Precision Manufacturing & Machining Technology Courses

MST 1212 – Drill Press and Band Saw Operations
A course that provides instruction on general shop safety as well as the operation of power machinery which includes instruction and practice in the safe operation of Power Saws and Drill Presses. Two semester credit hours.

MST 1223 – Lathe Turning Knowledge
A course that provides instruction on general shop safety as well as the operation of Engine Lathes. The course will implement the performance of Lathe operations resulting in the manufacture of various parts. Three semester credit hours.

MST 1233 – Milling Machine Knowledge
A course that provides instruction on general shop safety as well as the operation of Vertical Milling Machines. The course will implement the performance of Milling Operations resulting in the manufacture of various parts. Three semester credit hours.

MST 1243 – Precision Lathe Operations
A course that provides instruction on general shop safety as well as emphasis on advanced applications of Engine Lathe Operations. Three semester credit hours.

MST 1252 – Surface Grinding Operations
A course that provides instruction on general shop safety as well as emphasis on applications of Precision Grinding. Two semester credit hours.

MST 1263 – Milling Machine Operations
A course that provides instruction of general shop safety as well as emphasis on advanced applications of Milling Machine Operations. Three semester credit hours.

MST 1312 – Machine Tool Mathematics
An applied mathematics course designed for machinists which Includes instruction and practice in algebraic and trigonometric operations essential for successful machining. Two semester credit hours.

MST 1412 – Blueprint Reading
A course in blueprint reading designed for machinists. Includes instruction and practice in reading and applying industrial blueprints. Two semester credit hours.

MST 1422 – Advanced Blueprint Reading
A course in Blueprint Reading with emphasis on advanced features of plans and specifications. Includes instruction on the identification of various projections, views and assembly components. Two semester credit hours.

MST 1613 – Precision Layout
An introduction to the concepts and practice of precision layout for machining operations. Includes instruction and practice in the use of layout instruments. Three semester credit hours.

MST 1625 – Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
A course that provides the students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Includes emphasis on measurement theory, common terms and definitions, and profile tolerances, orientation tolerances, locational tolerances, runout tolerances and form tolerances as they relate to Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology. Five semester credit hours.

MST 2513 – Advanced Lathe Operations
A course that provides instruction on safety and advanced applications of the Engine Lathe. Three semester credit hours.

MST 2523 – Advanced Milling Operations
A course that provides instruction on safety and advanced applications of the Vertical Milling Machine. Three semester credit hours.

MST 2532 – Precision Grinding Operations
A course that provides instruction on safety and Machine Shop Grinding Operations. Includes instruction and practice in surface grinding, tool post grinding, cylindrical grinding, and centerless grinding. Two semester credit hours.

MST 2542 – Gear Types and Manufacturing
A course that provides instruction on safety and Vertical or Horizontal Milling Operations, formulas and procedures required to manufacture various types of Gears and their applications. Two semester credit hours.

MST 2552 – Advanced Machining Technologies
A course that provides instruction on safety and applications of new machining technologies that apply to precision manufacturing in global markets. Two semester credit hours.

MST 2715 – Computer Numerical Control Operations I
An introduction to the application of computer numerical control (CNC) and computer assisted manufacturing (CAM) techniques and practices. Includes instruction and practice related to the use of the Cartesian coordinate system, programming codes and commands, and tooling requirements for CNC/CAM machines. Five semester credit hours.

MST 2725 – Computer Numerical Control Operations II
A continuation of Computer Numerical Control I. Includes instruction in writing and editing CNC programs, and use of CAM equipment to program and operate CNC machines. Five semester credit hours.

MST 2735 – Fundamentals of CAD/CAM
This course is designed to provide the students with the fundamental knowledge and skills of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing using various CAD/CAM software packages as they relate to Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology. Five semester credit hours.

MST 2813 – Metallurgy
An introduction to the concepts of metallurgy. Includes instruction and practice in metal identification, heat treatment, and hardness testing. Three semester credit hours.

MST 291(1-3) -– Special Problems in Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology
A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student's learning experience. One to three semester credit hours.