Industrial Maintenance Technology

This eight-class certificate builds on the certified production technician certificate. Students learn to install, service, and repair wiring, conduits, fixtures, and other electrical devices and mechanical systems. When systems break down in industrial or commercial settings, industrial technicians are responsible for troubleshooting and fixing the problem.

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Suggested Degree Plan for Industrial Maintenance Technology (AAS)
Do not use this degree plan as a substitute for an advisor. Always meet with an advisor to discuss your specific needs for completing the program before signing up for classes each semester.
First Semester Details
ELE 110 Introduction to Electricity Details 3
Course provides a comprehensive study of electronic theory, practices and fundamentals. Laboratory activities explore the underlying principles of DC and AC circuitry through measurement analysis and problem solving strategies. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 135 Programmable Control Details 3
A practical and theoretical approach to the installation, programming, and maintenance of programmable control (PC) equipment. The course develops skills in the application of PC equipment and computers in manufacturing processes. Practical laboratory activities are provided. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: IMT 120 or consent of department
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail Details 1
Directed to new students, this course provides a supportive transition to the culture of higher education. Course objectives aim at preparing students for the college experience by acquiring effective learning techniques and by becoming aware of available college resources for academic and personal growth. This course also develops students' abilities, which will assist them with the complexities of college life.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 110 Industrial Wiring Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of industrial wiring and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the electrical power distribution and the installation and wiring of industrial electrical equipment. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 120 Industrial Motors & Controls Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of motors and controls and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about motor control systems, devices, circuits and troubleshooting. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
MAT 100 Technical Mathematics Details 3
A course designed to cover mathematical processes and problems that relate to career, technical and workforce applications. Specific topics include fractions; decimals, ratio, proportion and percentage; measurements; and area and volume.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 113 Introduction to Manufacturing & Industrial Safety Details 3
This course provides students with an introduction to the manufacturing world and provides specific instruction to facilitate safe work practices in industrial environments. It introduces manufacturing specializations such as mechatronics, precision machining and welding and covers fire safety, pressurized gases, electrical hazards, safe machine usage, and lock out tag out. Students learn concepts of industrial noise, machine guarding, electrical safety, chemical exposure, hazardous waste, Worker's Compensation laws, liability, and general safety precautions for the workplace. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum and OSHA standards. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M1-Safety Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
Second Semester Details
IMT 140 Pumps/Piping Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pump and piping operation and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about maintenance tasks such as pump installation, shaft alignment, wiring, operation, inspection, piping schematics, calculation or pipe lengths, fabrication, installation, and testing of piping circuits, maintenance, troubleshooting and component replacement. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 150 Fluid Power I (Hydraulics) Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of hydraulics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about hydraulic fundamentals, electrical control of hydraulic systems, hydraulic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting hydraulic circuits. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 155 Fluid Power II (Pneumatics) Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pneumatics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about pneumatic fundamentals, electrical control of pneumatic systems, pneumatic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting pneumatic circuits. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 200 Mechanical Systems Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of mechanical systems and predictive maintenance and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the installation, use, predictive maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components. 1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 104 Quality/Continuous Improvement Details 3
This course provides an introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting. It explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality and introduces students to lean manufacturing techniques. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M2 - Quality and Continuous Improvement Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various General Education Requirement Details 3
Any course that falls under John Wood Community College's list of approved General Education courses for communications, natural science, mathematics, humanities, or social & behavioral science may be taken. Students should always discuss with their advisor which general education course would be best for to them to take to best achieve their particular goals.
Prerequisites: Varies by course
Third Semester Details
CMN 101 Introduction to Speech I Details 3
An introduction to the basic principles of oral communication as applied to public speaking. The course emphasizes the mastery of oral communication skills through a variety of exercises in which the student speaks before the group. Involves analysis of such topics as preparation, organization, and delivery. IAI: C2 900.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 290 Rigging Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of rigging systems and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the fundamentals of rigging practices and the techniques to move, lift and install machines. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 135 Precision Machining I Details 3
This course provides an overview of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the planning, machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: Prerequisite/Corequisite: MFG 113
WLD 101 Maintenance and Repair Welding Details 3
Course covers basic electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc, and shielded metal arc welding processes. Safety procedures required to set up and shut down welding equipment for the various processes. Hands-on experience includes practice with the three welding and cutting systems using various thickness materials. 1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Hum / Soc / Behav Science Requirement Details 3
Courses from the Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences will satisfy this requirement.
