The Computer-Integrated Machining, AAS–A50210 curriculum prepares students with analytical, creative, and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development, and production, resulting in a finished product. Coursework may include manual machining, computer applications, engineering design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided machining (CAM), blueprint interpretation, advanced computerized numeric control (CNC) equipment, basic and advanced machining operations, precision measurement, and high-speed multi-axis machining.
Graduates should qualify for employment as machining technicians in high-tech manufacturing. Rapid prototyping and rapid-manufacturing industries, specialty machine shops, fabrication industries, and high-tech emerging industries such as aerospace, aviation, medical, and renewable energy, and to sit for machining certification examinations.
- ACA 111 – College Student Success
The course introduces the college’s physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success.
- DFT 151 – CAD I
This course introduces CAD software as a drawing tool. Topics include drawing, editing, file management, and plotting.
- DFT 154 – Intro Solid Modeling
This course is an introduction to basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include basic design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid models, and creation of multiview drawings.
- MAC 112 – Machining Technology II
This course provides additional instruction and practice in the use of precision measuring tools, lathes, milling machines, and grinders. Emphasis is placed on the setup and operation of machine tools including the selection and use of work holding devices, speeds, feeds, cutting tools, and coolants.
- MAC 121 – Intro to CNC
This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools. Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications.
- MAC 124 – CNC Milling
This course introduces the manual programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection.
- MAC 222 – Advanced CNC Turning
This course covers advanced methods in the setup and operation of CNC turning centers. Emphasis is placed on programming and production of complex parts.
- MAC 232 – CAM: CNC Milling
This course introduces Computer Numerical Control graphics programming and concepts for machining center applications. Emphasis is placed on developing a shape file in a graphics CAM system and transferring coded information from CAM graphics to the CNC milling center.
- ECO 251 – Prin of Microeconomics
Introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry choices in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention.
- MAC 234 – Adv Multi-Axis Machin
Includes multi-axis machining using machining centers with multi-axis capabilities. Emphasis is placed on the generation of machining center input with a CAM system and setup of pallet changer and rotary system for multi-axis machining fixtures.
Paying for College
What is financial aid? Financial aid is money that is given or borrowed to help pay for college. It can come from federal, state, local, school and private entities. North Carolina and the federal government award millions of dollars each year to help students pay for college. Don’t forget Scholarships! Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.
“Thank you for your support of the LCC Foundation. Receiving this scholarship has helped me focus on earning my Associate in Arts degree without the stress of covering the cost of earning a higher education. After my time at LCC I plan to transfer to ECU to earn my bachelor’s degree in construction management.”
Bradley Scott Lanier Scholarship
“With the generous donations from donors, I have been able to cover the cost of my education while attending LCC. I plan to transfer to UNC-Chapel Hill where I will work towards earning my Psychology degree. Words cannot describe how thankful I am that others have decided to invest in my education.”
LCC Guarantee Scholarship
W. Foster and Mary L. Gurley Ambassador Scholarship
Dr. Shirley L. Dove Scholarship
“I am thankful for this scholarship because it helps alleviate the financial stress that comes with the cost of higher education. I promise to make the scholarship committee proud of their decision of giving this scholarship to me and I will not let them down.”
Lester and Geraldine White-Richard and Margaret Richardson Memorial Scholarship
“Earning this scholarship award has not only benefited me, but also my family. I have been able to have the cost of my tuition covered while working toward my degree in Mechanical Engineering. I have been able to work and save money to help cover the cost of my bachelor's degree, so that I can hopefully graduate debt free. I am very thankful for the donors to the LCC Foundation for helping me achieve my dreams!”
LCC Guarantee Scholarship
"Receiving this scholarship affects not just me but my entire family. I am able to work towards my goal of becoming a nurse without the burden of tuition cost. I am the first in my family to attend college. I hope I can inspire others in my family to follow in my footsteps in reaching their dreams!"
LCC Guarantee Scholarship
“Receiving this scholarship will help to alleviate some of the monetary strain and long work hours associated with the cost of college. Because of your generosity, I will be able to devote more time to my family, education, and future aspirations. One day, I hope to be in a position that allows me to assist other students in reaching their educational goals, just as you have done for me.”
Kathryn and Leroy Pittman Scholarship
“Being awarded these scholarships shows me that someone believes in me and cares about my future. I am in the Human Services program and plan to transfer to ECU to work towards my goal of becoming a school counselor. I aspire to help the youth so that they see their potential, just as others have seen mine in me.”
Bojangles Tands Scholarship
“Thanks to the generous donations to the LCC Foundation scholarships, neither my parents nor I have to worry about covering my tuition cost during my time at LCC. I am very thankful for the opportunity to earn my education at Lenoir Community College debt-free!”
West Pharmaceutical Services Scholarship
A. Forrest and Ruth King Waller Memorial Scholarship
“This scholarship means so much to me and my family as I am the first to pursue higher education. It is because of kind people like you that a young student like me are given opportunities to help them achieve greatness.”
James C. and Angeline S. Shell Scholarship
“I am very grateful and honored to be awarded this scholarship. It is a tremendous blessing to my family to receive this financial help. Thank you to the donors who provide so students like me are given an opportunity at higher education.”
Golden "K" Kiwanis Club of Kinston Scholarship
“It is such a blessing to be given this opportunity to receive this very special scholarship. This award means I will be able to make my dreams of becoming a registered nurse come true. A passion of mine has always been a desire to help others by providing the care they need. Thank you again for helping make my dreams a reality.”
“I am thankful for the generous donations made to the LCC Foundation scholarships that have helped me pay for my tuition at LCC. Because I am in RIBN program, I am enrolled in the nursing program while also working towards earning my BSN through ECU. So, with the scholarships I have received, I will be able to cover the cost of earning my bachelor’s degree as well. Thank you for helping me reach my dreams of becoming a nurse!”
“This scholarship has allowed me to go to college at an affordable price and pursue my dream of becoming a registered nurse! I am so grateful for this opportunity; I don’t know if I would be in the same position I am today without this scholarship.”
Who to Contact
For more information:
Computer-Integrated Machining Program Chair/Instructor
Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing Center (Bldg 030), Room 164
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 107
Fax: (252) 233-6879