Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician Concentration

The Associate of Applied Science

Contact Information
Richard Skelton
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50249
rskelton@jscc.edu

Terri Messer
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50326
tmesser@jscc.edu

Program and Career Description

This concentration prepares graduates for technical positions in the expanding field of electronics, instrumentation, and electrical equipment.  The primary objective is to provide a broad foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of electrical and electronic circuits, electrical machinery, programmable logic controllers and hydraulics/pneumatics equipment.  The curriculum is broad-based but focuses on the integration of each area as used in systemic applications. Alternate program delivery methods are available including student learning cohorts and online.

Estimated Salary Range
CareerExperienced Range
Industrial Engineering Technician $48,340+

Data provided by Jobs4TN. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Additional Information

Jackson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering.

If you are a Tennessee Technology Center graduate, check with an Industrial Technology advisor for additional credit options.

Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech

Choose ONE Humanities Course
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ART 1030 Art Appreciation
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2111 American Lit: Pre-Colonial - 1865
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 British Lit: 1785 - Present
ENGL 2310 World Lit: Beginnings - 1650
ENGL 2320 World Lit: 1650 - Present
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

Science Course
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I

Choose ONE Social and Behavioral Science Course
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics or ECON 2020 Microeconomics *
GEOG 2010 World Regional Geography
PHED 2050 Health and Wellness
POLS 1030 American Government
POLS 2010 State and Local Government
PSYC 1030 General Psychology
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 1020 Social Problems
*recommended

Major Required Courses
(All required)
CIS 101 Software Applications or INFS Computer Applications
EET 150 Electromechanical Devices
IT 150 Industrial Circuits
MET 110 Intro to Drafting & Auto CAD Applications
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability or Higher Level Math

Concentration Required Courses
EET 130 DC/AC Circuits
EET 180 Programmable Logic Controllers I
EET 200 Motors and Motor Control Systems
EET 230 Programmable Logic Controllers  II
EET 240 Fluid Power
EET 260 Instrumentation
EET 270 Robotic Systems
EET 297 Automatic Processes Technical Elective ( 2 credit hours)

The Associate of Applied Science: Industrial Technology, Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician Concentration requires 60 college level credits.  Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites. 

Sample Schedule

1st Year, Fall Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
CIS 101 or
INFS 1010
Software Applications or Computer Applications 3
EET 130 DC/AC Circuits 3
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
IT 150 Industrial Circuits 3
  Humanities Course 3
  Total Credits 15
1st Year, Spring Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
EET 150 Electro-Mechanical Devices 3
MET 110 Intro to Drafting & Auto CAD Applications 3
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability 3
EET 180 Programmable Logic Controllers I 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech 3
  Total Credits 15
2nd Year, Fall Semester
NumberCourse NameCredits
EET 260 Instrumentation 3
EET 170 Electronics I 3
EET 230 Programmable Logic Controllers II 3
EET 200 Motors and Motor Control Systems 3
  Social and Behavioral Science Course 3
  Total Credits 15
2nd Year, Spring Semester
NumbersCourse NameCredits
EET 240 Fluid Power 3
EET 297 Automatic Processes 3
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics 4
  Technical Elective 2
EET 270 Robotic Systems 3
  Total Credits 15