Computer Integrated Machining Technology

Program Description

The Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the 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.

Program Content

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.

Computer Integrated Machining

Employment Opportunities

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 or emerging industries such as aerospace, aviation, medical, and renewable energy, and to sit for machining certification examinations.

Additional Education Opportunities

East Carolina University (ECU) offers a transfer program for Technology programs. Students are able to transfer their AAS degree to ECU for a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (BSIT).

For more information on BSIT programs.
For a list of approved Associate of Applied Science Degrees for the BSIT (PDF)

Contact Information

Dwight Barnes
Computer Integrated Machining Instructor
(919) 464-2286

Dexter Edwards
Computer Integrated Machining Instructor
(919) 464-2289

Maxie Kirby
Department Chair, Advanced Technologies
(919) 464-2285