Various Humanities Details 3
AA degree-seeking students choose 9 credits (three courses) with at least one course from each list. AFA degree-seeking students must select at least one course from the humanities area. AS degree-seeking students choose 6 credits (two courses) with at least one course from each list. AAS degree-seeking students desiring a humanities or fine arts course may choose any course from either list.
CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I Details 4
This course provides an introduction to beginning Mandarin Chinese. The goal of this course is to develop communicative competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with emphasis on speaking skills. This course will introduce selected topics on traditional Chinese culture, current trends in China an Taiwan, as well as U.S. Interaction with China. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
CHN 102 Elementary Chinese II Details 4
This course is a continuation course designed for students who already have basic knowledge and language skills of Mandarin Chinese. The goal of this course is to continue helping students build competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with emphasis on daily oral Chinese. This course will also introduce selected topics on traditional Chinese culture, religion, and philosophy, and current trends. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CHN 101
ENG 114 Fiction Details 3
A study of fiction, including short stories and novels. IAI: H3 901.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
ENG 130 Introduction to Film Details 3
This course introduces the basics of film production and analysis in order to help students understand and enjoy film as an art form. Students will be introduced to the formal elements of film production as well as fundamental principles of genre and narrative in order to understand how directors' decisions regarding these elements and principles create meaning.
Prerequisites: (none)
ENG 231 American Literature I Details 3
Major American writers,1620-1865. IAI: H3 914.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 232 American Literature II Details 3
Major American writers, 1865 to present. IAI: H3 915.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 241 English Literature I Details 3
British masters up to the nineteenth century. IAI: H3 912.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 242 English Literature II Details 3
British masters, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. IAI: H3 913.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
ENG 251 World Literature Details 3
A survey of the literature of Africa, Continental Europe, the Far East, Great Britain, Latin America, Mediterranean, and North America. A variety of literary genres, including poetry, short fiction and drama, will be discussed. IAI: H3 906.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 or consent of department
GER 101 German I Details 4
An introduction to basic German grammatical structures, pronunciation and vocabulary. The course emphasizes development of communicative competence in German; hence the focus on listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing skills. The course also addresses various cultural aspects of the German- speaking countries and thus develops students’ cultural awareness. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
GER 102 German II Details 4
This course is a continuation of German I, building on the skills acquired during German I - basic grammatical structures, pronunciation and vocabulary. Focus of the course will be the further development of communicative competence in German. The emphasis will be on listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing skills. The course also addresses various cultural aspects of the German-speaking countries and continues to develop students’ cultural awareness. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: GER 101 with a grade of "C" or above
HUM 101 Introduction to Humanities Details 3
Study of human values, self-perceptions, and aspirations expressed in drama, film, music, literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture with an emphasis on history, techniques, meaning, and evaluation of individual works. IAI: HF 900.
Prerequisites: (none)
HUM 200 The Art of Being Human Details 3
An interdisciplinary course that incorporates aspects of Western European, Far Eastern and Third World art, music, philosophy, religion, drama, and literature. The humanities are treated as a process leading to the enrichment of human experience. IAI: HF 901.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy Details 3
Introduction to basic problems, procedures, and systems of philosophy and the development of powers over independent analysis on the student with a constructive attitude toward knowledge. IAI: H4 900.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 111 Logic/Critical Thinking Details 3
This course covers inductive and deductive methods in logic. It is designed to assist students in methods of logical analysis and reasoning. IAI: H4 906.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 121 Ethics Details 3
A study of values. This course is designed to assist students in the development of a philosophic understanding of human nature, moral philosophy, and principles of ethics that will help them assume individualized responsibility in a democratic society. IAI: H4 904.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 201 Major World Religions Details 3
A study of the great religions of the world today. IAI: H5 904N.
