Precision Manufacturing Engineering Technology


Precision Manufacturing and Engineering Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to manufacture precision parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines. In addition, individuals use precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers, and gauges; machine and heat-treat various metals; and lay out machine parts. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment.

If you are looking for a career that involves working with your hands, engineering, and solving problems, Precision Manufacturing and Engineering Technology may be the program for you. You’ll be prepared for career possibilities that will allow you to blend your interests across a variety of opportunities, including CNC machinist, CNC programmer, tool and die maker, and precision machinist.

  • Raymond
  • Vicksburg

Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Power Machinery I 4
Power Machinery II 4
Machine Tool Mathematics 3
Blueprint Reading 3
Advanced Blueprint Reading 3
Precision Layout 3
Computer Numerical Control Operations I 4
Approved Technical Electives 6
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Power Machinery III 4
Power Machinery IV 4
Computer Numerical Control Operations II 4
Approved Technical Electives 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62

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