micrometer measurements relevant to machining operations.
  2. Earn nationally-recognized Level One Materials, Measurement, and Safety (MMS) credentials through the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) ) at the completion of MAC 164 and MAC 123.
  3. Students will perform quality control checks on manufactured NIMS performance parts.


Required Courses

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 12


Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

Courses noted as offered in Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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