Prerequisites: (none)
PHL 211 Philosophy of Religion Details 3
A philosophical approach to a study of one's religious experience. IAI: H4 905.
Prerequisites: (none)
RST 101 Introduction to the Bible Details 3
A study of Jewish and Christian scriptures from a historical viewpoint with emphasis on literary genres in the Bible and the relationship to Western culture. Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 111 or RST 112. IAI: H5 901.
Prerequisites: (none)
RST 111 Introduction to the Old Testament Details 3
Jewish scriptures from a historical viewpoint with emphasis on literary genres in the Bible and the relationship to Western culture. Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 101. IAI: H5 901
Prerequisites: (none)
RST 112 Introduction to the New Testament Details 3
A study of Christian scriptures from a historical viewpoint with emphasis on literary genres in the Bible and the relationship to Western culture. Students enrolled in this course may not enroll in RST 101. IAI: H5 901.
Prerequisites: (none)
RST 175 Foundational Religious Texts Details 3
The humanistic study of the foundational documents of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Course looks at the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur’an, as well as secondary sacred texts that are used by each tradition to explain the meaning of these primary texts. IAI: H5 901.
Prerequisites: (none)
SPN 101 Elementary Spanish I Details 4
Fundamentals of grammar and pronunciation, with emphasis on reading, writing, and conversation. Also incorporates geography, customs, and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
SPN 102 Elementary Spanish II Details 4
Continuation of Elementary Spanish I, continuing to emphasize development of proficiency in the language in five areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural understanding. In class, students will be actively engaged in communicating in Spanish and learning about the Spanish-speaking world. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: SPN 101 with a grade of "C" or better
ART 115 Art Appreciation Details 3
Designed to expose/cultivate an awareness of art in our culture with some emphasis on contemporary times. IAI: F2 900.
Prerequisites: (none)
ART 120 Art Survey and Appreciation II Details 3
A course designed to provide an understanding of the history of the visual arts and the role it plays in serving humankind. Using visuals from books, Web sources, some video clips, and museum trips (virtual or real), students will explore why art is created, its function in society, how it affects us, and how it can enrich our lives.
Prerequisites: (none)
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DRA 103 Introduction to Drama Details 3
The broad concepts of the aesthetics and form of drama as evidenced in the living theater. Includes reading of plays and the study of dramaturgy with general discussion of elements of the play and theater. IAI: F1 907.
Prerequisites: (none)
DRA 125 Acting I: Movement and Voice Details 3
Intensive training of the physical instrument, utilizing a variety of traditional and non-traditional techniques.
Prerequisites: (none)
MUS 102 Music Appreciation Details 3
A non technical course designed for the non music major, to develop within the listener an appreciation for music. Includes brief historical background of music and the leading composers of various periods. IAI: F1 900.
Prerequisites: (none)
MUS 121 Introduction to Music Literature Details 3
A study of the terminology, vocabulary and structure of music literature and style through the history and examination of selected composers and materials. IAI: F1 901.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various Social/Behavioral Science Details 3
AA degree-seeking students choose 9 credits (three courses) from at least two different subject areas. AS degree-seeking students choose 6 credits (two courses) from two different subject areas. AAS degree-seeking students desiring a social and behavioral science course may choose any course from this list. AFA degree-seeking students in music performance select from the general education core list.
Various Approved Technical Electives (Industrial Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science) Details 3
All courses with CAD, ELE, HVA, IMT or MFG prefixes.
Various CAD Electives Details 3
All courses with CAD prefix.
CAD 101 Introduction to Drafting and Blueprint Reading for CAD Details 3
Introduces the student to basic tools and techniques needed in the drafting and blueprint reading profession as applied to CAD. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 102 Drafting Terminology for CAD Details 3
Introduces the student to the terminology used in the drafting field as related to computer-aided design. This course is not intended to be a drafting course. 2.5 lecture hours, 1 lab hour.
