2018-2019 Catalog (Current)

Basic CNC Programming and Machine Operation

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose a Basic CNC Programming & Machine Operation Certificate?

This certificate gives you hands on experience with Basic CNC and Machine operations.  You will taught basic fundamentals in programming, CNC and CAM and manufacturing processes.

These skill sets match up well for anyone majoring in technical related programs or business programs related to the manufacturing industry.

Admission Requirements

Student must be have a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA.

Must be eligible to take MATH 115 concurrently.

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 50% of the total credits required must be earned at Ferris State University.  

If a student is in an FSU degree-seeking program, the certificate will not be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are required in the program/major.

A minimum grade of C- is required for each course in certificate.

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher. 

More Information:

Manufacturing Program Office
915 Campus Drive - SWN 220
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2511

College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
1009 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890

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Required Courses
Credit Hours

Certificate Required Courses - 7 Credits

MFGT 150 or Equivalent
Manufacturing Processes
2
PDET 122 or Equivalent
Parametric Modeling
2
Choose one:
Basic CNC Programming
2
or
CNC and CAM
4
Choose one:
CNC Machine Operation
1
or
CNC and CAM
4