Computer-Aided Machining

Computer-Aided Machining

  • Description: The Computer Aided Machining Major prepares the student with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience needed to program, set-up and operate Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines, specifically the Machining and Turning Center.

Computer-Aided Machining  Program Outcomes     
Program Measurements Used
Comparison DataContinuous Improvement
1. Demonstrate safety awareness in the use of tools and machines in manufacturing.

Course outcomes assessed via manufacturing lab participation and exams100% met this outcome

Comparable to similar programs in CAMNo change needed

Employer SurveyEmployer survey indicated satisfaction.
2. Apply math, science, and technology principles to solve problems in manufacturing.Students performances in two mathematics courses in the program MTHM 121 and MTHM 122 were assessed through class tests and final examinations75% students earned “C” or better in MTHM 121 and only 60% students earned “C” or better in MTHM 122 Math performance is about the national average in similar programsNo change is required in the course content 
3.  Communicate effectively in an industrial/manufacturing environment.


ENGL162 and

TECN115 outcomes,

Laboratory participation, exams,

Employer Survey
65% students demonstrated performance at “C” or better level in English courses Graduates and  employers admit weakness in oral and written communications Intrinsic motivation will be pursued in future classes 
4.  Think logically and critically.

TECN111 outcomes,

Employer survey
80% or higher met this outcomeEmployer survey indicated satisfaction.No change needed
5. Accurately measure and record values using common precision measuring equipment.

Correlates to course outcomes in TECN131

 80% or higher met this outcomeComparable to similar programs in CAMNo change needed
6. Program CNC equipment effectively, efficiently and safely.CAMM111, CAMM215, CAMM225, CAMM23580% or higher met this outcomeComparable to similar programs in CAMMaintain current equipment and software.
7. Recognize the need to maintain currency in the CAM/CNC career field.Graduate Survey100% met this outcome Comparable to similar programs in CAMNo change needed
8. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior and understand the responsibilities and consequences.Employer Survey100% met this outcomeEmployer survey indicated satisfaction.No change needed


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