Course Catalog

Precision Machining & Manufacturing (Previously Machine Tool Technology) - MTT2 Diploma

Program Description: The Machine Tool Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the machine tool technology field. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of machine tool theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Machine Tool Technology Diploma and have the qualification of a machine tool technician.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Start Terms:

  • This program begins each semester on the Valdosta campus.

Additional Information:

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Gainful Employment Information
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
Occupational Courses 37
MCHT 1011 Introduction to Machine Tool 4
MCHT 1012 Blueprint for Machine Tool 3
MCHT 1020 Heat Treatment and Surface Grinding 4
MCHT 1119 Lathe Operations I 4
MCHT 1120 Mill Operations I 4
MCHT 1219 Lathe Operations II 4
MCHT 1220 Mill Operations II 4
AMCA 2110 CNC Fundamentals 4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (6 Hours) 6
Choose One of the Following Math Options (3 - 6 Hours) 3
MCHT 1013 Machine Tool Math 3
OR Complete Both of the Following (6 Hours) 6
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3
Faculty & Staff

Machine Tool Technology Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


Machine Tool/Welding Instructor, Cook Campus

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