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Machine Tool Technology Tool & Die, AAS Degree

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Offered at MCC (Code: MVTLD)

A student who has completed the 10-month Machine Trades Practitioner program (or who has adequate past work experience or educational background) may elect to continue in the Tool & Die Option program for an additional two semesters. This additional training will provide skills for working in the tool and die field.

Upon satisfactory completion of coursework and a minimum GPA of 2.0, graduates of this program may transfer up to 64 credits from MCC toward a BA degree from the University of Northern Iowa; also, 16 hours of vocational credit already transfer to the Iowa Regent schools.

Plan of Study

Social/Behavioral Science/Humanities - Credit Hours: 3

(Select from AA Approved Courses list below)

Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 58

Total Required Hours: 73

Courses Approved for AA



No more than 6 credits from one prefix. LIT courses not on this list will satisfy this requirement and transfer to all three Iowa Regent Universities as Humanities electives.

Math and Science

Must include at least one math and one lab science course.

Computer Education

Physical Education

Student Development


All transfer courses may be used here including courses listed above (if additional are taken beyond requirements). Students should plan their elective courses according to their college major if they are planning to transfer on for a four year degree.

A maximum of 16 hours of vocational-technical credits may apply toward elective credit with a maximum of 9 of the 16 being independent projects or experimental courses. No more than 6 activity credits (those having prefixes of PEA, MUA, and some MUS courses) may be applied to elective credits. Developmental courses do not apply towards degree requirements.

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