
Computerized Manufacturing (CNC) Certificates

Comprehensive (M1)
Blueprints & Quality Control (COM 100)
This course instills the knowledge of blueprint reading; geometric dimensions and tolerances,
use of precision measuring instruments, concepts of quality control and quality assurance,
inspection planning, and statistical process control. Students have a practicum where they
receive handson training in a computerized manufacturing lab. Upon completion of this course,
students are able to read and conceptualize blueprints and understand the dimensions, tolerances,
Prerequisite: None
Math Computation Review (ABM 100)
The goal of this course is to provide students with a review of mathematical concepts.
Students will go over operations with fractions, decimals, percent, ratio, proportions,
and conversion between the US Conventional and metric systems of measurement. Estimation,
rounding, and problem solving strategies will also be covered. Upon successful completion
of this course, students should be able to apply the content of the mathematical computation
course in their respective fields of study and future workplaces.
Prerequisite: Placement
Computer Productivity Tools & Keyboarding (CIT 090)
In this course students will learn to use the basics of the operating system, navigate the
Internet, create documents in Microsoft Word®, develop and deliver presentations in
PowerPoint®, and use Outlook email®, calendars, Acrobat Reader® and more.
Students also will be working on their keyboarding and alpha/numerical data entry skills.
This course includes lab work that focuses on hand placement, accuracy, and speed. Students
work on many projects. By the end of the course, students should be able to apply the skills
they have learned to the workplace.
Prerequisite: None
Shop Mathematics (COM 090)
This course concentrates on solving mathematical problems applicable in the area of
computerized manufacturing and specifically CNC machining. Instruction may include, but is
not limited to, skill development in the areas of the Cartesian coordinate system; basic
applied algebra, geometry, rightangle trigonometry and the use of scientific calculators.
A brief review of operations with decimals, percents, fractions, ratio, and proportion will
also be included in this course. Completion of the course will ensure that the student has
sufficient knowledge to solve traderelated math problems.
Prerequisite: ABM100 or placement test
Mastercam I: Design & Drafting (COM 101)
The goal of the class is to prepare the student to work
with mechanical drawings found in the production environment and to give practical experience
in print reading, dimensioning, systems, and tolerances. Basic computeraided design and
parts production are taught using Mastercam software.
Prerequisite: CIT 090 or related computer literacy
CNC Mill Gcodes Setup & Operations (COM 103)
This course covers concepts of CNC machining; setup and operations; tooling and workholding
systems; basics of manual part programming for drilling, milling, tapping, and threading
operations by utilizing G codes. By the end of this class, students will be qualiﬁed to
operate, set up, and edit programs on a CNC Mill with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson
practice is an integral part of the class.
Prerequisite: ABM 100 and COM 100
CNC Lathe Gcodes Setup & Operations (COM 102)
This course covers concepts of CNC machining; Setup and operations; tooling and workholding
systems; basics of manual part programming for drilling, turning, and threading operations by
utilizing G codes. By the end of this class, students will be qualiﬁed to operate, set up, and
edit programs on a CNC Lathe with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an
integral part of the class.
Prerequisite: COM 100
CNC Mill Gcodes Part Programming (COM 203)
This course covers the concepts and components of CNC part programming on threeaxis and
multiaxis CNC machine tools, CNC machines, and a full 3D approach, including machining to
a surface. By the end of the course, students are able to program a CNC controlled milling
center with Fanuc compatible controls. The handson practice is an integral part of the class.
Prerequisites: COM 090 and COM 103
CNC Lathe Gcodes Part Programming (COM 202)
This course covers the concepts and components of CNC part programming on twoaxis CNC machine
tools. By the end of the course, students are able to write Gcode programs for a CNCcontrolled
turning center with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an integral part of the
class.
Prerequisites: ABM 100, and COM 102
Mastercam II: CNC Programming (COM 303)
This course teaches command structures, keyboard and menu tables; programs and techniques used
to develop designs via CAM systems using representative software such as Mastercam or a comparable
program. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to create, insert, and modify
geometry using the system command structure, and to dimension and detail designs.
Prerequisites: COM 101 and COM 203
CMM Operations in Manufacturing (COM 104)
This course offers indepth examination of machining processes, tooling and workholding devices;
review of secondary operations such as grinding, finishing and sawing. There will be a discussion
of EDM, ECM, laser, waterjet and other modern machining processes. Students learn the fundamentals
of the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), its software and measurements needed for part programing.
The students will be introduced to manufacturing routing, hierarchy of manufacturing processes,
basic understanding of machining processes, v3 measuring methods and standards, dimensional
metrology and ISO 9000 quality standards. Upon completion of this course, students will understand
the machining and manufacturing processes including:, routing, measuring and basics of using of the
CMM for precision, as well as ISO 9000 quality standards.
