Institution Name:  Seward County Community College/Area Technical School

Points of Contact:  Butch Garst, Instructor
                                Larry McLemore, Division Chair

E-mail Address:  butch.garst@sccc.edu 
                             larry.mclemore@sccc.edu
 
Brief Description of Institution: Seward County Community College/Area Technical School was established in Liberal, Kansas, on Dec. 29, 1967 with classes officially starting on Sept. 2, 1969. Since beginning in 1969 with 331 students, SCCC/ATS has grown to an annual headcount of over 2,670 students enrolled in over 38,395 credit hours for the 2011-12 school year. The largest graduating class in college history occurred in 2011 with over 380 students receiving a degree or certificate. The Industrial Division at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School offers students a Ten month Certificate program, or a two year Associate of Applied Science degree. Most recently SCCC/ATS was recognized by the Aspen Institute as being in the top ten percent of community colleges in the country.

Website:  http://www.sccc.edu/academics/divisions/industrial_technology/Machine_Tool/index.cfm

Manufacturing Programs:

Program Course Name  Certification(s) Delivered Credit/Non-Credit 
Welding Technology Multiple Courses AWS 1F, 2F, 3F, 4F, 1G, 3G, 4G Credit
Welding Technology Multiple Courses AWS 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G, API 1104 Credit
Welding Technology Multiple Courses AWS D1.1, API, ASME 1104 Credit
Machine Tool Technology CNC Horizontal Turning Center NIMS Level I:
  • CNC Turning: Programming, Setup and Operations
Credit
Machine Tool Technology CNC Vertical Machining Center NIMS Level I:
  • CNC Milling: Programming, Setup and Operations
Credit
Machine Tool Technology CNC Operations NIMS Level I:
  • CNC Milling: Programming, Setup and Operations
  • CNC Turning: Programming, Setup and Operations
Credit
Machine Tool Technology  Multiple Courses NIMS Level I:
  • Drill Press
  • Engine Lathe: Turning between Centers, Turning Chucking, Vertical Mill
Credit 
Machine Tool Technology Benchwork NIMS Level I:
  •  Job Planning, Benchmark & Layout
Credit
Machine Tool Technology Multiple Courses NIMS Level I :
  • Measurement, Materials & Safety
Credit

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