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Facilities Maintenance Technology

Facilities Maintenance Technology degree    
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Facilities Maintenance Technology Fact Sheet


Facilities Maintenance Technology Degree

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Associate of Science (384.2)

This is a versatile degree program designed to offer students an opportunity to learn and develop skills in facility maintenance. The program provides a balance of academic and technical education intended to support a student's career advancement. Students may customize their facility maintenance education through a selection of restricted electives.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Recognize and maintain various mechanical systems and assess mechanical strengths and weaknesses in a facility.
  2. Identify, maintain, diagnose and repair heating and air conditioning systems and plumbing fixture problems.
  3. Install, diagnose, repair and maintain basic electrical fixtures.
  4. Apply safety procedures when using maintenance tools.
  5. Evaluate green or sustainable technologies.
  6. Communicate effectively and appropriately with management and a diverse customer base regarding technical systems.

Credits may be articulated for courses completed in high school career and technology programs. Upon completion of this program, graduates may be employed as facility and building maintenance technicians and foremen, supervisors, field service technicians, stationary engineers, plant mechanical maintenance technicians and managers or directors depending on experience level.

 See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 60-66

First Semester    

Course #       

Course Name                                 

Credits

HAC-101

Basic Electrical Wiring 

5

HAC-201

Heating Systems

5

HAC-202

Air Conditioning Systems

5

 

Total Credits 

15

Second Semester

MMT-130
MMT-131

Job Safety & First Aid or
OSHA-10

1
1

PLT-204

Plumbing Maintenance

4

WLD-221

Brazing & Welding   

3

 Restricted Electives 1,2

 7-9

          

Total Credits

15-17

Third Semester

 

ENG-101English Composition 1

3

MAT-191Mathematics for the Industries

3

SPH-101Oral Communication

3

 Restricted Electives 1,2 

6-8 

 

Total Credits

15-17

Fourth Semester 
ENG-102
ENG-103

English Composition 2 or
Technical Communications

3
3

PHS-161Physical Science for the Industries

3

PSY-101
PSY-116

Introduction to Psychology or
Organizational Psychology

3
3

 Restricted Electives 1,2

6-8

 

Total Credits

15-17

   

1 Restricted Electives:

EDD-100

 Blueprint Reading 

3

EET-179

 Electrical Power Distribution

3

EET-201 Electronics 1

4

EET-245 Electrical Motor Control

3

HAC-107 EPA Refrigeration Certification Preparation

1

HAC-108 Industry Competency Exam preparation

1

HAC-203 Estimating Thermal Loads

4

HAC-204 Duct & Hydronic System Design

4

HAC-221 Heating/Air Conditioning Circuits & Control  

4

HAC-222 Pneumatic Controls

3

HAC-224  HVAC Installation

3

HAC-225 Planned Maintenance

3

MET-170 Fluid Power Systems

4

MET-181 Mechanical Systems

3

MET-220 Green/Sustainable Buildings

3

MIT-107 Electronic Fabrication

 3

MIT-208 Digital Electronics

3

MMT-208 Backflow Prevention Devices

2

PLT-100 Introduction to Plumbing Profession

1

PLT-101 Plumbing Skills 1

 4

PLT-201 Plumbing Skills 2

 4

RBT-235 Programmable Logic Controllers

4

  

 

2Restricted Electives should be chosen with the assistance
of an advisor
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Facilities Maintenance Technology Certificate

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Certificate (383.2)

This is a short-term certificate program designed to offer students an opportunity to acquire entry-level skills in facility maintenance. The program consists of courses designed to provide basic technical education through an integrated lecture and lab format. Students who complete the certificate have the option of applying their facility maintenance certificate toward an associate's degree in Facilities Maintenance Technology.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Recognize and maintain various mechanical systems.
  2. Maintain, diagnose and repair plumbing fixture problems.
  3. Identify, diagnose and repair plumbing fixture problems.
  4. Install, diagnose, repair and maintain basic electrical fixtures.
  5. Apply safety procedures when using maintenance tools.

Credits may be articulated for courses completed in high school career and technology programs. Upon completion of this program, graduates may be employed as entry-level facility maintenance technicians.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Certificate Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 30-31 

First Semester    

Course #       

Course Name                                 

Credits

HAC-101

Basic Electrical Wiring 

5

HAC-201

Heating Systems

5

HAC-202

Air Conditioning Systems

5

           

Total Credits 

15

Second Semester

MMT-130
MMT-131

Job Safety & First Aid or
OSHA-10

1
1

PLT-204

Plumbing Maintenance

4

WLD-221

Brazing & Welding   

3

 

 Restricted Electives1,2

 7-8

          

Total Credits

15-16

 
            

1Restricted Electives:

 EET-179

 Electrical Power Distribution

 EET-201 Electronics 1

 EET-245 Electrical Motor Control

 HAC-107 EPA Refrigeration Certification Preparation

 HAC-204 Duct & Hydronic System Design

 HAC-221 Heating/Air Conditioning Circuits & Control  

 HAC-222 Pneumatic Controls

 HAC-224  HVAC Installation

 HAC-225 Planned Maintenance

 MET-170 Fluid Power Systems

 MIT-107 Electronic Fabrication

 MIT-208 Digital Electronics

 MMT-208 Backflow Prevention Devices

 RBT-235 Programmable Logic Controllers

  

  

2 Restricted Electives should be chosen with the assistance
of an advisor

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