Precision Machining Technology (W)

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General Information

Precision Machining Technology is an instructional program on the Wesson Campus that prepares individuals to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines; using precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers, and gauges; machining and heat-treating various metals; and laying out machine parts. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment.

Books and Supplies

  • Books:
    • First semester: $850
    • Second semester: $400
    • Third semester: $400
    • Fourth semester: $400
  • Supplies and other costs:
    • Career-Technical Fee: $200

For a complete listing of college fees and expenses, click here.

Median loan debt incurred by graduates: $2,250

Occupational Information

This program prepares students for the following occupations. The links provide information on each occupation including but not limited to job tasks, skills, job zone, and education. This information is provided by the O*NET program which is the nation's primary source of occupational information.