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:
- Apply both basic and advanced electrical and mechanical knowledge to diagnose and repair building and/or industrial facility systems.
- Solve electrical and mechanical system problems as they apply to heating and air conditioning systems.
- Construct hydraulic and pneumatic control systems as they apply to manufacturing facilities.
- 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.