Sep 23, 2021  
2015-2016 Course Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electro-Mechanical Technology


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The Electro-Mechanical Technology certificate is a series of occupational related courses that provide a person with an understanding of basic areas in industrial maintenance. This certificate can build into a diploma or AAS in Applied Engineering Technology.

Student who complete the 25 credit Electro-Mechanical Technology Certificate can take an additional 12 credits specified as required for a diploma in Applied Engineering Technology.  

Locations: 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 Electro-Mechanical Technology certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 25


Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$143.00 per credit

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

Varied Costs


  Semester 1 Semester 2
Books 300 300
Supplies 50  

Approximate total for the program: $4,225*

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

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Repair industrial mechanical equipment.
  • 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 Specialist Certificate?


  • Entry level positions in technical fields.
  • High demand for industrial electrical and mechanical technicans.

Nondiscrimination Policy


Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in or allow discrimination covered by law. This includes harassment based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and genetic information. 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. For information about the ADA, the Section 504/ADA Coordinator can be contacted at 515-964-6857. For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850.

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