Precision Machine Technology C.A.S.

The Precision Machine Technology Certificate of Applied Science program provides instruction in the theory and operation of mills and lathes, both manual and CNC, other tools related to the machinist trade, and associated programming. Students can earn NIMS credentials in all phases of the training. Upon completion of this program, students will enter employment in the machining industry, pursue apprenticeship in machining, or further their education toward higher academic degrees.

Certificate of Applied Science - Precision Machine Technology

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 35

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020


Required Courses35
Total Hours35

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BMGT 242Front Line Supervision3
MCH 101Introduction to Manufacturing Processes1
MCH 102Introduction to Manufacturing Materials2
MCH 120Blueprint Reading & Interpretation for Machining3
MCH 122Introduction to CAM3
MCH 125Introduction to CNC Lathes3
MCH 127Introduction to CNC Mills3
MCH 129Machine Quality Control and Precision Measurements3
MCH 130Machine Shop3
MCH 132Introduction to Manual Engine Lathes4
MCH 134Introduction to Manual Mills4
WRIT 121Intro to Technical Writing3
Total Hours35

Minimum Required Grade: C-