2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Facility Maintenance Technology Diploma (D50190)

This curriculum prepares individuals to repair and maintain electrical and mechanical systems and physical structures of commercial and industrial institutions. Emphasis is on multi-disciplined systems maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.

Course work includes carpentry, interior and exterior finishes, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, heating, welding, machining, blueprint reading, OSHA regulations and computer applications.

Graduates should qualify for positions as general building mechanics or maintenance technicians.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
AHR 112Heating Technology
2
4

4

AHR 120HVACR Maintenance
1
3

2

BPR 130Print Reading-Construction
3
0

3

ELC 111Intro to Electricity
2
2

3

ELC 113Residential Wiring
2
6

4

MNT 110Intro to Maint Procedures
1
3

2

MNT 222Industrial Sys Schematics
1
2

2

PLU 115Basic Plumbing
2
6

4

Major Electives: Select 9 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
AHR 110Intro to Refrigeration
2
6

5

AHR 113Comfort Cooling
2
4

4

AHR 114Heat Pump Technology
2
4

4

AHR 130HVAC Controls
2
2

3

CAR 111Carpentry I
3
15

8

CIS 113Computer Basics
0
2

1

ELC 114Commercial Wiring
2
6

4

ELC 117Motors and Controls
2
6

4

MEC 111Machine Processes I
1
4

3

PLU 140Intro to Plumbing Codes
1
2

2

WLD 112Basic Welding Processes
1
3

2

WLD 115SMAW (Stick) Plate
2
9

5

Total Major Hours: 33

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 110Introduction to Communication
3
0

3

(COM 110 or higher)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

General Education: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

PHY 121Applied Physics I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 6-7

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 39-40

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
AHR 120HVACR Maintenance
1
3

2

ELC 111Intro to Electricity
2
2

3

ELC 113Residential Wiring
2
6

4

MNT 110Intro to Maint Procedures
1
3

2

PLU 115Basic Plumbing
2
6

4

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Major Elective*
0-3
2-15

3

Total Credit Hours:
11-14
22-35
21

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
AHR 112Heating Technology
2
4

4

BPR 130Print Reading-Construction
3
0

3

MNT 222Industrial Sys Schematics
1
2

2

General Education Course*
3
0-2

3-4

Major Electives*
0-3
2-15

6

Total Credit Hours:
9-12
8-23
18-19

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 39-40