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  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology/Industrial Maintenance Concentration, A.A.S.


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Degree: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Program description. Engineering Technology offers a core curriculum with multiple concentrations: Automated Industrial Systems , Civil Engineering , Electrical Construction Management , Electrical Engineering , Industrial Maintenance , Manufacturing  and Mechanical Engineering . Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance Concentration is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), 1390 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, (734) 677-0720.

Industrial Maintenance concentration. The Industrial Maintenance concentration prepares students for careers in large manufacturing companies as multicraft, industrial machinery maintenance and repair technicians. The curriculum integrates electrical and mechanical elements, including print reading, computers, machine shop practices, fluid power applications, mechanical power transmission, preventive maintenance, industrial electricity and electronics fundamentals, AC and DC motors, robotics and motion controls, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). In addition, courses place emphasis on safety, teamwork, communications skills and efficient work practices.

Typical job opportunities: Industrial machinery maintenance, industrial machinery repair, plant maintenance, commercial maintenance, and machinery installation and testing

Program goals. Upon completion of the Engineering Technology program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:

  1. Apply basic engineering theories and concepts creatively to analyze and solve technical problems.
  2. Utilize with a high degree of knowledge and skill equipment, instruments, software, and technical reference materials currently used in industry.
  3. Communicate effectively using developed writing, speaking and graphics skills.
  4. Assimilate and practice the concepts and principles of working in a team environment.
  5. Obtain employment within the discipline or matriculate to a four-year program in engineering or industrial technology.

Program competencies.  Upon completion of the Engineering Technology program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:

  A.  Apply the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the concentration of study to specifically defined engineering technology activities

  B.  Demonstrate the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology by applying it to engineering technology problems using developed practical knowledge

  C.  Conduct and report the results of standard tests and measurements, and conduct, analyze, and interpret experiment or project results

  D.  Function effectively as a member of a technical team

  E.  Identify, analyze and solve specifically defined engineering technology-based problems

  F.  Employ written, oral and visual communication in a technical environment

Contact(s): Engineering and Media Technologies Department, (865) 694-6483, or program coordinator, (865) 694-6514

Courses and Course Sequence


This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student’s responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. An academic advisor is provided for each student. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with his/her assigned advisor.

Semester IV (Spring)


Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 60


1SBS / HUM/FA
See the General Education  section of this Catalog for electives.

2ET
Elective to be chosen from ENGT 2021  or other technology course; see advisor to determine course selection.

3PHYS 2010
Students not transferring to a 4-year institution may take ENGT 1200 . Students transferring to a 4-year institution must take PHYS 2010  to meet transfer requirements.

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