Prerequisites: CAD 101
CAD 104 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design Details 3
An introduction to the use of CAD. Students are introduced to the capabilities of various hardware and software systems by creating, editing, copying, moving and/or deleting entities. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 101 or concurrent, or consent of department
CAD 106 CAD Applications I Details 3
The first of three courses in CAD applications. The focus of this course will include parametric modeling, layouts, notes and dimensions, tolerances, and plotting drawings. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours; IAI: IND 911.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 114 Introduction to Parametric Modeling Details 3
This course is an introduction to engineering design and graphics, including design problems, sketching, dimensioning, tolerancing, multi-view orthographic representations, auxiliary views, section views, and working drawings. Students are required to use CAD in this course. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 195 Special Topics in Computer-Aided Design Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in CAD not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topic to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
CAD 200 CAD Applications II Details 3
A continuation of CAD 106. Items include assembly of parametric models, working drawings, dimensioning and notes. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 106 or consent of department
CAD 202 CAD Applications III Details 3
A continuation of CAD 200. Items covered include advanced 3-D drawings, reverse engineering of parts and assemblies. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 200 or consent of department
CAD 204 Three-Dimensional Applications Details 3
Expands upon the area of 3-D; covers drawing enhancements available, translation of drawing files (3-D) into compatible file formats for other operations such as mass property calculations, centers of gravity calculations using SolidWorks. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 114 or consent of department
CAD 214 Advanced 3-D Applications-Solid Works Details 3
This course is a continuation of CAD 204. This project-based course focuses on 3-D sheet metal design techniques and advanced assembly modeling using the current version of SolidWorks. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 204 or consent of department
CAD 230 Introduction to the Manufacturing Processes Details 3
Acquaints the student with the following areas of manufacturing processes: material control, production control, material handling, quality and cost controls, purchasing procedures, and the J-I-T process. Students will qualify to sit for the MSSC-M3 - Manufacturing Processes and Production Certification.
Prerequisites: (none)
CAD 231 Tool Design I Details 3
Exposes the student to the field of tool design; includes the basics of the design of tools, fixtures and jigs. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 200 or concurrent
CAD 233 Architectural Design I Details 3
Introduces the student to the architectural drafting and design field and its interface to CAD. Covers the drafting techniques that are commonly used in the architectural drafting field and familiarizes the student with building and construction codes. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 200 or concurrent
CAD 299 CAD Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of manufacturing and production using CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) to learn and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision provided by College staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
Various ELE Electives Details 3
All courses with the ELE prefix.
ELE 100 Survey of the Electrical Trade Details 2
The course is designed to provide career information for an electrician. The type of work performed by an electrician, including working conditions, physical requirements, necessary mechanical aptitude, safety considerations, and other aspects, will be explained. Students will develop skills in the use of basic instruments, equipment, techniques, and hand tools. Electrical codes, blueprints, and electrical systems will be covered. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 101 Blueprint Reading for Electricians Details 3
This course is designed to help students understand prints and diagrams used by electricians. Drawings of residences and commercial buildings will be studied. The National Electrician Code will be studied along with the exercises.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 110 Introduction to Electricity Details 3
Course provides a comprehensive study of electronic theory, practices and fundamentals. Laboratory activities explore the underlying principles of DC and AC circuitry through measurement analysis and problem solving strategies. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 120 Introduction to National Electrical Code Details 3
An introduction to the national electrical code that will provide the student with a working knowledge of the requirements set forth nationally for practicing electricians.
