This program prepares students for entry level into the field of industrial maintenance. Emphasis is placed on such areas as machine shop, plumbing and electricity, as well as concentration of mechanically oriented course work. Nationwide, the industry needs skilled maintenance mechanics. For a person with training in industrial maintenance, a variety of jobs are available in many locations.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
Fundamentals, principles, and practices involved in producing and reading industrial blueprints. Covers basic through advanced blueprint reading and basic drafting procedures. Advanced work is adjusted to special interest groups.
This course is designed for students interested in the properties of electricity. Course focuses on theory and skills to prepare technicians for installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical circuits.
Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.
This course covers the basic refrigeration cycle, as well as refrigeration components and types of refrigerants. Students work with tools and gauges, measure temperatures and pressures and practice refrigeration safety procedures.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester