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Students in tech labIndustrial Maintenance Associates Degree

Have you always been interested in how things work? Does working with your hands interest you? Understanding how machinery and equipment work together can make you valuable resource to meet the general maintenance demands of business, industry and government agencies. As a graduate of this two-year Associate of Applied Science Degree, you will qualify for admission to other technology majors. Upon graduating, you will be able to work as an industrial machinery mechanic and machinery maintenance worker to repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery and packaging equipment. You may also decide on a career as a millwright and install, dismantle, repair, reassemble and move machinery in factories, power plants and construction sites. When beginning the program, we will help you select the approved electives appropriately to place you on the career path that's right for you.

Curriculum

  • AC/DC Circuit Theory

  • Industrial Mechanics

  • Network Communications

  • Basic Blueprint Reading and Drafting

  • Fluid Power

  • Electrical Motor Controls

  • Programmable Logic Controls (PLC’s)

  • Instrumentation/Precision and Equipment

  • Calibration

  • Welding

  • Internships

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Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Darryl Hutcheson Annual Scholarship Award

  • University Scholars Award

  • Toastmasters

  • Job Ships or Student Worker Opportunity with Faculty

  • Industrial Field Trips

Career Opportunities

Jobs include but not limited to…

  • Maintenance Technician

  • Maintenance Electrician

  • Maintenance Mechanic

Companies include but not limited to…

  • Alabama Power

  • Black Warrior EMC

  • Cemex

  • Georgia Pacific 

  • Mannington Flooring

  • WestRock

  • Westervelt Renewable Energy


College of Business and Technology cist@uwa.edu or 205-652-3666