CNC Machine Set-Up Specialist Certificate Option Courses

Program Details
Award Certificate
Credits 38
Program Start Fall

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

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Term 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $630.00
Math Elective
MFG-122 Machine Trade Printreading I 3 $630.00
MFG-157 Introduction to CNC Programming I 8WK1 2 $420.00
MFG-158 Introduction to CNC Programming II 8WK2 2 $420.00
MFG-211 Basic Machine Theory 2 $420.00
MFG-222 Machine Operations I 4 $1384.00
MFG-302 CNC Fundamentals 3 $805.00
Total Credits 19
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,709.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $719.00

Term 2
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $630.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $630.00
MFG-142 Geometric Dimensioning Tolerancing 3 $630.00
MFG-214 Advanced Machine Theory 2 $420.00
MFG-228 Machine Operations II 4 $921.00
MFG-309 CNC Programming Theory II 4 $840.00
MFG-335 CNC Operations 3 $749.00
Total Credits 19
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,190.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $200.00

Math Electives
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts O E 3 $630.00
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $840.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $840.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $630.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $630.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $840.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $840.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $840.00

Cost Calculation

Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

  • Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

    • If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.
  • Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
319-296-4014 ext.1062
Email Natasha Ceaser
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Faculty Advisors

Last Names A – M

Brent Blythe
Buchanan Hall 153D
319-296-2329 ext.1391
Email Brent Blythe

Last Names N – Z

Chad Smith
Buchanan Hall 153A
319-296-2329 ext.1728
Email Chad Smith

Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
Email Connie Smith


Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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