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Mechanical Maintenance CSC

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


To train graduates to perform the challenging task associated with supporting industrial production operations. Basic principles of mechanical component, such as gears, bearings, belts and chains, are presented in a hands-on, learn by doing environment. Key elements of reliability, including laser alignment, are practiced in a laboratory setting with actual industrial components. Advanced techniques of preventative and predictive maintenance give the graduate a head start on the needs of high tech production.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit for all course placement options.If students have deficiencies in mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.


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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
SDV 101 Orientation to STEM 1   SDV 100
MTH 111 Basic Technical Mathematics 3 See Placement Requirements MTH 154 or higher
SAF 130 Industrial Safety - OSHA-10 1    
IND 116 Applied Technology 3    
MAC 181 Machine Blueprint Reading I 3    
MEC 154 Mechanical Maintenance I Offered Fall Only 3    
ELE 150 A.C. and D.C. Circuit Fundamentals 4    
WEL 116 Welding I (Oxyacetylene) 2    
MEC 254 Mechanical Maintenance II Offered Spring Only 3 MEC 154 or instructor permission  
MEC 161 Basic Fluid Mechanics - Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3    
MAC 131 Machine Lab 1 2    
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 28    


  1. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  2. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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