2012-2013 Catalog & Handbook 
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2012-2013 Catalog & Handbook [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: Civil Engineering , Electrical Construction Management , Electrical Engineering , Industrial Maintenance , Manufacturing  and Mechanical Engineering .

Industrial Maintenance concentration. The Industrial Maintenance concentration prepares students for careers in large manufacturing companies as multicraft, industrial machinery maintenance and repair technicians. The concentration 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 an 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

Contact: Engineering and Media Technologies, (865) 694-6483

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.

Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 60

Electives may be chosen from ANT 1300 ; ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 ; GEOG 1000 ; HIST 2040 ; PHED 1100 ; POLS 1020 , POLS 1030 ; PSYC 1030 , PSYC 2100 , PSYC 2130 ; SOCI 1010 , SOCI 1020 ; WMN 2200 .

Electives may be chosen from ARTH 2010 , ARTH 2020 ; MUS 1030 ; PHIL 1030 , PHIL 1500 , PHIL 2010 , PHIL 2400 ; PHO 1200 ; THEA 1030 .

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