Industrial Maintenance Technology - Diploma: Industrial Maintenance Technician | GCTC

Industrial Maintenance Technology - Diploma: Industrial Maintenance Technician

(50-54 total credit hours)

Recommended Semester 1
Courses Credits Grade Offered
Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam)  3   All
ELT 110 Circuits I  5   Fall/Spring
IMT 150 Maintaining Industrial Equipment I 3   Fall/Spring
IMT 151 Maintaining Industrial Equipment I Lab 2   Fall/Spring
Recommended Semester 2
Courses Credits Grade Offered
EET 270 Electrical Motor Control I  2   Fall/Spring
EET 271 Electrical Motor Control I Lab 2   Fall/Spring
MAT 116 Technical Mathematics (or higher-level Quantitative Reasoning course)  3   All
Recommended Semester 3
Courses Credits Grade Offered
BRX 110 Basic Blueprint Reading for Machinist or BRX 120 Basic Blueprint Reading 2 - 3   Fall/Spring
FPX 100 Fluid Power 3   Fall/Spring
FPX 101 Fluid Power Lab 2   Fall/Spring
Technical Elective * (rec. CMM 110 Fundamentals of Machine Tools A) 3   Fall/Spring
Technical Elective * (rec. CMM 112 Fundamentals of Machine Tools B)  3   Fall/Spring
Recommended Semester 4
Courses Credits Grade Offered
EET 276 Programmable Logic Controllers I  2   Fall/Spring
EET 277 Programmable Logic Controllers I Lab  2   Fall/Spring
IMT 289 Capstone 1   Varies
General Education Area 1 – Written or Oral Communication or Heritage/Humanities  3   All
Technical Elective *  7   Fall/Spring
WLD 152 General Welding or WLD 120/121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Lab or IMT 100/101 Welding for Maintenance and Lab  5   Fall/Spring


  • * Other courses substituted at the discretion of the program coordinator (15 credit hours technical electives required).
  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

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