Course Descriptions



Maintenance Mechanic Theory I

Credit(s): 10

This course is an introduction to the principles of oxyacetylene and arc welding; hand, power, precision measuring tools; thread systems and fasteners; industrial materials; safe rigging practices; mechanical drive systems; and equipment installation and alignment. Lecture: 8.5 hours per week


Maintenance Mechanic Lab I

Credit(s): 5

This course applies the skills learned in MM-151, including oxyacetylene and arc welding, precision measuring, tool usage, material usage, rigging, equipment installation, and alignment. Students will work on assigned tasks, projects, and performance tests. Lab: 14 hours per week


Maintenance Mechanic Theory II

Credit(s): 7

This course provides instruction in the technical skills required in the safe use of GMAW and GTAW welding, industrial electricity, pipe fitting, coupling maintenance and alignment, bearings, packings, seals, and pumps. Lecture: 6 hours per week
Prerequisites: MM-151


Maintenance Mechanic Lab II

Credit(s): 5

This course applies the skills learned in MM-152 including exercises in GMAW (wirefeed) welding, coupling alignment and maintenance, bearing maintenance, pipe fitting, electric motor and control maintenance, and pump maintenance. Exercises in hydraulics components and troubleshooting areas are also included. Lab: 14 hours per week
Prerequisites: MM-151, MM-151L


Maintenance Mechanic Theory III

Credit(s): 2

This course continues instruction in safety, GTAW (TIG) welding, and industrial mechanic skills including flat pattern layout, sheet metal, and continued electrical practices.
Prerequisites: MM-152


Maintenance Mechanic Lab III

Credit(s): 4

This course applies skills learned in MM-153. Students will work on assigned tasks, projects, and performance tests.
Prerequisites: MM-152, MM-152L


Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 2

This course provides the maintenance mechanic/millwright with necessary skills to understand industrial blueprints. Students will learn to read and understand title blocks, bills of materials, dimensions and notes, welding symbols, orthographic projection, auxiliary views, and section views. Lecture: 2 hours per week
Corequisites: Take MM-151 and MM-151L



Credit(s): 3

This is a basic course in the fundamentals of fluid power. Students will learn how to effectively troubleshoot industrial hydraulic systems with emphasis on reservoirs, pumps, filters, directional flow and pressure control valves, cylinders, and motors. Hands on applications are addressed in MM 152L. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Corequisites: Take MM-152, MM-152L and MM-156