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Industrial Maintenance Technology

The Certificate in Industrial Maintenance Technology provides students the opportunity to earn a stackable benchmark credential through a subset of courses within the Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology degree. Students who earn an Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate may choose to continue their studies or pursue entry-level employment.

General Education Goals

In alignment with the general education goals of the college and upon successful completion of the program, students should be able to:

  1. Communicate accurately and appropriately using verbal and written language to explain, discuss, and facilitate the exchange of relevant knowledge using information technology, critical thinking, and information literacy.
  2. Demonstrate reasoning through a range of approaches for analysis, evaluation, and problem-solving that includes fluent and accurate use of computational methods and mathematical approaches to solve problems and analyze data, application of scientific approaches to explain physical phenomena, and expression of informed opinions about artistic or philosophical works.
  3. Explore and analyze respect for diversity through exposure to differing ideas, opinions, experiences, and worldviews.
  4. Exhibit professionalism through adherence to principles of ethical behavior and organizational codes of conduct while assuming responsibility and accountability for one’s actions.

Program-specific Goals

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Use testing and measuring instruments to acquire data and analyze technical problems;
  2. Design an industrial system or process and assess its effectiveness;
  3. Implement systems containing hardware and software components; and
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of, and ability to apply, safety and quality assurance standards, processes, and practices employed within industrial settings.