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2017-2018 Course Catalog

Applied Engineering Technology, Diploma


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The Applied Engineering Technology Diploma program prepares students for an entry level position as a maintenance technician in industrial manufacturing. Studetns will be introduced to trouble shooting and repairing industrial equipment ranging from basic mechanical equipemnt and electrical motor controls to the more complex systems used in manufacturing environments.

Many of the credits from the Applied Engineering Technology Diploma may be applied to the Applied Engineering Technology-Electro-Mechanical Technologies AAS  degree.

For more information about the Applied Engineering Technology Diploma program, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/aet.

Program Details


Location: Ankeny


Students may start any semester.


Program Entry Requirements


  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Graduation Requirements


To earn an Applied Engineering Technology, Diploma, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Diploma - 37


Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$151.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Books 300 300 300
Supplies  50    

Approximate total for the program: $6,537**

**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate costs.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Troubleshoot and repair industrial mechanical equipment.
  • Develop and utilize predictive and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Perform facilities maintenance.
  • Use digital electronic equipment including PLCs.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical motor controls and electrical equipment.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Apply technical skills in mechanical and electronic equipment and repair.
  • Diagnose and repair industrial hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Diagnose and repair power transmission systems in industrial equipment.

What Else Should I Consider about this Program or Career Choice?


  • High demand for industrial electrical and mechanical technicians.
  • Great variety of types of work in many types of business and industry.
  • Anticipated average starting salary $27,000.

Nondiscrimination Statement


DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

Agriculture, National & Environmental Services /Architecture, Engineering, and Construction/Arts, Design, and Visual communications/Business, Management, and Marketing/Education, Public, and Human Services/Health Science/Hospitality and Culinary/Information Technology/Manufacturing/Transportation & Logistics

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (in employment), disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status of a person. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA  50023, phone 515/964-6857, sgbittner@dmacc.edu.  Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA  50023, phone 515/964-6574, dkmckittrick@dmacc.edu.  Question or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone 312/730-1560, tax 312/730-1576..

Legal references: Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S. C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S. C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S. C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).(2017)

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