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Mechanical Systems Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mechanical Systems Technology program curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of mechanical systems found in commercial and industrial facilities. Focus on tools, parts and components; machinery and associated equipment maintenance; and workplace health and safety. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Power Systems Technology is also available.

Details

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Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Mechanical Systems Technology (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5846
Total Credits Required
18
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate the fundamentals of workplace safety and accident prevention related to the repair and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and other industrial machinery and equipment per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  2. Apply relevant mathematical concepts to the industrial setting.
  3. Apply the appropriate mechanical fundamental concepts and tools for repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  4. Explain systems, components, and functions related to operations within an industrial environment.
  5. Describe mechanical components relevant to power systems.
  6. Apply the knowledge of fluid-control components in industrial operations.
  7. Evaluate blueprints, diagrams and schematics to analyze and troubleshoot the operation of machinery and equipment.
  8. Work within a team structure.
  9. Demonstrate professionalism with conduct, ethics, and work practices.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

$32,350

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Pathway Map Options

There are multiple options available for this pathway map. These options vary depending on the locations, partners, and available tracks of the program.

These pathway map options may share some common coursework. To explore what additional coursework may be required, select your desired option from the list below. Once selected, the list of courses and any associated details will be automatically updated.

Additional courses that are specific to your selected option will be highlighted with a blue border. Depending on your selected option, the blue bordered courses may replace the gray bordered courses found in the other options.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
MIT120 or
PPT128
Industrial Technology Fundamentals or Power Systems Components III Critical course MIT120 available for Fall semester.
PPT128 available for Spring semester.
3
PPT124 or
PPT210
Power Systems Components I or Valve Maintenance II PPT124 available for Fall semester.
PPT210 available for Spring semester.
3
PPT126 or
PPT213
Power Systems Components II or Pumps II PPT126 available for Fall semester.
PPT213 available for Spring semester.
3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
PPT128 or
MIT120
Power Systems Components III or Industrial Technology Fundamentals PPT128 available for Spring semester.
MIT120 available for Fall semester.
3
PPT210 or
PPT124
Valve Maintenance II or Power Systems Components I PPT210 available for Spring semester.
PPT124 available for Fall semester.
3
PPT213 or
PPT126
Pumps II or Power Systems Components II PPT213 available for Spring semester.
PPT126 available for Fall semester.
3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
MIT120 or
PPT210
Industrial Technology Fundamentals or Valve Maintenance II Critical course MIT120 available for Fall semester.
PPT210 available for Spring semester.
3
PPT124 or
PPT213
Power Systems Components I or Pumps II PPT124 available for Fall semester.
PPT213 available for Spring semester.
3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
PPT210 or
MIT120
Valve Maintenance II or Industrial Technology Fundamentals PPT210 available for Spring semester.
MIT120 available for Fall semester.
3
PPT213 or
PPT124
Pumps II or Power Systems Components I PPT213 available for Spring semester.
PPT124 available for Fall semester.
3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
PPT126 or
PPT128
Power Systems Components II or Power Systems Components III PPT126 available for Fall semester.
PPT128 available for Spring semester.
3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
PPT128 or
PPT126
Power Systems Components III or Power Systems Components II PPT128 available for Spring semester.
PPT126 available for Fall semester.
3

Pathway Map Option Details

No pathway map option has been selected. Please select from the pathway map options listed above.

Course Area Key

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Mechanical Systems Technology (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=143581).


At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.