Credit Courses

(MET) Mechanical Engineering Technology

MET 122 - Industrial Measurements (3 credits)
Prerequisites: completion of all developmental mathematics and English courses
Introduces measurement and dimensioning concepts used in industrial manufacturing environments. Topics include shop mathematics, shop safety practices, measuring devices, and a basic understanding of shop drawing techniques including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Corresponding labs reinforce lectures with practical examples which follow NIMS certification requirements. 2 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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MET 123 - Machine Shop Techniques I (3 credits)
Prerequisites: EET 140, MET 122
Introduces the theory and practical concepts of manual machining, primarily focused on using the lathe for turning operations to manufacture cylindrical part assemblies. Topics include shop mathematics, machine tool safety practices, measuring devices, and an understanding of lathe components. Corresponding labs apply practical hands-on examples which follow NIMS certification requirements. 2 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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MET 124 - Machine Shop Techniques II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: MET 123
Introduces the theory and practical concepts of manual machining, primarily focused on using the vertical mill for milling operations to manufacture flat or angled part assemblies. Topics include shop mathematics, machine tool safety practices, measuring devices, and an understanding of vertical mill components. Corresponding labs reinforce lectures with practical hands-on examples which follow NIMS certification requirements. 2 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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MET 231 - Introduction to Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machines (3 credits)
Prerequisites: MET 123, MET 124
Introduces the theory and practical concepts of computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining equipment used in industry to manufacture extremely precise machine tool products. Topics include CNC equipment and terminology, G and M code familiarization, and machine tool safety practices. Corresponding labs reinforce lectures with practical hands-on examples which follow NIMS certification requirements. 2 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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MET 232 - Advanced Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Machines (3 credits)
Prerequisite: MET 231
Investigates advanced theory and practical CAD/CAM (computer-aided drafting / computer-aided manufacturing) software concepts on computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining equipment used in industry to manufacture extremely precise and complicated machine tool products. Topics include CAD/CAM software (Mastercam) to produce complex machined parts, G and M code post- processing operations, and machine tool safety practices. Corresponding labs reinforce lectures with practical hands-on examples which follow NIMS certification requirements. 2 lecture/3 laboratory hours
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MET 290 - Advanced Manufacturing Technology Internship (2 credits)
Prerequisite: coordinator approval
Introduces students to work experience in a manufacturing environment. 100 work experience hours
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