Prerequisites: (none)
ELE 125 Electrical Applications I Details 3
This course provides the basic skills and knowledge that the electrician uses in the day-to-day routine. Students develop skills in applying electrical blueprint reading, wiring diagrams, and schematic drawings to problem situations. In addition, students develop material lists, cite appropriate codes, and identify potential safety hazards associated with specific jobs. Practical laboratory activities are provided. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 120, or consent of department
ELE 130 Residential Electricity Details 3
An introduction to residential wiring, plans, specifications, and codes. Students are provided theory and lab assignments in the use of wiring diagrams, hooking up single-phase systems, wiring basic lighting and receptacle circuits, and installing low-voltage switching and control circuits. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 100 and ELE 110, or consent of department
ELE 135 Programmable Control Details 3
A practical and theoretical approach to the installation, programming, and maintenance of programmable control (PC) equipment. The course develops skills in the application of PC equipment and computers in manufacturing processes. Practical laboratory activities are provided. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: IMT 120 or consent of department
ELE 195 Special Topics in Electrical Technology Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in electricity not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topic to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
ELE 199 Electrical Technology Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
This course offers electrical technology students several options for acquiring work-based education in the electrical work site environment. Students may elect to participate in an approved apprenticeship, internship, job shadowing, or mentoring activity as it pertains to their career goals. The course provides the opportunity to apply classroom theory and experience the dynamics of modern industry. Students complete 80 hours of on-the-job training per semester for each enrolled credit hour. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of at least 24 credit hours of course work and a minimum of a 2.0 GPA
ELE 205 Commercial Electricity Details 3
Theory and laboratory assignments in commercial wiring, conduit, blueprint reading, safety, and the National Electrical Code as they apply to commercial circuits. Students will plan, lay out, install, and troubleshoot high- and low-voltage circuits and devices used in commercial buildings. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 125 or consent of department
ELE 220 Electrical Applications II Details 3
Provides the advanced skills and knowledge that the electrician uses in solving electrical problems found in day-to-day situations. Students develop skills in applying electrical theory to the solution of these problems. In addition, students develop material lists, cite appropriate codes and identify potential safety hazards associated with specific jobs. Practical laboratory activities are provided. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 125 or consent of department
ELE 225 Industrial Electricity Details 3
An introduction to industrial wiring, blueprint reading, troubleshooting, and the National Electric Code. Theory and lab assignments in bus systems, unity substations, panelboards, sub feeders, conduit, and special equipment. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 205 or consent of department
ELE 230 Specialized Electrical Circuits Details 3
The introduction of specialized electrical circuits, such as emergency lighting, security, communications, fire alarm, and data processing systems. Students will apply knowledge of blueprints, codes and safety precautions in the solution of installation problems. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 205 and ELE 220, or consent of department
ELE 235 Electrical Systems Analysis Details 3
A comprehensive program of laboratory experiments and report writing to master the principles and operation of machines and devices that generate, transform, and use electrical power. Emphasis is placed on the analysis and assessment of complex electrical circuits. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 135 or consent of department
ELE 240 Instrumentation Details 3
This course is designed to introduce the student to various types of instrumentation and control systems and devices. Topics of study include principles of control systems, methods of measurement, and control elements. This course will primarily cover pressure, temperature, level and flow detection instrumentation. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: IMT 120 or consent of department
ELE 295 Advanced Special Topics in Electrical Technology Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in electricity not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topic to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
Various HVA Electives Details 3
All courses with the HVA prefix.
HVA 101 Refrigeration Fundamentals Details 3
This course introduces vocabulary, concepts and scientific principles used in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Theories on heat laws, pressures, matter, and energy; refrigerant chemistry and the refrigeration cycle will be examined and studied. The course also covers proper refrigerant management techniques and safe practices. Practical application, troubleshooting techniques, measuring and testing the operation of the basic refrigeration cycle; including working with ACR copper tubing, tools, and instruments are emphasized. Passing the EPA certification is a requirement of this course. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
HVA 103 Heating Principles Details 3
This course introduces vocabulary, concepts and scientific principles used in the heating industry. Heat laws, heat transfer, and fundamentals of the combustion process are examined and studied. Also covered are gas, oil, and electric forced- air systems for residential comfort heating. Practical application for testing and adjusting system performance, troubleshooting electrical systems and control, working with gas pipe, preventative maintenance, service and repair are emphasized. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: HVA 101 with a grade of “C” or above or consent of department
HVA 105 Heating & Cooling Details 3
This course covers the purposes and principles of operation, and causes of failure in electrical components common to residential and small commercial systems. Wiring schematics and diagrams will be emphasized. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
HVA 107 Commercial Air Conditioning Systems Details 3
This course focuses on air conditioning systems used in commercial buildings and their applications. Direct expansion systems, packaged units, and chilled- water systems will be covered. Also covered will be rooftop units, variable refrigerant flow systems, air handling units, chillers and cooling towers. Practical application, to develop troubleshooting techniques, perform system diagnostic/ installation/preventative maintenance service and repairs will be emphasized. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: HVA 105 with a grade of “C” or above or consent of department
HVA 195 Special Topics in HVAC Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in HVAC not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at the discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of four credit hours. Topic to be listed on student’s record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
HVA 199 HVAC Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
This course offers HVAC students several options for acquiring work-based education in the HVAC work site environment. Students may elect to participate in an approved apprenticeship, internship, job shadowing, or mentoring activity as it pertains to their career goals. The course provides the opportunity to apply classroom theory and experience the dynamics of modern industry. Course requires at least 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various IMT Electives Details 3
All courses with the IMT prefix.
