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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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Industrial Machine Technology with Engineering - Mechanical Option I Transfer

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This program is designed to give students instruction in the theory and operation of mills and lathes, both manual and CNC, as well as hands-on experience.  It also provides instruction in other tools related to the machinist’s trade and associated programming.  Further, it provides freshman and sophomore level classes to prepare students who wish to transfer to a program in mechanical engineering.  Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Use tools and equipment to form and machine various materials in a manufacturing laboratory environment;
  • Describe precision measurement and quality control procedures;
  • Use various precision measuring tools including a coordinate measuring machine;
  • Produce programs using G code; and
  • Demonstrate techniques that are used on manual mills and lathes.

Associate of Science Degree with Industrial Machine Technology, CAS

Suggested course of study for transfer to Montana State University - Bozeman:

First Year

Second Year

Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 19

Second Semester Total: 18

Third Year

Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 19

Total Credits: 110

1 Students who complete theses courses are eligible to earn a CAS in Industrial Machine Technology.
2 This course is an acceptable substitution for the Related Instruction Communications requirement for the Industrial Machine Technology CAS.

*Indicates prerequisite or corequisite required.  Check course description.

Advising Information:

For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor. 

Student Support Center Advisor Faculty Advisor                
Will Richards Effat Rady, Ph.D.
OT 204 RH 110
(406) 756-4862 (406) 756-3375

The Associate of Science (AS) degree requires 60 credits at FVCC, and the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree at Montana University System (MUS) colleges and universities requires 120 credits. FVCC students may earn as many as 75-85 credits in preparation for some transfer majors, thus reducing the number of credits required for the BS degree at MUS schools. Also, by earning the AS degree from FVCC, students will have satisfied the lower division General Education Core (see General Education Requirements for requirements) for all MUS institutions and will not be required to meet additional lower division general education core requirements upon transfer. The suggested course load in AS programs is rigorous and is recommended for only the most prepared students. A more moderate semester credit load can be achieved by taking general education core courses during summer terms or completing one or two additional semesters at FVCC before transfer.

The information on all transfer programs is subject to change. Students should see their advisor to explore other possibilities not specifically listed in the program.

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