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Tool and Die

This degree/certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment producing tools, dies, and special guiding and holding devices that enable machines to manufacture a variety of products used daily - from clothing and furniture to heavy equipment and parts for aircraft.

For the associate degree, students must complete all requirements for the certificate with a Grade of C or better plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate of Science Degree (minimum total of 60 units).

Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.

REQUIRED MACHINE TECHNOLOGY CORE COURSES: Units
MACH021 Machine Shop I 4
MACH022 Machine Shop II 4
MACH090 Mechanical Print Reading, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
MACH120 Machine Shop Theory 2
MACH123 Machine Shop III 4
MACH124 Machine Shop IV 4
TECALC087 Technical Calculations 4
REQUIRED SPECIALIZED COURSES: Units
MACH061 Jig and Fixture Machining 4
MACH129 Manufacturing Processes 3
MACH160 Tool and Die 4
Total Units 36

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