Industrial Technology

Core technical courses plus flexible electives.

 

Industrial Technology - AAS

1) Must complete a minimum of 3 different MnTC goals in Liberal Arts and Sciences

2) 1100 or higher Liberal Arts and Sciences courses required unless specified


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer requirement
Choose digital literacy courses totaling 3 credits. View the available Digital Literacy courses.
3 cr
Goal 4: Mathematics
Choose one Goal 4 course
3 cr
3 cr
 
18 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose two or more Technical electives.
11 cr
INDS1610
Industrial Safety
This course is an introduction to safety programs and areas of concern for the general maintenance worker. General safety, safety rules and regulations, personal protective equipment, Right-To-Know and chemical safety, tool and machinery safety, electrical safety and confined spaces are the main topics of discussion. (Prerequisite: None) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
INDS1622
Introduction to Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Hydraulic and pneumatic principles along with basic components will be discussed. The physical laws that govern hydraulics and pneumatics along with the relationships of the various components and common hydraulic circuits and symbols will be covered. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1628
Introduction to Welding Technologies
This course is an application-oriented introduction to the field of welding. Areas covered will be: basic weld metallurgy, oxy-fuel cutting, AC/DC Stick (SMAW) forms and basic fabrication techniques common to the welding field. Previous formal welding instruction or experience is not necessary. The student will have the opportunity to learn equipment set-up, safety, and operating factors necessary for producing quality welds. (Prereqisite: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1633
Electrical Principles & Practices 1
The course will start out with a study of the fundamental concepts of AC and DC electricity. Students will utilize Ohm's Law, construct basic circuits and learn the operation of basic test equipment. Students will be introduced to basic electrical components and systems found in the industrial maintenance world. Magnetic induction, AC waveforms, impedance and troubleshooting techniques, wiring diagrams, and a review of electrical safety are most of the topics covered. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1634
Electric Motors
Electric motors feature skills needed by every Maintenance Technician in an industrial setting. Students learn proper motor identification, connection techniques, reversing, replacement selection, and routine maintenance on motor operated equipment. Motors covered in the instruction include Shaded Pole, Split Phase, Permanent Split Capacitor, Capacitor, Capacitor Start Induction Run, 3 Phase, D.C. Motors Permanent Magnet and Wound Field Inspection and repair of power tools will also challenge the students troubleshooting ability. Brush maintenance installation, commutator, and slip ring preventative maintenance will round out this must have instruction. (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1635
Electrical Principles & Practices 2
The course will start out with a review of the fundamental concepts of electricity. Students will be introduced to basic electrical components and systems found in the industrial maintenance world. Switches, relays, electrical motors, indicators, basic test equipment and operation, troubleshooting techniques, wiring diagrams, and a review of electrical safety are most of the topics covered. (Prerequisites: none) (3 credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
INDS1660
Engineering Principles & Applications 1
An introduction to basic tools, common materials and processes will be covered. The various types of mechanical drives and their features will be discussed along with building and preventive maintenance programs. (Prerequisites: none) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
INDS1662
Engineering Principles & Applications 2
This course covers advanced concepts of topics introduced in part I and applies basic physics to engineering evaluations of mechanical products, structures and procedures. Students will study and evaluate mechanical drive systems including service, repair, and troubleshooting principles. Thermodynamic principles are studied in heating and cooling systems. The student will be introduced to industrial programmable controllers and nanotechnology. (Prerequisites: INDS1660) (4 credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
MACH1601
Introduction to Precision Machining
This course covers the fundamental elements of basic machine shop theory that would be applied to shop applications. Students taking the course will be able to apply skills learned in the classroom to the lab where they will have hands on experience on basic machine shop equipment. Topics of study include safety, measuring parts to print, proper set up, speeds & feeds, and cutting tool usage. (Prerequisites: None) (4 Credits: 2 lecture/2 lab)

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4 cr
MACH1605
Blueprint Reading I
This course covers the fundamentals of basic blueprint reading. The student will learn skills to interpret blueprint and sketches that would be used in industry. Topics of study will be sketching, dimensioning, line interpretation, section views, tolerance, and working drawings. (Prerequisites: None) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
 
42 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 60


Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$12,574
Minimum Tool Cost:$800
Books/Supplies:$1,200
Estimated Total:$14,574
 

 



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