Associate of Science
This is a versatile degree program designed to offer students an opportunity to learn and develop skills in facility maintenance. The program provides a balance of academic and technical education intended to support a student's career advancement. Students may customize their facility maintenance education through a selection of restricted electives.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
- Recognize and maintain various mechanical systems and assess mechanical strengths and weaknesses in a facility.
- Identify, maintain, diagnose and repair heating and air conditioning systems and plumbing fixture problems.
- Install, diagnose, repair and maintain basic electrical fixtures.
- Apply safety procedures when using maintenance tools.
- Evaluate green or sustainable technologies.
- Communicate effectively and appropriately with management and a diverse customer base regarding technical systems.
Credits may be articulated for courses completed in high school career and technology programs. Upon completion of this program, graduates may be employed as facility and building maintenance technicians and foremen, supervisors, field service technicians, stationary engineers, plant mechanical maintenance technicians and managers or directors depending on experience level.