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MAC 106 Machine Shop Operations (8 credits)
Introduces bench work, sawing, drilling, lathe, milling, grinding, precision instruments, and safety. Requires solutions of related problems and preparation of weekly laboratory reports. Variable lecture/laboratory hours per week.

MAC 107 Machine Shop Practices (8 credits)
Offers practice in bench work, sawing, drilling, lathe, milling, grinding, and precision measuring instruments. May require solutions or related problems and preparation of weekly laboratory reports. Variable lecture/laboratory hours per week.

MAC 111 Machine Trade Theory and Computation I (3 credits)
Covers shop theory and mathematics dealing with fractional and precision measuring tools. Includes layout, bandsaws, drill presses, the twist drill, thread cutting, taper turning, vertical and horizontal milling machines, lathe tool bit geometry, and engine lathe operations. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MAC 116 Machinist Handbook (2 credits)
Uses the machinist handbook as a ready reference book of tabular data, formulas, designs and processes relating to machine technology. Lecture 2 hours per week.

MAC 121 - 122 Numerical Control I - II (2-3 credits/2-3 credits)
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total 3-5 hours per week.

MAC 123 Numerical Control III (2-3 credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 121, 122

Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total 3-5 hours per week.

MAC 127 Advanced CNC Programming (3 credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 123

Provides in-depth study of programming computerized numerical control machines. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MAC 131 - 132 Machine Lab I - II (2 credits/2 credits)
Teaches fundamental machine shop operations, bench work, layout, measuring tools, and safety. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.

MAC 146 Metals/Heat Treatment (2 credits)
Provides approach to metals and their structure. Gives working knowledge of methods of treating ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.

MAC 150 Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing (3 credits)
Introduces computer aided manufacturing (CAM) with emphasis on programming of numerical control machinery. Teaches Program writing procedures using proper language and logic and a CAM programming system to produce numerical control code for machines. Teaches basic computer usage and code-to-machine transfer. Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week.

MAC 151 - Machine Tool Maintenance (2 credits)
Introduces tool design from a maintenance and repair standpoint. Emphasizes proper care, repair, and preventative maintenance of machine tools. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

MAC 161 - Machine Shop Practices I (3 credits)
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.

MAC 162 - Machine Shop Practices II (3 credits)
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.

MAC 163 - Machine Shop Practices III (3 credits)
Offers practice in the operation of the drill press, engine lathe, vertical milling machine, horizontal milling machine, and the surface grinder. Introduces practical heat treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

MAC 164 - Machine Shop Practices IV (3 credits)
Offers practice in the operation of the drill press, engine lathe, vertical milling machine, horizontal milling machine, and the surface grinder. Introduces practical heat treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

MAC 206 - Production Machining Techniques (6 credits)
Offers practice in advanced machine shop. Emphasizes mass production techniques and interchangeable parts manufacture. Covers setup and operation of tooling and fixtures to manufacture workpieces to specified tolerances. Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 10 hours per week.

MAC 209 Standards, Measurements and Calculations (2-3 credits)
Presents typical mathematical and mechanical problems requiring the use of reference standards such as the Machinery’s Handbook for solution. Presents use of the Coordinate Measuring Machine for solution. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.

MAC 241 - 242 Advanced Machinery Procedures I - II (3 credits/3 credits)
Prerequisite : MAC 106, 107

Focuses on machining principles and calculations necessary for the precision required by the machinist. Emphasizes advanced lathe and mill work with concentration on fits, finishes, inspections and quality control. CNC Programming and operation, included conversational programming, may be emphasized. Teaches design and construction of specific projects to determine the student’s operational knowledge of all equipment. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.

MAC 250 Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing (2-3 credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 121, 122, 150

Focuses on advanced computer aided manufacturing with emphasis on CAD-CAM interfacing, advanced 3-D, and advanced turning. Introduces quality control inspection using coordinate measuring systems, statistical process controls and digitizers. Teaches basic and advanced fabrication programming and flexible manufacturing systems.

MAC 295 Supervised Study (Computer Numerical Control Machining) (4 credits)
Introduction to the programming, set-up, and operation of various computer numerical control machines.

MAC 297 Co-op (2-5 credits)
Requires curriculum advisor and co-op advisor approvals.

Cooperative education as a machinist. Designed to provide practical work experience for the machinist student. Minimum on-the-job training is 10 hours per week.

MAC 299 Supervised Study (Advanced Computer Numerical Control Machining) (4 credits)
Prerequisite: MAC 127

Advanced course in programming, setup, and operation of various computer numerical control machines.
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