Career Studies Certificates

Degree: 

Career Studies Certificate in Machining

Length: 

Variable. The options within this program amount to approximately one to two semesters of full-time academic work. Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.

Purpose: 

A significant portion of the student population served by Wytheville Community College is comprised of part-time evening students.  Many of these individuals need and desire post-secondary continuing education programs of study that are of less than conventional one- or two-year duration.  Such students have specific occupational, industrial, and/or professional goals that can best be realized through short-term programs.

 The options included within the Career Studies program represent a variety of career and academic pursuits.  Each may be viewed as a mini-curriculum which is part of a broader range of educational possibilities within a given career field. 

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college. 

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
MAC 101 Machine Shop Operations 5 9 8
MTH 111 Basic Technical Mathematics 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 8 9 11

Summer Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
MAC 206 Production Machining Techniques 4 6 6
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 4 6 6

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
MAC 102 Machine Shop Practices 5 9 8
DRF 162 Blueprint Reading II 1 3 2
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 6 12 10
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