IMT 110 Industrial Wiring Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of industrial wiring and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the electrical power distribution and the installation and wiring of industrial electrical equipment. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 120 Industrial Motors & Controls Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of motors and controls and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about motor control systems, devices, circuits and troubleshooting. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 140 Pumps/Piping Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pump and piping operation and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about maintenance tasks such as pump installation, shaft alignment, wiring, operation, inspection, piping schematics, calculation or pipe lengths, fabrication, installation, and testing of piping circuits, maintenance, troubleshooting and component replacement. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 150 Fluid Power I (Hydraulics) Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of hydraulics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about hydraulic fundamentals, electrical control of hydraulic systems, hydraulic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting hydraulic circuits. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 155 Fluid Power II (Pneumatics) Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of pneumatics and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about pneumatic fundamentals, electrical control of pneumatic systems, pneumatic applications, sensors, and troubleshooting pneumatic circuits. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 195 Special Topics in Industrial Maintenance Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in industrial maintenance not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to maximum of four credit hours. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
IMT 199 Industrial Maintenance Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of an industrial maintenance department to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 16 credit hours of course work or consent of department
IMT 200 Mechanical Systems Details 3
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of mechanical systems and predictive maintenance and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the installation, use, predictive maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components. 1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
IMT 235 Mechatronics Details 4
This course introduces the student to industrial robots, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and troubleshooting integrated systems. The student will learn ladder logic operation of PLCs, programing industrial robots, and troubleshooting methods/practices. 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 135
IMT 290 Rigging Details 2
This course is designed to provide a theoretical framework for the understanding of rigging systems and its applications with hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts introduced. Students will learn about the fundamentals of rigging practices and the techniques to move, lift and install machines. 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
Various MFG Electives Details 3
All courses with the MFG prefix
MFG 103 Introduction to Manufacturing Maintenance Details 2
This course provides a basic understanding of tools and equipment used in manufacturing and knowledge of how to improve productivity through predictive and preventive maintenance. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M4 - Maintenance Awareness Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 104 Quality/Continuous Improvement Details 3
This course provides an introduction to controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting. It explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality and introduces students to lean manufacturing techniques. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M2 - Quality and Continuous Improvement Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 106 CNC Turning Details 3
Students will be provided with a blueprint and will be responsible for programming, editing, and choosing cutting tools to create a finished part on a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) turning center. Students will program, set-up and produce finished parts. The course includes programming for producing fast finished parts along with all documentations needed for the parts produced. The course is designed to meet the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 CNC milling certification. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: MFG 111 or consent of department
MFG 110 Introduction to CAD/CAM Details 3
A continuation of the study of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming with emphasis on advanced milling and turning machine techniques, program set-up, carbide tooling, program input, program editing, and introductory 3-D machining techniques. Trains machine tool qualified individuals in the operation and programming of CNC machining centers interfaced with CAD/CAM software. CNC applications will be applied to the development of projects through secondary laboratory experiences. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: CAD 114 and MFG 105 or consent of department
MFG 111 CNC Milling Details 4
Students will learn to program, edit, and produce a finished part using a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining center. The course will start with basic programming methods and advance to more complex programming codes. Students will be responsible for setting-up and producing finished parts within the tolerances that are specified. The course is designed to meet the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 CNC milling certification. 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
MFG 113 Introduction to Manufacturing & Industrial Safety Details 3
