NCT 100: Foundation Concepts for Manufacturing (CNC)

In this course, students will explore a variety of different machining technologies including computer numerical control (CNC), traditional, and hybrid machine tools for the purpose of later integration. Students will be introduced to projects on CNC machining centers and computer-aided design/computer-aided modeling (CAD/CAM) systems, additive manufacturing as well as other technologies used to manufacture parts. This course will prepare students to succeed in NCT 101 and other courses in the Mechatronics program. Students should have a basic familiarity with computers for this course.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 2

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 2/2/22

The annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 45
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 75

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