Prerequisite: ABM 100 and COM 100
CNC Conversational Control Part Programming (COM 105)
This course covers concepts of CNC machining: setup and operations; tooling and workholding systems;
basics of manual part programming for milling, drilling, turning, tapping, and threading operations
by utilizing conversational controls on CNC machining and/or turning centers. By the end of this
class, students will be qualiﬁed to operate, set up, and edit programs on CNC mills and/or lathes
with Mazatrol® or similar controls. Handson practice is an integral part of the class.
Prerequisite: ABM 100 and COM 100
Advanced CMM Skills in Manufacturing (COM 204)
This course provides an overview of Total Quality Management (TQM) as a foundation of modern
manufacturing, lean methods and production schematics; advanced metrology, realtime part measurement
and certification. The handson sessions in statistical process control data collection and charting,
measurement systems, gauging, optical comparators and coordinatemeasuring machine (CMM) are an
integral part of the class. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to design the
processes that are used to maintain TQM in a manufacturing environment, and use appropriate tools
such as the CMM.
Prerequisite: COM 090 and COM 104
CNC Conversational Control Part Programming (COM 205)
This course covers the concepts and components of CNC part programming on 2axis (lathe),
3axis (mill), and multiaxis CNC machines with a 3D approach. By the end of the course, students
are able to program CNCcontrolled turning and/or machining centers with Mazatrol® or similar
controls. Handson practice is an integral part of the class.
Prerequisites: COM 090 and COM 105
Computerized Manufacturing Career Development (COM 310)
Careerentry and midcareer strategies and resources are examined to lay a foundation for career
entry and professional growth. Topics include industry trends and overview; selfevaluation, goal
setting; potential employer identiﬁcation, individual’s work history analysis; resumes, cover
letters, followup communication, recommendations; exercises in conﬁdence building and human
resources interviewing.
Prerequisite: Program completion
Machine Tool Technology (M2)
Blueprints and Quality Control (COM 100)
This course instills the knowledge of blueprint reading; geometric dimensions and tolerances, use
of precision measuring instruments, concepts of quality control and quality assurance, inspection
planning, and statistical process control. Students have a practicum where they receive handson
training in a computerized manufacturing lab. Upon completion of this course, students are able to
read and conceptualize blueprints and understand the dimensions, tolerances, and symbols that are
commonly used for manufacturing blueprints.
Prerequisite: None
Math Computation Review (ABM 100)
The goal of this course is to provide students with a review of mathematical concepts. Students
will go over operations with fractions, decimals, percent, ratio, proportions, and conversion
between the US Conventional and metric systems of measurement. Estimation, rounding, and problem
solving strategies will also be covered. Upon successful completion of this course, students should
be able to apply the content of the mathematical computation course in their respective fields of
study and future workplaces.
Prerequisite: Placement
Computer Productivity Tools & Keyboarding (CIT 090)
In this course students will learn to use the basics of the operating system, navigate the Internet,
create documents in Microsoft Word®, develop and deliver presentations in PowerPoint®, and use
Outlook email®, calendars, Acrobat Reader® and more. Students also will be working on their
keyboarding and alpha/numerical data entry skills. This course includes lab work that focuses on
hand placement, accuracy, and speed. Students work on many projects. By the end of the course,
students should be able to apply the skills they have learned to the workplace.
Prerequisite: None
Shop Mathematics (COM 090)
This course concentrates on solving mathematical problems applicable in the area of computerized
manufacturing and specifically CNC machining. Instruction may include, but is not limited to, skill
development in the areas of the Cartesian coordinate system; basic applied algebra, geometry,
rightangle trigonometry and the use of scientific calculators. A brief review of operations with
decimals, percents, fractions, ratio, and proportion will also be included in this course.
Completion of the course will ensure that the student has sufficient knowledge to solve
traderelated math problems.
Prerequisite: ABM100 or placement test
Mastercam 1: Design & Drafting (COM 101)
The goal of the class is to prepare the student to work with mechanical drawings found in the
production environment and to give practical experience in print reading, dimensioning, systems,
and tolerances. Basic computeraided design and parts production are taught using Mastercam
software.
Prerequisite: CIT 090 or related computer literacy
CNC Mill Gcodes Setup & Operations (COM 103)
This course covers concepts of CNC machining; setup and operations; tooling and workholding
systems; basics of manual part programming for drilling, milling, tapping, and threading operations
by utilizing G codes. By the end of this class, students will be qualiﬁed to operate, set up, and
edit programs on a CNC Mill with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an integral
part of the class.
