Precision Machining


About the Program:

Precision Machining I

2 semesters – 1 period – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible:  11, 12, Adult

This course prepares students for entry-level manufacturing jobs in the precision machining trades. Students will learn to operate a power saw, drill press, lathe, mill, and surface grinder. Fabrication and resurfacing of cutting tools will be taught. Students will interpret design specifications and technical drawings from which items will be reproduced. Quality control data will also be analyzed.

Precision Machining II

2 semesters – 1 period – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible:  12, Adult
Prerequisites:  Machine Tool Tech. I and the instructor's approval

This course continues Precision Machining I. Second-year students will learn to set up and operate 3, 4, and 5-axis CNC Milling Machines and CNC Toolroom Lathes. They will also learn to program using G-Code and CAD/CAM software. Students may also have the opportunity to complete an approved internship.

How to Apply:

High School Students:

-Contact your school's guidance counselor.   

-Prerequisites may apply.


Precision Machining
Otto & Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building
Southeast Missouri State University

Class Schedule:

The morning block schedule is from 8:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

For more information, call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.

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