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Computer Aided Manufacturing/Precision Machining CAMPM.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 60 - 64 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
Effective as of Fall 2021

What is the program about?

Graduates of the CAM precision machining certificate programs are candidates for completion of this two-year associate degree option. More in-depth focus is given to enhancing communication and mathematical skills. A greater development of knowledge in industrial courses is also emphasized, including such areas as tool design, computer numerical control, jig and fixture design, process engineering and basic statistics. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at

Program Outcomes

  • Identify new changes in career field and build personal skills to maintain state-of-the-art competencies.
  • Demonstrate technical engineering skills appropriate to program requirements.
  • Demonstrate mathematical skills required for occupation.
  • Demonstrate applied competencies in the areas of machining applications, drafting techniques, and blueprint interpretation.
  • Analyze manufacturing engineering problems (general and technical) and make appropriate decisions.

Career Opportunities

Careers are available for entry-level in the precision machining and tool-and-die industries.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.

Additional Information

This program is available in the following format:

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Course Title Credits
CAM 1107 Introduction to Mechanical Drafting with AutoCAD 3
CAM 1116 Fundamentals of Computer Numerical Control Operations 3
CAM 1142 Advanced Shop Floor Math 3
CAM 1109 (Fundamentals of Tooling & Machining) AND CAM 1110 (Advanced Machine Operations) AND CAM 1111 (Lab for Advanced Machine Operations) AND CAM 2700 (Computer Aided Manufacturing Internship) OR CAM 1161 (Machine Operations Laboratory I) AND CAM 2700 (Computer Aided Manufacturing Internship) OR CAM 1161 (Machine Operations Laboratory I) AND CAM 1162 (Machine Operations Laboratory II) 12 - 16
CAM 1214 Computer Numerical Control Mill Programming 3
CAM 2114 Jig & Fixture Design 3
CAM 2145 Shop Floor Programming 3
CAM 2225 Tool Design 3
CAM 2781 Precision Machining Capstone 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1110 Math for Technologists 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
OPT 1100 Tooling & Machining Metrology 2
OPT 1101 Introduction to Industrial Engineering Technology 3
OPT 1113 (Coordinate Measurement) OR OPT 2240 (Six Sigma: Green Belt) OR CAM 2204 (Computer Numerical Control Lathe Programming) OR CAM 1180 (Welding & Metal Joining I) 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.