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Facilities Maintenance Technology, A.S. (384.3)

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West Hills Center
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:

  1. Apply both basic and advanced electrical and mechanical knowledge to diagnose and repair building and/or industrial facility systems.
  2. Solve electrical and mechanical system problems as they apply to heating and air conditioning systems.
  3. Construct hydraulic and pneumatic control systems as they apply to manufacturing facilities.
  4. Examine and troubleshoot various types of industrial equipment applying basic electrical and mechanical knowledge.

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.

Degree Requirements

Total: 16 credits

Total: 14–17 credits

Total: 15–18 credits

Total: 15–17 credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 60–68

1 Restricted Electives should be chosen with the assistance of an advisor.

Restricted Electives

Choose HAC courses for a career leaning toward  commercial and/or industrial facility maintenance.

Choose MEC courses for a career leaning toward industrial processing and/or manufacturing facility maintenance.

Advanced Standing Opportunities

Students who have completed the non-credit Mechatronics certificate program will be awarded up to 14 credits for the following courses, which can be used towards the restricted electives of the Facilities Maintenance Technology associate degree.

Transfer Opportunity for Technology Leadership

Students graduating from CCAC with Associate Degree in technology-related fields can pursue a Bachelor’s degree in the following online programs:

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