Computer-Aided Manufacturing Course Descriptions

CAM050 Orientation/Manufacturing Proc
Provides basic knowledge of various manufacturing processes and materials. Covers processes involving hand tools, machine tools, measuring, inspection, and blueprints. Includes manufacturing procedures. Provides knowledge of industry standard roles in a manufacturing setting. Offered as needed.
2 Credits

CAM061 Practical Applications 1
Provides practice in the CAD/CAM program to refine previously learned skills. Includes projects or exercises as determined by the student and instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

CAM062 Practical Applications 2
Provides practice in the CAD/CAM program to refine previously learned skills. Includes projects or exercises as determined by student and instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
2 Credits

CAM063 Practical Applications 3
Provides practice in the CAD-CAM program to refine previously learned skills. Includes projects or exercises as determined by student and instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

CAM100 Blueprint Reading & Sketching
Provides instruction and skill development in engineering print reading, sketching, basic drawing techniques, and geometric constructions. F
2 Credits

CAM105 Precision Measurement
Covers the selection and application of linear English and metric measuring and inspection tools and equipment used in manufacturing. F
2 Credits

CAM110 Benchwork & Manual Fundmntls
Introduces the fundamentals of machining processes and measuring instruments. Covers the use of basic hand tools, drill presses, power saws, pedestal grinders, arbor presses, basic layout, layout tools, and measuring tools. Includes proper use of measuring tools, the use of appropriate charts and tables, including decimal equivalent and drill and tap selection with speed and feed calculations. Provides orientation to machine shop manufacturing with emphasis on CNC and working in teams. F
4 Credits

CAM111 Industrial Safety Seminar
Details the joint responsibility of the company and employee in complying with federal and state safety regulations pertaining to business and industry. F
1 Credits

CAM115 Geo Dimensioning/Tolerancing
Covers geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles based on ANSI/ASME standards. Computation of tolerance values required insuring proper fit and function. Emphasizes measurement and inspection required to match design specifications. Prerequisite: CAM105 or CAM130, either with a grade of C or better; and print reading experience as confirmed by instructor; or consent of instructor. W
2 Credits

CAM120 Manual Milling Processes
Covers basic milling processes; work-holding methods; cutter identification, selection, and use; speeds and feeds; adapters; and tool holders and application. Includes operation of CNC Vertical Machining Center, vertical and horizontal manual milling machines, and applying related operational theory. Prerequisite: CAM110 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
4 Credits

CAM121 Manual Lathe Processes
Introduces turning operations as related to CNC machining with emphasis on work holding methods and tool holding/selection methods. Covers related hole-making process, facing, tapping, grooving, and parting. Includes operation of CNC Turning Center, manual lathes, and applying related operational theory. Prerequisite: CAM120 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
4 Credits

CAM130 CNC Machine Setup/Operation
Focuses on application of the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems used in today's manufacturing environment. Includes hands-on experiences with both personal and manufacturing specific (CNC) computers to establish basic operational skills. F
4 Credits

CAM140 Metallurgy for Manufacturing
Studies basic metallurgy as it relates to manufacturing processes. Covers the identification of ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals and other materials used in industry. Includes mechanical and physical properties, powder metallurgy, heat treatment, alloying, crystalline structures, effects of machining, casting processes, testing processes. W
2 Credits

CAM150 Cutting Tools & Materials
Provides knowledge and skill development in the selection and application of product materials, tool coatings and cutting tool materials used in manufacturing. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CAM121 with a grade of C or better; consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

CAM160 Int CNC Mill Ops & Programming
Introduces Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming for milling applications and operations related to manufacturing. Prerequisite: CAM130 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
4 Credits

CAM190 Int CNC Lathe Op & Programming
Introduces Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming for lathe applications and operations related to manufacturing. Prerequisite: CAM130 and CAM160, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
4 Credits

CAM210 Advanced Mill Processes
Emphasizes production and assembly methods in manufacturing of parts. Includes advanced instruction in vertical milling and basic instruction in horizontal milling. Covers setup, operation, tool selection and application, calculating proper feed, speeds, and depth of cuts in the production of parts. Uses computers and manufacturing equipment to plan for and carry out assigned projects. Prerequisite: CAM120 and CAM121, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
4 Credits

CAM220 Advanced Lathe Processes
Covers advanced lathe theory and operations. Includes lathe settings, boring, single-point, threading, knurling, calculations, controls, taper attachments, follower rests, steady rests, advanced tooling, safety, and work-holding applications. Uses computers and manufacturing equipment to plan for and carry out assigned projects. Prerequisite: CAM121 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
4 Credits

CAM230 CAM Programming Mills
Introduces the concepts and application of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software programs for creating CNC milling machine part programs. Prerequisite: CAM130, CAM160 or CAM190; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F
3 Credits

CAM260 CAM Programming Lathes
Introduces the concepts and applications of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software programs for creating CNC lathe part programs. Prerequisite: CAM130; and CAM160 or CAM190; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W
3 Credits

CAM270 Machine Design
Covers practical design situations as related to the drafting room and machine shop floor. The design project(s) selected will lead to a comprehensive study of parts relationships, materials application, and product design. Duo-dimensioning (English-metric), geometric tolerancing, bolting and pinning, and welding applications are an integral part of this course. Prerequisite: DRF210 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

CAM275 Tool Design
Introduction to principles of tool design. Focuses on gaging, locating, clamping, and fixture design. Incorporates high production techniques and tooling. Prerequisite: CAM270 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

CAM280A Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
1 Credits

CAM280B Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
2 Credits

CAM280C Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
3 Credits

CAM280D Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
4 Credits

CAM280E Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
5 Credits

CAM280F Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
6 Credits

CAM280G Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
7 Credits

CAM280H Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
8 Credits

CAM280I Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
9 Credits

CAM280J Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
10 Credits

CAM280L Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
12 Credits

CAM290 Adv CAD/CAM Integrations
Emphasizes production and assembly methods in manufacturing of parts utilizing manual and CNC milling/turning machines. Includes setup, including 4th axis rotary tables; operation; tool selection and application; and calculating proper feed, speeds, and depth of cuts in the production of parts. Also includes 3-D and 4th axis generated parts and transfer of Computer Aided Design (CAD) generated 2-D drawing solids and parametric models to a Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) system for manufacturing purposes. Prerequisite: CAM160, CAM190, CAM230, and CAM260; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp
8 Credits

XCAM0001A Intro Machining Benchwork
Computer-Aided Mfg (non-cr)
0 Non-Credit

XCAM0703B Shop Math Skills Lab
Instructor-led skills lab which reinforces the basic algebraic, geometric and two-dimensional graphing techniques and applications introduced in MTH052. Designed primarily for students in specific vocational or technical programs. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MTH052; or instructor consent. Offered as needed
0 Non-Credit

XCAM9050A Intro to Basic Machining
Provides basic knowledge of various manufacturing procedures and materials. Includes involving hand tools, CNC/Manual machine tools, measuring, inspection, blueprints, threads and threading procedures, and manufacturing procedures.
3 CEU

XCAM9050B Blueprint Reading for Industry
Provides basic instruction and skill development in engineering print reading, sketching, drawing techniques, and geometric constructions. F
2.4 CEU