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Technical Studies - Industrial Maintenance

Associate of Applied Science Degrees

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Purpose: The associate degree in Technical Studies-Industrial Maintenance is designed to assist companies through educating students on current industry and manufacturing practices. The degree allows students to have a work-based learning component in addition to the general education and technical foundation classes.

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the College, all entering students will be required to take placement tests in math, writing and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses. Students are urged to consult with counselors or faculty advisors in planning their programs.


Degree RequirementsCredits

SDV 100College Success Skills1

ENG 111 College Composition I3

Humanities Any course from ART, ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, or Foreign Language 3 3

Social Sciences Any two courses from ECO1, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY2, or SOC6

Math Any math course 120 or higher33

HLT/PED Any HLT or PED course(s)42


Technical Foundations

ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts3

ENG 115 Technical Writing3

IND 101 Quality Assurance Technology I 3

IND 137 Team Concepts and Problem Solving 3

ELECTIVESChoose from any SAF, ITE, MEC, MAC 3


Contents Skills and Knowledge

MAC 161 Machine Shop Practices3

DRF 175 Schematics and Mechanical Diagrams2

MAC 209Standards, Measurements, and Calculations3

MEC 154 or ELE 156Mechanical Maintenance/Electrical Control Systems3

MEC 265 or ELE 233Fluid Mechanics / Programmable Logic Control Systems 3

MEC 161 Basic Fluid Mechanics – Hydraulics/Pneumatics3

MEC 162 or MEC 165 Applied Hydraulics and Pneumatics/ Applied Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Hydraulics 3

SAF 126Principles of Industrial Safety3

ELE 133Electronics I3


Work-based Learning

Work-based Learning5 6

Total Minimum Credits: 65

Suggested Scheduling

Before registering for classes, students should check the prerequisites listed with the course descriptions in the back of the catalog. Normally, a full-time student would register for courses in the following sequence; however, apprenticeship offerings may alter this sequence.

First Year


SDV 1001

ENG 1113

MAC 1613

MEC 161 3

MAC 2093

ELE 1333

Total Credits16


DRF 1752

MEC 154 3 or ELE 156

MEC 162 3 or MEC 165

MEC 2653 or ELE 233

ITE 1153

IND 1013

Total Credits17

Second Year


Social Science Elective3

ENG 115 3


MHT 120 or higher 3

IND 1373

Total Credits15


Humanities Elective3

Social Science Elective3

SAF 1263


Work-Based Learning6

Total Credits17

1 ECO 120 and ECO 201-202 contain similar course content. Students should take either ECO 120 or ECO 201-202 unless they plan to take all three courses. Students may not receive credit for ECO 120 if they have already completed both ECO 201 and ECO 202.
2 PSY 200 and PSY 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take PSY 200 cannot receive credit for either PSY 201 or PSY 202. Students who take either PSY 201 or PSY 202 cannot receive credit for PSY 200. Also, students cannot receive credit for both PSY 235 and PSY 230.
3 Students considering transfer should check with anticipated four-year institution to determine appropriate MTH courses and/or sequences.
4 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement
5 Work-based learning is satisfied by completion of: Journeyman Card or Standard Industry Certification.