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Program Costs - Taxidermy

 

Taxidermy Tool List

 

Basic Initial Tool List                                                    updated 06/04/13

 

Item

Estimated Cost

*Recommended for purchase prior to beginning program*

One box “T” pins 1½”

           17.26

One box Silk Pins

13.00

Two medium hypodermic needles

4.00

One scalpel handle Deluxe(Extra wide & thick)

10.65

One pocket knife

43.35

One scalpel handle Economy (thin)

              5.85

One dozen scalpel blades – SB

              5.00

One dozen scalpel blades – SB 25

              5.00

One pair Ultimate Scissors

           17.95

One scalpel (solid)

              3.55

One pair scissors 8"

           11.25

One pair long nose pliers

        7.70

One pair end nippers

              7.70

One tack hammer

           26.60

Two English Awls

              5.32

One 4" needle

              2.10

One 3¼” needle

              2.10

Two 1" needles ($2 each)

              4.00

Two 2" needles ($2 each)

              4.00

One double action air brush set

        170.00

One drill bit set

           10.00 &up

Two 1" fan brushes ($4.85 each)

              9.70

One notebook

              4.10

One tool box

30.00 & up

One picture album

5.00 & up

One Caliper 8"

           13.50

One Dremel tool set

        100.00

One vinyl apron

           11.95

One denim apron

              9.30

One Polymer 600

25.00 & up

One box pearl head pins

              5.20

One bottle insect pins

              7.50

Fall Semester – Fish Taxidermy

 

Item

Estimated Cost

TXY 101 Fish

One fish skinning knife

               5.35

One fish skinning shears (L)

            27.95

One fish fleshing tool

            10.60

One fish skinning shears (H)

            22.60

One Cheek Spoon

            13.95

Three cans clear glaze

            17.80

Five pairs fish eyes

            26.65

Five fish forms

            66.25

One fish painting & identification manual

            24.95

One reproduction fish blank

            53.35

One box Jumbo Gem Clips

               2.60

Spring Semester – Mammal Taxidermy

 

Item

Estimated Cost

TXY 103 Mammal

One pair ear openers

           20.95

One fleshing horn

              9.25

One 8" fleshing knife

              9.25

One 12" fleshing knife

           19.90

One skife knife

              7.70

Twenty skife knife blades

              9.95

Two large game forms

        120.00 & up

Two pairs small game eyes

           20.00 & up

Two small game forms

        150.00 & up

One pelting knife

           10.35

One box nitrile gloves

           16.95

One lip tucking tool

              8.00

One modeling tool

             5.40

One set deer reference pictures

          26.60

One hide puller

          11.95

Summer Session – Birds Taxidermy

 

Item

Estimated Cost

TXY 105 Bird

One bird skinning gambrel

              5.26

Four bird forms

           26.65

Four pairs of bird eyes

           19.98

Two gallons mineral spirits

           15.00 & up

2 lb. annealed wire

              7.87

One zap-a-gap super glue

              8.70

Four artificial bird heads

           46.25

Foam neck material

              7.99

One 4" glovers needle

              1.32

One 12" forceps

              9.27

 

Total Estimated Tool Costs (including unavailable items)

$1,465.00

“Nice to have” items

(Needed to open business, but not required for Taxidermy program)

 

Item

Estimated Cost

 

Hot glue gun

24.30

One box hot glue sticks

6.45

Mounting stand

106.98

Raw hide fleshing machine

899.70

Fleshing machine motor ½ hp

173.27

Air powered stapler

319.40

Box 9/16 staples for above

16.10

P-22 staple gun

28.70

Box staples for above

5.75

Bone saw

59.95

Soft Touch Bird Degreaser

286.70

Assorted colors of paint

266.65

Tumbler fiber drum

639.70

Badger Spray Gun

139.95

Exhaust fan assembly w/motor

719.90

 

Total Estimated “Nice to have” items

$3,693.50

Prices are estimates from various vendors. Consult your advisor for information about these suppliers. Additionally, your sponsoring agency (Voc. Rehab, VA, etc.) must approve suppliers and your purchases.Basic tools should be purchased prior to beginning the program. Your instructor will inform you when others items should be obtained. If you have any questions about these materials or desire to substitute any of these materials, contact your instructor.

 

 

The following information is based on current tuition rates; tuition and student fees are set by the NC Leglislature and are subject to change.
Note: All Fees amounts are estimates.

 Tuition and Fees In-State Costs Out-of-State Costs

Financial Aid & Scholarships

 

 

 

 

Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

Please note that federal Pell Grants are not available for some certificate options however, MCC Foundation scholarships may be available.

To find out if you qualify, start by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For step-by-step help with completing your financial aid application, go to MCC's Financial Aid page.

The Montgomery Community College Foundation has scholarships available to students who may not qualify for other types of financial aid. To see all the scholarships available through the MCC Foundation, follow this link. The first step is to complete a FAFSA.


 

 

FALL Semester    
Tuition 1152.00 4224.00
Fees 1007.28 1007.28
Total 2159.28 5231.28
SPRING Semester
   
Tuition 1152.00 4224.00
Fees 583.85 583.85
Total 1735.85 4807.85
SUMMER Term
   
Tuition 432.00 1584.00
Fees 178.89 178.89
Total
610.89 1762.89
 Graduation Fee 35.00 35.00
Total tuition & fees $4,541.02 $11,837.02

 

Depending on the program of study, students can expect to pay between $500 and $1200 for textbooks per term. Textbooks may be purchased through MCC’s virtual bookstore. To access the bookstore, go to www.montgomery.edu and click on the bookstore link on our homepage. General school supplies and some specialty items may be purchased in our campus store located in Building 100.

 

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