This course provides students with an introduction to the manufacturing world and provides specific instruction to facilitate safe work practices in industrial environments. It introduces manufacturing specializations such as mechatronics, precision machining and welding and covers fire safety, pressurized gases, electrical hazards, safe machine usage, and lock out tag out. Students learn concepts of industrial noise, machine guarding, electrical safety, chemical exposure, hazardous waste, Worker's Compensation laws, liability, and general safety precautions for the workplace. Course content is based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician curriculum and OSHA standards. Students will qualify to sit for MSSC-M1-Safety Certification through the MSSC.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 120 Industrial Robots Details 3
This course introduces students to industrial robots and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Included is the operation of PLCs. Students will learn ladder diagram programming of PLCs and point-to-point programming for industrial robots. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 135 Precision Machining I Details 3
This course provides an overview of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the planning, machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: Prerequisite/Corequisite: MFG 113
MFG 145 Introduction to Robotics Operations Details 3
This course covers the evolution of robotics and how they are used in a manufacturing or distribution facility. Students will learn the various classifications of robots, understand work-cell sensors, end-of-arm tooling, and the various types of robotics programming. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 150 Handling Tool Operations/Programming Details 3
This course is intended for an operator, technician, engineer or programmer who must setup and record programs on a robot. The course covers the tasks required to set up the specific application, test, run and refine the program and production setup. The course consists of lectures, demonstrations and lab exercises. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 195 Special Topics in Manufacturing Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in manufacturing not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated three times with different topics. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record. Possible topics include case studies, simulations, special problems or problem-solving techniques.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
MFG 199 Manufacturing Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of a manufacturing facility to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 14 credit hours of course work or consent of department
MFG 235 Precision Machining II Details 3
This course provides a working, hands-on of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment. Not everyone will pass the NIMS testing; this does not mean you will fail the class. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
MFG 250 Physical Metallurgy Details 3
This course provides an introduction to the properties of metals, effects of metals in various forms and shapes, thermal treatments, phase diagrams, and principles concerning material science including atomic and crystal arrangements and their effect on mechanical properties. Lab work will include testing ferrous and nonferrous metals through hands-on examination. 2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours.
Prerequisites: (none)
MFG 295 Advanced Special Topics in Manufacturing Details 1-4 (Varies)
Deals with current topics in manufacturing not covered in other courses. Topics will vary at discretion of the instructor. No topic will be offered more than twice within three years. May be repeated with different topics to maximum of four credit hours. Topics to be listed on student's permanent academic record. Possible topics include case studies, simulations, special problems or problem solving techniques.
Prerequisites: Consent of department
Fourth Semester Details
ENG 101 Rhetoric and Composition I Details 3
An introductory course in writing at the college level with attention to skills needed at each stage of the writing process. Placement in ENG 101 presupposes competence in English grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and spelling. IAI: C1 900.
Prerequisites: ENG 099 with a grade of "C" or above or appropriate placement score
IMT 235 Mechatronics Details 4
This course introduces the student to industrial robots, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and troubleshooting integrated systems. The student will learn ladder logic operation of PLCs, programing industrial robots, and troubleshooting methods/practices. 2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 135
MFG 235 Precision Machining II Details 3
This course provides a working, hands-on of machining processes. The course introduces a wide variety of skills in the machining and finishing of metal products. Students develop basic skills in the use of hand tools, drill press, band saw, engine lathe, vertical milling machine and related equipment. Not everyone will pass the NIMS testing; this does not mean you will fail the class. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours
Prerequisites: MFG 135 or consent of department
Various ELE 230 / IMT 199 Details 3
Choose ELE 230 or IMT 199.
ELE 230 Specialized Electrical Circuits Details 3
The introduction of specialized electrical circuits, such as emergency lighting, security, communications, fire alarm, and data processing systems. Students will apply knowledge of blueprints, codes and safety precautions in the solution of installation problems. 1.5 lecture hours, 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: ELE 205 and ELE 220, or consent of department
IMT 199 Industrial Maintenance Internship Details 1-5 (Varies)
Students are placed in selected areas of an industrial maintenance department to learn about and become acquainted with the many different aspects of the working environment. Dual supervision is provided by college staff and the operating business. Course requires 80 hours of work experience for each credit hour.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of 16 credit hours of course work or consent of department