This is a customizable program preparing students for occupations in industrial or agricultural mechanics and maintenance. Students complete a core of general education and technical courses, then work with their advisor to identify other appropriate coursework or credit for prior learning to meet their educational and employment goals, with a minimum of sixty total credit hours.
|MT110||Intermediate Algebra OR|
|MF122||Basic Electricity I||3|
|HI103||American History to 1877 OR|
|AT150||Applied Safety for General Industry||1|
|AT155||Applied Maintenance Basics||1|
|SP175||Speech Communication OR|
|BT160||Microcomputer Applications I||3|
|MF141||Programmable Logic Controllers||3|
- Dual credit/Transfer credit – This plan is designed for students with no dual or transfer credit. Consider any prior college credit to avoid repeating coursework. We will need official transcripts for these courses.
- Developmental Studies – This plan assumes that the student does not need to take Developmental Studies courses. Placement test scores determine whether or not the student will need to complete Developmental Studies courses. You can learn more about Developmental Studies courses in the NCMC Academic Catalog.
The Missouri Department of Workforce Development predicts about 150 job openings every year right here in Northwest Missouri for Maintenance Workers, more than fifty a year for industrial mechanics, and about thirty-five a year for first-line supervisors.*
|First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||$32,841||$55,776||$67,244|
|Industrial Machinery Mechanics||$35,042||$43,001||$46,980|
|Maintenance Workers, Machinery||$32,540||$47,580||$55,100|
|Maintenance and Repair Workers, General||$25,148||$36,491||$42,163|
*2018 wage estimates from the Missouri Department of Workforce Development at www.missourieconomy.org, All data is for the Northwest region except Maintenance Workers, Machinery, which is Kansas City MO-Kansas MSA, which includes several Northwest Missouri counties.
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