Computer Integrated Fabrication Technology Program

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The Computer Integrated Fabrication Program is designed to equip graduates with the necessary skills to succeed in jobs with a starting salary range of $30,000 - $40,000.  The program emphasizes classroom theory with actual experience.

Students learn about the basic application of: manual lathe and mill machines and advance on to Computer Assisted Design (CAD), Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), operating a Cincinnati Plastic Injection Press, and Wire EDM machines.  Students also learn the principles and applications of die and mold making.

Course Schedule

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
EGT-450 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
3.0
MAT-743 Technical Math*
3.0
IND-126 Precision Measurements Lab
1.0
IND-127 Shop Operations
1.0
IND-128 Blueprint Reading
1.0
IND-184 Mechanical Processes
2.0
MFG-256 Intro to Lathe Operations
2.0
MFG-266 Intro to Mill Operations
2.0
WEL-122 Beginning Welding
2.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MFG-305 CNC Operations
2.0
MFG-312 Advanced CNC
2.0
MAT-748 Technical Math II*
3.0
MFG-238 Machine Processes I
2.0
CAD-230 Geometric Tolerancing
2.0
MFG-506 Quality Assurance
1.0
MFG-257 Advanced Lathe
2.0
 
Total Hours: 14.0

Summer Semester (Required)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MFG-932 Internship
4.0
 
Total Hours: 4.0

Third Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CAD-101 Intro to CAD
3.0
MFG-422 Jigs and Fixture Design
3.0
MFG-320 Computer Aided Machining
3.0
MFG-400 Intro to Die Making
3.0
XXX-XXX Communication Elective*
3.0
 
Total Hours: 15.0

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CAD-164 Solid Modeling I
2.0
PHY-184 Applied Physics*
4.0
MFG-326 Computer Assisted Machining II
3.0
MFG-453 Intro to Mold Making Theory
2.0
WEL-190 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
2.0
WEL-196 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
2.0
WEL-710 Robotic Welding
3.0
XXX-XXX Humanities/Social Science Elective
3.0
 
Total Hours: 21.0

Optional Courses

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
BUS-113 Workplace Readiness
1.5
IND-106 Industrial Pumps & Drive Systems
2.0
IND-110 CPR, First Aid, and Safety
1.0
IND-185 Predictive & Preventative Maintenance
2.0
IND-116 Pneumatics & Hydraulics
2.0
WEL-181 GMAW
2.0
 
CIFT A.A.S Degree Hours: 71.0

*Course must be chosen or substituted from either A.A., A.S., or Approved General Education list for Applied Science and Technology.

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MAT-743 Technical Math*
3.0
IND-126 Precision Measurements Lab
1.0
IND-127 Shop Operations
1.0
IND-128 Blueprint Reading
1.0
IND-184 Mechanical Processes
2.0
MFG-256 Intro to Lathe Operations
2.0
MFG-266 Intro to Mill Operations
2.0
WEL-122 Beginning Welding
2.0
EGT-450 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
3.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MAT-748 Technical Math II*
3.0
CAD-230 Geometric Tolerancing
2.0
MFG-238 Machine Processes I
2.0
MFG-257 Advanced Lathe
2.0
MFG-506 Quality Assurance
1.0
MFG-305 CNC Operations
2.0
MFG-312 Advanced CNC
2.0
XXX-XXX Communication Elective*
3.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0

Summer Semester (optional)

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MFG-932 Internship
4.0
 
Total Hours: 4.0
 
CIFT Diploma Hours: 34.0/38.0

*Course must be chosen or substituted from either A.A., A.S., or Approved General Education list for Applied Science and Technology.

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