Prerequisite: ABM 100 and COM 100
CNC Lathe Gcodes Setup & Operations (COM 102)
This course covers concepts of CNC machining; Setup and operations; tooling and workholding
systems; basics of manual part programming for drilling, turning, and threading operations by
utilizing G codes. By the end of this class, students will be qualiﬁed to operate, set up, and edit
programs on a CNC Lathe with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an integral part
of the class.
Prerequisite: COM 100
CNC Mill Gcodes Part Programming (COM 203)
This course covers the concepts and components of CNC part programming on threeaxis and
multiaxis CNC machine tools, CNC machines, and a full 3D approach, including machining to a
surface. By the end of the course, students are able to program a CNC controlled milling center
with Fanuc compatible controls. The handson practice is an integral part of the class.
Prerequisites: COM 090 and COM 103
CNC Lathe Gcodes Part Programming (COM 202)
This course covers the concepts and components of CNC part programming on twoaxis CNC machine
tools. By the end of the course, students are able to write Gcode programs for a CNC controlled
turning center with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an integral part of the
class.
Prerequisites: ABM 100, and COM 102
Mastercam II: CNC Programming (COM 303)
This course teaches command structures, keyboard and menu tables; programs and techniques used to
develop designs via CAM systems using representative software such as Mastercam or a comparable
program. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to create, insert, and modify
geometry using the system command structure, and to dimension and detail designs.
Prerequisites: COM 101 and COM 203
Computerized Manufacturing Career Development (COM 310)
Careerentry and midcareer strategies and resources are examined to lay a foundation for career
entry and professional growth. Topics include industry trends and overview; selfevaluation, goal
setting; potential employer identiﬁcation, individual’s work history analysis; resumes, cover
letters, followup communication, recommendations; exercises in conﬁdence building and human
resources interviewing.
Prerequisite: Program completion
Machine Tool Operations (M3)
Blueprints and Quality Control (COM 100)
This course instills the knowledge of blueprint reading; geometric dimensions and tolerances, use
of precision measuring instruments, concepts of quality control and quality assurance, inspection
planning, and statistical process control. Students have a practicum where they receive handson
training in a computerized manufacturing lab. Upon completion of this course, students are able to
read and conceptualize blueprints and understand the dimensions, tolerances, and symbols that are
commonly used for manufacturing blueprints.
Prerequisite: None
Shop Mathematics (COM 090)
This course concentrates on solving mathematical problems applicable in the area of computerized
manufacturing and specifically CNC machining. Instruction may include, but is not limited to, skill
development in the areas of the Cartesian coordinate system; basic applied algebra, geometry,
rightangle trigonometry and the use of scientific calculators. A brief review of operations with
decimals, percents, fractions, ratio, and proportion will also be included in this course.
Completion of the course will ensure that the student has sufficient knowledge to solve traderelated
math problems.
Prerequisite: ABM100 or placement test
Computer Productivity Tools & Keyboarding (CIT 090)
In this course students will learn to use the basics of the operating system, navigate the
Internet, create documents in Microsoft Word®, develop and deliver presentations in PowerPoint®,
and use Outlook email®, calendars, Acrobat Reader® and more. Students also will be working on
their keyboarding and alpha/numerical data entry skills. This course includes lab work that focuses
on hand placement, accuracy, and speed. Students work on many projects. By the end of the course,
students should be able to apply the skills they have learned to the workplace.
Prerequisite: None
CNC Lathe Gcodes Setup & Operations (COM 102)
This course covers concepts of CNC machining; Setup and operations; tooling and workholding
systems; basics of manual part programming for drilling, turning, and threading operations by
utilizing G codes. By the end of this class, students will be qualiﬁed to operate, set up, and
edit programs on a CNC Lathe with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an integral
part of the class.
Prerequisite: COM 100
CNC Lathe Gcodes Part Programming (COM 202)
This course covers the concepts and components of CNC part programming on twoaxis CNC machine
tools. By the end of the course, students are able to write Gcode programs for a CNC controlled
turning center with Fanuccompatible controls. The handson practice is an integral part of the
class.
Prerequisites: ABM 100, and COM 102
Computerized Manufacturing Career Development (COM 310)
Careerentry and midcareer strategies and resources are examined to lay a foundation for career
entry and professional growth. Topics include industry trends and overview; selfevaluation, goal
setting; potential employer identiﬁcation, individual’s work history analysis; resumes, cover
letters, followup communication, recommendations; exercises in conﬁdence building and human
resources interviewing.
Prerequisite: Program completion


