Electro-Mechanical Technology


Our Electro-Mechanical Technology curriculum includes a program of study for a career certificate, technical certificate, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to enter the job market in a variety of areas. In our program, you will receive basic instruction in a wide variety of areas including safety, machinery maintenance, troubleshooting/service, blueprint reading, basic machining, fundamentals of industrial electricity, CAD, fluid power, industrial controls, and PLC programming.

The Electro-Mechanical curriculum embeds opportunities to acquire multiple credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). A grade of “C” must be maintained in each of the Electro-Mechanical Technology courses. Anyone with grades below the required “C” must repeat the course.

If you are looking to advance your current career, or you’re hoping to start strong in a new one, you’ll be ready with skills you’ll develop. Our program was developed with industry at the table, ensuring our curriculum meets the needs of companies both large and small. They are looking for multi-craft individuals to fill a variety of roles: maintenance technician, mechatronics technician, utilities technician, and more. Completion of the Electro-Mechanical Technology program will open a wide field of potential career opportunities for you.

  • Rankin
  • Raymond
  • Vicksburg
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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Industrial Maintenance Core and Safety or Fundamentals of Construction and Manufacturing 3
Electrical Industrial Maintenance I, Industrial Electricity, or Electrical Power 3–4
Fluid Power 4
Industrial Control Systems 4
Industrial Electricity II, Electrical Industrial Maintenance II, or Commercial Wiring 3–4
Manufacturing Skills Basic 5
Orientation to Computer-Aided Design I (Non-DDT Majors) 3
Technical Elective(s) 5
Total Hours 30–32


Course Hours
Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair 4
Power Tools, Machining, & Materials 4
Programmable Logic Controllers Multi-Platform, Programmable Logic Controllers, or Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 3
Electronic Motion Control 3
Technical Elective 1–3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45–49
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–66


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