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Computer Integrated Machining (WATC)

Location:  Peak Innovation Center (Satellite)

Options: Morning and afternoon

Today’s manufacturing world is complex, fast-paced, and reliant upon sharp minds as well as advanced processes, technology, tools and equipment. In the Gene Haas Computer Integrated Machining Lab, students will be trained on state of the art equipment and technology and will receive theoretical and practical education on machine shop operations, manufacturing and machining processes, use and care of tools and machines, technical drafting (CAD/CAM) and interpretation of blueprints, computer numeric control programming, and requirements for quality work.

Career Titles: CNC Machine Operator, CNC Programmer, Machinist, Machine Tool Operator, Tool and Die Maker, Advanced Manufacturing Technician
Industry: Manufacturing, Public Institutions, Government, Specialty Machining Shops
Outlook: 3 percent growth
Arkansas Median Wage: $37,340

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Fall Semester
First Year
Spring Semester
First Year
Fall Semester
Second Year
Spring Semester
Second Year
Machine Tech I Machine Tech II CNC I CNC II
Geometric Dimensions & Tolerance Metals & Alloys Intro to CAD Intro to CAM


Sample schedule only. Actual schedules may vary.


Credentials students can potentially earn while in WATC:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Machining Technology
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining

Degree options to complete at UAFS:

  • Technical Certificate in Computer Integrated Machining
  • Associate of Science in Computer Integrated Machining