2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Machining, TC

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Program Overview

The Technical Certificate in Machining provides students the practical and general education experiences needed to enter the machine trades profession.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements

-  This certificate requires successful completion of 34 credit hours

-  A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation

-  Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation

- Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Career Opportunities

• Machinist • Tool and Die Maker • CNC Machinist • CNC Programmer

Semester One

Complete all 18 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AMS 1002  Intro to Advanced Manufacturing Technology 3    
  AMS 1204   Print Reading & Sketching 4    
  COLL 1300  Career Essentials* OR ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  MST 1204  Machining I 4    
  MST 1304  Machining II 4    

*ENGL 1312  OR SPCH 1300  may be substituted for COLL 1300  if already completed


Semester Two

Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AMS 2003  Quality Control/Inspection 3    
  AMS 2103  Computer Numerical Control (CNC) I 3    
  AMS 2503  Computer Numerical Control (CNC) II 3    
  MATH 1330  Technical Mathematics (or higher) 3    
  MST 1404  Machining III 4    


Total 34 Credit Hours

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