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Maintenance Mechanic Technology

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Maintenance Mechanic Technology Associate in Applied Science degree program is to prepare students with the skills and knowledge in troubleshooting, disassembly, repair and reassembly of hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical systems on industrial machinery.

Admission to the Program:

Students applying for admission to the program should have high school transcripts and ACT scores or college transcripts sent to the Enrollment Services Center or should make an appointment with the Testing Office for a math test and a reading test. Math skills equivalent to two years of high school algebra and one year of high school geometry are required for admission to the program. These courses are available at Illinois Central College for applicants who need to upgrade their mathematics skills.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
MECTK 149; MACTR 110; MACTR 121; Mathmatics; English

Spring Semester 1:
MECTK 150; MECTK 152; ELCTS 131; ELCTS 132; PHYS 112; Humanities/Fine Arts

Fall Semester 2:
MECTK 151; MECTK 231; ELCTS 133; MECTK 155; Social Science; Communications; Elective

Spring Semester 2:
MECTK 226; MECTK 232; MECTK 252; Elective


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGLISH *3
COMMUNICATION *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS **3
PHYS 112TECHNICAL PHYSICS I 4
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ELCTS 131INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ELECTRICITY 2
ELCTS 132SERVICE ELECTRONICS - D.C. CIRCUITS 2
ELCTS 133SERVICE ELECTRONICS - A.C. CIRCUITS 2
MACTR 110PRINT READING - MECHANICAL 3
MACTR 121MACHINE TOOL OPERATION I 3
MECTK 149BASIC POWER TRANSMISSION 2
MECTK 150MECHANICAL SYSTEMS I 2
MECTK 151MECHANICAL SYSTEMS II 2
MECTK 152INDUSTRIAL RIGGING 2
MECTK 155PIPING SYSTEMS 1
MECTK 226STATISTICS AND QUALITY CONTROL 3
MECTK 231INDUSTRIAL FLUID POWER 3
MECTK 232MATERIALS SCIENCE AND PHYSICAL METALLURGY 3
MECTK 252ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVES ***8 to 9

* See specific requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree
** Students should take the math placement test to determine math placement.
*** ELCTK 111, 150, 151; NCTK 110, 212, 214; REACT 110, 111, 112

For Program Information Contact:
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
AIT Building
Room 209
(309)694-5510