Nov 14, 2019  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2019-2020

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Industrial Maintenance, A.A.S.



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Offered at Main Campus

The six-term (18-month) Industrial Maintenance program, which includes the 9-month (three-term) Industrial Maintenance Technician diploma program, is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully respond to a broad range of work requirements and duties within industrial, manufacturing, processing and building maintenance environments. Students learn skills in maintaining and troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems and machinery. This program includes training in electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, print reading, mechanical drives, pumps and lubrication. In addition, students will take coursework to develop/enhance crucial skills in mathematics, critical thinking skills and basic computer skills. Specific courses may include fundamentals of fluid power, motor controls, industrial pump systems, industrial drives and programmable logic controllers. Upon graduation, students will be awarded Associate of Applied Science degrees.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Assist students in learning to compute electrical parameters in combinational circuits.
  2. Assist students in learning to understand basic characteristics of three-phase power.
  3. Assist students in learning to identify symbols and components on electrical diagrams and use appropriate testing devices to measure and troubleshoot circuits.
  4. Assist students in learning to become familiar with the National Electrical Code.
  5. Assist students in learning to recognize the power and control circuits of an industrial motor circuit.
  6. Assist students in learning to describe contactor operation and maintenance and identify appropriate uses for fuses, circuit breakers and overload relays.
  7. Assist students in learning to properly wire the field devices to the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)Input/Output (I/O) Modules.
  8. Assist students in learning to program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) using basic to advanced instruction sets.
  9. Assist students in learning to install and troubleshoot advanced Programmable Logic Controller circuits.
  10. Assist students in learning to explain the role of preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
  11. Assist students in learning to examine the PLC addressing and numbering systems.
  12. Assist students in learning to describe the basic concepts of electric motor operation and construction.
  13. Assist students in learning to apply the practices of general safety including OSHA, MSDS, and PPE.
  14. Assist students in learning the basic concepts of both direct (DC) and alternating (AC) currents and how power is generated.
  15. Assist students in learning to recognize the importance of motor maintenance.
  16. Assist students in learning to install and troubleshoot advanced Programmable Logic Controller circuits.
Program Total: 62 Credits

Term I


Total: 12 Credits


Term II


Credits: 10 Credits


Total: 10 Credits


Term IV


Total: 9 Credits


Total: 10 Credits


Term VI


Total: 11 Credits


Notes:


*Refer to General Education Course Requirements (A.A.S.)  for approved courses.

Additional Diplomas and Certificates


Diplomas within this program include:

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