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2017-2018 Catalog

Industrial Maintenance Technology, A.A.A.S.


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Academic Program Code: 985

The Industrial Maintenance Technology program prepares students to install, adjust, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of industrial machinery used in manufacturing settings. Technicians may work in factories that manufacture, finish, or assemble many different types of products.

Students study the basic operations common to production equipment used in industry today. Electricity and electronics are emphasized because most modern manufacturing equipment is electrically powered. Pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical power are also covered.

This highly skilled trade offers many employment opportunities. Since each production facility has different needs, the program allows students to select technical electives specific to a particular production area.

General Education


Select a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work from the General Education Course list.  Course work must be selected as directed from the areas below.

English Composition and Communications


All students must select EN 101.  

Humanities


Select one (1) Humanities General Education Elective.

Social Sciences


Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics


Select one (1) Natural Sciences Lab/Non Lab General Education Elective or one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.

General Education Total Credit Hours


15 (minimum)

Program Courses


Program Elective Courses


Select the Program Electives from the lists below. In addition to meeting the listed requirements, you will need to select additional elective credit hours to ensure you reach a minimum of 60 total credit hours. Select Program Elective credit hours from any DR, EL, EG, HVA, MN, or TE courses.The number of additional Program Elective credit hours you will need to take depends on the number of credit hours you complete in General Education and Program Courses. A minimum of 60 total credit hours is required for this program.

Total Credit Hours


60

Program Notes


Some courses for this program are also available at the GRCC Lakeshore Campus.

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