Industrial Mechanics AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate mechanical reasoning, form perception and spatial relations.
  • Demonstrate the attributes of working collaboratively or independently under supervision.
  • Demonstrate the proper setup of basic industrial mechanics equipment.
  • Demonstrate the application of and the ability to properly use specialty tools used in the industrial mechanics trade.
  • Demonstrate form perception and spatial relations in the common construction of pumps and motors drives installation and operation.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).

This degree can be completed through a mix of face-to-face classes and online classes. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Industrial Mechanics AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
DFTG 1309 BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING 3
INMT 1305 INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE 3
HYDR 1345 HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS 3
INMT 2303 PUMPS, COMPRESSORS & MECHANICAL DRIVES 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 12

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Industrial Mechanics AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ELPT 1319 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICITY I 3
ELPT 1341 MOTOR CONTROL 3
ELPT 2305 MOTORS AND TRANSFORMERS 3
ELPT 2319 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS I 3
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Third Semester (Summer)

Third (Summer) semester courses and credits required to earn the Industrial Mechanics AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
INMT 2345 INDUSTRIAL TROUBLESHOOTING 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 3

Fourth Semester

Fourth semester courses and credits required to earn the Industrial Mechanics AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ELPT 1325 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE I 3
SPCH 1318 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3
OR
SPCH 1311 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION 3
OSHT 1320 ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SAFETY 3
BMGT 2309 LEADERSHIP 3
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Fifth Semester

Fifth semester courses and credits required to earn the Industrial Mechanics AAS
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
MATH 1314 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
OR
MATH 1332 CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS 3
ARTS 1301 ART APPRECIATION 3
BMGT 1327 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
GOVT 2306 TEXAS GOVERNMENT 3
INMT 2380 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Total Credit Hours: 60

Capstone Requirement: INMT 2380 Cooperative Education is the capstone experience and may not be substituted. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.