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Metropolitan Community College Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing

CIMM Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Business & Technology
Program Coordinator: David Grady, 816.604.5464

CIMM 100 - Introduction to Machining and Manufacturing - 3.00 credits

This course is designed to introduce the student to the manufacturing environment, requirements and career opportunities of major technologies in industry. The course will cover the history, setting of manufacturing and industry, safety, drawing, measurement and layout and an introduction to basic shop equipment.

CIMM 101 - Machine Shop Safety - 1.00 credits

This course covers the safe use of basic shop power equipment and hand tools. The student will learn precision measurement methods. This course is designed for students in engineering disciplines. It serves as a prerequisite for supervised use of the Engineering Student Machine Shop and serves as a prerequisite for all UMKC Engineering Lab courses.47110

CIMM 102 - Basic Lathe Operation - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 101 or concurrent enrollment. This course covers the safe use and proper operation of a manual lathe. This course is designed for students in engineering disciplines. It serves as a prerequisite for supervised use of the Engineering Student Machine Shop and serves as a prerequisite for all UMKC Engineering Lab courses.

CIMM 103 - Basic Mill Operation - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 101 or concurrent enrollment. This course covers the safe use and proper operation of a manual mill. This course is designed for students in engineering disciplines. It serves as a prerequisite for supervised use of the Engineering Student Machine Shop and serves as a prerequisite for all UMKC Engineering Lab courses.

CIMM 104 - Metrology - 2.00 credits

The student will develop the technical competency to use, read and care for measuring devices in inspection and manufacturing settings.

CIMM 105 - Introduction to Blueprint Reading - 2.00 credits

The student will learn to read and interpret basic blueprints commonly found in manufacturing. This course is designed for students in the machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 106 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing - 2.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 105. Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) is an international system of symbolic language for stating and interpreting design requirements. GD&T is another tool available to make engineering drawings a better means of communication from design through manufacturing and inspection. GD&T begins with basic principles and builds on these principles with applications-oriented concepts where complex material is presented in a “building-block” approach.

CIMM 110 - Manual Lathe Operation - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 100 with a C or better or concurrent enrollment.The student will learn to select appropriate tooling, setup and safely operate a manual lathe. This course is designed for students in machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 115 - Manual Mill - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 100 with a C or better or concurrent enrollment. The student will learn to select appropriate tooling, setup and safely operate a manual mill. This course is designed for students in machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 121 - CNC Lathe Operation Fundamentals - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 110 or concurrent enrollment. The student will learn the fundamentals of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathe programming and operation. This course is designed for students in machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 122 - CNC Mill Operation Fundamentals - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 115 or concurrent enrollment. The student will learn the fundamentals of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mill programming and operation. This course is designed for students in machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 141 - EDM Technologies - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 121 or CIMM 122 with grade of C or higher. This course is designed to meet the needs for higher-level training associated with the Machining and Tool and Die Making fields. EDM Technologies trains machinists to work in all technical areas of machining with an Electrical Discharge Machine-Sinker type or Wire type. This course is designed for students in manufacturing disciplines.

CIMM 145 - EDM-Wire - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 121 or CIMM 122 with a grade of C or better. This course is designed to meet the needs for higher-level training associated with the Machining and Tool and Die Making fields. EDM-Wire trains machinists to work in all technical areas of machining with an Electrical Discharge Machine-Wire type. This course is designed for students in manufacturing disciplines.

CIMM 150 - Lathe Internship & Co-Op - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CSIS 100, CIMM 100, CIMM 105, CIMM 110, and CIMM 121, or concurrent enrollment and a C or better in the prerequisite classes. The student will get on-the-job work experience as a manual and/or CNC lathe machinist. The student will attend class and work on specific skill development related to manual and/or CNC lathe operation.

CIMM 151 - Mill Internship & Co-Op - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100/105/115/122, CSIS 100 or concurrent enrollment and a Cor higher in the prerequisite classes. The student will get on-the-job experience as a manual and/or CNC mill operator. The student will attend class and work on specific skill development related to manual and/or CNC mill operation.

CIMM 155 - Grinding Operations - 2.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100 & 105 & 110 & 115. This course covers the fundamentals of safely operating various pieces of grinding equipment. The emphasis will be on the care and use of surface grinders. This course is designed for students in machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 160 - Advanced Lathe Operations - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 121 or concurrent enrollment. This course covers numerous topics in lathe operation not covered by the basic courses. This will include CNC Lathe as well as Manual Lathe. The course is designed for students in the machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 161 - Advanced Mill Operations - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 122 or concurrent enrollment. This course covers numerous topics in mill operation not covered by the basic courses. This will include CNC mill as well as manual mill. The course is designed for students in the machining and manufacturing careers.

CIMM 201 - Metallurgy - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, 105, 110, 115, and CSIS 100. Metallurgy covers all aspects of metallurgical engineering, which include the three areas of extractive, mechanical, and physical metallurgy. Properties of ferrous and nonferrous metals.

CIMM 225 - MasterCAM I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CSIS 100 & (CIMM 121 or CIMM 122). This course is designed as an introduction to MasterCAM software. Menu screens and configuration of the software will be covered working thru 2-D projects on the lathe and mill.

CIMM 231 - Capstone - Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, CIMM 105. Students receive NIMS Level I Credentials in Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout upon successful completion of the performance tests and theory exams. NIMS documents the skills of the individuals through the skill standard developed through a consortium.

CIMM 232 - Capstone - Milling - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, 105 & 115. A student receives NIMS Level I Credentials in Milling upon successful completion of the performance test and theory exam. NIMS documents the skills of individual through the consortium developed skill standard.

CIMM 233 - Capstone - Chucking - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, 105 & 110. A student receives NIMS Level I Credentials in Lathe-Chucking upon successful completion of the performance test and theory exam. NIMS documents the skills of individual through the consortium developed skill standards.

CIMM 234 - Capstone - Turning - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, 105 & 110. A student receives NIMS Level I Credential in Lathe - Turning upon successful completion of the performance test and theory exam. NIMS documents the skills of the individual through the consortium developed skill standards.

CIMM 235 - Capstone - Surface Grinding - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, 105 & 115. A student receives NIMS Level I Credential Surface Grinding upon successful completion of the performance test and theory exam. NIMS documents the skills of the individual through the consortium developed skill standards.

CIMM 236 - Capstone - CNC Milling - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 100, 105 & 122. Students receive NIMS Level I Credentials in CNC Milling upon successful completion of the performance tests and theory exams. NIMS documents the skills of the individuals through the skill standard developed through a consortium.

CIMM 237 - Capstone - CNC Turning - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: CIMM 100, CIMM 105, CIMM 121. Students receive NIMS Level I Credentials in CNC Turning upon successful completion of the performance tests and theory exams. NIMS documents the skills of the individuals through the skill standard developed through a consortium.

CIMM 238 - Capstone - Drill Press - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 100, CIMM 105. Students receive NIMS Level I Credentials in Drill Press upon successful completion of the performance tests and theory exams. NIMS documents the skills of the individuals through the skill standard developed through a consortium.

CIMM 255 - Tool Design, Jigs and Fixtures - 5.00 credits

Prerequisites: CIMM 106, 121, 122, 201, 225 and CIMM 140 or 145 and CIMM 154 or 155 with a grade of C or higher. This course is designed to meet the needs for higher-level training associated with the Tool and Die Making field. Tool Design, Jigs, and Fixtures trains machinists to work in all technical areas of preparation, design, processing and manufacturing of jigs and fixtures. This course is designed for students in manufacturing disciplines.