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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Manufacturing Technology, Technical Certificate


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The Manufacturing Technology Technical Certificate is designed to provide training necessary to obtain a position in the Machine Tool Technology Industry. Students will learn safety in the work place, the basics of blueprint reading, technical math skills, manual M and G-code writing, computer numeric controlled (CNC) machinery set up and operation, machine tool routine maintenance, decision making and problem solving skills, and managing a career in the manufacturing technology industry. In addition, students practice job planning and management, quality and inspection, process adjustment and improvement, technical communication, properties of metals, and computer programs related to machining. Students completing this degree are eligible to take NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) certifications which are desired by industry employers.

Major Code: 4720
Advising: Dustin Burleson, (870) 391-3371, dburleson@northark.edu
                 Scott Howie, (870) 391-3513, showie@northark.edu
                 Advising Center: M184, South Campus, (870) 391-3115

The My Academic Plan (MAP) serves as a guideline to graduate in two semesters. The Key Milestones/Prerequisites listed for each semester highlight significant achievements that must be completed in the degree track. Students who do not follow the two-semester plan and/or who do not complete identified milestones may jeopardize their financial aid (if applicable) and/or delay graduation.

Academic Preparedness

Northark recognizes the important connection between student success and academic preparedness. Students may be required to complete one or more of the following courses before enrolling in college level courses. Summer and/or intercession courses may be required to graduate within two semesters. Developmental course credits earned do not count towards degree completion requirements.

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