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Engineering Technology - Maintenance Technician Specialization Option (AS)

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Admission Program Objective Code ENMT
State CIP Code 1615000001

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or provide additional training for persons previously or currently employed in the manufacturing, electronics, aerospace, or other related industries. Instruction in electrical/electronic principles, basic mechanic fundamentals, robotics and machine repair prepare the student to meet the demands and develop the skills required to maintain and troubleshoot high-tech manufacturing equipment. The coverage includes communication skills, technical competency, safe and efficient work practices and a combination of theory and laboratory activities to gain the necessary cognitive and manipulative skills to support engineering design, processes, production, testing, and product quality. Candidates interested in this program should be interested in working with their hands and enjoy the challenges of programming and troubleshooting electrical and mechanical equipment.

The 18 credit hour core has been aligned with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council’s (MSSC) skills standards. The MSSC skill standards define the knowledge, skills, and performance needed for positions in manufacturing. After completing this core and the General Education requirements, the students will be eligible to take the exam for the MSSC Production Technician Certification.

Students who successfully complete selected core courses from this program of study may be eligible to receive the Engineering Technology Support Specialist (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0615000007) certificate.

General Education

Select one course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements  section of catalog for specific course listings:

Total General Education Credits Required: 18

Total Technical Credits Required: 15

Suggested Two Year Academic Plan

This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Engineering Technology - Maintenance Technician Specialization Option (ENMT) Companion Certificate*
First Year ETSS
Fall Semester
ENC 1101 - English Composition I 3 Credit Hours ♦ ▲ ¶  
ETI 1710 - Occupational Safety 3 Credit Hours  
SLS 2505 - Critical Thinking 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 1320C - AutoCAD I 3 Credit Hours  
EET 1084C - Introduction to Electronics 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  15
Spring Semester
MAC 1105 - College Algebra 3 Credit Hours ♦  
ENC 2210 - Technical Report Writing 3 Credit Hours  
ETM 1005C - Basic Mechanical Operations 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 2150 - Industrial Print Reading 3 Credit Hours  
EET 1015C - Electricity/Electronics I, DC Circuits 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  15
Second Year  
Fall Semester
  PHY 1020 - Physical Science 3 Credit Hours ♦  
 ETM 1010C - Mechanical Measurement and Instrumentation 3 Credit Hours  
 ETI 1420 - Properties of Materials and Processes 3 Credit Hours  
EET 1025C - Electricity/Electronics II, AC Circuits 3 Credit Hours  
  ETS 1542C - Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  15
Spring Semester
ETI 2110 - Total Quality Tools 3 Credit Hours  
  PHI 2600 - Introduction to Ethics 3 Credit Hours ❖ † ¶  
 Social Science General Education 3 Credit Hours
EEL 2603C - Robotics-Mechanics and Controls 3 Credit Hours  
ETM 1315C - Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fundamentals 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  15
Total Program Credits:  60  
*  Courses with √ can also be used in the Companion Certificate indicated:
ETSS - Engineering Technology Support Specialist (CCC)  

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