San Diego City College
Machine Technology Program
1313 Twelfth Ave.
San Diego, California
92101


Certificates / Degree Options

for the
Machine Technology Program



This is a listing of the Certificates and the Degree that is offered in the Machine Technology Program at San Diego City College.

To receive your certificate(s) you need to go to Evaluations in room A-109 to apply.  This cannot be completed until after the student has successfully completed the required courses, and has received a "C" or above for a final grade in each class.  You have to request the certificates/degree, this is not automatically sent to you.

Check your grades on Reg-E to insure that they have been processed by the school.  The instructor is not involved in the issuing of certificates or the degree beyond the requirement of submitting final grades.

The Evaluations Office telephone number is: (619) 388-3466.

 

                                                             Recommended First Semester Classes for the Day Section:

Courses:                                                                                                Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:

MACT 140,    Basic Principles of Machine Technology.......................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 150,    Introduction to C.N.C. and E.D.M.....................................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 160,    Introduction to CAD/CAM.................................................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 161,    Applications of CAD/CAM I...............................................................2       First Semester                           6
                                                                                               Total Units = 14


                                                 Recommended First Semester Classes for the Night Section:

Fall Semester:

Courses:                                                                                                Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:

MACT 150,    Introduction to C.N.C. and E.D.M.....................................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 160,    Introduction to CAD/CAM.................................................................4        First Semester                           6
                                                                                               Total Units =  8

Spring Semester:

Courses:                                                                                                Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:

MACT 140,    Basic Principles of Machine Technology.......................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 150,    Introduction to C.N.C. and E.D.M.....................................................4        First Semester                           6
                                                                                              
Total Units =  8


                                                                Here are the Certificates / Degree Options

The  Semester Recommendation are to be used as a guide, due to the limited hours of the evening classes completing these may take longer, these recommendations should work for the day classes.  These are only examples of recommendations, after you have completed the recommended first semester classes you will have more flexibility in your class selection depending on your immediate needs.  Talk to your Instructor for advice in your upcoming semester class choices.

Certificate of Performance:
C.N.C. Technology Option *

Courses:                                                                                                Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:

MACT 140,    Basic Principles of Machine Technology.......................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 150,    Introduction to C.N.C. and E.D.M.....................................................4       First Semester                           6
MACT 160,    Introduction to CAD/CAM.................................................................4        First Semester                           6
                                                                                               Total Units = 12


Certificate of Performance:
Computer Aided Manufacturing *

Courses:                                                                                               Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:

MACT 160,    Basic Principles of Machine Technology.......................................4        First Semester                            6
MACT 170,    Introduction to C.N.C. and E.D.M................................................... 4        Second Semester                         6
MACT 180,    Introduction to CAD/CAM............................................................... 4
        Second Semester                         6
                                                                                               Total Units = 12

Note: This certificate is recommended for at least two semesters.


Certificate of Performance:
C.N.C. Operator Option *

Courses:                                                                                                         Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:     

MACT 140,    Basic Principles of Machine Technology....................................................4        First Semester                           6
MACT 150,    Introduction to C.N.C. and E.D.M.................................................................4         First Semester                           6
MACT 170,    Introduction to C.N.C. Controlled Vertical Machining .......................4         Second Semester                        6
MACT 171,    Applications of C.N.C. Controlled Vertical Machining  I.....................2         Second Semester                        6
MACT 172,    Applications of C.N.C. Controlled Vertical Machining II...................2        Third Semester                           6
                                                                                                             Total Units = 16



* Certificate of Completion:  This is a department award in recognition of information on the transcript and does not imply that a graduation requirement has been met.


Certificate of Achievement:
C.N.C. Technology Option

Courses Required for the Major:                                                                                                 Units:
Complete all requirements for Certificate of Completion, C.N.C. Operator Option.......................16
and in addition complete:

                                                                                                                                                     Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:

MACT 160,    Introduction to CAD/CAM................................................................................................................4           First Semester                           6
                                                                                                                                             Total Units = 20


Certificate of Achievement:
Machine Technology Option

Courses Required for the Major:                                                                                                  Units:
Complete all requirements for Certificate of Achievement, C.N.C. Technology Option....................20
and in addition complete:

                                                                                                                                                     Units:    Recommended Semester:      Weekly Class Hours:
MACT 161,    Applications of CAD/CAM I...............................................................................................................2
            First Semester                           6
MACT 162,    Applications of CAD/CAM II............................................................................................................2         Third Semester                           6
MACT 180,    Advanced CAD/CAM............................................................................................................................ 4         Second Semester                        6      
MACT 181,    Applications of Advanced CAD/CAM I.........................................................................................2            Third Semester                          6
MACT 182,    Applications of Advanced CAD/CAM II......................................................................................2 -       Fourth Semester                         6
                                                                                                                                     Total Units = 32



An Associate of Science Degree may be earned in Computerized Numerical Control.  Complete the Certificate of Achievement "  Machine Technology Option " as specified above.  Additional general education and graduation requirements for the Associate degree are listed in the college catalog's ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS section.
The Associate Degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

This is not completely clear in the catalog, the " Machine Technology Option " is the option the degree refers to when it states as " Complete the Certificate of Achievement as specified above"

Please contact counseling for more information.

This information is only to be used as a guide.  See the college catalog for final information.

E-Mail your comments to me at : jbolling@sdccd.edu



Page Last Updated;  09/28/2017