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Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

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Total Credits: 69

* To complete an AAS degree, courses must be taken from at least 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.


About this program

Modern American manufacturing and industry operate in a highly complicated, high-speed, high-pressure environment requiring skilled workers who have knowledge beyond the rigid confines of individual trade-based maintenance workers of the past. This program prepares students with a foundation in the theory, application and principles of today's manufacturing and industrial environment. This includes the proper installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and fluid power equipment. In addition, the Industrial Maintenance program introduces students to computerized maintenance management systems, current and emerging predictive/preventive maintenance technologies, and root cause failure analysis. This program emphasizes hands-on learning with realistic labs and equipment. Most of the student's time is spent performing hands-on tasks related to the industry.

Program outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the processes and equipment needed to manufacture the components used in the assembly and operation of today's plant facility.
2. Demonstrate and apply principles of power transmission, distribution and control.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of engineering drawings related to manufacturing production equipment, building diagrams and schematics.
4. Exhibit safety practices and procedures
5. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of basic concepts in electrical, electronics, electro-mechanical, and programmable logic controls.
6. Apply knowledge of computer numerical control concepts (CNC) and programming principles used in industrial settings.
7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
8. Exhibit problem solving, creativity and resourcefulness skills.